A Frederick man has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Assault and 1st and 2nd Degree Child Abuse
On 08/05/2014 at approximately 4:35 PM, Frederick Police detectives responded to Frederick Memorial Hospital for a Child Abuse report. Detective McKinney was assigned as the primary investigator in this case.
Through the subsequent investigation it was determined that the child received multiple injuries requiring medical treatment consistent with child abuse. Brandon Renuldo Barnes was identified as the suspect responsible for the abuse to the child.
On 08/13/2014 Det. McKinney applied for charges against Barnes. An arrest warrant was issued on 08/13/2014 charging Barnes with the below listed offenses. Barnes was charged as an adult in this case due to the nature of the injuries and abuse. Barnes was located by Frederick Police detectives in Montgomery County Maryland on 08/13/2014, and taken into custody without incident. Barnes was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner.
This investigation is still on-going and the Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Detective Shawn McKinney at 301-600-1266. Callers may remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS. (8477)
In order to protect the identity of the victim in this case additional details will not be released.
Barnes, Brandon Renuldo
No Fixed Address
(1) Child Abuse 1st Degree
(1) Child Abuse 2nd Degree
(1) 1st Degree Assault
Investigator: Detective Shawn McKinney
Author: A/Corporal Petruzzello
A/Corporal Steven Petruzzello
Criminal Investigation Division
Frederick Maryland Police Department
301-600-4110 | 240-674-7149 (preferred point of contact)