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Jolly Rogers Go-Kart Theft Suspect Arrested in Dorchester County

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A man wanted in Ocean City, Maryland for a go-kart theft from Jolly Rogers Amusement Park, was arrested on Monday, September 6, 2021, in Dorchester County, Maryland.

On Monday, September 6, 2021, a Deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office came in contact with and arrested 53-year old David Ray Manuel, of Dorchester Avenue in Hurlock, Md.

David Ray Manuel

Manuel was wanted by the Ocean City Police Department for his involvement in the theft of several Go-Karts from the Jolly Roger Amusement Park in the fall of 2018. Charges were applied for on April 15, 2019, by a detective in the Ocean City Police Department, and a criminal summons was issued.

Manuel was charged with 6 counts of Theft over $1,500 but under $25,000.00 and 2 counts of operating a Theft Scheme over $1,500.00 but under $25,000.00. Manuel failed to appear for his May 17, 2019, preliminary inquiry and thus a bench warrant was issued.

David Manuel was held on a $5,000.00 Bond for the go-kart theft. It was also learned that Manuel was wanted in Virginia and he is being held awaiting extradition.

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