On 7/25/2012, members of the Downtown Unit, were conducting checks of the 1st blk of E. Patrick St. in reference to continuing complaints of panhandling. While conducting this operation OFC. Pyon observed a subject who was later identified as a Brian Michael Hicks in the area of the 1st blk of E. Patrick St. approach a female. OFC. Pyon shortly after that made contact with the female who the Hicks subject contact. She advised that the Hicks subject asked her for money for bus fare. She advised that she then gave him some money for the bus fare. Upon obtaining this information, OFC. Pyon then contacted Hicks and placed him under arrest for panhandling.
The Frederick Police Department is continuing to address quality of life issues within the City of Frederick. The department will continue to partner with city residents and business owners in furtherance of this goal.
Arrestees: Brian Michael Hicks DOB: 12/07/1978
200 blk of W. South St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Arresting Officer: OFC. Scott Pyon #366
Officer Preparing Release: Cpl. Charles A. Snyder #341
Investigating Officer: N/A
Case Report Number: 12-46211