Ocean City Police Arrest One After Serious Assault
Ocean City, MD- (June 13, 2022): On Sunday, June 12, 2022, at approximately 4:15 a.m., Ocean City Police officers responded to the area of the 200 block of 8th Street for a report of a serious assault.
Officers located a male victim suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen. Ocean City EMS also responded and rendered emergency medical care. The victim was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma by the Maryland State Police helicopter. The victim is currently in critical condition.
During the investigation, it was determined that the suspect and victim engaged in a physical altercation in the roadway of the 200 block of 8th Street. The suspect, who was later identified as Henry Trotier fled the scene before police arrival. Witnesses reported that they chased Trotier north on St. Louis Ave before losing sight of him in the area of 14th Street and St. Louis Ave.
Detectives conducted numerous interviews with witnesses of the incident along with viewing surveillance footage in the area. Through the investigation, officers learned that Trotier was staying at a hotel in the 8th Street area. Officers located Trotier at the hotel and he was taken into custody without incident.
The following arrest has been made in the case:
- Henry Trotier, 21, Ellicott City, MD: First-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and dangerous weapon with intent to cause injury.
Trotier was seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner and held without bond. Detectives are asking any individuals with information regarding this incident, to please contact the Ocean City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 410-723-6604.
The Ocean City Police Department is prepared and proactively handling criminal violations and citizen complaints of illegal activity to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors. We want to remind citizens that if they see something suspicious, or have concerns about possible criminal activity occurring in Ocean City, reach out to us. We encourage you to call our Tip Line at 410-520-5136, email us at [email protected] or contact the Police Department directly at 410-723-6610.