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Non-fatal Overdoses Leads to Arrest of Salisbury Man

OCEAN CITY, MD – (February 5, 2019): In January 2019, detectives with the Ocean City Police Department’s Narcotics & Vice Unit began an investigation into a suspected drug dealer after two non-fatal heroin overdoses occurred on January 14. Through investigation, detectives were able to identify the dealer as Steavon T. Williams Sr., 43, of Salisbury,…

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Pfc. Nathan Kutz Named 2018 OCPD Officer of the Year

OCEAN CITY, MD – (January 28, 2019): On Friday, January 25, 2019, the Neighborhood Watch Associations of Ocean City gathered together with Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) employees at the Grand Hotel for their annual Officer of the Year Ceremony. Nearly 200 guests gathered together to recognize OCPD personnel and volunteers for their accomplishments in…

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OCPD Arrests Seven in Credit Card Fraud Case

OCEAN CITY, MD – (January 11, 2019): The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) recently charged several individuals with various fraud and theft charges after the suspects used counterfeit credit cards to book hotel rooms and purchase food and alcohol. During the summer of 2017, a total of six victims from outside the region reported that…

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OCPD Sees Increase in Reported Phone Scams

OCEAN CITY, MD – (January 2, 2019): The Ocean City Police Department has seen a recent increase in a variety of phone scams in recent weeks. The majority of the scams reported have involved a caller claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The caller will demand immediate payment for unpaid taxes and threaten…

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Ocean City Police Lieutenant Graduates from FBI National Academy

OCEAN CITY, MD – (December 18, 2018): Ocean City Police Lieutenant Greg DeGiovanni graduated from the FBI National Academy’s 274th Session in Quantico, Va., on Friday, December 16, 2018. Lt. DeGiovanni was among 249 law enforcement officers from all 50 states, 23 international countries, five military organizations, and seven federal civilian organizations. The Academy began…

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Ocean City Police Collecting Toys to Benefit Worcester County GOLD

OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 20, 2018): 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 organization who strives to promote dignity by providing financial aid…

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LPR Alert Leads to Early Morning Arrest

OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 14, 2018): Shortly before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Ocean City Emergency Communications received an alert from a license plate reader (LPR) located on eastbound Route 90 for a vehicle registered to a wanted individual driving into Ocean City. A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle shortly…

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Ocean City Police Establish Surveillance Camera Registry

OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 6, 2018): Officers of the Ocean City Police Department are using surveillance footage as an investigative tool more often as both residential and commercial surveillance cameras continue to rise in popularity in the resort. To make the process of finding available surveillance cameras easier, the OCPD has established a surveillance…

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