Horses Returned To Assateague After Flight Across Bridge

Horses Returned To Assateague After Flight Across Bridge

BERLIN– Two of Assateague Island’s wild horses took an unsanctioned trip to the mainland Wednesday before being returned to their herd on the beach.While it’s a rare occurrence, two of the wild horses that make their home at Assateague Island National Seashore crossed the Route 611 Verrazano Bridge to the mainland Wednesday afternoon. Staff from… Read more »

Police Retention, Staffing Concerns Highlight Berlin Meeting

Police Retention, Staffing Concerns Highlight Berlin Meeting

BERLIN– An emotional plea from the municipality’s police chief highlighted law enforcement staffing concerns voiced during a council meeting this week.Several members of the public, including two former Berlin Police Department (BPD) officers and the spouse of a current BPD officer, asked elected officials to increase police retention efforts in town. Police Chief Arnold Downing… Read more »

Ocean City Police Arrest Two In Heroin Distribution Case

OCEAN CITY – Two Berlin men were arrested last week following a distribution investigation in which detectives seized more than 200 bags of heroin.During the month of June, the Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Narcotics Unit initiated a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) distribution investigation into two local individuals allegedly involved in distributing fentanyl/heroin in the… Read more »