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June Boardwalk Undercover Narcotics Operations Results in 31 Arrests

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 10, 2018): The Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division’s Narcotics & Vice Unit recently completed multiple drug enforcement buy-bust operations during the month of June in downtown Ocean City. These undercover operations ultimately led to 31 total arrests, including 18 felonies. During the course of these operations, 17 individuals were…

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Special Enforcement Unit, Patrol Complete June Boardwalk Operations with 61 Arrests

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 10, 2018): The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Criminal Investigation Division’s Special Enforcement Unit recently completed multiple plain-clothes operations in partnership with the OCPD Patrol Division. These operations focused on addressing crime at and around Ocean City’s most populated area – the Boardwalk. During the plain-clothes operations, detectives were focused…

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Officers Charge Two in Arcade Theft Investigation

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 9, 2018): On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Ocean City police were dispatched to an arcade in the area of Worcester Street and the Boardwalk for a report of a theft from an arcade game. Surveillance footage from earlier that day showed the suspects breaking into and stealing up to $500…

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Coffee with Cops Event Scheduled for Wednesday, July 18

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 5, 2018): On Wednesday, July 18, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with the Ocean City Police Department at Coffee Beanery located at 7th Street and the Boardwalk (701 N. Atlantic Avenue). The event will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. Attendees will have…

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Virginia Teens Arrested for Weapons and Drugs

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 2, 2018): On Friday, June 29, 2018, Ocean City police on uniformed bicycle patrol in the ocean block of North Division Street were approached by three teenage males in a vehicle inquiring about parking. The males had just entered Ocean City via Route 50 before encountering police. The officers immediately…

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OCPD’s Newest Officer Graduates from Academy

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 20, 2018): On June 14, 2018, Ocean City Police Department’s newest officer, Michael Hamblin, graduated from the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy’s 80th entrance level police academy class. Ofc. Hamblin was formally recognized as a certified police officer of the OCPD after six months of intense training. His recruit class…

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OCPD Charges Three in Tuesday Morning Robbery

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 14, 2018): On June 12, 2018, at 4:20 a.m. Ocean City police observed a male lying in the ocean block of 81st Street who was badly beaten. The victim, a 21-year-old male, told police that he had just been robbed by a group of four individuals.  The victim was transported…

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Traffic Delays Expected During Air Show Event

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 13, 2018): The Town of Ocean City is reminding residents and visitors to expect traffic delays during the 2018 Ocean City Air Show on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17.  Traffic congestion is expected in the downtown area from the Route 50 Bridge to north of 33rd Street each…

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Take the Bus to the Air Show

Ocean City, Maryland – (June 13, 2018):  The Town of Ocean City is reminding residents and visitors to expect traffic delays during the 2018 Ocean City Air Show on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17.  Traffic congestion is expected in the downtown area from the Route 50 Bridge to north of 33rd Street each…

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OCPD’s Newest K-9 Team Graduates from Training

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 11, 2018): The Ocean City Police Department’s newest K-9 team recently graduated from a six-week training program at Shallow Creek Kennels training facility in Sharpsville, PA. Pfc. Erika Specht and her K-9 partner “Smoke” are now certified by the North American Police Work Dog Association as a patrol and drug…

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Ocean City Police Issue over 100 Alcohol Citations in One Night

OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 11, 2018): The Ocean City Police Department is reminding recent high school graduates visiting Ocean City to celebrate safely and responsibly without the use of drugs or alcohol. Throughout the summer season, Ocean City police conduct several plainclothes details with a focus on reducing the availability of alcohol to minors.…

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