OCEAN CITY POLICE UNDERCOVER OFFICER POSES AS CAB DRIVER, NEARLY TWO-YEAR INVESTIGATION LEADS TO 34 INDICTMENTS

The Ocean City Police Department’s Narcotics Unit concluded a nearly two-year undercover investigation this week with the indictments of 34 individuals for 91 charges of distribution of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and 28 charges of conspiracy to distribute CDS.  During the investigation, an Ocean City Police officer acting in a covert capacity started a legitimate taxicab company in which he acted as the owner/operator of the company.

 WHAT:          

Press conference to discuss the Ocean City Police Department‘s nearly two year undercover operation.

 

WHEN:          

Monday, February 13, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.

 

WHERE:        

Ocean City Public Safety Building, 1st Floor Lobby, 6501 Coastal Highway,

Ocean City, Maryland 21842

 WHO:             

  • Chief Bernadette A. DiPino, Ocean City Police Department
  • Sheriff Reggie Mason, Worcester County Sheriff’s
  • Worcester Count States Attorney Beau Oglesby,Worcester CountyState’s Attorney’s Office

Interviews will be available after news conference. For more information or to RSVP, please contact the Ocean City Police Department’s Public Affairs Office at 410-520-5395 or 410-723-6665.