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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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School Busses Return to Ocean City Roadways

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 1, 2017): As summer vacation ends and Worcester County students return to the classroom, the Ocean City Police Department is reminding drivers to be cautious while traveling near school busses. School busses should be expected on the roadways of Ocean City between 7 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. then again between…

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OCPD Concludes Death Investigation

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 24, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department has concluded the investigation into the death of Ashley O’Connor. O’Connor, a 30-year-old vacationer of Plano, Texas, was found on the beach in the early morning hours of Monday, July 31, in the area of 2nd Street. After an exhaustive investigation, detectives have…

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