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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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

FPD makes arrest in CDS investigation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Police News
Posted on: May 29, 2021

FPD arrests Frederick man for assault after brandishing firearm toward utility workers

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On Friday May 28, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1000 Block of N. Market St. in reference a weapons complaint. Upon arrival, officers learned that a subject, who was later identified as 40-y...

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Police News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Street Crimes Unit Arrests Juvenile with Loaded Handgun

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On March 30, 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department's Street Crimes Unit were conducting surveillance on a residence within the City of Frederick to locate a subject wanted for a felony assault. At approximately 10:59 p.m., officers observed a s...

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Police News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

FPD announces multiple initiatives to build community relationships

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The Frederick Police Department is deeply committed to working in partnership with our residents, businesses, and community organizations to creatively solve problems and ensure a safer city for all. It is FPD's goal to ensure fair and equitable ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 22, 2021

FPD investigating shooting that left one injured on N. Market Street

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On Saturday May 22, 2021 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 300 Block of N. Market for a report of a shooting. Upon arriving, officers located one victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim, a...

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Police News
Posted on: May 22, 2021

FPD arrests man after standoff in Walkersville area

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On Friday May 21, 2021 at approximately 11:30 a.m. a female victim made contact with a Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Deputy in the courthouse.  It was quickly determined the victim had been physically assaulted and that it had occur...

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Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

FPD attempting to locate missing 27-year-old male

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing 27-year-old male. Chistopher L Thomas Weissend, 27, of Frederick, was last seen on approximately May 13 by his family and girlfriend. His loved ones reported that Christopher does...

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Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

FPD investigating shots fired incident on East South Street

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On Wednesday May 19, 2021 at approximately 9:40 p.m. Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 800 Block of East South Street for a report of a shots fired. Upon arrival Officers located evidence that a firearm discharge had occurred,...

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Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing male

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a missing male, Eric Robin Reyes, 26. Mr. Reyes is from Frederick, Maryland, and has been missing since May 12, 2021. Loved ones have reported that his last known locati...

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Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Frederick Police Department announces promotions and award recipients

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This morning, the Frederick Police Department held its annual awards and promotions ceremony at the FPD Training Center, where we announced the formal promotions of FPD employees and awards for our officer of the year, employee of the year and auxiliary o...

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Police News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

FPD makes arrest in CDS investigation

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Throughout May 2021, members of the Frederick Police Department’s, Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), assigned to the Baltimore Washington High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, began an investigation into an individual, Michael Andrew King. I...

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Police News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

FPD investigating regional trend of wheel thefts

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Over the last couple of weeks, The Frederick Police Department has seen a regional trend of tires and rims being stolen off of cars. Two such incidents have occurred in the City in the Prospect Hall Apartment Complex. The offenders have targeted Honda Acc...

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Police News
Posted on: May 9, 2021

FPD arrests suspect for Common Market burglary

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On May 7, 2021, at approximately 11:25 p.m. officers responded to 927 W. 7th St., The Common Market, for a report of a burglary in progress.

Overnight cleaners in the store found a male inside the building and chased him outside. Upon arrival, officers qui...

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Police News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

FPD seeking assistance locating missing juvenile

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a missing juvenile male. Danvust Martez Bing. ofFrederick, has been missing for approximately two weeks. Loved ones reported that his last known whereabouts were in the ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

One injured in Court Street shooting

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At approximately 1:45 a.m. on May 5, 2021, Officers responded to the 100 Block of North Court Street for a report of shots fired. 

Upon arrival Officers located a male suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transp...

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Police News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Suspect arrested for firearm discharge at Hill Street Park

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On Sunday May 2, 2021 at approximately 9 p.m. Officers responded to the area of 100 Hill Street for a report of a firearms discharge. A witness pointed out a Blue sedan in the area that was possibly involved. OFC. Haynie approached the vehicle and identif...

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Police News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

FPD investigates intentional vehicle striking of two pedestrians

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At approximately 11:45 a.m. Thursday, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1100 Block of Key Parkway for a reported pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.  

Through the course of the investigation, FPD determined the incid...

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Police News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

FPD executes search and seizure operating in armed robbery, firearm discharges investigation

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Over the past several weeks, the Frederick Police Department has responded to multiple calls for several firearms discharges and armed robberies in the area of W. 6th Street in downtown Frederick.

The department has conducted ongoing investigations during ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Missing residents located safe and unharmed

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On Sunday night, Frederick Police Department issued a release requesting assistance in locating two Frederick residents who had been reported missing. 

Thomas and Judy Tobery, have been located and are safe and unharmed. 

The Frederick Pol...

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Police News
Posted on: April 25, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating two missing elderly residents

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating two elderly Frederick residents who were last seen Sunday morning.

Thomas and Judy Tobery were last seen driving a cream color Ford Edge  at approximately 11 a.m. Sunday by a family...

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Police News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

FPD charges suspect in connection to armed carjacking

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At approximately 9:15 p.m. April 18, 2021, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200 Block of E. Fourth Street for a report of an armed carjacking.

The victim, who was not injured, reported a man robbed her at gunpoint of her keys ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

FPD charges suspect for July 2020 homicide

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FREDERICK, MD – On July 29, 2020, at approximately 8:23 a.m., patrol officers of the Frederick Police Department were on foot in the wooded area between 66 Waverley Drive and 90 Waverley Drive conducting a patrol check. This area, extending from...

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Police News
Posted on: April 12, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in investigations into protest demonstrations

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance from the community in identifying participants being investigated for vandalism, disorderly conduct, and obstructing traffic during Friday evening's protests downtown. 

FPD is seeking ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

FPD investigating multiple destruction of property incidents after protests

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At approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, The Frederick Socialists held an "Abolish the Police" rally at Baker Park in Downtown Frederick. The rally included approximately 30 attendees who marched among cars in the streets shortly after 7 p.m.,...

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Police News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

FPD investigating series of firearm discharges in downtown

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In recent weeks the Frederick Police Department has received a number of reports of firearm discharges in the W. 6th street area of downtown Frederick. Thankfully, there have been no reported injuries. Detectives are investigating each of these incidents ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Status update on victims in active shooter incident

The following is a joint statement between Frederick Police Department, Fort Detrick, U.S. Navy  and the Federal Bureau of Investigations Baltimore Field Office regarding the active shooter incident that occurred in Frederick Tuesday Apr...

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Police News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Joint release: Agencies release photo of active shooter subject

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The following is a joint statement between Frederick Police Department, Fort Detrick and the Federal Bureau of Investigations Baltimore Field Office regarding the active shooter incident that occurred in Frederick Tuesday April 6, 2021 

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Police News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Joint release: FPD, partnering agencies investigating active shooter incident that left two injured

The following is a joint statement between Frederick Police Department, Fort Detrick and the Federal Bureau of Investigations Baltimore Field Office regarding an active shooter incident that occurred in Frederick Tuesday.At approximately 8:20 a.m. Tuesday...

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Police News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

FPD investigating active shooter incident

At approximately 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Frederick Police Department responded to the 8400 Block of Progress Drive for reports of an active shooter. Upon arriving, FPD determined there were two victims who suffered life threatening injuries and were transporte...

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Police News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Chief Lando to Provide Public Safety Update at 10:30AM

Frederick Police Chief, Jason Lando, will provide a public safety update in regards to today's shooting activity at 10:30AM. The update will be streamed live on the FPD's Facebook page and other major media outlets. Lando will be joined by Mayor Michael O...

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Police News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Expect delays on Route 15 for Chief Frech funeral services

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The following is a press release from the Frederick County Sheriff's Office regarding funeral services for Brunswick Police Chief Milton Frech Jr., which will impact the City of Frederick. 

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Police News
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Frederick Police Investigate Hit and Run Collsion

On Saturday, April 03, 2021, at approximately 12:56 am, the Frederick Police Department responded to a hit and run vehicle collision on Key Parkway in the area of Bel Aire Lane, involving a pedestrian.  The pedestrian was transported to a trauma ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing juvenile

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Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a juvenile that has been missing since January. 

Ian Martin, 17, was last seen at a family member's apartment in the unit block of Waverley Drive on Jan. 10. 

No foul p...

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Police News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Frederick Police Department investigating string of slashed tires incidents

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The Frederick Police Department is investigating a recent rash of incidents where residents’ tires have been slashed in the Downtown Area. We are aware that there have likely been some occurrences where these incidents were not reported...

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Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2021

Frederick Police seeking assistance in locating missing adult

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult male, Curtis “Mason” Smith, a 19 year old from Frederick, Maryland. He was last seen on 03/19/21 at approximately 1145am. Smith was last seen wearing a black ja...

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Police News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

FPD locates missing man safe and unharmed

Due to assistance from the community, Frederick Police Department successfully located a missing Frederick man Wednesday afternoon. 

FPD located Jake Perry, 31, safe and unharmed after he had been missing since March 14. 

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Police News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing man

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Frederick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jake Perry, a missing 31-year-old Frederick resident. 

Perry, a white male, has been missing from the area since March 14. He is 5'6" and approximate...

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Police News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

FPD locates missing teen girl unharmed

Frederick Police Department located a missing 15-year-old girl safe and unharmed.

Jamasia Scii Stewart was found safely Tuesday night March 2, 2021 after she went missing in downtown Frederick Feb. 2. 

The department wants to thank the community fo...

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Police News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

FPD arrests two in connection with shooting; investigation still ongoing

Frederick Police Department has made two arrests of suspects in connection with a Feb. 9 shooting that left one man injured. 

On Feb. 12, 2021 OFC. Tonga observed a vehicle in the area of Key Parkway and Willowdale Drive matching the description o...

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Police News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

FPD makes arrest in recent stabbing cases

On Monday Feb. 22, 2021, Detectives from the Frederick Police Department obtained information that the suspect involved in at least two of the most recent stabbings (Feb. 6 at S McCain Dr. and Feb. 20 at 1025 W. Patrick St.) was a juvenile living in the a...

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Police News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Frederick Police Department investigating shooting that left one injured

On Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021  at approximately 4:10 p.m., Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 900 block of Mosby Drive for a report of a firearm discharge. Upon arrival they located an adult male victim who had been shot in...

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Police News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

FPD seeking information in stabbing investigation

On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at approximately 1:30 p.m., FPD responded to the 1000 block of W. Patrick Street for a report of a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers found a juvenile male suffering from multiple stab wounds to his back. &a...

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Police News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

City of Frederick sees historic low crime rate in 2020

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Crime hit historic lows in 2020 for the City of Frederick, continuing a downward trend the city has experienced for the last decade. 

There were 1,388 Part 1 crimes committed in 2020, down from 1,674 in 2019 and a decrease of more than 20 percent ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

FPD investigating gunfire that left one injured

On Feb. 9, 2021 at approximately 10:14 a.m. officers with Frederick Police Department were dispatched to the Unit Block of Pendleton Court for a report of a firearm discharge. Upon arrival, officers located evidence consistent with a firearm discharge. Wi...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

UPDATE: Frederick Police locate unharmed missing teen

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Feb. 9, 2021: Frederick Police have located Janiya Dejanaee Jones, 16, and she is unharmed. The Frederick Police Department thanks the community for their efforts and tips in helping us locate this teen girl. 

Feb. 5, 2021: The Frederick Police De...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

FPD responding to an uptick of catalytic converter thefts

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Frederick Police Department will be increasing targeted checks in response to a rash of catalytic converter thefts recently. 

Since the beginning of the year, the department has responded to nine catalytic converter thefts. 

Apartment comp...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

FPD seeking assistance in locating missing person

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Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old girl. 

Jamasia Scii Stewart was last seen Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Frederick. Stewart is 5-feet-5-inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. No f...

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Police News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

FPD requesting drivers discontinue driving oversized trucks on restricted streets

Frederick Police Department has received reports of multiple oversized trucks driving on streets such as 12th, 13th, 14th, and Frederick Avenue, which are restricted.

The city has installed highly visible signs to inform drivers that large trucks should no...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

FPD releases images of vehicles of interest in destruction of property cases

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As Frederick Police Department continues to investigate a series of dozens of destruction of property cases, the agency has identified two possible vehicles of interest  in the series of incidents in which windows were broken.  The inves...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

UPDATE: FPD continues investigation into dozens of destruction of property incidents

Since a Dec. 20th press release, the Frederick Police Department has investigated dozens of additional malicious destruction of property incidents involving non-ballistic projectiles being shot at downtown business windows. 

The department has rec...

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

FPD seeks assistance in destruction of property cases downtown

The Frederick Police Department is seeking public assistance in identifying witnesses related to multiple destruction of property cases in the downtown Frederick area.

Police have taken approximately a dozen reports of damage to downtown business windows c...

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Police News
Posted on: December 20, 2020

FPD personnel deliver presents to more than 50 children in community

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About a dozen Frederick Police Department personnel delivered Christmas gifts to more than 50 children in the Frederick community Sunday.

FPD's School Resource Officers used money from donations to buy gifts for 32 children, and 22 FPD employees b...

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Police News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Three officers join FPD in first virtual swearing-in ceremony

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Frederick Police Department welcomed three new officers to the agency in the first ever virtual swearing-in ceremony for new officers Tuesday. 

Officer Jonathan Moczydlowsky is a lateral hire from the Hagerstown Police Department where he has serv...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Audit shows FPD Training Academy complies with state standards

Frederick Police Department’s training academy was found to be in full compliance with the state standards set by the Maryland Police Corrections and Training Commissions.

The commissions conducted an audit of FPD’s records associated w...

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Police News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Frederick Police Department conducting death investigation

At approximately 0947 hours, Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services and Frederick Police Department responded to N. Bentz St. and Carroll Parkway where an adult male had been pulled from Carroll Creek by a citizen and was found unresponsive...

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Police News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

FPD seeking tips to find perpetrators in Taney Ave. shooting

At approximately 1736 hours on Dec. 9, officers from Frederick Police Department arrived on scene of a shooting that occurred in the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male had been shot in the upper thigh. The victim was approa...

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Police News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Man suffers life-threatening gunshot wound in Frederick

At 1736 hours on 12/9/2020 officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male who had been shot in the upper thigh.  The victim was rushed to a local area medical faci...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

OFC Willie Buntley named FSK Post 11 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

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Francis Scott Key Post 11, American Legion named Frederick Police Department’s Officer First Class Willie Buntley its 2020-2021 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year recently, recognizing him for his pattern of service to the Frederick community.

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Police News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

FPD reports no COVID-related violations or major issues Thanksgiving Eve, Frosty Friday

On Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from approximately 4 PM to approximately 10 PM, the Frederick Police Department conducted a special assignment in the downtown area, as we do every year on this night. Fourteen officers spread out across several blocks of N...

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Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Compliance Checks Planned for Thanksgiving Eve

The night before Thanksgiving typically draws hundreds of visitors to the downtown area, primarily to patronize downtown establishments. The Frederick Police Department increases staffing for this night in preparation for alcohol-related issues such as as...

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Police News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Reminder Regarding Use of Non-Motorized Wheeled Vehicles

The Frederick Police Department is receiving an increasing number of complaints regarding non-motorized wheeled vehicles in the downtown area. As a reminder, non-motorized wheeled vehicles may not be operated on city property within the “Frederi...

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