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Thursday, November 21, 2013


Timothy Lee Parks
OCPD Photo
(November 18, 2013) – On November 15, 2013 at approximately 10 a.m., Ocean City police conducted a traffic stop on Coastal Highway near 112th Street. The vehicle operator, later identified as Timothy Lee Parks, 23, of Berlin, MD, was found to be in possession of trace amounts of marijuana and approximately 50 hats, all of which still had price tags attached.
Further investigation by officers on the scene determined that Parks had stolen the hats from his place of employment over several months.
Parks was arrested and charged by Ocean City police with three counts of theft (less than $100), theft scheme ($1,000 – $10,000) and possession of marijuana (less than 10 grams). 

Parks was seen by a Maryland District Court Commissioner and released on his own recognizance.

Ocean City Police Dept.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run – Worcester County, MD

2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run – Worcester County, MD

On June 3, 2013, Ocean City Police participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Special Olympics Maryland. OCPD joined law enforcement agencies from all over Worcester County for this great cause.


Thank you for all you do !

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

BUSTED!! OCPD and Worcester Co. Sherriff Crack Down On Drugs

During this Memorial Day weekend, the Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division and Narcotics Unit, as well as the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Enforcement Team, conducted multiple undercover drug enforcement operations at various locations in Ocean City. These plain clothes drug investigations resulted in eight felony arrests, one citation, and the seizure of various drugs and paraphernalia.

The following people were charged with various drug charges by Ocean City Police:
  • Shawn Matthew Gilmore, 25, of Ocean City, MD
  • 17-year-old juvenile male of Stevensville, MD
  • 16-year-old juvenile male of Easton, MD
  • James David Brooks, 25, of Snowshoe, PA
  • Danielle Clarissa Jones, 32, of Randallstown, MD
  • Rodney Lamont Burnett, 32, of Baltimore, MD
  • Thomas Edward Dalton, 27, of Bryans Road, MD
  • Jeremy Adam Thomas, 27, of Welcome, MD
Police seized approximately $600 in cash, a 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer, a 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe, assorted drug paraphernalia, and multiple controlled dangerous substances.

Citizens are encouraged not to buy, use or sell illegal drugs in Ocean City and Worcester County. Police remind citizens that undercover officers will be actively ensuring the safety of residents and visitors this summer on the boardwalk and throughout the town of Ocean City.

Ocean City Police Dept.

Drunk Driver Hits Intoxicated Pedestrian

Daniel Allen Marshman
On May 25, 2013, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Ocean City Police responded to a pedestrian collision on Baltimore Avenue north of 19th Street. The pedestrian, identified as Gina Marie Corio, 26, of Staten Island, NY was intoxicated, did not use a marked crosswalk and failed to yield to a vehicle when she was struck by an SUV driven by Daniel Allen Marshman, 46, of Gordonville, PA.

During the on-scene investigation, witnesses related to officers that Marshman, had been driving the vehicle at the time of the collision, Officers also suspected that Marshman was under the influence of alcohol. Officers, who suspected that Marshman was under the influence of alcohol, administered a field sobriety test, which he was not able to successfully complete. Marshman was charged with Driving under the influence of alcohol and agreed to a chemical test.  The results of the test indicated a .15 Breath Alcohol Concentration (BrAC).  Corio, who was also under the influence of alcohol, was cited for illegally being in the roadway.

Ocean City Police are committed to enforcing drunk driving and pedestrian safety. Police urge citizens to utilize the many safe modes of transportation available in the town of Ocean City.   Citizens are also reminded to always use marked crosswalks and “Walk Smart”.

Ocean City Police Department

Saturday, September 8, 2012


On August 24 and August 30, 2012, OCPD patrol officers discovered two different OceanCity boardwalk businesses selling smoking devices fashioned in a manner to smoke controlled dangerous substances.

At the time of the discovery the items were seized.  At the “Shore Side Shop” (106 South Atlantic Ave) on August 24th the suspected CDS smoking devices were discovered by police in a box on the floor behind the counter.   On August 30th, at the “NY Piercing” (409 Atlantic Ave) the suspected CDS smoking devices were observed in a large glass case.   At the time of this discovery, the suspected contraband was found in the proximity of various items that promoted the use of Marijuana such as: ash trays, t-shirts and statues all displaying Marijuana leaves.

The business owners are identified as: (Shore Side Shop owner) – Benjamin Darmony, 48, of Berlin, Maryland and (NY Piercing owner) – Claude Darmony, 23, of Ocean City.

During the investigation, Ocean City Police consulted with the Worcester County States Attorney and determined the items were in violation of the Maryland Criminal Law Article prohibiting the sale of such items of CDS Paraphernalia.

On August 30th and 31st, OCPD officers made application for charges for these two business owners with the Ocean City District Court Commissioner and received charges for possession and distribution of CDS Paraphernalia.

Ocean City Police had previously met with both men in June 2012, and furnished them with a 15-page packet containing the Maryland Criminal Law Article governing CDS Paraphernalia, with explanations and examples of what constituted CDS paraphernalia.

The Ocean City Police Department will continue its strict enforcement of all laws related to the illegal possession and distribution of controlled dangerous substance and associated paraphernalia.  Persons and or businesses involved in the use, sale or possession of these illegal substances, will be charged with these violations and prosecuted.

Ocean City Police Department New Release

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Arrest Made In Berlin Raid

BERLIN, Md.- Authorities say a month-long investigation related to the distribution of crack cocaine in Berlin has led to the arrest of an 38-year-old man on a variety of drug charges.

The Worcester County Sheriff's Office said the probe revealed that Alford Hardy of Berlin was distributing various quantities of crack cocaine from a home on Dinges Road. On Friday, Aug. 5, police executed a search and seizure warrant at the home.

During the raid, Hardy was placed under arrest for distribution of crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, and possession of crack cocaine.

Hardy was locked up in the Worcester County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Ocean City Police Department Narcotics Unit and the Maryland State Police– Berlin Barrack.