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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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Four Arrested in Overnight Robberies in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, MD – (October 22, 2018): Ocean City police investigated two armed robberies overnight before quickly locating and arresting four suspects. On Sunday, October 21, 2018, Ocean City police were dispatched to a hotel in the area of 37th Street at about 7:48 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery. The victim, a…

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Ocean City Police Preparations Continue Despite Event Relocating

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 19, 2018): While the official H2O International event has been moved to another city, the Ocean City Police Department continues to anticipate a number of car enthusiasts in the resort beginning Monday, September 24 through Sunday, September 30. After experiencing several years of disruptive behavior, police plan to continue a…

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OCPD Mounted Unit Excel at Regional Horse Show

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 10, 2018): The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Mounted Unit recently competed in the Military Riding Showcase and Mounted Police Competition at the Maryland State Fair, presented by Horses Healing Maryland’s Military with the Maryland Horse Industry Board. Cpl. Chip Green and Ofc. Jessica Johnson represented OCPD in the competition…

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School Busses Return to Ocean City Roadways

OCEAN CITY, MD – (September 4, 2018): Summer break has come to an end for Worcester County students and school buses have returned to the morning commute. Citizens should expect to see school buses on Ocean City roadways between 7 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. then again between 2:45 p.m. and 4 p.m. to pick-up and…

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Ocean City Police Announce Captain Promotion

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 29, 2018): Chief Ross Buzzuro of the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) is proud to announce the promotion of Lieutenant Elton “JR” Harmon to the rank of Captain. Captain Harmon will fill the position of Support Services Division Commander, formerly held by Retired Captain Greg Guiton. Captain Harmon, originally from…

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Arrest Made in Church Embezzlement Case

OCEAN CITY, MD – (August 3, 2018): An employee of an Ocean City church was arrested in July after church officials discovered she had embezzled a large amount of money over the course of nearly one year. On May 15, 2018, officers were called to the St. George Greek Orthodox Church, located at 8805 Coastal…

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OCPD Accepting Applications for Citizens Police Academy

OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 24, 2018): The Ocean City Police Department is currently accepting applications for Citizens Police Academy, scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 11. Classes will take place every Tuesday for ten weeks at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Citizens Police Academy is not only for citizens that wish to see the inner…

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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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