Cops & Courts – February 26, 2021

Cops & Courts – February 26, 2021

Numerous Charges For Unruly SuspectOCEAN CITY — A Berlin man was arrested on numerous charges last weekend after allegedly interfering with police officers attending to an injured woman on the sidewalk in downtown Ocean City.Around 12:20 a.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to the area of Wicomico Street for a… Read more »

Cops & Courts – February 12, 2021

Cops & Courts – February 12, 2021

Three Arrested After Outdoor Drug TransactionOCEAN CITY — Three suspects were arrested on various drug distribution and possession charges last week after Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) narcotics officers observed a plain-view drug transaction behind a downtown convenience store.Last Wednesday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Narcotics Unit detectives were conducting surveillance in the area of… Read more »

Cops & Courts – February 5, 2021

Cops & Courts – February 5, 2021

Restaurant AssaultOCEAN CITY — A local man was arrested on assault charges last week after allegedly punching a north-end restaurant employee.Around 8:45 p.m. last Tuesday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to a restaurant at 131st Street for a reported assault. The officer met with the alleged victim, an employee of the establishment,… Read more »

Cops & Courts – January 29, 2021

Cops & Courts – January 29, 2021

Arrest After Strange IncidentOCEAN CITY — A Baltimore man was arrested on numerous charges last week after a bizarre incident in the downtown Ocean City area.Around 5 p.m. last Thursday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to Bayshore Drive for a reported disorderly individual. The caller reported an individual, later identified as James Shiflett,… Read more »

Cops & Courts – January 1, 2021

Cops & Courts – January 1, 2021

First-Degree Assault Charge For Knife ThreatOCEAN CITY — A Pennsylvania woman was arrested on first-degree assault and other charges last week after allegedly holding a knife to her boyfriend’s throat as he slept in a midtown resort hotel room.Last Wednesday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers were dispatched to a hotel at 45th Street for… Read more »

Cops & Courts – December 25, 2020

Cops & Courts – December 25, 2020

Investigation Nets Drug BustOCEAN CITY — A local man was arrested on drug distribution charges last week after a months-long investigation that began in September.An Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) detective, who was sworn as a fully-vested officer of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, initiated an investigation into a male suspect reportedly selling drugs in… Read more »