(OCEAN CITY, Md.)- During the past several days, the Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division Narcotics Unit, as well as the Worcester County Sheriff's Office Criminal Enforcement Team, conducted multiple undercover drug enforcement operations at various locations in Ocean City. Over the first weekend of June, these undercover drug investigations resulted in seven arrests, in addition to the seizure of various drugs and paraphernalia.

The following individuals have been charged with various drug charges by Ocean City detectives:

Madison L. Shiplett, 19, of Glen Arm, MD - possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute

William L. White, 19, of Baltimore, MD - possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute

Roderick R. Lewis, 19, of Idlewylde, MD - distribution and possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute

Robert L. Cropper, 46, of Berlin, MD - distribution and possession of narcotics

Zahkey J. Martin-Gray, 19, Montgomery Village, MD - distribution and possession of marijuana less than 10 grams

Floyd W. Downs, 19, Lusby, MD - distribution of a controlled dangerous substance

Darius T. Garner, 19, Prince Frederick, MD - distribution and conspiracy to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.

Police remind citizens that undercover detectives will be actively conducting buy-bust operations throughout the summer. The Ocean City Police Department Narcotics Unit is dedicated to removing illegal drugs from Ocean City and those that buy, use or sell controlled dangerous substances will be met with strict enforcement.