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BOARDWALK DJ RECEIVES PBJ FOR DISTURBING THE PEACE- LOUD NOISE

BOARDWALK DJ RECEIVES PBJ FOR DISTURBING THE PEACE- LOUD NOISE OCEAN CITY, MD – (April 7, 2021): During June of 2020, the Ocean City Police Department received numerous complaints from citizens and businesses about music being played on the boardwalk by David L. Halmon, 30, Washington D.C. Halmon could often be found on the boardwalk…

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Cpl. Jeffrey Heiser Named 2020 OCPD Officer of the Year

Cpl. Jeffrey Heiser Named 2020 OCPD Officer of the Year OCEAN CITY, MD – (March 3, 2021): Traditionally, the Ocean City Police Department and the Neighborhood Watch Coordinators host an annual Officer of the Year Ceremony to recognize OCPD personnel and volunteers for their accomplishments. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and gathering restrictions, the department…

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Ocean City Police Sergeant Retires After 22 Years of Service

Ocean City Police Sergeant Retires After 22 Years of Service OCEAN CITY, MD – (March 2, 2021): After 22 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Ocean City, Sergeant Freddie Howard retired on February 28, 2021, from the Ocean City Police Department. Sgt. Howard served as a seasonal police officer for three years before…

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Ocean City Police Sergeant Retires After 31+ Years of Service

Ocean City Police Sergeant Retires After 31+ Years of Service OCEAN CITY, MD – (February 3, 2021): After 31+ years of dedicated service to the citizens of Ocean City, Sergeant Douglas Collier retired on January 31 from the Ocean City Police Department. Sergeant Collier began his career with the OCPD as a full-time police officer…

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Ocean City Police Collecting Toys to Benefit Worcester County GOLD

Ocean City Police Collecting Toys to Benefit Worcester County GOLD OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 18, 2020): 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 County GOLD, a local non-profit…

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Deceased Body Located on the Beach

Deceased Body Located on the Beach OCEAN CITY, MD – (October 27, 2020): Ocean City police are currently investigating the death of an unidentified adult male after a Public Works employee located the body in the surf off 14th Street.  Public Works crews, who were surveying the beach due to the recent oil spill in…

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OCPD ARREST & CHARGE MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE

OCPD ARREST & CHARGE MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE Ocean City, Maryland (September 27, 2020)- More than one hundred participants of the weekend pop-up rally were arrested and charged with various criminal and traffic offenses.  Despite experiencing minor issues during the day, hundreds of participants became unruly and destructive in the evening hours. Incidents throughout town…

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SPECIAL EVENT ZONE

Ocean City Special Event Zone – September 22 to September 27

Ocean City Special Event Zone Tuesday, September 22 to Sunday, September 27 OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 21, 2020):  With thousands of car enthusiasts in our resort community this week, Ocean City will be designated a Special Event Zone beginning Tuesday, September 22 through Sunday, September 27, during the Pop-Up Car Rally. The Special Event…

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Ocean City Police Investigating Fatal Fall from Balcony

Ocean City Police Investigating Fatal Fall from Balcony Ocean City, MD: (July 13, 2020) – The Ocean City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating a fatal fall from a third-floor balcony at a 29th Street hotel. On Sunday, July 12, 2020, at approximately 02:55 a.m. Ocean City police responded to the area of 29th…

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Ocean City Police Charges One in Serious Assault

Ocean City Police Charges One in Serious Assault  OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 26, 2020): On June 26, 2020, at approximately 5:36 a.m. Ocean City police officers responded to a call for a fight in progress at 5400 Coastal Hwy. Upon officer’s arrival, they located a suspect, Dalton M. Rowles, 23, Sherman’s Dale, Pennsylvania in…

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Ocean City Police/Fire Marshal’s Arrest Man for Destructive Device

Ocean City Police/Fire Marshal’s Arrest Man for Destructive Device OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 19, 2020): On June 10, 2020, the Ocean City Fire Department was dispatched to the Homestead Apartments, 106 14th Street, for a reported explosion and possible building fire.  Upon the fire department’s arrival, multiple occupants of the two-story, apartment building were evacuating.  Fire…

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Two Charged in Deli Robbery/Theft

Two Charged in Deli Robbery/Theft Ocean City, MD (June 22, 2020): On June 21, 2020 at approximately 10:38 p.m., officers responded to a reported theft that had just occurred at deli in the 7200 block of Coastal Hwy.  The caller reporting the theft told Ocean City dispatchers the suspects had fled the area. Through investigation,…

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