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Ocean City Police Recover Missing Standpipe Valves

OCEAN CITY, MD – (December 6, 2017):  Ocean City Police recovered ten brass fire standpipe valves. Investigators believe that the recovered valves were stolen from unknown locations in the northern end of Ocean City, MD. The valves allow fire personnel to quickly provide water from ground level to upper levels of a building. A missing valve…

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Citizens Police Academy Participants Graduate

OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 20, 2017): After ten weeks of educational sessions and various practical lessons, the Ocean City Police Department proudly graduated eight members from the 2017 Citizen’s Police Academy on Wednesday, November 15. Since September, the students met each week at Ocean City’s Public Safety Building on Tuesday nights to learn the…

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OCPD Collecting Toys to Benefit Worcester GOLD this Holiday Season

OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 6, 2017): The holiday season is quickly approaching and the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) has begun collecting new, unwrapped toys for their Annual Holiday Toy Drive. This year, all toy donations will benefit Worcester GOLD, a local non-profit organization who strives to promote dignity by providing financial aid to…

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OCPD Reminding Citizens to Lock Vehicles

OCEAN CITY, MD – (October 11, 2017): With the fall season upon us, law enforcement officials across the region have seen a rise in vehicle break-ins, largely due to the rise in opiate use. Heroin and opiate addiction continues to be at an all-time high across the country, and unfortunately many addicts turn to a…

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Heroin Distribution Investigation Leads Ocean City Detectives to Significant Marijuana Operation

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 28, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department Narcotics Unit and the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team recently executed a search warrant in Bishopville, MD that led detectives to discover a significant marijuana distribution operation. Earlier this year, detectives began an investigation into a Socrates G. Pikounis, 52, of Bishopville, for…

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OCPD Reminding Visitors of Local Ordinances Ahead of Motor Event

OCEAN CITY, MD – (October 3, 2017): Thousands of car enthusiasts will soon be arriving in Ocean City for Endless Summer Cruisin’ set to begin October 5. The Ocean City Police Department would like to remind visitors of several traffic regulations and local ordinances in anticipation of the event. Common traffic violations officers see during…

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Ocean City Police Investigating Pedestrian Collision

OCEAN CITY, MD – (October 1, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department Traffic Safety Unit is currently investigating a pedestrian collision involving a marked Ocean City Police patrol vehicle that occurred on September 29, 2017, at approximately 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 56th Street and Coastal Highway. The pedestrian, a 26-year-old male of Connecticut,…

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Ocean City Citizens Asked to Report Thefts from Vehicles

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 28, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department is asking residents and visitors that believe they may be a victim of theft from their vehicle to report it following an investigation that resulted in the recovery of several items of stolen property. Between September 13 and 21, 2017, several reports of…

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Ocean City Police Preparations Continue Despite H2Oi Cancellation

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 20, 2017): While the annual H2O International event has been cancelled, the Ocean City Police Department continues to anticipate a large number of car enthusiasts in the resort beginning Monday, September 25 through Sunday, October 1. Police plan to continue a proactive enforcement strategy with no tolerance for unsafe moving…

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Have Coffee with Cops Wednesday, September 27

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 18, 2017): On Wednesday, September 27, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with Ocean City Police Department officers at Dunkin Donuts located at 11901 Coastal Highway. Attendees will have an opportunity to chat with officers over coffee from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. This community…

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Ocean City Police Conduct Human Trafficking Operation

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 18, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department recently conducted a human trafficking operation in the resort town with assistance from the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, the Maryland State Police, and Homeland Security Investigations. During the course of the operation, conducted September 14th, 15th, and 16th, detectives arrested the following…

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OCPD Charges Suspect in Hit & Run Collision

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 7, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department has filed charges against the suspect involved in last week’s hit and run collision involving a bicyclist. The collision occurred Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at approximately 3 a.m. in the area of 2nd Street and Philadelphia Avenue. The bicyclist, Veronika Badurova, 21, of…

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