OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Police Department responded to 597 calls for service, an average of 85 calls per day, in the week of April 16-22. The department supplied the following information for the week:
Sunday, April 16: 67 calls for service, 14 motor vehicle stops, 32 property checks, four alarms, 10 fire calls and 10 EMS calls
Monday, April 17: 95 calls for service, 16 vehicle stops, one accident, 40 property checks, two alarms, eight fire calls and 16 EMS calls
Accident, 55th Street and West Avenue, at 1:29 p.m.
Criminal mischief, 800 block of Pennlyn Place, at 11:57 p.m.
Tuesday, April 18: 75 calls for service, 26 vehicle stops, one accident, 20 property checks, one alarm, three fire calls and five EMS calls
Drug investigation, Route 52, one in custody, at 7:56 a.m.
Accident, 1000 block of Simpson Avenue, at 10:48 a.m.
Wednesday, April 19: 98 calls for service, 23 vehicle stops, 40 property checks, one alarm, two fire calls and six EMS calls
Domestic violence, West 17th Street, at 8:03 p.m.
Fight, 800 block of Haven Avenue, at 9:10 p.m.
Thursday, April 20: 103 calls for service, 23 vehicle stops, one accident, 49 property checks, three alarms, seven fire calls and seven EMS calls
Accident, 300 block of Wesley Avenue, at 3:58 p.m.
Friday, April 21: 81 calls for service, 20 vehicle stops, 28 property checks, five alarms, four fire calls and eight EMS calls
Verbal dispute, 700 block of Eighth Street, at 7:17 a.m.
Saturday, April 22: 77 calls for service, 19 vehicle stops, one accident, 34 property checks, three alarms, four fire calls and seven EMS calls
Public service announcements:
When traveling on the Route 52 causeway, New Jersey state law requires vehicles to keep right and pass left. The speed limit on the bridge is 45 mph.
Bicycle riders must obey all motor vehicle laws similar to the driver of a motor vehicle. They must stop at stop signs, traffic lights and ride with the flow of traffic. Riders are not pedestrians and do not have the same right of way as a pedestrian when crossing the street at an intersection.
It is a violation of a city ordinance to have dogs on the boardwalk at any time of the year.
Ocean City police will participate in the UText, UDrive, UPay program until April 21.