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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 6701 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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Property Owners Reminded to Obtain Disorderly Signs

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 18, 2017): The Town of Ocean City is reminding select properties throughout town of an ordinance passed in September 2015 requiring the posting of signs advising citizens that disorderly conduct is prohibited. According to the ordinance, commercial properties, condominium and apartment buildings with four or more dwelling units and places…

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Businesses Reminded of Handbill Ordinance

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 8, 2017): After seeing numerous violations, the Ocean City Police Department is reminding business owners of a municipal ordinance restricting the distribution of advertisements and handbills in the Town of Ocean City. In recent weeks, officers have received several complaints of businesses distributing menus and advertisements at area hotels. This…

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OCPD Accepting Applications for Citizens Police Academy

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 8, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department is currently accepting applications for Citizens Police Academy, scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 12. Classes will take place every Tuesday for ten weeks at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Citizens Police Academy is not only for citizens that wish to see the inner…

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Medical Examiner Rules Death Accidental

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 2, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department has been provided an official ruling in the death investigation that began on Monday, July 31. The victim, Ashley O’Connor, 30, of Plano, Texas, was found on the beach in the early morning hours in the area of 2nd Street. The Office of…

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Death Investigation Ongoing in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 31, 2017): Ocean City police are continuing to investigate a death at 2nd Street and the beach. Officers arrived in the area of 2nd Street at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Monday, July 31, after learning of a body on the beach in the sand. The preliminary investigation has revealed that…

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Officers Charge Three in Early Morning Assault

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 25, 2017): Three men were arrested early Tuesday morning after assaulting a victim in his vehicle and stealing the victim’s car keys in Ocean City. On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 1:46 a.m. Ocean City police were dispatched to the area of Seabay Lane for a report of a strong…

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Officers Charge Six in Monday Morning Robbery

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 25, 2017): A verbal altercation between two groups leads to a strong arm robbery and physical altercation early Monday morning in Ocean City. On July 24, 2017, at approximately 2:40 a.m. Ocean City police were dispatched to the area of 2nd Street and St. Louis Avenue in reference to a…

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