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Posted on: May 25, 2016

Traffic Advisory – US 15 Southbound/Rosemont Avenue Ramp Closures Announced

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Traffic Advisory – US 15 Southbound/Rosemont Avenue Ramp Closures Announced
Frederick, MD – May 25, 2016: Beginning on Friday May 27th at 10:00 PM, the southbound ramps of US15 at Rosemont Ave will be closed until Tuesday May31st at 5:00 AM.

There is ...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

City Conducting Community Survey

City to Conduct Community Survey
Your Input Is Needed

Frederick, MD – May 23, 2016: The City of Frederick announced the launch of a community survey on April 12th. A follow-up to the 2001 Aspire Frederick Strategic Planning Initiative, this commu...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

The City of Frederick Government Offices Will Be Closed On Memorial Day

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The City of Frederick Government Offices Will Be Closed On Memorial Day
Clarification to City Services Below

Frederick, MD – May 20, 2016: The City of Frederick Offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, 2016. Offices ...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

"Swan Lake" and Holiday Motown Tribute Performances to Play Weinberg Center

Media Contact:
Ashley Birdsell, Manager of Marketing301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“Swan Lake” and Holiday Motown Tribute Performances to Play Weinberg Center

FREDERICK, Md., Tuesday, May 24, 2016 — In advanc...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 20, 2016

City Presents Historic Preservation Awards

City Presents Historic Preservation Awards

Frederick, MD – May 20, 2016: On Thursday evening May 19, 2016, outstanding preservation efforts throughout The City of Frederick were honored by Mayor Randy McClement and the Historic Preservation Com...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

East Church Street Chosen for Film Project - Lane & Sidewalk Closures Scheduled

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MEDIA RELEASE

East Church Street Chosen for Film Project
Lane & Sidewalk Closures Scheduled

Frederick, MD – May 16, 2016: The portion of East Church Street located between North Market Street and Chapel Alley, including the Evangelical Lutheran ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

The City of Frederick’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is Now Available

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The City of Frederick’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is Now Available

Frederick, MD – May 12, 2016: The City of Frederick has updated its annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on City drinking water. In the report, you will find deta...Read on...

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
Posted on: May 10, 2016

South Carroll Street Road Closure Scheduled for Frederick Festival of the Arts Weekend

Frederick, MD – May 10, 2016:

South Carroll Street – Road Closure: South Carroll Street will be closed between East Patrick Street and East All Saints Street beginning at 6:00 AM on Friday, June 3rd and continuing through 9:00 PM, Sunday, June 5th fo...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Traffic Advisory – Flashing Yellow Light at 16th and East Sts.

Traffic Advisory – Flashing Yellow Light at 16th and East Sts.

Frederick, MD – April 27, 2016:

East Street & 16th Street: Due to construction activity, the flashing yellow light at the intersection of East Street and 16th Street will be inopera...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

City to Conduct Community Survey & Your Input Is Needed

City to Conduct Community Survey
Your Input Is Needed

Frederick, MD – April 12, 2016: The City of Frederick announces the launch of a community survey. A follow-up to the 2001 Aspire Frederick Strategic Planning Initiative, this community survey ...Read on...

Community Survey Here!
Posted on: April 11, 2016

Country Music Legend Ronnie Milsap to Bring Farewell Tour to Weinberg Center

Media Contact:
Ashley Birdsell, Manager of Marketing301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Country Music Legend Ronnie Milsap to Bring Farewell Tour to Weinberg Center

FREDERICK, Md., Friday, April 8, 2016 — Country ...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 11, 2016

City FY17 Budget Meetings Schedule Announced Proposed FY17 Budget Presented March 30, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE

City FY17 Budget Meetings Schedule Announced
Proposed FY17 Budget Presented March 30, 2016

Frederick, MD – March 11, 2016: Mayor Randy McClement will present his Proposed FY 2017 Budget at the 3:00 p.m. Workshop on Wednesday, March ...Read on...


Police News

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

The Frederick Police Department teams with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office

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The Frederick Police Department recently obtained three search and seizure warrants for locations in the downtown area. These warrants were obtained based on evidence of CDS possession and distribution. Two of the warrants were located in the South St c...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

The Frederick Police Department teams with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office

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The Frederick Police Department recently obtained three search and seizure warrants for locations in the downtown area. These warrants were obtained based on evidence of CDS possession and distribution. Two of the warrants were located in the South St c...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

The Frederick Police Department Makes Heroin Arrest

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On 05-23-2016, at approximately 9:55 PM, Frederick City Police Officers were dispatched to the Sheetz gas station in the 1300 block of East Patrick St for a report of a verbal domestic dispute that was occurring. The caller provided a description of the p...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Frederick Police investigate numerous vehicles damaged on Sherman Ave (Case #16-035648)

On 05/21/2016 at approximately 9:00AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 400 block of Sherman Ave in reference to multiple vehicle being damaged. Upon arrival, OFC Green located over 30 vehicles which appeared to h...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Frederick Police respond to shooting on Hope Circle (Case # 2016-035634)

On 05/21/2016 at approximately 6:45AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200 block of Hope Circle in reference to a discharge of a firearm. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of what appeared to be a shooting that occurre...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Frederick Man Arrested on Distribution Charges (SCT)

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On 05-06-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team and Drug Enforcement Unit conducted an undercover operation where a quantity of crack cocaine was purchased from a known suspect identified as, Blandon Alexander Bell. Bell ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Update **Missing Juvenile Located**, CR2016-35453

Frederick, MD.-The missing juvenile, Nevaeh Singleton, has been located. The Frederick Police Department would like to thank the public for its assistance.

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Posted on: May 20, 2016

Frederick Police Department Seeking Missing Juvenile, CR16-35453

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Frederick, MD.-The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a missing juvenile identified as Nevaeh Singleton. Singleton was last seen at Tuscarora High School earlier today. However, she did not return home a...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Frederick Police Investigate personal injury accident (Case # 2016-035399)

On 05/20/2016 at approximately 12:34PM, officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a personal injury accident in the parking lot of the 2400 block of Osprey Way. Upon arrival, officers learned two young children and one adult female ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute PCP

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On May 20, 2016 at approximately 1:54 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to the 100 Block of Key Parkway for a reported discharge of firearm.

Officers investigated the complaint and checked the area. No evidence of a shooting or shots being fired ...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Frederick Police Department Makes Heroin Arrest, CR2016-34981

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Frederick, MD-On 05/19/2016 at approximately 12:00am, Off. Stotler and other patrol officers observed a W/F, later identified as Jesse Brooke Erich, overtly attempting to avoid eye contact with them in the 1600 Blk of Rosemont Avenue. After observing Eric...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Missing Person Located (CID)

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FOLLOW UP
On 05/20/2016 at approximately 1130 hours, Detectives from the Frederick Police Department located Ablavi Yovoh and her infant daughter, Angel Bonfoh in the area of Rosemont Avenue. The Frederick Police Department would like to thank the publi...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Possession of a Schedule IV Drug (2016-034976 - SCT)

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On 05-18-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Willowdale Drive and Key Parkway, in Frederick City.

During the investigation, there came a time when the suspicious vehi...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Wanted Man (2016-034993 - SCT)

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On 05-18-2016, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a traffic violation and initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 1000 block of W. Patrick Street, in Frederick City.

During the traffic stop, a K-9 scanned wa...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Police investigate an Armed Robbery on South Market Street (CID)

At approximately 1040 hours Patrol Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to 52 South Market Street, Capa Imports, for a report of an armed robbery.

It is believed that 2 Black Males entered the store and displayed handguns. The males...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Four on Heroin Related Charges (SCT)

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On 05-12-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a male at the Motel 6, in Frederick City, who was known to have an active arrest warrant through the Montgomery County Police Department in reference to drug related ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

14th Annual Youth Police Academy

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FPD Youth Police Academy June 27th – 30th

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is pleased to offer the 14th annual Youth Police Academy. This program provides youth ages 7 and up with a close-up look at Law Enforcement and tools of the tr...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Frederick Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges (SCT)

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On 05-11-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Baughman’s Lane and W Patrick Street, in Frederick City.

During the investigation, there came a time when a traffic violation...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Crack Cocaine (2016-032992 SCT)

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On 05/10-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a vehicle commit traffic violations in the area of Willowdale Drive and Schaffer Drive, in Frederick City.

During the investigation, there came a time when the v...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Female Driver arrested for DUI, Hit and Run, and assaulting Police Officers (Case 16-032861)

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On 05/10/2016 at approximately 12:46 PM, Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the intersection of Route 26 at Routzans Way for a reported property damage accident involving two vehicles. While en route to the accident location, offic...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Reminder: Coffee With A Cop This Friday 5-13-16

This Friday, May 13th from 9-10:30 am the Bicycle Escape will be hosting the Frederick Police Department's "Coffee With A Cop".

The Bicycle Escape is located at 7820 Womans Mill Rd. Frederick MD

We hope to see you there for coffee and conversation w...Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Two for Possessing Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute (SCT)

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On 05-06-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team responded to an address in the 100 block of Tillman Place, in Frederick City, in the attempt to locate a wanted person.

The homeowner was contacted at the residence and gav...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Frederick Police Make Heroin Arrest (SCT)

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On 05-05-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team conducted a traffic stop in the area of Old Camp Road and Alternate Route 40, in Frederick City, after observing a traffic violation.

Contact was made with the driver of t...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2016

Frederick Police Charge Man with Hit and Run and Resisting Arrest (Patrol)

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On 04-30-2016, Officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to area of the Home Depot located at 51 North McCcain Drive, in Frederick City, in reference to a vehicle driving recklessly, running over curbs and traveling at a high rate of speed thr...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2016

Frederick Police Department Investigating Hit and Run Involving a Struck Pedestrian, CR16-30298

Frederick, MD- On 04/30/2016 at approximately 9:03pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of East Church Street and North Market Street for a hit and run collision involving a struck pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers were ab...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2016

National Drug Turn In Event Huge Success (DPT 16-30146)

On April 30, 2016 members of the Whitesell Pharmacy, Frederick County Health Department, DEA, Frederick Auxiliary Police and the Frederick Police Department's Directed Patrol Team hosted a drug turn in event at Harry Grove Stadium.

The event was a huge...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Crack Cocaine (SCT)

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On 04-28-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team initiated a traffic stop after observing the driver of a vehicle commit a traffic violation in the area of Key Parkway and Bel Aire Lane, in Frederick City.

Contact was m...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Two Suspects in Stabbing Incident (CID)

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On 04/23/2016 at approximately 8:38 PM Frederick Police Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 500 Block of North East Street. Officers arrived and located the victim suffering from a stab wound to his upper torso. The victim was later flown...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Reminder: Drug Disposal Event This Saturday 4/30/2016

Whitesell Pharmacy in conjunction with the Frederick Police Department and the DEA will host a drug turn in event on April 30th from 10am - 2pm.

The event will take place at the Harry Grove Stadium in the top lot (21 Stadium Dr.)

For more informatio...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Youth Resource Guide (4th edition) Released

January 14, 2016

FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Policy Board (JDPPB), a subcommittee of the Local Management Board, is pleased to announce the release of the fourth ed...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2015

Frederick Police Warn Residents About Continued IRS Tax Scams

December 17, 2015

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department would like to warn consumers about a phone scam targeting taxpayers. Victims are told that they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid immediately through a pre-loaded debit/credit ca...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2015

The Frederick Police Department Make an Arrest in the Murder of Mr. Brandon Brown (CID)

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UPDATE:

The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce an arrest in the murder investigation of Mr. Brandon Brown. Mr. Brown was murdered on 06/13/2015 at approximately 5:12 pm as he was selling ice cream for the "Big Daddy Ice Cream" truck, i...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

Frederick Police Determine Death investigation to be a Homicide (CID)

UPDATE:

The victim, identified as Gloria Watson (DOB; 09/12/62: 52 year old female), was found dead in her apartment at 4:36 pm on 6/3/2015. Ms Watson has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in Baltimore, for an autopsy. The...Read on...