On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Ocean City Police responded to 3701 Atlantic Avenue for a burglary that had occurred at the Castle in the Sand hotel. An investigation revealed the suspects made entry into numerous units of the hotel and stole 48 televisions, three flat screen wall mounts and five DVD players. The televisions, which were a combination of 26” and 32” flat screens, were of the “Samsung” brand.
In addition to the stolen electronics, police learned that approximately 14 Electrolux industrial strength vacuum cleaners were stolen from a storage room. In all, an estimated $35,000 in property was reported stolen.
Ocean City Police are actively pursuing leads in the burglary, which was believed to have taken place between late October 2011 and early March 2012. The OCPD is asking for anyone with information about this incident, to please contact Detective Simpson at 410.520.5349.