4 Charged After Drug Raids At 2 Ocean City Boardwalk Shops

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police in Ocean City say four people are facing charges after the seizure of synthetic drugs and
paraphernalia from two Boardwalk businesses.

Warrants were served at Cool Topics and New York, New York on Friday after police say detectives made undercover purchases from the two stores. They say employees explained to the detectives how to get high using the synthetic drugs.

Police say officers seized more than 500 bags of packaged suspected synthetic marijuana and several hundred other pieces of suspected drug paraphernalia and a computer.

David Lougasi, 52, of Berlin, Nitzahn Lougasi, 27, of Ocean City, Teodras Kassa, 22, of Ocean City and Haileleul Mulugeta, 21, of Silver Spring are charged with drug paraphernalia offenses and violations of town ordinances related to synthetic drugs.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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