CORRECTION: This report has been up to date to appropriate particulars on the Sept. 30 incident.
A Delaware man accused of hitting two officers in Ocean Metropolis as he fled arrest in late September has been indicted on tried homicide fees, officers say.
Antonio Ambrosino, 18, of Seaford was indicted by a Worcester County grand jury Oct. 24 on 15 fees, the county’s state’s legal professional’s workplace stated in a information launch.
Police stated Ambrosino struck a Worcester County sheriff’s deputy and an Ocean Metropolis police officer Saturday, Sept. 30, in an effort to keep away from arrest.
When the officers had been struck, two Ocean Metropolis officers fired their weapons. The Maryland State Police Murder Unit has been investigating that taking pictures.
The Ocean Metropolis officer who was hit, together with one other police officer, each fired at Ambrosino earlier than he fled the scene, in accordance with police. His automotive reached a useless finish at forty first Road, the place his passenger, 20-year-old Arkad Espinal of Studying, Pennsylvania, was taken into custody.
Ambrosino jumped into the Assawoman Bay and was caught by Maryland Pure Sources Law enforcement officials, in accordance with police.
As a part of the investigation into the officer-involved taking pictures, state police stated they served a search warrant for the automotive Espinal and Ambrosino had been in on the time of the incident.
Contained in the automotive, investigators stated they found a BB pistol, a knife and sheath, a bag of mushrooms suspected to be a managed harmful substance, a few half pound of suspect marijuana, a number of clear plastic luggage and a pocket book police imagine lists drug transactions.
Ambrosino’s fees embrace tried first-degree homicide of an Ocean Metropolis Police officer, first-degree assault towards three officers, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of psilocybin (generally often called “shrooms”) with the intent to distribute, making an attempt to elude law enforcement officials giving chase and transporting a gun duplicate.
Espinal was additionally indicted on 5 counts together with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of psilocybin with the intent to distribute, and transporting a gun duplicate.
Ambrosino is being held with out bail. His trial is scheduled for Feb. 12, 2018.
Espinal’s trial is scheduled for Feb. 8, 2018.