Police initiated an investigation after a video of the incident surfaced online. With assistance from numerous tips from citizens regarding the incident, officers were able to identify the driver of the vehicle as Harry M. Huntsman, 25, of Millersville, MD. Huntsman was subsequently stopped in Ocean City on May 30 for an additional traffic violation and was issued the citations for the May 16 incident at that time.
Huntsman was charged with the following traffic offenses:
- Driving motor vehicle in a manner intended to cause skidding
- Driving spinning wheels
- Driving motor vehicle in a manner intended to cause excessive noise
- Failure to drive right of center
- Negligent driving
- Reckless driving
The Ocean City Police Department is reminding residents and visitors of Ocean City that negligent and reckless driving behavior is extremely dangerous and could quickly result in tragedy. In an effort to keep Ocean City streets safe for motorists and pedestrians, similar driving behavior will be met with strict enforcement and zero tolerance.
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