Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Delaware Man Arrested for Possession of a Firearm and Marijuana
OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 7, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department, with assistance from the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, recently arrested two individuals and seized a handgun during an undercover drug enforcement operation.
On June 6, 2017, detectives conducting drug enforcement in an undercover capacity approached a suspicious vehicle at approximately 9:25 p.m. in the area of 27th Street and Coastal Highway. After investigation, detectives arrested two occupants of the vehicle: Joseph B. Phelan, 19, of Selbyville, DE, and Whitney A. Krick, 28, of Millsboro, DE. During a search of the vehicle, detectives located a small amount of marijuana, a .45 caliber handgun, and over 200 live rounds of ammunition.
Detectives have charged Phelan with multiple firearm possession charges and possession of marijuana. Krick has been charged with possession of marijuana. Both are currently being held at the Ocean City Public Safety Building awaiting an initial appearance before a Maryland District Court Commissioner.
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