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Ocean City Police Make Arrests in Connection with Burglaries

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Melvin James Collins Jr. and Kenneth James Armitage Melvin James Collins Jr. and Kenneth James Armitage

OCEAN CITY, Md.- Ocean City Police say they have arrested two suspects involved in multiple burglaries.

According to police, they have arrested 25-year-old Melvin James Collins Jr. of Pittsville and 23-year-old Kenneth James Armitage of Ocean City, after an investigation into thefts of building materials and scrap metal. Police say the thefts totaled to approximately $3,000, and happened between Sept. 18 and Sept. 23.

Police in Ocean City say they identified the two suspects through electronic surveillance. Detectives say they then conducted surveillance on the suspects and observed the two commit a separate theft outside of Ocean City, and unload the stolen items from that theft at Armitage's residence in Ocean City.

According to police, detectives arrested Collins and Armitage and executed a search and seizure warrant at Armitage's residence.

Ocean City police charged Collins and Armitage with three counts of theft and one count of theft scheme. Police say both suspects were held on $7,500 bond.

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