Town of Ocean City MD

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OCPD Says Expect Traffic Delays During July 5th Celebrations

Ocean City, MD- (June 29, 2022): The Town of Ocean City would like to remind our residents and visitors to expect traffic delays during the July 5th Independence Day Celebrations. Traffic and pedestrian congestion are expected to be heavy throughout all of Ocean City. This year, the Town of Ocean City will offer two unique celebration events on the evening of July 5, 2022. July 5th: American Idol Star Jay […]

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OCPD Make Arrest in June Stabbing Incident

Ocean City, MD- (June 30, 2022): On June 29, 2022, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division along with the members of the Maryland State Apprehension Team/U.S. Marshal’s Task Force made an arrest in the triple stabbing case that occurred on June 20, 2022. Paul Baynard, 23, of Ridgley, Maryland was located in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, and was taken into custody without incident. On June 20, 2022, at approximately 11:58 […]

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OC Police share Tips on Keeping your Vehicle & Valuables Safe

Ocean City, MD- (June 28, 2022): The Ocean City Police Department would like to provide a few tips on how you can keep your vehicle and valuables safe. The Ocean City Police Department recommends the following: Lock ALL of your vehicle’s doors: This is true even if you plan on only being gone for “just a second”. Remember, it only takes seconds to steal items from your car. It’s not […]

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Ocean City Police Arrest Four for Robbery

Ocean City, MD– (June 27, 2022): On June 25, 2022, at approximately 3:45 a.m., Ocean City Police responded to the area of 20th Street and Philadelphia Ave for a report of a strong-arm robbery. Upon the officer’s arrival, they met with the victim, 25, from Baltimore, MD. The victim informed officers that he had been assaulted by three males who stole some of his personal property. The victim was seen […]

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Police: 3 stabbed in fight in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police say three people were stabbed in a fight in Ocean City. Police say officers called to the 10 block of Wicomico Street on Monday night for a report of a fight found three people with stab wounds. The Ocean City Fire Department responded to provide medical care. Police say one person was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore and another was flown to Christiana […]

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OCPD officer and suspect Injured during DUI Arrest

On Monday, June 6, 2022, an officer with the Ocean City Police Department was on marked patrol in the area of 26th Street and Philadelphia Ave when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on the northbound side of the highway. The officer estimated the vehicle to be traveling 70 mph in a 35 mph zone. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle at approximately 1:48 a.m. […]

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Officials: 2 swimmers exposed to toxic gas, hospitalized

WEST OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Officials say a woman and 6-year-old girl were taken to a hospital after they were exposed to a toxic gas while swimming at an indoor pool in West Ocean City. News outlets report that the Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office said firefighter paramedics responded to the Francis Scott Key Family Resort on Thursday afternoon and found the girl and a 41-year-old woman complaining of […]

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Ocean City Police Department To Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks

The Ocean City Police Department, in cooperation with the Worcester County Health Department, will be conducting alcohol compliance checks during the summer season. This enforcement effort will take place at area bars, restaurants, and alcohol retailers throughout the resort. The purpose of this operation is to ensure that employees of businesses that provide alcohol are making a concerted effort to avoid selling to individuals under the age of 21. Personnel […]

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Ocean City Special Event Zone In Effect starting May 17th

OCEAN CITY, MD – (May 9, 2022): With thousands of car enthusiasts in our resort community next week, Ocean City will be designated a Special Event Zone beginning Tuesday, May 17 through Sunday, May 22, during the Cruisin’ Ocean City event. The Special Event Zone reduces established speed limits in the zone and increases fines for violations. Additionally, legislation signed in 2020 allows for increased penalties for specific motor vehicle […]

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