OCEAN CITY, MD. – On January 26, 2015, Ocean City detectives served an arrest warrant on Sean F. Dempsey, 24, of Ocean City, MD, concluding several months of investigation. Dempsey was indicted by a Worcester County Grand Jury on multiple charges stemming from eight separate incidents that took place between May and November of 2014.
Dempsey has been charged with thirty-one separate charges including one charge of second degree burglary and multiple theft, fraud and heroin possession charges.
Dempsey was seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner and was transferred to the Worcester County Jail on $100,000 bond.
Dempsey, a resident of Talbot Street in Ocean City, was charged by on Dec. 1, 2014 with three counts of drug distribution and possession charges and was released on $10,000 bond on Dec. 15, 2014.
Dempsey was charged by Officer Jeffrey Heiser with possession of drugs on Nov. 14, 2014 in Worcester County District Court.
Charged by Officer J. Bird with seven counts of theft scheme and forgery on Nov. 8, 2014.
Charged with numerous counts of credit card fraud on Sept. 22, 2014 by Officer James Rodriguez.
Charged with two counts of drug possession on July 17, 2014 by Officer Michael Richardson.
Charged by Officer J. Dyott on Nov. 3, 2013 with possession of marijuana and on Feb. 26, 2014, Dempsey entered a guilty plea in a plea deal with Worcester County States Attorney Beau Oglesby. Dempsey was fined $442.50 and given 30 days in jail with all of the jail time suspended. His free attorney, courtesy of the taxpayers, was Public Defender Tamara Stofa. He was put on probation until Aug. 26, 2015.
Dempsey was found guilty of possession of marijuana and violation of probation on Nov. 5, 2010 in Worcester County Circuit Court in a plea deal with then Worcester County States Attorney Joel Todd, Dempsey was given 86 days in jail and work release was authorized. The fine was to be paid at the rate of $65.00 per week, according to court records. Todd, a Democrat, had lost the General Election on Nov. 2nd to Republican Beau Oglesby.
In a plea deal to a criminal charge of burglary involving the Burger King, Dempsey entered a guilty plea with Worcester County States Attorney Joel Todd on April 10, 2009 which allowed him to be sent to jail for five months and to be able to leave the jail for work release, likely not at Burger King. He was fined $570 with the fine to be paid at the rate of $75.00 per week. Dempsey’s attorney, as usual, was the taxpayer funded Public Defender of Maryland.