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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

First-Degree Assault Arrest After Store Stabbing

OCEAN CITY — A Columbia, Md. man was charged with first-degree assault last week for his role in an attack, including a stabbing, of another man in a downtown convenience store early last Friday morning.

Just after midnight last Friday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the 9th Street Beer and Wine store in reference to a report of several individuals who were fighting inside the store, but prior to the officers’ arrival, it was learned the combatants had already fled the area on foot. However, around the same time the officers’ received a call from the staff of a nearby Boardwalk hotel that there were three African-American males in the lobby, one of which was bleeding from his face and legs.

OCPD officers responded to the hotel lobby and found the three males, one of whom was lying on a couch and bleeding from his legs and chin. The officers called for EMTs and began interviewing the victim, who told police he had been jumped by three men inside the beer and wine market on 9th Street. The victim said during the fight he had sustained the wounds to his legs, which were bleeding profusely, and that he believed he had been stabbed multiple times.

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Now fellow OC residents, I must ask you which is worse:

(1) this type of behavior where NON-local thugs come to town, looking for retribution of friends "MOOT" getting beaten up, then finding/doing the same thing/worse stabbing to another human being. Mind you, without a care their identities are taken via picture or with easy identifying clothes i.e., with cheetah underwear hanging outside of their low riding pants.

OR

(2) Cruisers who ALSO NON-locals, but come with wallets bulging with LOTS o'cash to spend in our town. Yes, a few rowdies ruin the overall GRAY BEARD weekend and the noise (when it doesn't rain) can be/is a bit annoying...

Which is better to have in our town? (Sorry for this experiment a choice must be picked.)? 1 or 2 1 or 2 ONE or two.

Can do the EXACT same experiment with our bikers too! Lots o'cash, gray beards enjoying a weekend without riots/fighting. ANYONE care to remember a couple of summers ago (August I believe) when the thugs on the beach (including a pregnant thug) got into a fight with the lifeguards/police. Someone got a vid on the phone, sent it to a DC tv station. Woman lost her baby, but the commotion the thugs put on our policemen.

1 or 2? (the answer is very clear!)

Anonymous said...

I agree with 3:14 but our mayor and council target the cruisers, smokers, boardwalk performers, and topless women. You know tourism has declined dramatically because the boardwalk, and most of downtown, is thug central at night. Everybody in town knows it, but no one dares speak out loud about it. It seems that the voters want the status quo - they never go downtown anyway and to them it's more important to be able to hobnob with the mayor than take him to task for bringing all the thugs here and not letting the police keep them in line.

Anonymous said...

bmore? bringing the hood to a city near you! shame the homeowners have to deal with all this crime and trash so a few business owners who only live there for the summer can make bank at everyone else's expense!