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(July 27, 2018) Nicholas Richard Langshaw, 38, of Wilmington, Delaware was arrested for false imprisonment and second-degree assault following a domestic dispute last Tuesday at approximately 6:44 p.m. in the 13000 block of Wight Street.

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(July 27, 2018) MacGregor Anthony McClelland, 36, of Brandywine, Delaware was arrested for second-degree assault, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and four counts of malicious destruction of property last Friday about 10:30 p.m.

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(July 13, 2018) Ocean City police were dispatched to an arcade in the area of Worcester Street and the Boardwalk for a report of a theft from an arcade game on Sunday, June 24.

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(July 13, 2018) The following topics were discussed during the Police Commission meeting on Monday:

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Celebration victim Jeffrey S. Tomlin, 53, of Fort Elizabeth, New Jersey was arrested on New Year's Eve at approximately 8:31 p.m. after police responded to reports of a person passed out on the sidewalk at Wicomico Street and Philadelphia Avenue. Officers at the scene reportedly discovered Tomlin on the sidewalk in the 200 block of Wicomico Street appearing to be heavily intoxicated. EMS responders joined police ...

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Heroin found Ocean City Police arrested a local man after they found two bags of heroin on his person last Sunday. Around 10:30 a.m., police stopped a Ford Edge near 146th Street after they noticed the driver, Jack Wyler Jr., 37, was not wearing a seatbelt. Wyler had a fresh scrape on his cheek and appeared to be nervous, police said. A K-9 unit did not detect any narcotics in the car, but when officers searched ...

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Riding with shotgun Ocean City Police arrested a Berlin man for a suspected parole violation after he was spotted at a known open-air heroin market in Selbyville last Wednesday. Around 9:09 p.m., undercover officers reported that a white Toyota RAV was headed back to Ocean City after leaving Polly Branch Road, a drug market known to various agencies. The car, driven by Brandon C. Littleton, 21, was seen on 143rd ...

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Disorderly conduct Justin C. Harrison, 38, of Bloxom, Virginia was arrested after he allegedly caused a disturbance at a uptown hotel in the early hours of Nov. 12. Around 3:24 a.m., police met with hotel security and Harrison. Harrison was previously told to leave, as he was being combative to hotel staff. Officers said that Harrison smelled like alcohol and had trouble standing upright. They escorted him to the ...

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Lost men found Natural Resources Police found three unidentified lost hunters in the Pocomoke State Forrest outside Snow Hill last Saturday. The men called 911 around 7:30 p.m. and said they had become disoriented as sunset approached and they could not find their vehicle. Worcester County Emergency Services dispatchers were able to direct Natural Resources Police officers and Worcester deputy sheriffs to the ...

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Fall from tree stand A 63-year-old man was airlifted to Peninsula Regional Medical Center after he fell 20 feet from a homemade tree stand on Oct. 18. Joseph Patrick Hughes of Essex, Maryland, was checking his stand in the Chesapeake Forest Lands around 7 p.m. when one of the wooden steps pulled away from the tree and he fell, according to Natural Resources Police. Members of the hunting club heard Hughes's calls ...

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Domestic dispute A couple was arrested after a domestic dispute at a downtown hotel around 3 a.m. on Oct. 7. Police said Michael E. Oneill, 25, and Brianna Mose, 19, of Hagerstown, had gotten into an argument that night. Mose had a bruise around her right eye, and reportedly smelled like alcohol. Mose told police that Oneill punched her in the face, while he told officers that she punched him in the mouth. When ...

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Hitting a horse Da'John Pittman, 20, of Hurlock, Maryland was charged with interfering with police animals on Sept. 30. Pittman allegedly slapped Tucker, an Ocean City Police horse, on his rear leg, when police were trying to disperse a rowdy crowd around 32nd Street and Coastal Highway around 10:20 p.m. Inciting burnouts At least six men were arrested last weekend after allegedly encouraging H2Oi drivers to ...

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(Sept. 29, 2017) Ocean City Police charged two Delaware residents after they allegedly drove down to the resort and stole several cars with the help of two 15 year-old boys last month. Tammy S. Gould, 40, of Dover, and Curtis L. Brown, 27, of Felton, turned themselves in to police on Sept. 19, weeks after the pair was charged with three counts of motor vehicle theft, theft $10,000 to under $100,000, and theft ...

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Bar brawl Two New York men and two women were arrested on Sept. 16 after allegedly attacking employees at a nightclub on 49th Street after being asked to leave. Around 6:36 p.m., Mark Lunde, 59, of Chester, New York and a group of friends were asked to leave due to disorderly behavior. Lunde apparently argued with staff, but then he and his group began to leave. At that point, the group started fighting with ...

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Bratten in custody Brooks T. Bratten, 38, of Snow Hill, who is accused leaving the scene after fatally striking a Slovakian woman with his car in late August, turned himself in to Worcester County Sheriff’s Office last Friday. According to charging documents, Bratten’s car hit Veronika Bad’urová hard enough that she was knocked from her bicycle and her head struck the car’s windshield. Bad’urová died from her ...

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A half-naked man who was sleeping in a midtown hotel’s parking lot was arrested Sunday morning by Ocean City Police. A woman staying a nearby hotel found Mark A. Osadnick, 25, of Fairpoint, New York, lying in a parking lot near 55th Street around 6 a.m. The witness told police that Osadnick was asleep next to her truck with his pants and underwear pulled down to his ankles. Police said Osadnick swayed while he ...

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Fight Ocean City Police arrest a local man after he allegedly attacked a bouncer at a bar on 60th Street on Sept. 2. Witnesses told police that Shane Snider, 31, punched a bouncer in the face and kneed them. Security camera video shows the attack. The bouncer had a small cut on his nose, his lip and right thumb, according to charging document. His right eye was swollen shut. Snider is charged with second-degree ...

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Hit and run A J-1 visa student was in critical condition Wednesday afternoon after she was struck by a car in the 200 block of Philadelphia Avenue early that morning. The 21-year-old woman from Slovakia, whom police did not identify, was struck by a SUV when she was riding her bike south on Philadelphia Avenue around 3 a.m. The driver did not stop. The victim was taken by Ocean City EMS to Peninsula Regional ...

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Assault Eric Nolting, 32, of Succasunna, New Jersey, was arrested after he allegedly was seen dragging a woman out of a bar on 17th Street around 1:50 a.m. on Aug. 19. Officers spotted Nolting grab the woman by the wrist to take her out of the bar while she resisted. When he saw police, Nolting reportedly ran. Police followed Nolting into a nearby parking garage. He was arrested and charged with second-degree ...

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Medevac The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering from symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 20 miles east of Ocean City Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Coast Guard Station Ocean City of a 68-year-old male aboard the vessel Morning Star suffering from symptoms of a possible heart attack. A rescue boat crew from Station Ocean City launched ...

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Snow Hill crash Kim Poole of Ocean Pines was in critical condition Thursday following a car crash near Snow Hill Wednesday afternoon, when Brittani Lee Selert, 24, of New Church, Virginia drove through a stoplight at the intersection of Route 113 and Route 12. Poole was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore and five others were injured in the crash. The Maryland State Police said Selert was driving south on Route ...

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(Aug. 11, 2017) Ocean City Police are asking the public to help identify the car or driver caught on tape striking a pedestrian last month. Police Public Affairs Specialist Lindsay Richard said the car had hit a 35-year-old man in the early hours of July 15 before leaving the scene. Witnesses described the as a four-door sedan, dark or navy in color, and possibly a white man was behind the wheel. “We haven’t ...

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DUI crash Charles Jerread, 66, of Whaleyville was arrested for negligent driving and DUI early last Thursday morning after his truck landed in a ditch on Route 611 and Murray Road. Maryland State Police troopers on the scene of the accident said Jerread failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Berlin Barrack, where he refused a Breathalyzer test. Hookah theft Ocean City Police arrested an 18-year-old ...

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Assault Stephanie Henderson, 23, of Gettysburg and Kristian M. Mcnamara, 25, of Palmyra, Pennsylvania were arrested after police found them fighting on the sidewalk in the early hours of July 23. An officer on patrol spotted the pair on the sidewalk on 42nd Street, and Henderson and Mcnamara did not have shirts on, though Henderson was wearing a bra. Police said that Mcnamara shoved Henderson to the ground before ...

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(July 21, 2017) Ocean City Police Tasered and arrested a man for resisting arrest after his wife was reportedly struck by a Boardwalk tram last night. Transit Manager Mark Rickards said the tram was turning the corner where the ramp leading to the inlet fishing pier connects with the concrete bump-out around 7 p.m., according to incident reports. Conductors said they saw Christopher and Lydia Campbell, of ...

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(July 21, 2017) After a woman and her 3-year-old granddaughter were struck by a car while crossing Baltimore Avenue last Thursday, Ocean City Police reminded drivers to yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks. Around 9:40 p.m., the grandmother was pushing the toddler in a stroller across Baltimore Avenue near First Street when they were struck by a Volkswagen Jetta driven by a 17-year-old girl from Berlin. The ...

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Skimming Ocean City police are investigating two instances of credit card skimming at the Sunoco on 129th Street and at the Ocean Market at 142nd Street. People who might have been affected by a skimming operation should call their local police department. Businesses are asked to inspect their pumps to ensure there are no other skimmers. Panhandling Ocean City police charged Andre Dennis, 42, of Princess Anne, ...

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(July 21, 2017) The local prosecution of alleged bank robber Tyrone D. Pierce has been put on hold, while federal authorities pursue their case against the Ocean City resident accused of sticking up a north Ocean City bank last August. Last month, State’s Attorney Beau Oglesby told the Worcester County Circuit Court he wished to stop the local proceedings in favor of the federal case. Pierce, 59, pled not guilty ...

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Dirt bike violation Worcester County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Public Landing Road and McCabes Corner Road in Snow Hill to investigate reports of dirt bikes being ridden in the roadway. A deputy saw two people on dirt bikes and attempted to stop them. The operators fled, with Dantwyne Taylor, 33, of Salisbury heading west and eventually into a cornfield. He was later found walking on Route 113. Taylor ...

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Drive-by punching Police arrested Keith E. Haak, 37, of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania after he allegedly punched his wife around 6 p.m. last Thursday. A witness reported seeing Haak punch a woman and drive away in a Jeep near the 100 block of Atlantic Avenue. Police later saw Haak driving a Jeep north around 62nd Street. Haak allegedly was using his cell phone while making a U-turn in a lane that is designated for ...

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Boardwalk robbery Ocean City Police arrested William J. Acosta-Barbosa, 37, Rebecca F. Cakar, 42, and Vanessa Rusch, 41, after they allegedly attempted to rob a man at knifepoint around 3:30 p.m. on June 23. None of the individuals have a fixed address in Maryland. Police said a man was looking at his phone while he was sitting on a Boardwalk bench near South First Street when Cakar, grabbed his hair and pulled ...

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Theft from cars Ocean City Police arrested two people for allegedly stealing several items from two vehicles on June 15. A woman reported to police that her wallet containing a debit card and her daughter’s wallet, containing $300, were stolen from her Jeep Wrangler parked in the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue. Surveillance footage shows a man and a woman stop in the lot, steal the items, and leave in a Toyota ...

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Rock and run Ocean City Police arrested a Bel Air, Maryland man for allegedly throwing a rock through a fast food restaurant on 123rd Street on June 13. Police reportedly saw Daniel J. Bailey, 18, throw a large decorative rock through the restaurant’s window around 12:19 a.m. Several people were inside the store at the time. Estimates put the damage more than $1,000. Bailey immediately ran north on the sidewalk ...

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Compliance checks The OCPD and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting alcohol compliance checks from June 12 through June 24 at area bars, restaurants and alcohol retailers throughout the resort. Police and deputies aim to ensure employees of businesses selling alcohol to people over the age of 21. Underage personnel along with plainclothes officers will be visiting bars, restaurants and alcohol ...

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DUI checkpoint Maryland State Police will be working with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department and various area agencies to conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint on June 2 in the county. The purpose of the checkpoint is to locate and identify drivers impaired by drugs and alcohol while also educating citizens about the dangers of impaired driving, state police said in a press release. Ocean City Police, Berlin ...

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Dolls and cars Officers arrested a 26-year-old man after he held an inflatable sex doll in view of passing cars near 127th Street on May 18. While on patrol of the area at around 10 p.m., police saw a man, later identified as Scott A. Gunnarsson, of Perryville, Maryland, allegedly rubbing the doll on vehicles that drove northbound in the left lane. Officers reported Gunnarsson was posing the doll in lewd positions...

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Tampering with autos The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several incidents in Berlin and Ocean City where the lug nuts of the wheels on cars are being loosened. Two Stephen Decatur High School students were the first to report these crimes. Anyone with information is asked to call the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office at 410-632-1111. DUI Casey William Fore, 30, of Baltimore, was charged for ...

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Gun charge Bruce Jackson, 56, of Snow Hill, will spend the next four years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of felon in possession of a gun on April 21 in Worcester County Circuit Court in Snow Hill. On Oct. 15, 2016 Snow Hill Police responded to a reported domestic assault involving Jackson and his 38-year-old girlfriend at a residence on Greenbrier Court. Police said Jackson had physically assaulted ...

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Assault with shoe Officers charged a man with striking his girlfriend with a tennis shoe while staying in a midtown hotel on April 1. Ocean City police were called to the hotel for a domestic disturbance at around 10 a.m. When they arrived on the scene a woman told officers that John D. Allen, 30, of Germantown, had hit her. They were arguing about missing car keys when Allen allegedly struck her in the right ...

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Rape Isaac Lopez, 21, of Georgetown, Delaware was charged with raping a woman in Ocean City in the early hours of April 13. While on patrol around 4 a.m., Ocean City police officers were told by a woman she had awakened in a house naked and believed she had been raped. She told police that she was drinking at a bar hours earlier when she met with an acquaintance and Lopez. She said that after leaving the bar, the ...

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Prostitution Following a lengthy investigation, Ocean Pines Police have arrested a 30-year-old Ocean Pines woman for prostitution. The suspect, Megan Lynn Tyndall, reportedly advertised massage services over the internet, police said. An undercover police officer answered the ad and developed information that resulted in her arrest. Tyndall faces one count of criminal prostitution. She was taken before a District ...

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Second-degree assault Logan Dow, 23, of Ocean City was charged with assaulting her boyfriend on April 6. While on patrol of Robin Drive around 3:30 a.m., Ocean City officers heard Dow crying loudly while she was sitting on a second-floor balcony. She told police that she had an argument with her boyfriend, but refused to say what had happened. Her boyfriend told officers that Dow had been drinking at local bars ...

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Chase, entrapment, drugs Brant Scheuerman, 24, of Bishopville, is expected to face charges related to a large quantity of heroin discovered in his vehicle after he attempted to elude a deputy. According to the sheriff’s office, a deputy attempted to pull over Scheuerman for following too closely on St. Martin’s Neck Road at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Scheuerman allegedly proceeded to drive away at a ...

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Punching holes Candace B. Bolinder, 25, of Grasonville, Maryland was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct on March 11. Ocean City Police went to a hotel on Atlantic Avenue around 11 p.m. for a report of an intoxicated woman who allegedly punched holes in the hallway, according to the police report. Police found Bolinder passed out in the hallway of the hotel’s fifth floor, but were able to wake her, ...

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Second-degree assault Justin Bishoff, 34, of Bozeman, Maryland was arrested and charged with second-degree assault on March 1. Ocean City police were called to a residence on Shipwreck Road around 6:45 p.m. after Bishoff allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face four times, according to the police report. The woman told police that Bishoff had started drinking around noon. That evening, he pulled her to the ...

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Second-degree assault Christopher Krummel, 41, of Ocean City was arrested and charged with second-degree assault on Feb. 22. According to the report, Ocean City police officers were called to a home after Krummel punched his mother approximately 30 times and kicked her in the ribs. Police reported Krummel arrived home after a night of drinking, got into an argument with his mother and dragged her down the hallway ...

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Drugs James McGarry, 25, of Ocean City was arrested and charged with two counts of controlled dangerous substance possession and possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance on Monday morning. Police were called to investigate a man who was armed with a knife attempting to sell drugs at a downtown bar, the report stated. Upon arrival, McGarry allegedly matched the suspect’s description ...

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Assault Robert Jaeger, 28, of Ocean Pines, was arrested for allegedly assaulting his estranged wife with a knife. Ocean Pines police responded to a domestic incident where a 25-year-old victim was upset and afraid on Feb. 8. She told police Jaeger grew angry and made threats after learning she was dating a Virginia man. According to the incident report, Mrs. Jaeger said her husband “went nuts and hit his head ...

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(Feb. 10, 2017) Two armed robberies that were carried out in north Ocean City on Jan. 28 have been charged to Christopher Jones-Rivera, 18, of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, who was arrested by police from the Elizabethtown Police Department on Wednesday. The first robbery took place around 10 p.m. in a parking lot on 79th Street. By 10:30 p.m., another victim was being robbed at a bus stop on 138th Street. In both ...

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(Feb. 10, 2017) Maryland State Police in Berlin received a call from Farmers Bank of Willard’s in the White Marlin Mall on Monday morning after a woman dres­sed in black and wearing a beanie threatened tellers before leaving the scene on foot with thousands of dollars in cash. Three hours later, Bonnie Taylor, 56, of West Ocean City, was arrested and charged with armed robbery after surveillance video showed her ...