OCEANCITY, Md.- Ocean City police say an undercover investigation has led to the arrest of a Salisbury man accused of dealing heroin in the resort town.
Arnesto Lee Smith, 33, was taken into custody on Sept. 19, and charged with four counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute; three counts of distribution of heroin; possession of Xanax with the intent to distribute; possession of heroin and possession of Xanax and resisting arrest.
According to police, the department's narcotics unit and the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, with the assistance of the OCPD Patrol Division, conducted an undercover investigation into heroin distribution.
According to police, during the nearly month-long investigation, narcotics detectives made several purchases of heroin from Smith. Police arrested Smith in the 45th Street area of Ocean City. During the arrest, authorities said several officers were needed to restrain Smith who was ultimately subdued with a Taser.
Investigators said that at the time of his arrest, Smith was in possession of four bags of heroin, numerous Xanax pills, as well as a quantity of money. All of the items were seized as evidence.
Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Smith was ordered held in the Worcester County Jail on $75,000 bond.
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