To support ASMFC’s conservation efforts, NRP officers continued stepped up enforcement in January even though the number of fish and temperatures plummeted. During the first three weeks, officers checked more than 56 recreational anglers (vs. 34 in all of January 2014), 16 watermen (vs. 25) and 59 charter fishermen (vs. 0). They also conducted inspections of eight seafood markets and distributors. Officers logged more than 70 vessel and 100 dockside foot patrol hours.
Ocean City P.R.E.S.S Committee Aims to Combat Problem Properties
(08/07/2014) – With the number of summer rentals at its peak, various town departments have joined forces to address property issues related to noise, sanitation, overcrowding and building code violations. The Property Review and Enforcement Strategies for Safe-housing (PRESS) Committee is a group of town officials authorized to address communitywide quality of life issues.
The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently investigating a single vehicle crash that killed an Ocean City man.
The incident occurred around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon as Alfred E. Cochran, 75 of Ocean City, MD, was operating a 2007 Honda Accord eastbound on Gum Road just east of Pepper Road. As the Accord entered into a slight left curve, at an apparent high rate of speed, the vehicle drove off the south edge of the road and struck a culvert pipe causing it to vault into the air.