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(Dec. 14, 2018) A 24-year-old Bishopville man was arrested in connection with allegedly burglarizing a home last Saturday off Philadelphia Avenue in Ocean City, according to an arrest report filed in district court.

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(Dec. 7, 2018) A traffic stop spanning several blocks led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man for alleged heroin possession last weekend on Philadelphia Avenue, according to an arrest filed in district court in Ocean City.

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(Nov. 30, 2018) A traffic stop last Wednesday on Coastal Highway ended with the arrest of 31-year-old man on drug and other charges, according to an arrest report filed in District Court in Ocean City

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(Nov. 23, 2018) A 24-year-old man accused of going into a hotel room and stealing more than $1,000 worth of items was arrested last Thursday, after he was seen on surveillance video.

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(Nov. 9, 2018) Two people accused of driving under the influence were arrested in connection with a Nov. 4 crash on 59th Street, according to an arrest report from the District Court of Maryland.

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(Oct. 26, 2018) A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree assault after a woman was found covered in blood, according to an arrest report from the District Court of Maryland.

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(Sept. 28, 2018) An early morning traffic stop that was prompted by a license plate reader alert last Saturday led to the arrest of two men suspected of stealing a car, according to the Ocean City Police Department.

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(Sept. 21, 2018) Michelle Sue Wiles, 41, of Boonsboro, Maryland, was arrested in connection with driving under the influence and hit-and-run Saturday night on 130th Street, according to charging documents in Maryland District Court.

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(July 27, 2018) John Mellon Jr., 29, of Norristown, Pennsylvania was arrested for first- and second-degree assault on Friday just after 10:15 p.m. at a hotel in the 2100 block of Baltimore Avenue.

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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 ...