OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 14, 2015): The Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division’s Narcotics Unit recently completed multiple drug enforcement buy-bust operations. The buy-bust operations took place at various locations throughout Ocean City during the month of June in an effort to remove drugs from the community. These undercover operations led to 23 drug transactions and 37 drug distribution arrests.
During the undercover operations, detectives seized numerous drugs including marijuana, cocaine and other fake controlled dangerous substances. Detectives also seized four weapons and nearly $3,000 in U.S. currency.
The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) would like to thank the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Enforcement Team (CET) for their assistance in the drug enforcement operations. The CET consists of members of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police. Narcotics Unit detectives were also assisted by the OCPD Special Enforcement Unit, Major Crimes Unit and Patrol Division.
Citizens are reminded that undercover officers continue to conduct drug enforcement operations throughout the year to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors. Drug activity often leads to more serious criminal incidents and the OCPD Narcotics Unit is dedicated to keeping the citizens of Ocean City safe.