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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Frederick Police Corporal Receives Valor Award

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Corporal Sara Leishear of the Frederick Police Department has been honored with the Valor Award from the MD, DE, DC Moose Association for her exceptional courage and selflessness during a life-threatening situation. Her bravery and quick thinking led to t...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Frederick Police Conduct Crash Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a fatal injury crash.  

On February 6, 2024, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers from the Frederick Police Department's Patrol Division responded to ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Frederick Police Conduct Death Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a stabbing death.

On February 14, 2024, at approximately 8:50 AM, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the Mount Olivet Cemetery, located at 515 ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2024

Three-Alarm Fire in the 100 Block of S. Carroll St.: Please Avoid Area

A three-alarm fire has been reported in the 100 block of S. Carroll St. We urge residents and motorists to avoid the area as firefighters work diligently to extinguish the fire.

Due to the severity of the fire, power will be disrupted for an extended perio...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

FPD Major Crimes Unit Arrests Murder Suspect

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On February 7, 2024, detectives with the Major Crimes Unit arrested Jeffrey Whitney Bryan Jr for the murder of Tayquan Palmer.

On July 1, 2023, officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Block of W All Saints Street for a shooting t...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Update: FPD Murder Suspect Apprehended by Fairfax County Police

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The Frederick Police Department announces the apprehension of Hakeem Earnest Sampson, wanted as a suspect in the murder of Michael Isaih Olaniyi. On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at approximately 8:30 a.m., officers with the Fairfax County Police Department ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

FPD Seeks Public Assistance in Locating Murder Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating Hakeem Earnest Sampson (DOB 01/02/1997). Sampson is wanted as a suspect in the 1st-degree murder of Michael Isaih Olaniyi, which occurred on July 23, 2022, in the 300 Block of North ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Annual Fire in Ice Event Returns to Downtown Frederick

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The City of Frederick is excited to announce the return of the annual Fire in Ice event, taking place the first weekend of February. This family-friendly celebration will feature hundreds of captivating ice sculptures and winter-themed activities througho...

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Police News
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile

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UPDATE: Davine Andre Mbu has been located. We would like to thank the community for their vigilance and concern.

The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Divine Andre Mbu is a 9-year-old male and is described as...

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Posted on: January 20, 2024

Water main break closes portion of 7th Street

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DPW crews are responding to a major water main break on 7th Street. 7th Street will be closed from Fairview Avenue to Toll House Avenue for the foreseeable future as crews work to repair the main. Commuters should attempt to find alternate routes. We appr...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Frederick Police Validate Proper Procedures in Vehicle Stop

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In response to recent claims of a vehicle stop without probable cause and an unlawful vehicle search, the Frederick Police Department conducted a meticulous review of the associated body camera footage.

The investigation has conclusively determined that ou...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Firearm Discharge Incident

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On January 8, 2024, at approximately 8:25 a.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to a reported firearm discharge in the vicinity of N. Market Street and W. 7th Street. Upon arrival, FPD officers with Patrol Squad A, encountered a victim who was a...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

FPD Arrests One for Firearm Discharge

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On January 2, 2024, at approximately 10:55 p.m., an officer with FPD's Patrol Squad D was conducting a patrol check in the 400 Block of Waverly Drive in Frederick. This patrol check was initiated based on information obtained by officers regarding a wante...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Connection to Series of Burglaries

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On December 28, 2023, at approximately 4:30 a.m., officers with Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad E responded to a call for service in the 100 block of Thomas Johnson Drive for a reported burglary.

An employee of the establishment had obs...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Connection to Commercial Burglaries

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On December 20, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department executed a targeted search warrant at a suspect’s residence in the 200 block of W. South Street. The suspect has been identified as Peter Samuel Lee, DOB: 10-09-1987. 

Lee is susp...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

FPD Releases Body Worn Camera Footage from Officer-Involved Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department is dedicated to maintaining accountability and transparency in all matters, particularly in critical incidents involving our agency. As part of this commitment, we are releasing the body-worn camera footage associated with ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest One for Firearm Offenses

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The Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad A successfully apprehended a suspect involved in a firearms discharge incident over the weekend.

At approximately 6:36 a.m. on December 16, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responde...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

FPD Addresses Sentencing Outcome and Body Camera Footage for Officer-Involved Shooting

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"Today, several members of our Frederick Police family came together to support Officers Snyder and Kowalsky and their families at the sentencing for Dominique Lamarr Lewis, the suspect who shot both of these brave officers on February 11,&a...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Snow Emergency Reminder and Parking Enforcement Notice

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As we enter the snow emergency season, the Frederick Police Department would like to remind residents about the importance of adhering to Snow Emergency Parking Regulations. As snowfall may affect the normal flow of traffic, it is crucial to keep designat...

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident

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On Friday, December 8, 2023, at approximately 9:16 a.m., the Frederick Police Department received a call for a stabbing that had just occurred inside an apartment in the 100 block of North Market St. Upon arrival, officers located two male victims with mu...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Frederick Police Announce Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Kris Kringle Parade

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The Frederick Police Department would like to inform the public of anticipated road closures and parking restrictions associated with the annual Kris Kringle Parade scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2023. The festivities are expected to bring joy and cele...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Frederick Police Conduct Crash Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a serious injury crash. 

On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Arson; Suspect Faces 17 Charges

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On November 24, 2023, at approximately 9:13 p.m., officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to 2200 Block of Waller House Ct. for a reported domestic disturbance. The caller reported a disturbance, stating that his neighbors were engaged in ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2023

Frederick Police Conduct Crash Investigation

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The Frederick Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating a serious injury crash. 

On 11/25/2023, at approximately 1:20pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the area o...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

FPD's Tactical Investigations Unit Makes Arrest in Drug Trafficking Operation

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During the month of October 2023, Corporal Johnston of the Frederick Police Department's Tactical Investigations Unit (TIU) began an investigation into an individual, Keith Lamar Wright. 

Information obtained throughout this investigation...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

FPD Arrests One for Attempted 1st-Degree Murder

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At approximately 12:08 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to Frederick Health Hospital for a report of a serious assault that had occurred earlier. Once at the hospital, officers contacted a 19-yea...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Child Pornography Suspect

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The Frederick Police Department has charged a subject with multiple sex offenses. 

 

In February 2023, Detective Sharpe of the Frederick Police Department began an inv...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on the ongoing investigation into a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, October 12, 2023.

The deceased victim has been identified as William Arthur Whitted Jr., age 73, of ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

FPD Arrests Juvenile in Ongoing Armed Robbery Investigation

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On October 16, 2023, the Frederick Police Department's Major Crimes Unit and Special Response Team executed a search and seizure warrant at a residence in the 5900 block of Jefferson Commons Way, Frederick. The search warrant was related to an on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

Update FPD Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

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The Frederick Police Department is providing an update on the ongoing investigation into a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, October 12, 2023. At approximately 10:45 a.m., FPD officers responded to an incident in the 1200 block of West Pat...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

FPD Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

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On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at approximately 10:45 a.m., the Frederick Police Department responded to an incident in the 1200 block of West Patrick Street, involving a motor vehicle accident and a pedestrian.

While on patrol, officers observed a vehicle pa...

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Posted on: September 30, 2023

FPD Investigates Incident in 400 Block of E. Patrick St.

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At approximately 11:55 a.m. on September 30, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 400 Block of East Patrick Street.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers encountered the victim, who reported ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Speed Monitoring System relocated on Motter Ave

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An automated speed monitoring system has been relocated and installed on the Northbound Lane of Motter Avenue just north of the North Frederick Elementary School. The implementation of automated speed monitoring systems aims to improve road safety and red...

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

Frederick Police Arrests One for Child Pornography

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested a subject on several sex offense charges. In September 2023, Detective DeWees, of the Frederick Police Department, began an investigation involving internet crimes against children.  

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Frederick Police Arrest Child Pornography Suspect

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

In August 2023, Det. DeWees of the Frederick Police Department received information from a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigatio...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

FPD Seeking Public's Help in 2019 Fatal Hit and Run Cold Case

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in solving a cold case involving a fatal hit-and-run vehicle accident that occurred in 2019. Officers are asking the community to come forward with any information that could help...

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

Frederick Police Department Celebrates 66th Police Academy Graduation

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The Frederick Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of the 66th Police Academy class. On September 8, 2023, at the Frederick Community College JBK Theater, seventeen student officers, representing seven law enforcement agencies, celebrated...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Connection to Multiple Burglaries

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

CALEA Accreditation Public Comment Portal

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The Frederick Police Department is scheduled for the CALEA on-site assessment from November 13 to 15, 2023. This assessment is part of our voluntary engagement in a program that ensures the maintenance of law enforcement accreditation by verifying our com...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Shooting on Willowdale Drive

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit has released the name of the victim involved in the fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, in the 100 Block of Willowdale Drive. The victim has been identified as Kagina Ma...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

FPD Arrests One in Fatal Shooting

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Correction: FPD Arrests One in Fatal Shooting

At approximately 11:51 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, officers from the Frederick Police Department's Patrol Squad D responded to the 100 Block of Willowdale Drive for reports of a firearm dischar...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

FPD to Provide Road Closure Assistance for Elks Lodge Parade

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The Frederick Police Department is set to provide road closure assistance during the upcoming Mountain City Elks Lodge 100th Anniversary Parade, scheduled for Sunday, August 27th, from 12:00-5 p.m.

This year's parade route has been expanded to mar...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Critical Missing Family

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UPDATE: The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce that Detectives have successfully located the two missing individuals, Mariela Lizeth Aguilar-Morales and Joshua Isaac Palacio-Aguilar, who were believed to be in danger. Both Mariela...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Man Sentenced in Online Sexual Solicitation and Rape of 13-Year-Old

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On Friday, August 11, 2023, Edwin Richard Hunt, age 43, of Joppa, Maryland was sentenced in Frederick County Circuit Court. The Honorable Judge Martz-Fisher sentenced him to 40 years suspended all but 20 years to serve in the Division of Corrections. Hunt...

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

FPD Announces Distribution of Steering Wheel Locks for Hyundai and Kia Vehicles

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In response to the escalating trend of Hyundai and Kia vehicle thefts, the Frederick Police Department is launching an initiative designed to safeguard the vehicles of local residents. The department will be distributing free steering wheel locks to eligi...

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

FPD to conduct traffic enforcement for new no commercial vehicle areas

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On July 7, 2023, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen amended Section 13-14 of the Frederick City Code regarding overweight through vehicles. The amended ordinance prohibits commercial motor vehicles, as defined by § 16-803 of the Maryland Transportat...

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

FPD seeking assistance locating critical missing female

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking community assistance in locating a critical missing female, 24-year-old Quadojah Adams, who was last seen on July 25, 2023. Quadojah may be in the vicinity of Carroll PKWY and possibly dressed in a grey tank top ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Detectives with The Major Crimes Unit Make Arrest in Child Abuse Case

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On July 19, 2023, The Frederick Police Department was contacted by Child Protective Services about a possible child abuse case. The victim in the incident was a 6 week old infant who was at Frederick Health Hospital, but was later transferred to Children&...

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Posted on: July 10, 2023

New Speed Monitoring Systems installed on Christophers Crossing

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Two automated speed monitoring systems have been installed on the Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Christophers Crossing at Fieldstone Way and Sawmill Court. The implementation of these systems aims to improve road safety and reduce speeding violations.

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

FPD Identifies Victim in Fatal Shooting

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The Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in the area of the 100 Block of West All Saints Street in Frederick on Saturday, July 1, 2023.

At approximately 12:20 a.m., FPD officers r...

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Posted on: July 6, 2023

FPD Announces 40th Annual National Night Out Event

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The City of Frederick and the Frederick Police Department are thrilled to invite neighborhoods throughout the city to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 40th Annual National Night Out event. Taking place on Tuesday, August 1st, t...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Portion of East Street to be closed for Frederick Pride

On Saturday, June 24, 2023, The City of Frederick will welcome thousands of people to downtown for the annual Frederick Pride. 

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

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Frederick Police Investigate Robbery

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The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle involved in a recent robbery incident. On May 10, 2023, at approximately 5:46 PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to an incident in ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

FPD Major Crimes Unit Makes Arrest in Fatal Stabbing

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On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at approximately 9:44 p.m., officers responded to assist EMS personnel with an injured person that was found in a business parking lot on N. McCain Drive. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the injured person had been assault...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

FPD Charges 5 Suspects in Death of Missing 15-Year-Old

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On February 25, 2023, family members of 15-year-old Limber Lopez Funez contacted the Frederick Police Department to report him as missing. The teenager was entered as a missing person and detectives with the Major Crimes Unit were assigned to locate Lopez...

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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: 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 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: 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

Missing Walter Martinez

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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

FPD seeking assistance locating missing man

Alexander Henry

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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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: November 15, 2023

FPD Investigates Bomb Threat at West Frederick Middle School

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On November 15, 2023, around 9:15 a.m., the front office of West Frederick Middle School received a bomb threat, prompting an evacuation of the school. Simultaneously, Crestwood Middle School, located in Frederick County, faced a similar threat, resulting...

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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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