Ocean Pines Woman Charged in Credit Card Thefts

Ocean Pines Police have charged a female resident with multiple counts of theft, as the result of a criminal complaint.

According to the incident report, a 70 year-old woman had reported her credit cards stolen on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. The complainant told a responding officer that her credit cards were used at the Walmart located in Berlin, Maryland.

An Ocean Pines police officer reviewed surveillance video at the Walmart. Store management provided police with pictures of a female, wearing a red jacket, purchasing a flat-screen television using the victim’s stolen credit card. The 70 year-old woman was able to positively identified the female in surveillance pictures at Walmart to be her daughter, Heather Lynn Camp, 43, of Ocean Pines, police said.

Camp faces two counts of theft of credit cards, and three counts of charge of a stolen credit card, less than $500. She was taken before a District Court Commissioner, and was held on $7,500 bond at the Worcester County Jail.

Ocean Pines has a state certified, full service police agency that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department protects life and property, preserves the peace, and enforces all state and county laws, including traffic laws, in a fair and impartial manner. All sworn officers attend 23 weeks of intensive police training at the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy in Salisbury, Maryland . Upon graduation, all officers are certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission.

For more information, contact Denise Sawyer, director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Ocean Pines Association, at (410) 641-7717 ext. 3006 or dsawyer@oceanpines.org. Be sure to add the Ocean Pines Police Department on Facebook.

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