Officials: Newark Police Arrest Suspect Run Over After Ocean City Robbery

Newark Police have arrested a man wanted for robbery by the Ocean City Maryland Police.

Officials said on September 18, 2020, Newark Police were notified by the Ocean City Police Department of a robbery investigation they were conducting. Ocean City Police reported that John Sarmousakis, 20, was a suspect in a May 2020, robbery and that he was residing at a residence in Newark. An arrest warrant for robbery, assault, and other offenses had been issued by the Worcester County, Maryland, District Court.

Sarmousakis was one of several suspects developed by the Ocean City Police Department in a May downtown Ocean City robbery according to the Maryland Coast Dispatch.  Sarmousakis was allegedly run over by one of the other suspects as they fled the scene. Sarmousakis was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore where he was listed stable but serious condition at the time.

On September 18th, Newark Police went to the suspect’s residence on Lynley Lane and arrested Sarmousakis without incident and transported him to Newark Police headquarters.

The suspect, John Sarmousakis, 20, appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held without bail pending extradition to Maryland. He was turned over to the custody of the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.

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