Ocean City Police Transition to Encrypted Radio Transmissions

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Wondering why you’re not hearing the Ocean City Police on your scanners? Last Friday the Ocean City Police, along with several other Worcester County law enforcement agencies transitioned to encrypted radio transmissions – for all law enforcement activity. Public Safety was one of the leading reasons to move to encryption. The transition also coincided with…

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OCPD Welcomes K9 Officer Finn

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The Ocean City Police Department’s K9 ranks saw the retirement on Wednesday of K Rocco, but the OCPD now welcomes K9 Finn! K-9 Finn comes from the Czech Republic and is a one-year old Belgian Malinois. Finn and his partner, PFC Patrick Schob have spent the last six weeks in training at the Shallow Creek…

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Ocean City Police Arrest Five on Handgun Violations

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Ocean City Police tried to stop a vehicle driving without headlights around 17th Street and Baltimore Avenue Monday night around 11. The driver failed to stop. Several times various officers tried to stop the vehicle as the driver ran red lights and made unsafe lane changes, until an officers at 59th Street successfully deployed stop…

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OCPD Rescue Peppa Pig After Taken from Candy Store

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Ocean City Police have recovered Peppa Pig – but are now looking to identify the three men who were seen carrying the large pig down the sidewalk Saturday morning around 2am in the area of 120th Street. The three took Peppa from her home in front of the candy store – the suspects were last…

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OCPD Investigating Armed Robbery in Montego Bay

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Ocean City Police are investigating an armed robbery on Constitutional Avenue in Montego Bay. Police say the victim was outside and was approached by three black males who pointed a handgun at the victim – who turned over several personal item. The three drove off in beige SUV – possibly a Nissan with a missing…

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OCPD Identify Mid-Town Graffiti Artist

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Ocean City Police have identified a suspect associated with graffiti tagging that was found January 18th in the area of 33rd Street. Police say it is a 17 year old male from Bishopville. Police were called to a hotel in the 33rd Street area after graffiti was found in several spots on the property. During…

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OCPD Arrest Salisbury Man for Robbery

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A Salisbury man has been arrested by Ocean City Police on n active warrant. On November 4th, Police were waived down in the area of 12th Street and Philadelphia Avenue and were told by the victim – a 49 year old man from Ocean City was approached by a man in the area on 6th…

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OCPD Arrest 2 in July Armed Robbery & Shooting

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Ocean City Police with help from multiple agencies went into a Bishopville home Friday with a search warrant in connection with an armed robbery and shooting on July 26th at 144th Street. Investigation into the incident led police to two suspects – 19 year old Nasir Waters of Bishopville and a 15 year old boy…

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Update #2: Man Gets Shot on Ocean City Boardwalk

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Update @ 4 a.m. Tuesday Police are asking if anyone can identify the persons appearing in this screenshot from the surveillance video to contact police at 410-520-5136 or via the OCPD website. Photo courtesy OCPD Update @ 9:20 a.m. Monday One person has been shot in Ocean City in the area of North Division Street and…

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OCPD Investigating Early Morning Stabbing at 8th Street

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Ocean City Police have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing at 8th Street early Sunday morning. Police were called just after 4am and found a victim with a stab wound – the victim was flown to Shock Trauma for treatment. Witnesses provided a description of the suspect who was located at a…

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Police Investigate Shooting Incident in Downtown O.C.

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Ocean City police received several calls after about a half dozen shots were heard near the boardwalk and Talbot Street around 1:10 a.m. on Sunday. That is where police found one man, an approximately 20-year-old, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken by EMS to a trauma center…

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OCPD Respond to Vehicle Crash Involving OC Councilman

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The Ocean City Police Department responded to a north-end restaurant on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 6:02 p.m., for a report of a minor collision. It was reported that a parked vehicle was struck in the private parking lot. Upon arrival, officers met with the individual that reported the collision and the owner of the…

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Death Investigation Underway In Ocean City

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Ocean City Police are conducting a death investigation in the area of 60th Street. Someone contacted police this morning (Monday) after finding an unconscious male outside. Emergency Medical Services personnel pronounced the person dead at the scene. The name of the victim has not been released. Members of the Criminal Investigation Division Major Crimes Unit…

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Two Arrested in Ocean City after Stabbing

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Ocean City Emergency Personnel responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of 14th Street and Philadelphia Avenue on Thursday just before 7pm. Police learned that four people on mopeds and two people in a vehicle began arguing in the area of Baltimore Avenue and 7th Street and continued until the female driver…

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One Injured in Crash on Route 50 Bridge in Ocean City

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One person was taken to TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a 4-vehicle crash on the Route 50 Bridge in Ocean City Saturday morning just before 10:30. Ocean City Police tell WGMD that an eastbound vehicle rear-ended the vehicle in front of them. One of the vehicles was pushed into the westbound…

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Tip Leads Ocean City Police to PA Fugitive

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Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen, Ocean City Police have arrested a man wanted on warrants out of Pennsylvania. The tip led Ocean city Police to a downtown hotel on Thursday where they verified that 54 year old Timothy Hayter of Hagerstown was registered at the hotel. Several attempts were made to get…

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Citizen’s Tip Leads to Arrest of 4 in Ocean City

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Last week a boardwalk business owner in Ocean City reported suspicious possible drug activity in a parked vehicle in the area of 8th Street. Members of the Narcotics Unit and Special Enforcement Unit responded and observed people from the vehicle to to the boardwalk and meet with a group of people where a suspected drug…

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