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Young Child, Grandmother Struck in Pedestrian Collision

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 14, 2017): Ocean City police are reminding citizens to yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks not controlled by a traffic signal after a woman and her three-year-old granddaughter were struck Thursday evening. On Thursday, July 13, 2017, at approximately 9:40 p.m. Ocean City police responded to 1st Street and Baltimore…

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Have Coffee with Cops This Wednesday

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 12, 2017): On Wednesday morning, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with Ocean City Police Department officers at Starbucks in Ocean City. “Coffee with Cops” will take place Wednesday, July 19, 2017, from 7:30-9 a.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with OCPD leadership…

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OCPD Arrest Man for Assault on an Undercover Officer

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 21, 2017): A Baltimore man was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to assault an undercover Ocean City police officer with a knife. On Sunday, June 18, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m. an Ocean City Police sergeant was working in a covert capacity patrolling on foot in the area of…

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OCPD Charges Two with Multiple Counts of Theft

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 21, 2017): Two suspects from Prince George’s County were recently arrested by the Ocean City Police Department after officers found that they were in possession of stolen items from several different victims. On June 15, 2017, officers were dispatched to the area of 4th Street and Washington Lane for a…

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Four New Officers Join OCPD

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 16, 2017): On June 15, 2017, four new Ocean City Police Department officers graduated from the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy’s 78th entry level police academy class. The newest Ocean City officers are Officers Mark Cutter, Connor Finch, Yovanny Ramirez Perez, and Tyler Sheffy. Officers were formally recognized as certified…

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OCPD Arrests Two Baltimore-Area Men for Serious Weapons Charges

UPDATE (June 17, 2017 6:10 a.m.): After further review, officers have modified the charges against the suspects involved in this case. Christopher M. Thomas is now being charged with reckless endangerment, discharging a firearm within city limits, disorderly conduct, use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime, and illegal possession of a…

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Unsanctioned Event Expected Late July in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 13, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department is advising residents and visitors to expect an unsanctioned event that will bring college-aged visitors to Ocean City on July 21-23. Like many of the other events in Ocean City, both sanctioned and unsanctioned, the OCPD has been planning and preparing for this…

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Berlin Men Arrested for Armed Robbery

  OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 12, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department recently arrested two men from Berlin, MD for an armed robbery that occurred on Friday, June 9.   On June 9, 2017, officers were contacted about an armed robbery that had occurred several hours earlier that morning. The victim stated that he…

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Traffic Delays Expected During Air Show Event

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 12, 2017): The Town of Ocean City is reminding residents and visitors to expect traffic delays during the 2017 Ocean City Air Show on Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18.  Traffic congestion is expected in the downtown area from the Route 50 Bridge to north of 33rd Street each…

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Ocean City Council Passes Emergency Ordinance While Awaiting AG Opinion

Ocean City, Maryland – (June 10, 2017): While the Worcester County States’ Attorney waits for an opinion from the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, the Ocean City Council has passed local legislation after a woman expressed her desire to be bare-chested on Ocean City’s beach.  The woman, an advocate to “normalize bare-chestedness,” believes it is her…

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OCPD Investigating Shots Fired, No Reported Victims at this Time

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 9, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department is currently investigating shots fired in the area of 33rd Street and Philadelphia Avenue early Friday morning. At this time, no victims have been reported. On Friday, June 9, 2017, at approximately 2:45 a.m. Ocean City police responded to a report of shots…

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Delaware Man Arrested for Possession of a Firearm and Marijuana

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 7, 2017): The Ocean City Police Department, with assistance from the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, recently arrested two individuals and seized a handgun during an undercover drug enforcement operation. On June 6, 2017, detectives conducting drug enforcement in an undercover capacity approached a suspicious vehicle at approximately 9:25 p.m.…

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