The Ocean City Police Department busted a human trafficking operation on Thursday, Friday and Saturday that yielded 12 arrests.
Officers worked alongside the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, Maryland State Police and Homeland Security Investigations.
Investigators arrested the following individuals during the operation, which began Sept. 14 and ended Sept. 16:
John E. Buffington, 27, of Alexandria, Virginia
Obed E. Cabrera, 25, of Ocean City, Maryland
Richard H. Campbell, 45, of Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Mark A. Defrank, 46, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
James G. Ehrisman, 33, of Berlin, Maryland
Douglas M. Entenman, 48, of Dover, Delaware
Matthew E. Killam, 48, of Salisbury, Maryland
Joseph H. Martini, 52, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
George E. O’Neal, 60, of Bear, Delaware
Michael S. Price, 42, of Ocean City, Maryland
James H. Rasnake, 56, of Severn, Maryland
Cristen R. Thomas, 34, of Cumberland, Maryland