OCEAN CITY, MD. — According to Ocean City Police at approximately 3:10 a.m. on August 7, 2015 officers on bicycle patrol observed a vehicle traveling north at a high rate of speed on the boardwalk near 1st Street. The vehicle turned around and traveled south on the boardwalk then turned west onto N. Division Street.
The vehicle stopped at the intersection of N. Division Street and Baltimore Avenue and police approached the driver. The driver stopped the vehicle for a short time then sped north on Baltimore Avenue. Nearby officers were able to locate the vehicle in the area of 8th Street and initiated a traffic stop.
Police say the driver, later identified as Derrick Lamont Freeman, 26, of 19 Dimmock Ave., Newport News, VA, failed to complete a series of field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Freeman was also issued numerous traffic citations and released on $2,500 bond.