Ocean City Man Arrested for 8th DUI


Maryland State Police spotted the driver of a box truck on Route 50 using his handheld cell phone while driving.  The truck was stopped and the driver, 57 year old Stephen Sawka of Ocean City was found driving on a suspended and revoked license through Maryland – and Pennsylvania.  Sawka was also found to be…

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UPDATED: Route 50 REOPENS at Riddle Lane East of Berlin after Crash

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UPDATED – Maryland State Police have identified the driver in the vehicle crash this morning on Route 50 in Berlin. He is 19 year old Tyler Birch of Ocean Pines. He was the only person in the vehicle. The investigation is continuing. ======================================================== UPDATED – 8:30AM – Route 50 has reopened at Riddle Lane near…

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UPDATED: MDTA Police On Lookout for Impaired Drivers this Weekend


UPDATED – 8/18/18 – 6am – This weekend the Maryland Transportation authority Police will conduct high-visibility impaired driving law enforcement on all state roadways – but focusing on the Route 50 corridor from the Bay Bridge to Ocean City.   MDTA Police officers will stop drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol and arrest and…

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MSP Investigating Hit & Run Crash Near Hebron


Maryland State Police are investigating a hit and run crash on Route 50 at Memory Garden Lane near Hebron that occurred Saturday.  Police say the driver of a Honda Odyssey van was westbound on Route 50 and spotted a GMC truck with a ladder rack in the crossover trying to cross onto northbound Memory Garden…

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West Ocean City Crash Ends in DUI Arrest


A crash Saturday afternoon injured three people.  Maryland State Police say a pickup truck made a right turn from Route 50 onto Elm Street in West Ocean City, but the driver struck a ditch and the front porch of a home.  When police contacted the driver – 24 year old Juan Caraballo – they smelled…

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