Off-Duty Cop Charged With Assault

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) last weekend arrested a Prince George’s County Sheriff’s deputy after the off-duty officer allegedly produced her badge and pointed a gun at the head of another woman during an altercation in the downtown area.Around 3:12 a.m. last Sunday, police responded to the area of 2nd Street… Read more »

Two DWIs In Three Hours For Woman

BERLIN — A Salisbury woman was arrested on drunk-driving charges twice within the span of about three hours early yesterday morning, the second time with her 4-year-old child in the vehicle.Around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, Maryland State Police (MSP) troopers from the Salisbury barrack responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver in the… Read more »

Questions Arise With Changes To Ethics Law

SNOW HILL — In a case of “who watches the watchmen,” one Worcester County Commissioner is pushing for the county’s Ethics Board to be included in the list of agencies affected by the new ethics law.“I just think they ought to be included … to me it just makes sense,” said Commissioner Virgil Shockley.Legislation passed… Read more »

Feds Raid Boardwalk Stores, Seize Counterfeit Goods

OCEAN CITY — Dozens of Ocean City businesses, most on the Boardwalk, under suspicion of trafficking counterfeit retail goods, were raided by federal, state and local officials on Wednesday, although it is uncertain if any arrests were made.On Wednesday afternoon, federal agents from the Homeland Security Investigations arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)… Read more »

Engineering Mistakes Irk Worcester Officials

SMNOW HILL — A pair of engineering miscalculations over the last month drew harsh criticism from the Worcester County Commissioners Tuesday.According to Public Works Director John Tustin, however, the incidents were minor and isolated and no cause for undue concern.During Tuesday’s commission meeting, Tustin informed the council that J.W. Salm Engineering, an engineering firm the… Read more »

Façade Milestone Celebrated In OC

OCEAN CITY – Spirits were high on Wednesday afternoon as Gov. Martin O’Malley visited downtown Ocean City to celebrate the 100th facade project completed.During this week’s ceremony marking the accomplishment, O’Malley said he values the many memories he has of Ocean City growing up and as his memories grow so does his appreciation for the… Read more »