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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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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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