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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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OCPD Investigating Early Morning Shooting

OCPD INVESTIGATING EARLY MORNING SHOOTING Ocean City, Maryland: (June 19, 2020) – The Ocean City Police Department is currently investigating an overnight shooting that occurred in the area of 6th Street and Washington Lane. On June 19, 2020, at approximately 03:58 a.m. Ocean City police responded to the area of 6th Street and Washington Lane…

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OCEAN CITY POLICE ARREST 5 SUBJECTS FOR BOARDWALK ASSAULTS

OCEAN CITY POLICE ARREST 5 SUBJECTS FOR BOARDWALK ASSAULTS Ocean City, MD- (June 19, 2020): On June 9th, 2020 between 10:00 and 11:00 PM, Ocean City Police Officers responded to two First Degree Assaults on the Boardwalk at 11th Street and 15th Street. The victim of the assault on 15th was stabbed in the back.…

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Ocean City Police Continue to Make Arrests for June Crime

Ocean City Police Continue to Make Arrests for June Crime OCEAN CITY, MD – (June 17, 2020): The Ocean City Police Department has worked thoroughly to identify and arrest suspects in recent assaults and unruly activity. Two examples of recent arrests include the seizure of an AK-47 firearm and a separate case for a first-degree…

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