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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Juvenile Charged in Teen’s Death

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has charged a juvenile male in the October shooting death of a 14-year-old.

On October 15, 2022, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to 90 Waverley Drive, for a reported shoo...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

FPD Investigates Fatal Stabbing

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The Frederick Police Department is actively investigating an incident involving a fatal stabbing that occurred on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at approximately 9:44 p.m. 

Officers responded to the parking lot of a business establishment along N. McCai...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

FPD Makes Arrest for Possession of Loaded Handgun

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On May 7, 2023, officers with the Frederick Police Department’s patrol squad A made an arrest of a Frederick man in possession of a handgun.

At approximately 2:05 p.m., OFC. Gerand along with several other officers from FPD patrol squad A were di...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

FPD Arrests One In Connection To 2022 Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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The Frederick Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Hillcrest Dr in Oct. 2022. 

Ja'Kwon Howard has been arrested in connection to a multiple vehicle crash that resulted in the de...

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Posted on: April 20, 2023

2023 Frederick Running Festival

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The Frederick Police Department is excited to announce their support for the upcoming Frederick Running Festival, taking place on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2023. This annual event brings over 4,000 people to the city, including runners, their fam...

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Frederick Police Investigate Stabbing on W 2nd St.

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At 11:13 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a call for a stabbing that occurred in the Unit Block of W. Second St.  
Upon responding, officers located two male victims, both of whom had wou...
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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Update: FPD Charges Suspect in Strong Armed Robbery

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The Frederick Police Department has charged an individual in relation to a strong-armed robbery that occurred over the weekend.

On April 01, 2023, at approximately 9:43 a.m., officers responded to the 1300 Block of W. Seventh Street for a report of a stron...

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Posted on: April 1, 2023

Frederick Police Department Investigates Strong Arm Robbery

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On April 01, 2023, at approximately 9:43 members of the Frederick Police Department, responded to the Giant Eagle on W. 7th Street for the report of a strong-armed robbery.  The suspect who was described as a African American male, 45-50 years ol...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

FPD Releases the 2022 Annual Report

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The Frederick Police Department is proud to release the Annual Report for the calendar year 2022. The posting of this information is focused on our continuing efforts to build trust and legitimacy with those that we serve.

The annual report provides the co...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Attempted 1st-Degree Murder Suspect

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At approximately 6:37 a.m. on March 31, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 600 Block of Wyngate Drive for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, first-responding officers located a single victim, a man in his sixties, and ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2023

UPDATE: FPD Investigates Incident Near Frederick High School

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on the incident that occurred this afternoon at Baker Park. 

 Upon further investigation it is evident that a stabbing did not occur. The victim, a FCPS student, was involved in an al...

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Posted on: March 30, 2023

FPD Investigates Stabbing Near Frederick High School

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On Thursday, March 30, 2023, at approximately 2:30 p.m., officers from The Frederick Police Department were dispatched to Frederick High School for a report of a fight that took place off school property.

Upon arrival, officers located a FCPS student suffe...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

FPD releases statement on declination of charges in officer-involved shooting

The following is a statement from Chief of Police Jason Lando:

"The Frederick Police Department recently received a letter of declination from the Frederick County State’s Attorneys Office, meaning the office will not pursue prosecution agai...

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

City to partner with Elks Lodge to hold community meeting

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In response to two serious crimes that occurred this past weekend, The City of Frederick is working to reassure residents of their safety and will be hosting a community meeting next week to share available information ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Stabbing

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division continues to investigate a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 400 Block of North Market Street on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

 Around 1:15 a.m., on 3/18/23, officers respo...

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Firearm and Drug Offenses

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The Frederick Police Department's Tactical Investigations Unit have made an arrest of a Frederick man in possession of drugs and a handgun.

 On March 20, 2023, officers with with Frederick Police Departments TIU conducted a traffic stop o...

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Posted on: March 19, 2023

FPD Detectives Investigate Fatal Stabbing

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an early morning incident that led to one person being fatally stabbed.

On Saturday, March 18, 2023, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers from Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of North ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2023

Frederick Police Investigate Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an incident that led to one person being shot.

On Saturday, March 18, 2023, around 4:30 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 block of West All Saints St. after an officer in...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

FPD Major Crimes Unit Charges Armed Robbery Suspect: Looking To Locate

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In February, detectives assigned to the Major Crimes Unit obtained an arrest warrant charging Dante Martes Whiten with three commercial robberies occurring between September 2022 and February 2023. All three robberies occurred at different convenience sto...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Lane closure near tanker fire to take place Wednesday

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Commuters should expect some delays Wednesday if traveling northbound on U.S. Route 15, near Saturday’s tanker explosion. 

The far-right lane of U.S. Route 15 north will be closed for environmental crews to continue conducting cleanup in...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

FPD Arrests Juvenile In Commercial Robbery Case

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On Monday, March 6, 2023, at approximately 12:01 PM, officers of the Frederick Police Departments Patrol Squad A, responded to the 600 block of N. Market Street for a report of a commercial robbery.

Upon arrival, officers were notified that a male was atte...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

UPDATE: Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Critical Missing Teen

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on a critically missing teen, originally reported on 2/25/23. 

On February 25, 2023, the Frederick Police Department began investigating a missing person's report in reference to Limb...

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Posted on: February 16, 2023

FPD releases 2022 Community Policing Report

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The Frederick Police Department is proud to release the 2022 Community Policing Report. The posting of this information is focused on our continuing efforts to build trust and legitimacy with those that we serve, and are modeled after the recommendations ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2023

FPD Recognizes SRO Appreciation Day at Butterfly Ridge

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The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) has declared Feb. 15, “National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day.” Schools and communities across the United States are recognizing and celebrating their SRO&rsqu...

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Posted on: February 9, 2023

FPD seeking assistance identifying suspects involved in two separate robberies

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Detectives with The Frederick Police Department are seeking assistance in identifying and locating two men suspected to have committed two separate robberies in Frederick. In both robberies, the suspect is described as being a black male with a thick buil...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Rape Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested a man on several sex offense charges.  

On Jan. 20, 2023, members of the Frederick Police Department’s, Major Crimes Unit were contacted about a 13-year-old teenager being solic...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Mayor O'Connor, Chief Lando issue statement regarding footage release of Tyre Nichols beating

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Mayor Michael O'Connor and Chief Jason Lando have issued the following statements in response to the release of video footage of the actions by police that led to the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee. 

From Mayor O'Con...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

FPD notes increase in theft from motor vehicles

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Over the past several weeks, the Frederick Police Department has been contacted with thirty-one theft from motor vehicle cases. A common theme in these crimes is that a valuable item is in plain view. Reports indicate suspects are entering vehicles throug...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Fire in Ice Festival returns to the City next weekend

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Thousands of spectators are expected for the annual Fire in Ice event next weekend. The event hosted by the Downtown Frederick Partnership will be held Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4.

The Frederick Police Department would like to remind residents, com...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

FPD partners with MSD for new comfort dog

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The Frederick Police Department is excited to welcome its second comfort dog to the department. 

Fred, a two-year-old yellow lab, was donated by Hero Dogs, Inc., a Maryland 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that improves the quality of life for ou...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

FPD investigating officer involved shooting

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On Jan. 23, 2023, approximately 12:34 a.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a man firing shots inside his residence in the 2600 block of Monocacy Ford Road. 

Additional information indicated that the man&...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

FPD seeking assistance in identifying graffiti suspects

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an increased number of reports of graffiti in the City of Frederick. Since Dec. 25, 2022, FPD has received a total of 15 reports for graffiti around the city's public parks and parking decks.&n...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

FPD Supervisor of Records awarded Accreditation Manager Certification

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The Frederick Police Department would like to congratulate our Manager of Records and Agency Accreditation, Dana Kelly, for being the recipient of the November 2022 CALEA Accreditation Manager Certification Award.

According to the CALEA announcement, “The ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

FPD investigating pedestrian struck by vehicle

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On Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, at 5:46 a.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to the on-ramp from Md. 40 Eastbound and U.S. 15 Southbound for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. 

Upon arriving, Emergency Medical Services providers we...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

FPD arrests suspects in November stabbing

The Frederick Police Department has apprehended and charged a man and a woman in connection to a reported stabbing that occurred on Waverley Drive in Frederick in November. 

At approximately 4:40 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2022, officers with the Frederick ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

FPD arrests one in October firearms discharge

The Frederick Police Department has arrested one individual in relation to a firearm discharge that occurred in October. 

On Oct. 15th, 2022 at approximately 1:30 AM, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of Pennsy...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Two for New Years Eve Homicide

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The Frederick Police Department has arrested two individuals in relation to an early morning homicide that occurred on New Years Eve.

 

On December 31, 2022, at approximately 4:47 AM, officers of the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to t...

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

FPD Commander graduates from Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command

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The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Lt. Aaron Lapp from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. Lieutenant Lapp became the second person from the Frederick Police Department to ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

FPD identifies arrested suspects in S. Market Street firearms discharge

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The Frederick Police Department has arrested the second suspect involved in a firearms discharge in the area of South Market Street, W. All Saints Street and Ice Street. 

At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, the Frederick Police Depart...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Fatal pedestrian-involved crash investigated by FPD

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On Dec. 11, 2022 at approximately 6 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of West Patrick Street and Willowdale Drive for a motor vehicle crash with injury involving a pedestrian. 

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

FPD arrests one for firearms charges along Golden Mile

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On Dec. 9, 2022, at approximately 2:16 p.m., The Frederick Police Department received several calls for a disturbance and the sound of gunshots. Callers advised that an altercation took place around the area of Key Parkway and Willowdale Drive.

 

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

One apprehended, none injured in officer-involved firearm discharge; one suspect at-large

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At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, the Frederick Police Department received multiple reports of gunfire in the Unit Block of South Market Street near the area of W. All Saints Street. The calls described two individuals in a confrontation th...

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Posted on: November 26, 2022

La policía de Frederick advierte a la comunidad sobre la estafa de rescate de secuestro virtual

El Departamento de Policía de Frederick advierte a la comunidad de un aumento de estafas fraudulentas de rescate

En noviembre de 2022, el Departamento de Policía de Frederick investigó dos incidentes relacionados con una es...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Frederick Police Warns Community of Virtual Kidnapping Ransom Scam

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In November of 2022, the Frederick Police Department investigated two occurrences related to a virtual kidnapping ransom scam.  During these in...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

FPD seeking assistance locating missing male

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance locating a 17-year-old male, who has been missing since June. 

Walter Javier Martinez, 17, was last seen in the area of Wellington Court and may have left in a blue vehicle. He is five-foot-fou...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Mayor O'Connor to call for closed session

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Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a Closed Session on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.  Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Aldermen to convene in Closed Session at City Hall.  

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

FPD seeking assistance in firearm discharge cases

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The Frederick Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in relation to two firearm discharges that occurred.

 

On Oct. 15th, 2022 at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers were called to the 100 Block of Pennsylvania Ave in Lucas Vil...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

The Frederick Police Department Charges Juvenile with firearms crimes

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On Oct. 24, 2022, at approximately 4:26 pm, The Frederick Police Department received numerous calls for a shooting that was said to have occurred at the intersection of Thomas Johnson Drive and Christophers Crossing. Initial reports indicated one person h...

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Posted on: October 23, 2022

Frederick Police investigate stabbing on North Market Street

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On Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers from Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of North Market Street for a report of a stabbing. 

Upon arrival, officers located three victims who suffered non-life threat...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

FPD identifies victim in fatal pedestrian-involved crash

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team continues to investigate a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles and pedestrians.

 

On Oct. 6, 2022, at 4:32 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patro...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

FPD investigating fatal crash involving pedestrians

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On Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at approximately 4:32 p.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Hillcrest Drive and Consett Place for a report of a vehicle crash.

Upon arrival, officers located two pedestrians that had been struck by a moto...

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Posted on: September 11, 2022

FPD makes arrest in Weapons Complaint

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On 09/11/2022, at approximately 10:28 AM, officers of the Frederick Police Department, responded to the area of S Market St and W All Saints St for report of a weapons complaint. Upon arrival, officers were notified of a male, later identified as Donald L...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

FPD signs on to 30x30 pledge to increase female representation in policing

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Today, in recognition of National Women in Policing Day, the Frederick Police Department is proud to announce its commitment to joining the 30x30 pledge, a national effort aimed at increasing female representation in police work.  

 

The 3...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Frederick County SAO declines to prosecute officers involved in November taser incident

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On November 12th, 2021, the Frederick Police Department was called to a residence on Greenleese Drive for an individual behaving erratically. Officers arrived to find Daniel Michael Holley, 23, unclothed, sweating profusely, and pacing back-and-forth.&...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Man charged with reckless endangerment after unintentional discharge nearly strikes infant

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At approximately 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, officers responded to the 1400 Block of Key Parkway for what was initially reported as a building explosion. 

Upon arriving on scene, officers and other emergency personnel quickly determined that...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Elks Parade to cause road closures, parking restrictions in downtown Frederick

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The Frederick Police Department and Department of Public Works will be providing road closure assistance for the Elks parade on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 2-5 p.m.

The parade participants will stage near the All Saints Parking Deck, which will not be accessible ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Frederick Police conducting crash investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating an crash with injuries. 

On Thursday Aug. 11, at 8:14 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the ar...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Proactive policing leads to several firearms arrests by FPD officers

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Proactive patrol stops by the Frederick Police Department have resulted in multiple seizures of illegal firearms, including two “ghost guns.” 

“The Frederick Police Department’s patrol division works diligen...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Mayor and Board approve $19.8 million contract for FPD Headquarters

The City of Frederick Mayor and Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Thursday night a $19.8 million contract with Waynesboro Construction Company for design-build services of a new police headquarters at 100 E. All Saints Street. 

“The...

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Posted on: July 23, 2022

FPD investigating downtown homicide

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At approximately 3:30 a.m. on July 23, 2022 an FPD officer was patrolling the North Market Street area when he heard a gunshot in the 300 Block of North Market Street.

Upon arriving on scene, the officer located an individual, later identified as Michael I...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

FPD arrests two in commercial robbery

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested two men who committed a commercial robbery.

On July 22, 2022, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Frederick Police responded to a convenience store in the 200 Block of Amber Drive.

Officers from the F...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Hagerstown man arrested in shooting that injured two

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The Frederick Police Department has arrested and charged a suspect in the double shooting of two victims earlier this month. 

 

At approximately 1 a.m. Tuesday July 5, officers responded to a shooting in the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge Dri...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Frederick Police investigating shots fired incident

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that resulted in one residence being struck. 

At approximately 5:15 p.m., FPD received a call for a group of males in the area of Hillcrest Elementary School acting suspicious...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

FPD investigates stabbing that injured two

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating an incident that led to two people being stabbed.

 On July 10, 2022, around 2:36 AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of 90 Wa...

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Posted on: July 9, 2022

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing woman

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a missing adult female, Elizabeth Jean Goldberg, of Frederick. Elizabeth has been missing since June 2022. Loved ones have reported that her last known whereabouts were ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2022

FPD arrests male for firearm, drug offenses

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On July 1, 2022 at approximately 11:00 p.m., Officer Solano and Officer Inman were on routine patrol in the area of the 400 block of North Market Street. During that time, they observed a vehicle approach them from behind with a headlight not working. The...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

FPD investigating shooting that left two injured

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At approximately 1 a.m. Tuesday July 5, 2022, the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge for reports of gunshots in the area. 

Upon arriving on scene, officers determined a shooting had occurred and located an adu...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

FPD charges man for sex abuse of a minor

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On May 29, 2022, The Frederick Police Department received notification of a possible sex offense involving a juvenile victim. The case was assigned to Det. Skelly of the Major Crimes Unit to investigate. With the assistance of Child Protective Services, D...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Update: Traffic signal repairs along West Patrick Street corridor complete

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Update: The traffic signals along the West Patrick Street corridor have been completed, and the signals are back up and running. 

The City of Frederick is experiencing several traffic signal outages along the West Patrick Street corridor. ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

FPD seeking assistance locating missing man

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance locating a critically missing male. Alexander Scott Henry, 26, was last seen on June 27, around 3:30 p.m. leaving his residence. He was driving a 2016 white Toyota Camry with the tag 9ET8364. Anyone wi...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Portion of East Street to be closed for Pride Parade

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, The City of Frederick will welcome thousands of people to downtown for the annual Pride Parade. 

To accommodate crowds that will be traveling along Carroll Creek Linear Park for the duration of the event, a portion of E...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

FPD warrant leads to two arrests on gun, drug trafficking charges

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The Frederick Police Department early Friday morning arrested and charged two Frederick men for firearm and drug trafficking, seizing five firearms, more than 1,000 grams of illegal drugs and thousands of dollars in a search and seizure operation that was...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

FPD makes arrest in Providence Court stabbing

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With the assistance of several partnering agencies, the Frederick Police Department has apprehended and charged a man wanted in a March stabbing in the City of Frederick.

 

At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 25, the Frederick Police Depart...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

FPD arrests one in May firearms discharge

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On May 3, 2022, around 2:32 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge Drive for a reported firearm discharge. While officers responded, additional 911 calls were ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2022

FPD makes handgun arrest during traffic stop

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On May 30, 2022 at approximately 0330hrs, Officer Davies was on routine patrol in the area of Baughmans  Lane and W. Patrick St. At this time, Officer Davies observed a vehicle having improperly illuminated registration plates. A subsequent traff...

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Posted on: May 21, 2022

FPD investigating North Market Street shooting

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At approximately 2:00 a.m. Saturday, May 21 2022 patrol officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of North Market Street after hearing what sounded like gun fire. 

Upon arrival officers determined an incident did occ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

FPD signs on to Active Bystander for Law Enforcement training program

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The Frederick Police Department is excited to announce its participation in the ABLE program. A project out of Georgetown Law's Center for Innovations in Community Safety, ABLE stands for Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement, a training progr...

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Posted on: May 14, 2022

FPD investigating firearm discharge that damaged two residences

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On May13th, at approximately 1 a.m., The Frederick Police Department received reports for a firearm discharge in the 800 Block of Jubal Way. Upon arriving officers located numerous bullet shell casings and found that two residences were struck by bullets....

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Emergency lane closure on Monocacy Boulevard

A lane on westbound Monocacy Boulevard will be closed between South Street and the ramp to U.S. 70 for the next one to two weeks due to a sinkhole next to the road. 

The lane closure is precautionary as the sinkhole is not in the roadway, but is i...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Frederick police respond to firearms discharge

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On May 3, 2022, around 2:30 p.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area of 1000 Heather Ridge Drive for a reported discharge of a firearm. While officers were responding, additional 911 calls were ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

FPD seeking assistance identifying woman involved in armed robbery case

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a woman suspected to have committed an armed robbery with a knife last week. 

A white female committed an armed robbery with a knife from a business establishment in...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

City to issue taxicab permits

The City of Frederick Taxicab Commission has thirty-one (31) taxicab permits available. 

A person wishing to obtain a new taxicab permit must submit to the Taxicab Administrative Agency, on or before May 15, 2022:

  • A City of Frederick Taxicab Permit...
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Posted on: April 25, 2022

FPD designating areas "Selective Traffic Enforcement Zones"

The Frederick Police Department continues to work towards safer streets in and around the City of Frederick. Officers designated as traffic specialists use data and citizen complaint information to designate locations within the city as “selecti...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing woman

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating Crystalle Victoria Rivers, 38. FPD received a missing person’s report for Crystalle at the end of March, as she was reported to last be seen at her residence in the area of W. 13t...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

City of Frederick prepares for Frederick Running Festival

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Thousands of runners and spectators will be on hand for the annual Frederick Running Festival April 30-May 1. It will start with a Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 30 at 5 p.m., followed by the Twilight 5K race at 6 p.m. The 5K route begi...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Frederick Police Note Increase in Thefts from Cars via Broken Windows

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Over the past several weeks, the Frederick Police Department has noted an increase in theft from vehicle cases where the suspect has gained access by breaking car windows. The common theme in these crimes is that a valuable item was in plain view, and a w...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

FPD to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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The Frederick Police Department is celebrating the second full week of April (April 10-16) as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This week, sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and celebra...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

FPD Detectives Make Arrest For Shooting on Heather Ridge Drive

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a man involved in a firearms discharge in February.

 

On Feb. 22, 2022, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to 1000 Heather Ridge Drive, in F...

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Posted on: March 26, 2022

FPD identifies suspect in stabbing investigation

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At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 25, the Frederick Police Department received a 911 call in the area of 1100 Block of Providence Court. Patrol officers located an adult female who had been stabbed in the torso. She was transported to an area tr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

FPD investigating stabbing that left one injured

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At approximately 8:45 a.m. on Friday, March 25, the Frederick Police Department received a 911 call from a residence in the 1100 Block of Providence Court. Upon responding, officers located an adult female victim who had been stabbed in the upper body. Th...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

FPD utilizing new technology to increase communication with residents

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At a time when communication and engagement with our residents is more important than ever the Frederick Police Department has expanded its efforts in those arenas with the launch of SPIDR Tech software effective March 28, 2022.   

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

FPD makes arrest in theft from motor vehicle case

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Earlier this month, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of Harlan Way for a report of a subject attempting to gain entry into vehicles in the neighborhood.  

Upon arriving to the scene, a complainant positively...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

FPD makes two illegal firearms possession arrests in Heather Ridge Drive area

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FPD has served five arrest warrants, charged 4 individuals for offenses related to controlled dangerous substances and arrested a man on criminal and traffic charges who attempted flee from police following a traffic stop.

Since March 1, the Frederick Police Department has increased its presence and enforcement efforts in the Heather Ridge Drive area in response to reports of multiple firearm discharges in the area dating back to the beginning of the year.  

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

FPD increasing patrols in Hillcrest area for youth pedestrian safety

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The Frederick Police Department has responded to three reports of unknown individuals approaching school children in the Hillcrest area over the last two weeks. The police department has investigated these reports, and while we have not been able to estab...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City employee injured in assault while performing street maintenance

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At approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 7, 2022, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400 Block of Willow Ave. for a call for service. Upon responding to the scene, officers located an individual, who was later determined to be a Cit...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City road closures March 8 for funeral services

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The Frederick Police Department will be conducting street closures to assist the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office with funeral procession services for Deputy First Class Kenny Olander on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.  

The services will begin at 11:00 ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

FPD investigating gunfire that caused property damage

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating an individual, or individuals, involved in a firearms discharge earlier this week. 

On Feb. 22, 2022, at approximately 8:45 p.m., FPD received several reports for shots fired in the...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

FPD makes arrest in stabbing incident

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On Feb. 24, 2022 at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Frederick Police Department received a call for a stabbing that had occurred in a residence on Victoria Square in Frederick City. When patrol officers arrived, they located a male victim that had been stabb...

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Police News
Posted on: February 20, 2022

FPD locates missing man alive; transported for treatment

At approximately 7:40 p.m. Saturday Feb. 19, 2022 the Frederick Police Department received a report for a critical missing person. 

 

FPD learned Charles Frazier, 61, of Frederick, had been missing since about 12 p.m. FPD searched the Worm...

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Police News
Posted on: February 20, 2022

Frederick Police Searching for Missing Frederick Man

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The Frederick Police Department is searching for a missing man in the Wormans Mill area. 

The Frederick Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in locating Charles Frazier. 

Mr. Frazier is a black male and is 61 years...

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Police News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Update: Two officers, one suspect shot in officer involved shooting

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On Feb. 11, 2022 at approximately 12:45 p.m. the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Key Parkway and Waverley Drive for a report of a suspicious person that was possibly armed. 

Upon responding to the scene, two Frederick Police O...

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Police News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

FPD investigating officer involved shooting

On Feb. 11, 2022 at approximately 12:53 p.m. the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Key Parkway and Waverley Drive for a report of an officer involved shooting.

This is an active investigation and more information will be released at a 2:...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Frederick Police Department investigates stabbing that left one injured

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On Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, at approximately 11:50 p.m. investigators at The Frederick Police Department learned of a stabbing that occurred after a fight broke out between a group of friends at a business establishment in the 200 Block of Shorebird Street.&...

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Posted on: February 6, 2022

FPD investigating firearms discharge

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On Sunday, February 6, 2022 at approximately 12:45 am, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Coats Bridge Place and Hillcrest Drive for a report of a firearm discharge. 

Upon arriving to the scene, officers and inv...

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Police News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

FPD investigating firearm discharge in Heather Ridge Drive area

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On Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 at approximately 9 p.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 800 and 900 Blocks of Heather Ridge Drive for several reports of gunshots in the area. Upon arriving on scene, officers located evidence of g...

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Police News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

FPD makes arrest in commercial burglary investigation

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On Tuesday Jan. 25, 2022, at approximately 10:20 a.m. officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the unit block of E. Church Street at a well-known downtown business establishment for a report of a commercial burglary and destruction of pr...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

FPD charges suspect for destruction of well-known dog statue

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On Jan. 11, 2022 at approximately 8:20 a.m. officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to 22 S. Market Street, commonly known as the Federated Charities Building, for a report of a destruction of property.
Upon arrival, officers quickly discov...
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Police News
Posted on: December 27, 2021

FPD arrests male on murder charges for Routzahn's Way homicide

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The Frederick Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old male on murder charges in the Dec. 26, 2021 homicide in the 100 Block of Routzahn's Way. 
FPD identified Darin Tyler Robey, 20, of Frederick, as the suspect in the death of Jaion Antonio P...
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Police News
Posted on: December 27, 2021

FPD investigating homicide on Routzahn's Way

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At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of Routzahn’s Way for reports of a shooting.Upon arrival, investigators located one male victim, later identified as Ja...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Frederick Police arrest juvenile for S. Pendleton shooting

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has identified and arrested a juvenile male in the Dec. 20, 2021 early morning shooting that left one man injured.

 On Dec. 20, 2021, around 2:30 a.m., officers from the Frederick Polic...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

FPD provides de-escalation training to Frederick bar, restaurant staff

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The Frederick Police Department is committed to community partnerships and helping our business community and residents maintain positive relationships and act as good neighbors.  

In conjunction with its efforts in the Nighttime Economy Taskforce...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Frederick Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred overnight and left one person injured.  On Dec. 20, 2021, around 2:30 a.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Frederick Man Charged in Multiple Thefts

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The Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office have identified and charged a man responsible for numerous thefts within the county.

Between September and November 2021, the Frederick Police Department and the Frederick ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Charges Filed in Frederick Bank Robbery

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit last week charged the person responsible for a recent robbery in the City of Frederick.

On Dec. 2, 2021, officers of FPD responded to the M&T Bank on W. Seventh Street for a reported bank ro...

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Police News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Kris Kringle parade to cause significant road closures, traffic delays

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On Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, the Frederick Police Department will assist with road closures for the Kris Kringle Parade in downtown Frederick, which will cause significant delays for drivers. 

The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. and road closures will beg...

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Police News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

FPD investigating shots fired incident that damaged vehicle, residences

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident on N. Everly Drive that resulted in property damage. On Dec. 4, 2021, around 10:22 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of N. Everly Drive ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

FPD investigation leads to crack cocaine possession and trafficking arrest

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In March 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Tactical Investigations Unit (TIU) assigned to the Baltimore / Washington High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, began an investigation into an individual identified a...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Frederick Police Department investigating bank robbery

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the M&T Bank on Seventh StreetOn Dec. 2, 2021, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the M&T Bank on W Seventh Street, in Frederick City, in reference to a bank ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Frederick Police Department releases body worn camera footage of Greenleese Drive call for service

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The Frederick Police Department has released officer Body Worn Camera footage from a call for service on Nov. 12, 2021 in the 1800 Block of Greenleese Drive.

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On Friday, Nov. 12th at 7:10pm, Frederick Police were dispatched ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Frederick Police Arrest Man in Attempted Homicide

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a man who planned for and attempted to kill another person. 

On the morning of Nov. 18, 2021, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 400...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Man dies following medical emergency during police encounter; AG’s office reviewing

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On Friday, Nov. 12th at 7:10pm, Frederick Police were dispatched to a residence in the 1800 block of Greenleese Drive for a person behaving erratically.

Officers arrived to find a male who was naked, sweating profusely, pacing back and forth, and talking i...

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Police News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

FPD, DFRS invite public to attend Laird/Alcorn Memorial Bowl flag football game

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The Frederick Police Department invites the public to attend its annual flag football game against Frederick County Fire and Rescue on Nov. 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Chuck Foreman Field at Ballenger Creek Park.

The game, which started in 2015 as the Turkey Bow...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

FPD announces formation of Nighttime Economy Taskforce

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In recent months the Frederick Police Department has responded to an uptick in community concerns surrounding nighttime establishments such as bars, stores and restaurants regarding increased noise, liquor and code violations, and, in some infrequent inst...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in string of burglaries investigation

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a string of several commercial burglaries along the Route 40 corridor. 

The department is seeking assistance in identifying potential suspects in this investigation. 

If you have noticed any...

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Police News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

FPD charges suspects in Key Parkway stabbing

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On Sept. 8, 2021, at approximately 7:07 p.m., The Frederick Police Department responded to the 1100 blk of Key Parkway for a stabbing that had occurred. Upon arrival officers located a male victim with multiple stab wounds. The victim was taken to a local...

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Police News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Search and seizure warrant leads to drug arrest

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During the month of July 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department’s, Tactical Investigations Unit (TIU), assigned to the Baltimore / Washington High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, began an investigation into an indiv...

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Police News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

FPD to provide road closure assistance for Alzheimer’s walk

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The Frederick Police Department will be providing road closure assistance on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for the The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter -  “Walk to End Alzheimer’s&r...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

FPD charges two Virginia men in shooting

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On October 04, 2021, at 8:48 PM, the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 2100 Block of Old Farm Drive in reference to a discharge of a firearm.

The officers and detectives on scene located evidence of gunfire and spoke ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 29, 2021

FPD arrests two subjects for downtown church burglary

On July 5, 2021, The Frederick Police Department responded to a downtown church on E Second Street for a burglary. During the night, subjects broke into the church and stole several items from the alter that were valued over $1,000. During the investigati...

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

FPD arrests man after foot chase ends in Baker Park

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In the early evening hours of Sept. 28, 2021, an officer with the Frederick Police Department observed 21-year-old male Brett Frase sitting with a female who is known by FPD to be a minor. The officer was already aware of a protective order protecting the...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

FPD investigating potential firearms discharge

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On 09-23-2021, at approximately 6:30 pm, the Frederick Police Department received several calls from residents who believed they heard multiple gunshots in the area of Butterfly Lane and Himes Ave. Officers responded to the area, but were unable ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Search and seizure warrant leads to arrest for firearm straw purchase

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On Sept. 22, 2021 investigators from the Frederick Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant in the 1800 Block of Dulaney Court in reference to a straw purchase of a firearm. A straw purchase is an illegal firearm purchase where the buyer of...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

FPD investigates shooting that left one injured

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On September 22, 2021, at 7:31 PM, the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to 90 Waverley Drive, in Frederick City, in reference to a shooting.

The officers on the scene located and provided medical care to one adult male with a confirm...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Detectives make arrest after assault with knife

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division has arrested a woman who assaulted a person with a knife.

On Sept. 12, 2021, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 block of S Market Street for a report ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2021

FPD, FCPS respond to quell credible threat against middle school

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On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 the Frederick Police Department and Frederick County Public Schools were made aware of a credible threat against Monocacy Middle School. 

The threat originated from a social media posting involving students at Monocacy Mi...

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Police News
Posted on: September 11, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing child

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing 14-year-old kid. 

Ashi Tumanjong, 14, went missing from the 100 block of Missouri Court. He has been missing since 7:30 Saturday, September 11, 2021. 

Anyone with ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

FPD arrests suspect in stabbing case on Waverley Drive

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has made an arrest of a man who assaulted and stabbed two victims…

On Wednesday Sept. 8, 2021, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to 90 Waverley Drive for a stabbin...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

FPD make arrest in rape investigation

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On Monday, September 6, 2021 officers responded to Staley Park, at 11 W Tenth Street, for an indecent exposure complaint. Officers arrived on the scene and observed a male and female in the area. Investigators determined a witness observed the male on top...

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Posted on: August 29, 2021

FPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Frederick

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On Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 at approximately 12:10 a.m. officers responded to the area of West Patrick Street and N. Jefferson Street for a report of a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. 

Upon arrival, officers located a female passenger of...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Funeral Services for Lt. Alcorn to be live-streamed on City website

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Funeral and graveside services for Lt. Andrew Alcorn IV will be live streamed on the City’s website on Friday Aug. 27, 2021. 

Those who cannot attend the services will be able to view them at: https://frederickmd.gov/honoringalcorn

The Fr...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Services announced for public viewing, funeral for Lt. Andrew Alcorn IV

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On behalf of the Alcorn family, the Frederick Police Department has announced the viewing and funeral service plans for Lt. Andrew Alcorn IV. 

A public viewing is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday Aug. 26, 2021 at Stauffer Fune...

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Police News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

FPD to close roads for Sunday Elks Lodge Parade

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On Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, officers from the Frederick Police Department will provide road closure assistance for the Elks Lodge Parade. This will cause some traffic delays for motorists in the City.

The parade expects to have between 200-300 people marchi...

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Police News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

FPD identifies driver in fatal South Jefferson crash; cause of crash still under investigation

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On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at approximately 1:45 a.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 100 Block of South Jefferson Street, in Frederick City, for an accident with injuries.

 

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

FPD attempting to identify burglary suspects

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The Frederick Police Department is attempting to identify and locate two men in connection to two residential burglaries. 

The burglaries occurred on July 4, 2021 and July 10, 2021 in the Unit Block of W. Second Street. In both incidents, the susp...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

FPD seeking assistance locating missing woman

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 The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing woman who was last seen on Aug. 9, 2021. 

Abigail Cathryn Ollerhead, 33, was last seen at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 9. She is a described as approximately ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Dates set for Christophers Crossing speed camera installation

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 The City of Frederick will be installing two speed cameras in the area of Christophers Crossing Crestone Drive and Moran Drive between on August 23, 2021. The cameras will capture traffic heading both westbound and eastbound in that area of Chri...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

FPD investigating collision into house that left one person dead

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On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at approximately 1:45 a.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 100 Block of South Jefferson Street, in Frederick City, for an accident with injuries.

 

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

FPD arrests woman for rape, sex offenses of juvenile

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On July 2, 2021, The Frederick Police Department was contacted by a local doctor’s office about a possible sexual relationship involving a 14-year-old juvenile male and an adult female. An FPD detective began an investigation to determine the na...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

FPD arrests man on burglary, assault charges

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On Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 at approximately 3:51 am, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1200 Block of Baker Place for a person attempting to enter a residence. While en route to the scene, dispatchers advised the subject made ent...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

FPD Investigation spurred by citizen input results in nearly a dozen arrests

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Over the past several weeks, our patrol, outreach, and investigative units from the Frederick Police Department have conducted proactive enforcement in the 100 Block of S. Market Street in response to resident complaints regarding drug use in the area.

Thi...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Two men charged in February shooting plead guilty

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Two men arrested in connection to a February shooting pleaded guilty and received sentences recently for several charges stemming from the incident. 

Mekhi Davis pleaded guilty to possession of a regulated firearm as a felon, and received a five-y...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

FPD makes arrest in 100 Block of South Market Street area

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On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, Officer Lawson from the Frederick Police Department was working in the 100 Block of South Market Street when he observed a man, later identified as Charles Eugean Brown, 32, trespassing at a property clearly labeled with &ldq...

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Posted on: July 31, 2021

FPD investigating shooting that left one in critical condition

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On Friday July 30, 2021 at approximately 10:40 p.m. officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1700 Block of Carriage Way for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers found there had been a large party and the victim had ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating suspect in armed robbery investigation

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On Wednesday July 28, 2021 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the Tea and Spice Exchange at 28 East Patrick Street for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival Officers spoke with the victim. The victim advis...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Frederick Police Department welcomes community for National Night Out Aug. 3

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The Frederick Police Department is hosting National Night Out, a community-building event with the police and local neighborhoods. National Night Out 2021 is on Aug. 3, 2021, from 6-9 p.m. at Carrollton Park, Hill Stree...

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Posted on: July 24, 2021

FPD arrests man on gun charges

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On July 23, 2021, members of the Frederick Police’s Tactical Investigations Unit (TIU) were assisting the United States Marshals Service with the apprehension of felony fugitive in the 1000 block of Key Parkway. At approximately 2:30 pm, underco...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

FPD makes arrest in downtown rape case

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FREDERICK, MD – On July 4, 2021 at approximately 4:49 am, patrol officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of East South Street for a report of a rape that had occurred earlier.

 

During the initial inves...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Speed cameras to be installed on Christophers Crossing

Earlier this month the Mayor and Board of Aldermen approved the inclusion of Christophers Crossing, between Moran Drive and Crestone Drive, into section 13-15 of The Code of the City of Frederick.  The eastbound and westbound sections of this roa...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

FPD arrest man in carjacking

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At approximately 8:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021 officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the Unit Block of South East Street for a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, officers quickly made contact with a female victim with minor injurie...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Missing Male in Stratford Way incident located safe

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On Tuesday July 20, 2021, Officers from the Frederick Police Department located 34-year-old male Dominic Lull, who had been missing since Monday July 19, 2021. Lull was safe and unharmed.

At approximately noon on Monday, FPD received a report of a male who...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

FPD attempting to locate male from Stratford Way incident

At approximately noon Monday, July 19, FPD received reports of a male experiencing a mental health crisis with access to weapons. The Frederick Police Department responded to his residence in the 800 Block of Stratford Way, where detectives confirmed he w...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

City Hall to remain closed July 20

City Hall will remain closed to the public Tuesday July 20, 2021 as repairs to the water damage continue.

Residents are encouraged to use drop boxes at City Hall for any business they would normally conduct in person. All other city buildings are open and ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Police activity in 800 Block of Stratford Way

There is ongoing police activity in the area of the 800 Block of Stratford Way. The Frederick Police Department is asking residents to avoid the area until further notice. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

FPD investigating rape in the downtown area

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FREDERICK, MD – In the early morning hours of July 4, 2021 Patrol Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of East South Street for a report of a rape that had occurred earlier. During the initial investigation, office...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

FPD, Dunkin team up to "catch" community doing good

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The men and women of the Frederick Police Department are committed to continuing to build and maintain positive relationships with residents in our community. 

For that reason, FPD is excited to continue its partnership with Dunkin in the &ldq...

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Posted on: June 27, 2021

FPD makes arrest for firearms discharge on East Church Street

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On June 27, 2021 at approximately 3:16am the Frederick Police Department received two calls for possible shots fired in the area of the Unit Block of East Church Street. OFC. Wharton was in the area almost immediately and observed a male in that ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

FPD arrest suspect wanted in St. Mary's County for murder

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On June 23, 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit were contacted by the Maryland State Police and informed that they believed a homicide suspect from St. Mary’s County, Maryland was hiding out in Frederi...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

FPD responding to shooting incident on Ansley Court

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On June 24, 2021 at approximately 11:16 p.m., Officers responded to the 1200 Block of Ansley Court for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival they located an adult male victim that had been shot multiple times. A short time later FPD received another call o...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating elderly male

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a 74-year-old male.

Richard Eugene Durbin, was last seen traveling Wednesday in a 2014 Black Mitsubishi Lancer bearing Maryland tag 9BX6614 traveling to Delaware. FPD does not suspect any fo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Frederick Police Department seeking applicants for Citizens Police Academy

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The Frederick Police Department strives daily to enhance public safety in partnership with our community. One of the greatest ways we do that is through educating the public on our functions as a police agency at our Citizens Police Academy. 

We i...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

FPD makes arrest in CDS investigation

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

On June 22, 2021, at approximately 07:05 pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Squad D responded to the area of the 300 Block of N. Market St. for a report of a drug complaint. Upon arrival, OFC Donato located a male, who was ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

New FPD comfort dog to play critical role in community engagement and providing therapeutic services

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The Frederick Police Department is excited to introduce its newest member – comfort dog Nevada.

Nevada, a two-year-old black lab, was donated to the department by Hero Dogs, an organization that improves quality of life for U.S. Military veterans and first...

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Police News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

FPD makes arrest in attempted carjacking

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

On June 17, 2021 at approximately 10:54 a.m. officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a Carjacking in the area of Unit block of Hillcrest Drive.  Upon arrival Officers determined it was an attempted motor vehicle theft, not a ca...

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Police News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

FPD searching for suspect in fraud investigation

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance locating a suspect involved in two fraud cases in the City of Frederick. 

The suspect is making fake debit cards and North Carolina ID cards with victims' information but the suspect's photo, a...

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Police News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

FPD seeking assistance locating missing teen

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (15)

Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating 16-year-old male Logan William Schweitzer,  of Frederick.

Schweitzer was last seen around June 2, 2021, but has had sporadic contact family since then. However, he has not been heard fr...

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Police News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

FPD increasing police presence downtown on weekend nights

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As COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen and activity increases in the downtown area, the Frederick Police Department is actively working to increase its police presence downtown.  

Beginning this weekend, the department&n...

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Police News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

FPD presents heroin, opioid trends to Frederick County Substance Abuse Council

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The Frederick Police Department is deeply committed to combatting the ongoing heroin and opioid epidemic. To do this, the department uses a three-pronged approach to include prevention, enforcement and treatment. 

This week, FPD’s heroin coordinat...

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Police News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

FPD seeking assistance locating elderly male

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (13)

Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating 75-year-old male Robert Wayne Hershberger, of Frederick. 

Hershberger was last seen leaving in his light blue 2010 Subaru Forester with a Maryland Tag 2AB6139. He was leaving to travel ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 6, 2021

FPD investigating early morning shooting on N. Market Street

On June 6, 2021 at approximately 2:20 a.m. officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200 Block of N. Market Street for reports of a shooting. 

After arriving officers quickly determined a fight had broken out in the establishm...

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Police News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

FPD charges woman for possession of PCP

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

On June 2, 2021, at approximately 11:35 pm, an officer of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Squad E was travelling in the area of Route 40 and Baughmans Lane when they observed a Gold Minivan weaving between the lanes of travel. The offic...

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Police News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

FPD investigating shooting on Heather Ridge Drive

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (8)

On June 3, 2021 at approximately 9:26 p.m. Officers from the Frederick Police Department reported to the 1000 Block of Heather Ridge Drive for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival they located an adult male that had been shot in the leg. The mal...

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Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Surveillance operation leads to drug arrest for street crimes unit

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

On May 25, 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department's Street Crimes Unit conducted surveillance in the area of Alban Court in the City of Frederick. Officers observed suspicious activity they believed to be a drug deal taking place. Offic...

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Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

FPD Street Crimes Unit makes arrest for crack cocaine possession

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

On May 26, 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department's Street Crimes Unit conducted surveillance in the area of Treasure Ave in Walkersville to locate a subject with an active arrest warrant for felony assault. After several hours of surve...

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Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

FPD Drug Enforcement Unit arrests man after executing search warrant

THE CITY OF FREDERICK (7)

On June 1, 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Special Response Team and Frederick County’s Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 5700 Block of ...

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