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Special Event Zone on Coastal Highway Tuesday, May 14

Special Event Zone on Coastal Highway Tuesday, May 14 OCEAN CITY, MD – (May 7, 2019): Starting Tuesday, May 14, through Sunday, May 19, Coastal Highway and Philadelphia Avenue (MD-528) will be designated as a Special Event Zone during the Cruisin’ Ocean City event. Speeds will be reduced in the Special Event Zone and violators will…

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Have Coffee with Cops Wednesday, May 15

Have Coffee with Cops Wednesday, May 15 OCEAN CITY, MD – (May 6, 2019): Residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with Ocean City Police Department officers at Denny’s, located at 6104 Coastal Highway. “Coffee with Cops” will take place Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Attendees will…

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OCPD Warning Citizens of Computer Repair Scams

OCPD Warning Citizens of Computer Repair Scams OCEAN CITY, MD – (May 2, 2019): The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) has recently received a report of a computer support scam.  More specifically, scammers are using spoof phone numbers claiming to be Apple Support. In this case, the scam started with an automated call showing Apple’s logo,…

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Expect Traffic Delays During Half Marathon This Saturday

Expect Traffic Delays During Half Marathon This Saturday OCEAN CITY, MD – (April 25, 2019): The Ocean City Police Department is reminding citizens to expect traffic delays the morning of Saturday, April 27, 2019 during the Ocean City Island to Island Half Marathon and 5K. Half marathon runners will begin the race at Assateague Island at…

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Ocean City Police to Host Mounted Unit Open House April 27

OCEAN CITY, MD – (April 8, 2019): The Ocean City Police Department will be hosting a free Open House event featuring the Mounted Unit on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Bay Point Equestrian Center on Beauchamp Road in Ocean Pines. Attendees will have the rare opportunity to meet each…

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OCPD’s Newest Officers Graduate from Carroll County Training Academy

OCEAN CITY, MD – (March 25, 2019): On March 22, 2019, five new Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers graduated from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy’s entrance level police academy class. The newest Ocean City officers are Officers Margaret Hall, Chelsea Kautz, Elaine Miller, Patrick Schob, and Jacob Street. Officers were formally recognized…

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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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