Saturday, May 30, 2009

Arrested: Eric Ryan Daly

On today’s date, 05-30-09, at approximately 0128 hours, Sgt. Wayne Trapp of the Frederick Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by the arrestee, Eric Ryan Daly, for driving erratically on Rt. 15 north bound. Once Mr. Daly stopped, Sgt. Trapp believed he was possibly driving while under the influence of alcohol. Sgt. Trapp was also advised by Mr. Daly that his license was Revoked. Sgt. Trapp’s Standardized Field Sobriety Tests concluded that Mr. Daly was intoxicated and he was arrested. During the arrest process, Sgt. Trapp was also advised that Mr. Daly was wanted on a Circuit Court Warrant for Violating Probation for a previous First Degree Burglary conviction. Mr. Daly was processed and taken to Central Booking where the warrant was served by FCSO deputies. He will be held before he can be taken before a judge for the warrant on Monday.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Drug Enforcement Unit

On this date members of the Drug Enforcement Unit responded to the 900blk. N. East St. for a drug complaint. When officers arrived they observed two males sitting inside a jeep in the parking lot. As officers continued to observed the subjects it appeared the subjects were ingesting cocaine. As officers walked beside the vehicle, the officers observed the males ingesting cocaine. Both suspects were placed under arrest and transported to Frederick Police Headquarters for further processing.

Both subjects were then transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

Arrested: Simmons, Rudy Alan and Jenner, Jason Christopher


Thursday, May 28, 2009

Carroll Creek - City of Frederick


DSCF4081, originally uploaded by gotbob.

DATE: 05-28-09 TIME: 0205 hrs.


On the above date and time OFC Holler observed a vehicle in the area of E 16th St. and N. East St. travelling at a high rate of speed. When OFC Holler attempted to stop the driver, the driver continued driving away at a high rate of speed. The chase ended when the driver stopped the vehicle in front of his house. The driver was subsequently charged with several traffic offenses, including fleeing and eluding police, and possession of CDS and paraphernalia. The driver was transported to FCADC for processing.

Charges (Brian Richards):
  1. Reckless driving
  2. Negligent Driving
  3. Speed greater than reasonable
  4. Flee/elude police in veh.
  5. Possess CDS (marijuana)
  6. Possess CDS paraphernalia

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD)

Each year, law enforcement officers from across the state raise money for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) by participating in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Since 1986, when the Maryland Torch Run began, it has grown consistently every year.

On June 4, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., runners and bikers from Frederick County’s Law Enforcement community as well as athletes from the Frederick County Chapter of the Special Olympics will convene at the Frederick County Court House for the reading of the Proclamation of Special Olympics Week. Subsequently, they will be participating in Frederick County’s leg of the Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Relay. Participants will be running and/or bicycling a 3.1-mile course through historic Frederick.

The MD Torch Run Relay involves more than 2,000 law enforcement officers from around the state who take part in a 600-mile, one-week torch relay to pass the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" across Maryland. All of the relays will converge in Towson on Friday, June 5 for the lighting of the cauldron during the 2009 SOMD Summer Games Opening Ceremonies.

We would like to extend this invitation to the public and the press to attend the reading of the proclamation and participate in the run/ride/walk to show your support for the Special Olympics . Funds are raised by the sale of T-Shirts and hats at a nominal cost of $10. All proceeds go directly to the Maryland, Special Olympics.

So, why not skip your morning or evening run and join us in supporting this worthwhile cause. If you are interested in participating registration is required. Please contact Lt. Shawn D. Perry or Officer Michelle Cassady to register. Contact information is 301-600-2133 or Sperry@fredco-md.net, Mcassady@fredco-md.net .

Court Street N/B to Church Street, E/B on Church to North Market Street. N/B on North Market Street to 4th, W/B across to Rosemont Ave- continue to 2nd Street, E/B on 2nd to College Avenue, S/B on College to Carroll Pkwy, E/B on Carroll Pkwy to Bentz, S/B on Bentz to All Saints Street, E/B on All Saints Street to Ice, N/B onto Court and finish at the Court House.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Arrest of Wanted North Carolina Man


On Friday, May 22, 2009, at approximately 4:45 pm, the Frederick Police Department was contacted by authorities in Surry County, North Carolina in reference to a wanted person who was believed to be in the Frederick area.

Oliver Coleman King, age 25, of Mount Airy, NC, had an arrest warrant for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and infliction of serious injury with intent to kill. The charges stemmed from a shooting that occurred on May 21, 2009 at approximately 8:30 pm in the 100 block of Eleanor Ave. in Mount Airy, NC. During that incident, a man was shot in the lower abdomen and was receiving treatment at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Based on information received from the North Carolina Bureau of Investigation, members of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 1500 block of Andover Ln., where the vehicle King was reported to be operating was located in the driveway of a family member. Officers took up positions around the house until a search warrant for the property could be obtained.

Upon receiving a search warrant for the property, a call was made to the residence and King surrendered to police without incident. A search of the residence was conducted and no additional evidence was recovered.

King was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center and served with a Fugitive Warrant. He is currently being held without bond awaiting an extradition hearing.

Daryl Campbell Arrested


At about 2019 hours on May 24, 2009, OFC Edward Hanner was on patrol in the first block of South Market Street. He observed an intoxicated male cross the street, causing traffic to stop. He then observed the man strike an iron stair rail at 34 South Market Street. A decorative iron element (pineapple) of the railing broke off. The commotion caused passerby to stop and see what was happening. OFC Hanner arrested the man and identified him as Daryl Campbell (photo above).

Other witnesses reported seeing Campbell in the 200 block of North Market Street a few minutes prior to his arrest. The witnesses saw him popping balloons and knocking over businesses’ signs.

At Central Booking, OFC Hanner charged Campbell with the two offenses listed below:

1. Malicious Destruction of Property Under $500
2. Disorderly Conduct

Sunday, May 24, 2009

DATE: 05/24/09 TIME: 0230 hours

Officers received a call for an assault that had just occurred. OFC Milyard responded to the area of 1094 Greenwall Place, where a subject was found bleeding and lying on the steps to the apartment building. He had been assaulted by two Hispanic males known only as Victor and Jorge. The subject had injuries and lacerations to his head, and he was taken to Washington County Hospital by ambulance for treatment. He had been struck several times in the head and back with a long, skinny piece of metal piping. The injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

A thorough search of the area was negative in locating the suspects. Investigation into the identities of the suspects is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact FPD at (301)600-2100.


Armed Robbery

DATE: 05-23-09 TIME: 2228 hrs.

On the above date and time Officers of the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division responded to a reported armed robbery. The victim was walking on the West side of N. McCain Drive when he was accosted by two male subjects. One of the subjects was a Black Male the other a White Male. The B/M is described as approximately 5’-09”, slender w/short Black hair in twisted knots and some facial hair. The W/M is described as about the same height and skinny. Both subjects approached the victim and the B/M produced a handgun. The W/M pushed the victim to the ground and removed his wallet. The suspect then took currency from the wallet and tossed the wallet before fleeing East through the Wolfe Furniture parking lot.

Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects. The victim was not injured during the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call the Frederick Police at 301-600-2100.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Search and Seizure Warrant

On May 22, 2009, at approximately 1600 hours, the Frederick Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit served a search and seizure warrant at 795 G Wembly Drive. During the search of the residence, officers found and seized marijuana and paraphernalia. As a result of the search, Bruce and Scott were arrested.

Bruce and Scott were transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center to appear before a District Court Commissioner.

Arrested:
Bruce, Natalie James and Scott, Wayne Winston Jr

Friday, May 22, 2009

ATM Tampering Investigation - Update

The Frederick Police Department has released the name of the bank and location of the compromised ATM from the previously reported tampering investigation. The compromised machine is a PNC Bank ATM located at 191 Thomas Johnson Dr.

At this time, no suspects have been identified and the investigation is continuing.

The Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office are conducting an investigation into the tampering of an Automated Teller Machine. In April an ATM in the City of Frederick was rigged with a device used to read the magnetic strips of credit/debit cards. The device recorded the credit card numbers of customers using the ATM. It is also believed a video recording device was placed near the ATM to capture customer PIN numbers being entered into the machine. The information was then used to make fraudulent credit cards that were used to withdrawal money from various locations in Maryland and surrounding states. This type of fraud has been identified nationwide and is not unique to this area.

Several victims have been identified in the City of Frederick and Frederick County. It is believed additional cards may have been compromised. If an individual suspects their card may have been compromised, they are encouraged to first contact their local bank branch. If it is then determined that a credit/debit card has been compromised, residents of the City of Frederick are being directed to contact Detective William Forder of the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-1220. Victims of this fraud residing in Frederick County are asked to contact Detective Willie Ollie of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office at 301-600-3605.

Police are advising residents who use ATM devices to be alert to anything suspicious, such as items attached to the ATM, brochure containers with holes directed toward the keypad, or anything that appears to be out of place or unusual. Report suspicious activity to your local police agency.

This is an ongoing investigation. As such, the bank name and location of the compromised ATM is not being released at this time.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

WTHU Can Make a Star of You

Thurmont, May 21, 2009 – The ability to produce a cut of your original material on a cd and get it listened to worldwide is not a dream but a tangible opportunity in your backyard – WTHU can make a star of YOU!

Already music groups from as far away as Salisbury, Maryland are taking the opportunity to become more than just a band. It doesn’t cost thousands, just a $100 donation to the little non-profit WTHU. It can change the world for you! Obviously there is limited capacity in the studio, are you ready to sign up? Have you been listening to WTHU via the web at www.wthu.org? It is time you did, today!

With continually improved digital recording, the sound is bigger than ever. This little station is proving that “it can do it” over and over; this recording studio will be glad to help you on your way to get your original song/musical interlude/comedy routin recorded and on WTHU (and across the internet). For an entire week your original work will be featured with you as artist of the week.

What a gift to give a new graduate, aspiring singer/songwriter/comedian, teen rock group, church choir, or family of musicians! Is there something special you’ve been meaning to record? This is your chance – original comedy, melody, song they all fall into the same category…

Here is that break you’ve been waiting for! With a donation of $100 to the non-profit, WTHU’s professional studio staff will help you produce one, single original selection in our state-of-the-art recording studio.

You will receive:

· 10 copies of your original, single recorded song/comedy/poetry/voice/melody on cd;

· WTHU will feature you as the “artist of the week;”

· You will receive airplay every morning and afternoon for the entire week; and

· Your recording will be featured on WTHU’s website for Internet online listening.

This could be the boost that gets you noticed; did you need an audition cd for those upcoming events, a special present for a sweetheart, how about something for your grandparents or parents? This could make you a star!

The variety of talent and unique recordings of more than 11 different groups is mounting up to an incredible bastion of talent, from far and near. Please call to reserve your studio recording session (301) 271-2188 or email WTHU at: info@wthu.org.

Water Main Break on Monocacy Boulevard

Due to the water main break on Monocacy Boulevard between the Monocacy River and Gas House Pike, the road will be closed to traffic from Laurelwood Way to the Monocacy River Bridge. We are recommending that motorists that need to get to the businesses in this area as well as on Progress Drive, to utilize the following route:
  1. Route 26 north to Dance Hall Road
  2. Dance Hall Road to Gas House Pike
  3. Gas House Pike to Progress Drive and Monocacy Boulevard.

Robbery Video

On May 5, 2009, the Frederick Police Department released photographs of the suspect from the armed robbery of the 7-11 on S. Jefferson Street. The robbery occurred on May 16, 2009 at approximately 4:23 AM.

Attached to this release is a short video clip of the robbery that shows the suspect entering the store. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Thomas Tokarz at 301-600-1240. Information can also be provided via the Frederick Police Departments Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS or by e-mail at FPDCrimeTip@fredco-md.net

video

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Strong Armed Robbery

On 05-05-09, the Frederick Police reported a strong armed robbery that occurred in the 1000 block of Greenwall Place. A subject was approached and robbed at gunpoint as he was about to enter his apartment. At the time of that release, the investigation was still under way and officers were searching for the suspect without immediate success. Later in that shift, officer located the suspect-meeting the clothing and physical description in the area of Elmwood Terrace. At that time, the victim was not available to confirm the identity. The following day, the victim in the robbery confirmed the suspect located at Elmwood Terrace was in fact the subject who had robbed him on Greenwall earlier the previous evening. OFC Carr applied for an arrest warrant for Mr. Brenden Norteus in that robbery. The warrant issued and was served on Mr. Norteus on 05-15-09 without incident. Whether Mr. Norteus may be involved in other similar robberies in the area is unknown and is under investigation.

Mr. Norteus remains at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center on a $150,000 bond.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Assault of police officer / Destruction of property

On May 16, 2009, at 2209 hours, several officers were dispatched to a fight in progress in the 300 block of N Market Street. Upon arriving, Officer Holler made contact with the suspect who was identified as Aaron Boyd Mohler. Through Officer Holler’s investigation it was found that Mohler had damaged a vehicle during the fight. It was also found that Mohler had an active arrest warrant through Allegany County. While being taken into custody, Mohler kicked OFC Pierce and attempted to kick Officer Ilko and Officer Holler. No officers were injured. Mohler also attempted to destroy the interior of two police cruisers by kicking the doors and center console. Mohler was transported to FMH to be treated for minor injuries obtained during the initial fight. Mohler was later transported to the FCADC.

Arrested:
Mohler, Aaron Boyd

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Armed Robbery

On 5/16/09, at approximately 0423 hours, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 7-11 on S. Jefferson St. for an armed robbery call. Upon arrival, officers found that the clerk had been robbed and shot. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’10”, medium build, with dreadlock-style hair. The suspect wore a bandanna over his face and displayed a handgun. The suspect also wore light colored pants and a bright orange shirt with a black t-shirt and a white t-shirt underneath the orange shirt.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to FMH. The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incident. It appears that there were several people and vehicles in the area at the time of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Tokarz at 301-600-1240. No further information is being released at this time.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Grand Jury indicted Ronnie Lynwood Winkler

On today’s date the Frederick County Grand Jury indicted Ronnie Lynwood Winkler, 08/27/1974, of Baltimore, Maryland of one (1) count of first degree murder in the death of Shneara Boone. Boone’s body was found in the rear compartment area of an SUV parked in the 500 block of E. South Street on September 5, 2008. Information from the autopsy indicated she died of asphyxiation and had been deceased for approximately 4 to 5 days before being discovered.

The indictment is a result of several months of intense investigation by Detectives Jerry Morales and Kevin Forrest, along with great assistance and cooperation from the Baltimore City Police Department’s homicide division. Investigators developed Winkler as a suspect within several weeks of Boone’s death. Over the past nine (9) months, investigators utilized a wide variety of technological resources that linked Winkler to the crime.

Winkler is currently being held in Baltimore County awaiting trial on several rape charges and a separate murder charge.

The Frederick Police Department is pleased with this indictment and has been in touch with Ms. Boone’s family.

Commercial Burglary

On 5/15/2009 officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to 1037 Key Pkwy, All Star Billiards, for a burglary report. Employees reported that sometime between 0200 hours and 0430 hours, an unknown suspect(s) broke into the business by breaking out the front glass. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the business. Anyone with information is asked to contact A/Sgt. J.P. Hayer @ 301-600-1265.

Drug Arrest

On the above date and time Officer Holler, of the Frederick Police Department, initiated a traffic stop on a Mercury Sable in the 600 block of Chapel Alley. Upon making contact with the driver, Officer Holler detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Through Holler’s investigation it was found that the passenger in the vehicle, identified as Charles Edward Warden II, was in possession of marijuana. Warden was subsequently arrested and transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

Arrested:
Warden, Charles Edward II

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Don't drink and drive!

The Frederick Police Department announced today they are joining with other federal, state and local highway safety and law enforcement officials across the nation to remind those who plan on using alcohol during The Memorial Day Weekend this year to act responsibly by designating sober drivers before parties begin. The Frederick Police Department will have saturation patrols during the Memorial Day weekend in an effort to prevent and reduce traffic accidents. We will also conduct DUI checkpoints and support any DUI Check Points conducted by the Frederick County Highway Safety Task Force under Checkpoint Strike force.

Memorial Day weekend is a time to travel, conduct Memorial ceremonies and has also become a time for family cookouts and parties. We ask that everyone use common sense this year and designate their sober driver in advance – before the festivities even begin.

Traffic accidents can happen anytime the volume of traffic increases and people are frustrated by delays. The ways to avoid an accident are listed below:


· Obey all traffic signs, signals, and speed limits

· Plan plenty of time for travel so you are not rushed
· If traveling long distances, get plenty of rest prior to starting your trip
· Require all passengers to buckle their seatbelts
· Use rest stops and change drivers to avoid fatigue

Kim C. Dine, Chief of Police, Frederick Police Department said, “Our officers will

be out there saving lives and reducing traffic accidents by enforcing traffic safety laws. Our proactive approach includes efforts at educating the public and apprising our citizens ahead of time to improve voluntary compliance. Enlightened communication with our citizens is one of the best ways to improve safety and the quality of life in our City. We want our citizens to know we will be out there protecting them and saving lives."

Whether you are just meeting a few friends after work at the corner pub or attending a party, if you plan on using alcohol, do not drive – and never let your friends drive if you think they are impaired.

Designating a sober driver before the local celebration begins and making sure friends don’t drive drunk are just two simple steps to help avoid a tragic crash or an arrest for impaired driving.

Designating a sober driver and not letting friends drive while impaired are just two of several simple steps to help avoid a tragic crash or an arrest for impaired driving. Other tips include:

  • Avoid drinking too much alcohol too fast.
  • Pace yourself—eat enough food, take breaks and alternate with non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Designate a sober driver before the party and give that person your car keys.
  • If you don’t have a designated driver, ask a sober friend for a ride home; call a cab, friend or family member to come and get you; or just stay where you are and sleep it off.
  • Never let a friend leave your sight if you think they are about to drive while impaired. Remember, Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk.
  • Always buckle up – it’s still your best defense against other impaired drivers.
If you are hosting a Memorial Day cook out or party:
  • Serve lots of food – particularly high-protein dishes;
  • Be sure to include lots of non-alcoholic beverages, desserts and coffee;
  • Be sure all of your guests designate their drivers in advance;
  • Help arrange ride-sharing with sober drivers; and
  • Keep the numbers for local cab companies handy, and take keys away from anyone who is thinking of driving while impaired.
Driving impaired or riding with someone who is impaired is simply not worth the risk, not only do you risk killing yourself or someone else, but the trauma and financial costs of a crash or an arrest for driving while impaired can be really significant.

Don’t risk arrest or an accident that can damper all future celebrations for your families or friends. Designate your sober driver before the party begins.

(The Department is also requesting local radio stations to arrange if possible the broadcast of the attached Public Service Announcement. Please contact us for arrangements)

CDS, US Currency and a handgun found

Frederick Police units were called to Providence Court regarding a wanted subject in one of the residences. The subjects were supposedly armed and in possession of CDS. Units arrived and found the tenant standing outside. The resident gave permission to officers to enter the residence where three subjects were located. One of the subjects did turn out to be Holloway. In plain view of the subjects were several baggies of suspected CDS. Consent to search was obtained and officers recovered a substantial amount of CDS, US Currency and a handgun.

Arrested:
Holloway, Gary Leon;

Saturday, May 9, 2009

SHOOTING

On today’s date, 05-09-09, at approximately 0149 hours, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the first block of W. 6th St. Upon their arrival, Officers located one victim of a gunshot lying in the middle of W. 6th St. As multiple officers arrived, it was discovered that two additional victims had made their way to FMH’s Emergency Department. Detectives with the Department’s Criminal Investigation Division were called in and are currently actively conducting an investigation. At this time, the names of the victims, all three local adult males, are not being released at this time. Two of the victims are being treated at FMH and the third victim was flown via MD State Helicopter to University of MD Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. This incident is still under investigation and no further information is being released.

UPDATE:

Investigation of the shooting described above has revealed a vehicle and shooter description. Witnesses reported seeing a red compact car traveling north in the 600 block of N. Market St. A male was seen leaning out of the driver’s side rear window holding a handgun. The suspect fired multiple shots toward the first block of W. 6th St., striking the three victims. The vehicle was last seen turning west into the first block of W. 7th St.

The shooter was described as a black male in his late teens or early 20’s with shoulder length plats or dreads. No additional driver or passenger information was provided.

The three victims from the shooting are all being treated for non-life threatening injuries. Names of the victims are not being released.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Robert Marker at 301-600-1242. Information can also be provided via the Frederick Police Department Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS or by e-mail at FPDCrimeTip@fredco-md.net.

Bicyclist Struck

On tonight’s date, 05-08-09, at approximately 2108 hours, the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a child on a bicycle struck by a motor vehicle in the 1300 block of Appletree Ct. Upon arrival, OFC Hoxie found that a 10 year old boy who lived in the area was struck by a vehicle (Chev. Cobalt) as he rode his bicycle. The boy suffered a serious injury to his leg and he was transported him to University of MD Shock Trauma in Baltimore. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The female driver of the vehicle was not injured. OFC Hoxie’s investigation revealed that the child was riding on the sidewalk and then left the sidewalk to cross the street and was struck as he rode into the path of the vehicle. There were no charges placed on the 18 year old female driver.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Armed Robbery off McCain Drive

At about 2321 hours on May 7, 2009, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at knifepoint in the area of McCain Drive near Orchard Way. The victim had already returned to his residence in the 1200 block of Danielle Drive. Several officers were in the area when the call went out, and they arrived in less that one minute. However, due to a language barrier, the robbery was reported at least ten minutes after it happened.

The victim told OFC Sean Carr that as he was walking on McCain Drive, he was grabbed from behind by a larger black male. The suspect grabbed him around the face and put a knife to his throat. Another black male suspect, who was thinner, proceeded to reach into the pockets of the victim and steal his wallet.

An extensive search of the area yielded no immediate suspects. The case has been forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Drug enforcement Unit

On this date members of the Drug Enforcement Unit were on routine patrol in the area of Monocacy Village Park. Officers observed two vehicles they believed to be engaged in drug activity at this location. As the driver of one of the vehicles entered into the other vehicle, officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. After contacting the driver, officers called for a K-9 unit to perform a sniff of the vehicle. The K-9 alerted to the odor of CDS emanating from the vehicle. The driver was placed under arrest due to the positive K-9 sniff. He was searched incident to arrest and no additional contraband was located on his person. During a search of the vehicle, officers located a small quantity of marijuana. The passenger was released from the scene.

The driver Asbury was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

Arrested: Asbury, Scott James

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Attempted Armed Robbery

On tonight’s date, 05-05-09, at approximately 2206 hours, a resident of an apartment building on Greenwall Place reported that a subject attempted to rob him at gun point. The victim advised that he was approaching his apartment door when he was approached by a black male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He further described the male as being “young”, perhaps late teens early twenties and he had facial hair on his chin. The hood was up.

The suspect brandished handgun and began searching the victim’s pockets. The suspect was scared off when the victim attempted to pull a fire alarm located in the hallway of his apartment. Police were in the area within minutes but were unable to locate any suspects. A K-9 Handler was called to the scene, but the dog lost the suspect’s scent during a track. The Frederick Police Department are asking anyone with information regarding this incident or witnessed anything to call OFC Sean Carr at 301-600-1237

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Robbery

On 05/02/09 at approximately 2030 hours, an armed robbery occurred on the pathway in the wooded area of Taskers Chance Park near the rear of Creekside Apartments. The victim was walking alone and was approached by seven suspects, four black males and three white males. One of the white males punched him in the head while the others brandished pocket style knives. Another suspect removed money from the victim’s pockets and then the entire group left the area. The victim called police when he returned home. A search of the area was negative. The victim was not seriously injured and did not require medical attention.

Traffic accident / DWI Arrest

On 05/02/2009 at approximately 2347 hours, OFC M. A. Irons was turning from Rt. 40 onto Hillcrest Dr. when he observed a white Ford pick-up truck exit a parking lot ahead of him. As OFC Irons watched, the truck swerved in a large circle and entered the parking lot of 1090 W. Patrick St. The truck then crashed through the front of a building at this address, passed through an office and exited through the side of the building. Upon exiting the building, the truck went up an embankment and ultimately came to a stop facing the wrong way, in the Drive-Through of the Taco Bell Restaurant located to the east of the building that was struck. The driver of the truck was found to be highly intoxicated and was transported first to the FMH ER and then to Washington County Hospital for evaluation. He will be charged as listed below upon release from the hospital

Arrested:
Timothy P. Davis; DWI, DUI, Reckless Driving,

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Purse snatcher arrested


At about 1649 hours on May 1, 2009, Off. Stu Alcorn responded to a theft near Frederick Memorial Hospital. Upon arrival, he met members of Hood College Security and FMH Security. They had detained a man in the 900 block of West 7th Street, who was suspected of stealing a purse from a woman. He was identified as Anthony Daniel Wilkins. The robbery had occurred while the victim was walking on Park Avenue near Hood College.

Ofc. Alcorn contacted the victim, a woman in her 50s who lives in the area. She, along with several other witnesses, positively identified Wilkins as the man who had walked up behind her and pulled her purse away. Also, Wilkins had allegedly pushed the victim to the ground after he robbed her of her purse.

While Wilkins was being detained, he tried to hide a hypodermic syringe in the grass along the curb where he was seated. It was recovered, and it contained a residue which is consistent with heroin.

Ofc. Alcorn re-traced Wilkins’ steps from the scene of the crime to where he was being detained. He found the victim’s purse, and returned to her. Ofc. Alcorn arrested Wilkins (picture right) and charged him accordingly. The District Court Commissioner set a $50,000.00 bond.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Assault upon Police Officer / Destruction of property


On 05/01/2009 at approximately 0053 hours, OFC D. E. Stephenson of the Frederick Police Department was monitoring bar crowds in the area of S. Market St. and Citizens Way. OFC Stephenson observed a subject later identified as the below listed arrestee, exit a bar and approach a parked motor scooter. The arrestee proceeded to kick the scooter several times eventually knocking it over and causing significant damage to it. OFC Stephenson approached the arrestee to place him under arrest and the arrestee proceeded to struggle with and strike OFC Stephenson several times in the face. With the help of a bystander, OFC Stephenson was able to control the arrestee and place him in custody. Due to an extreme level of intoxication, the arrestee was transported to the FMH ER for evaluation prior to being taken to Frederick County Central Booking (FCCB). OFC W. H. Milyard assisted OFC Stephenson at FMH. Once the arrestee was medically cleared and released, the officers were taking him to a car for transport when the arrestee again began to struggle. He attempted to bite OFC Milyard several times and then spit on him as he was being seatbelted in the police cruiser. The arrestee was ultimately transported to FCCB where he was awaiting an appearance before a District Court Commissioner.

Arrested: Jerome Clarke Wheeler, Jr. (photo right)

Armed Robbery

On 05/01/2009 at approximately 0348 hours, 2 subjects one of whom was armed with a handgun entered the 7-11 Store located at 501 N. East St. and robbed the clerk of an undisclosed amount of money. Both subjects were described as wearing black hooded sweatshirts and black ski masks. The suspects accosted a customer as they were leaving the store and took his car keys, but threw them away and fled the scene on foot. Officers canvassed the area but were unable to locate the suspects. A crime scene unit was called to process evidence found at the scene and video footage was also recovered. Anyone with information is urged to call the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2100.

First Degree Assault

On today’s date, 04-30-09, members of the Frederick Police Department were alerted to a possible assault in the area of N. Market St. and 3rd St. Witnesses advised police that a subject, later identified as Myers, was chasing another male with a knife down N. Market St. from 3rd St. Sgt. Trapp arrived in the area and observed Myers chasing another male down the street with a knife. Sgt. Trapp was able to contact Myers as the victim was able to flee to safety. Ofc. Alcorn, who also arrived in the area, made contact with the victim. After speaking to several witnesses, and hearing what Myers and the victim stated regarding the incident, it was determined that Myers had attempted to stab the victim, who was an acquaintance of the Myers. This incident was a by-product of an earlier quarrel several weeks prior. Myers continued to threaten the victim even after being in police custody. The victim was not injured due to the quick response of witnesses calling police and police being in the area quickly. Mr. Myers was transported to Central Booking and was held on $75,000 bond.

Arrested: Myers, Jermaine Michael