BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police have arrested 12 people in connection with a human trafficking investigation in Ocean City.

The Ocean City Police Department received assistance from the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, Maryland State Police, and Homeland Security Investigations during the investigation.

The following suspects were arrested on prostitution charges, except Richard Campbell, who was arrested on a drug charge:

  • John E. Buffington, 27, of Alexandria, VA
  • Obed E. Cabrera, 25, of Ocean City, MD
  • Richard H. Campbell, 45, of Langhorne, PA
  • Mark A. Defrank, 46, of Kennett Square, PA
  • James G. Ehrisman, 33, of Berlin, MD
  • Douglas M. Entenman, 48, of Dover, DE
  • Matthew E. Killam, 48, of Salisbury, MD
  • Joseph H. Martini, 52, of Lancaster, PA
  • George E. O’Neal, 60, of Bear, DE
  • Michael S. Price, 42, of Ocean City, MD
  • James H. Rasnake, 56, of Severn, MD
  • Cristen R. Thomas, 34, of Cumberland, MD
ocean city prostitution ring mugs 12 Arrested As Part Of Human Trafficking Investigation In Ocean City

Top row, left to right: John Buffington, Obed Cabrera, Richard Campbell, Mark Defrank
Middle row, left to right: James Ehrisman, Douglas Entenman, Matthew Killam, Joseph Martini
Bottom row, left to right: George Oneal, Michael Price, James Rasnake, Cristen Thomas

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