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Posted on: March 26, 2015

City Clarification to Frederick News-Post Article on Proposed FY16 Budget

The following is from the FNP article ""Proposed City Budget: Water and Sewer Rates, Staff Pay Increase" The City's clarification follows.

FNP's statementCity of Frederick residents and property owners... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Whitesell Pharmacy and the Frederick Police host Drug Disposal Event April 18, 2015

Whitesell Pharmacy and the Frederick Police host Drug Disposal Event April 18, 2015

On April 18, 2015 Whitesell Pharmacy staff and Officers of the Frederick Police Department are hosting a Drug Disposal Event. We will be... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Celebrate Earth Hour - Star Party in Baker Park

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Celebrate Earth Hour
Star Party in Baker Park – In the event of cloudy skies, the Star Party will be cancelled

Frederick, MD – March 26, 2015: In its seventh year of celebrating Earth Hour, City Hall... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

“Freecycle” Roundup Scheduled for April 11th

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“Freecycle” Roundup Scheduled for April 11th

Frederick, MD – March 25, 2015 The City of Frederick will host another Freecycle Roundup on Saturday, April 11th from 8am-2pm. The Freecycle Roundup provides... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Frederick Police Announce Arrest in Frederick High Shooting (CID)

Frederick Police Announce Arrest in Frederick High Shooting (CID)
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Frederick, MD - January 30, 2015:The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of two subjects in the February 4,... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Airport Commission Meeting Cancelled

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Airport Commission Meeting Cancelled

Frederick, MD – March 23, 2015: The Airport Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 26th has been cancelled due to lack of a quorum.

The next Airport... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Celebrate Earth Hour - Star Party in Baker Park!

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Celebrate Earth Hour
Star Party in Baker Park!

Frederick, MD – March 23, 2015: In its seventh year of celebrating Earth Hour, City Hall will go dark for two hours (7:30 – 9:30 PM) on Saturday, March... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

City Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve as Alternate on the Zoning Board of Appeals

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City Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve as Alternate on the Zoning Board of Appeals

Frederick, MD – March 20, 2015: The Zoning Board of Appeals is presently seeking applicants interested in filling... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

HPC Site Visit Scheduled

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HPD Site Visit Scheduled

Frederick, MD - January 30, 2015: On March 26th at 4:00 PM, the Historic Preservation Commission will hold a site visit at 419 West South Street (Rescue Mission) to observe... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Bell & History Day Bike Ride

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Bell & History Day Bike Ride
Saturday, April 11th

Frederick, MD – March 19, 2015: If you like bike rides and enjoy going places for free, then The City of Frederick’s Green Initiative Team (GIT) and... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

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The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Week of March 23rd

Frederick, MD – March 19, 2015: The City of Frederick public meeting schedule for the week of March 23rd is as follows. ... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Delta Rae and Chef Bryan Voltaggio at Frederick's Americana Festival

Wendy Decker, Manager of Marketing
301-600-2868wdecker@cityoffrederick.com

For Immediate Release

Second Annual Americana Festival to Feature Delta Rae, The Steel Wheels and Chef Bryan Voltaggio

FREDERICK, MD.... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 13, 2015

City FY16 Budget Meetings Schedule Announced

City FY16 Budget Meetings Schedule Announced
Proposed FY16 Budget Presented March 25th

Frederick, MD – March 13, 2015: Mayor Randy McClement will present his Proposed FY 2016 Budget at the 3:00 p.m. Workshop on... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

Frederick Police Department Mobile App Now Available

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FPD Mobile App Now Available
March 10, 2015 Frederick, MD - In an attempt to further our Community Policing initiatives and remain consistent in our communication to the citizens of The... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2015

Broadway Stars Set To "Rock Out" On The Weinberg Stage

Wendy Decker, Manager of Marketing
301-600-2868wdecker@cityoffrederick.com

For Immediate Release

The Rock Tenor Brings One-of-a-Kind Musical Experience to Weinberg

FREDERICK, MD. MARCH 10, 2015— Rarely have... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 12, 2015

Deadline Extended for Historic Preservation Awards Nominations -“This Place Matters Photo” Contest S

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Deadline Extended for Historic Preservation Awards Nominations
“This Place Matters Photo” Contest Still Open for Submissions

Frederick, MD – March 12, 2015: The deadline for submitting nominations for... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2015

10-Time GRAMMY Winners Come To Frederick

Wendy Decker, Manager of Marketing
301-600-2868wdecker@cityoffrederick.com

For Immediate Release

Multi-GRAMMY®-Award Winner Take 6 Comes to Weinberg

FREDERICK, MD., MARCH 10, 2015—Touring after the recent... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 4, 2015

“Freecycle” Roundup Scheduled for April 11th - Limited Free Pickups Available

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“Freecycle” Roundup Scheduled for April 11th
Limited Free Pickups Available

Frederick, MD – March 4, 2015 The City of Frederick will host another Freecycle Roundup on Saturday, April 11th from 8am-2pm... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Carroll Creek Parking Garage Stairwell Closed for Repairs

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Carroll Creek Parking Garage Stairwell Closed for Repairs

Frederick, MD – February 20, 2015: The northeast stairwell at the Carroll Creek Parking Garage will be closed for repairs beginning at 6:00AM on... Read on...


Police News

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

Whitesell Pharmacy and the Frederick Police host Drug Disposal Event April 18, 2015

On April 18, 2015 Whitesell Pharmacy staff and Officers of the Frederick Police Department are hosting a Drug Disposal Event. We will be collecting unused and/or unwanted prescription medications for proper disposal.

How... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Second Photo of suspect in Frederick high School Shooting (CID)

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Frederick, MD - January 30, 2015:

The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of two subjects in the February 4, 2015, shooting at Frederick High School.

Detectives Jorge Garcia and Gene Alston... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Frederick Police Announce Arrest in Frederick High Shooting (CID)

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Frederick, MD - January 30, 2015:
The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of two subjects in the February 4, 2015, shooting at Frederick High School.

Detectives Jorge Garcia and Gene Alston... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: PRESS CONFERENCE: Frederick High School Shooting

The Frederick Police Department will hold a press conference this morning, Wednesday March 25, 2015, at 10:00 am, in the Municipal Annex Building, located at 140 W. Patrick St, Frederick, Md.

At the press conference,... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Multiple Hit and Run Collisions Lead to DUI Arrest, 15-022786

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On 03-22-15 just before midnight, the Frederick Police Department received a call about a driver who had struck several vehicles along Prospect Boulevard and was now apparently asleep behind the wheel. Upon arrival, officers... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2015

Frederick Police respond to several vehicles broken into.

On 03-21-15 at 1:45pm officers responded to the area of 1845 Brookfield Ct. Frederick Indoor Sports Complex for a theft from motor vehicle report. Officers observed three separate vehicles had their windows broken and... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2015

Frederick Police Department Investigating Personal Injury Collision, 2015-22317

Frederick, MD.-On 03/21/15 at approximately 2:21am, OFC. Randy Lawson responded to the 400 Blk of Center Street for a single vehicle personal injury collision. Upon arrival, OFC. Lawson observed that a Toyota Tacoma had rear... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2015

Frederick Police Departments Warning Businesses and the Public About Current Scams

Frederick, MD-The Frederick Police Department is warning businesses and the public about an increase in telephone and email scams taking place across the country. Should you receive a telephone call or email stating you owe... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2015

The Frederick Police Department arrest man for second degree assault

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Ofc. Milyard and other officers responded to the 600blk. N. Market St. for a crowd that was standing in the roadway. While officers were clearing this area, Ofc. Milyard was advised people were fighting. He walked to the... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Frederick Police Department’s Annual Award Ceremony

The ceremony acknowledges officers and community members for a number of different types of awards that include Volunteer of the year, Officer of the year, Life Saving Award, Mutual Aid Award, and Employee of the year.... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Frederick Police Department Warn Businesses and Residents of Counterfeit Money (CID)

Counterfeit Money Alert: The Frederick Police Department, working closely with the U.S. Secret Service and police departments across the state, are warning customers and businesses about an increase in counterfeit currency –... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Public Assistance In Locating Missing Juvenile - Update #1 (CID)

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On 03/19/2015 Frederick Police Detectives located Hunter Kea at Thomas Johnson High School. Kea is no longer a missing person and no further assistance is requested by the Frederick Police Department.

Case... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Drug Arrest, CR15-21069

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On 03/17/15 at approximately 1:50pm Off. William Sublett, of the Frederick Police Department, initiated a traffic stop, in the first block of Franklin Street, for a driver not wearing a seatbelt. Upon contact with the driver... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Frederick Action Agency and The Frederick Police host next Coffee With A Cop

The Frederick Police Department and The Frederick Action Agency are hosting the 3rd Coffee With A Cop Event. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 3:30 pm on March 25, 2015 at The Frederick... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Frederick Woman Charged in Employee Theft Case (CID)

On 10/28/2014 the Frederick Police Department received a theft complaint occurring at a local business by an employee of the business. Business managers brought this case to the attention of police regarding one of their... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2015

Frederick Police make drug arrest during call for service CR (2015-020482)

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On 03/15/2015 at approximately 10:00 AM, officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a drug complaint in the 1400 block of Taney Ave. Upon arrival, officers located the smell of marijuana coming from a... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2015

Frederick Police make Felony Drug arrest, 15-020430

On 03-15-15, OFC R. Lawson initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of S. McCain Drive and Hillcrest Drive for a minor driving infraction. Once the vehicle was stopped, OFC R. Lawson and OFC S. Grigsby who arrived... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance In Locating Missing Person - Updated 5:44PM (CID)

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Updated 03/14/2015 5:45 PM:

The Frederick Police Department has located the missing person, Alex Corder Hallenbeck. Mr. Hallenbeck is no longer considered a missing person and no further assistance is requested from the... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2015

Traffic stop leads to driver and passenger being arrested 2015-20207

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On 03/14/2015 at around 0158hrs while patrolling the area of Rosemont Ave and W. 2nd St. OFC. Jansson observed a vehicle operating without displaying the headlights of the vehicle. OFC. Jansson then stopped the vehicle for... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2015

Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Drug and Driving Charges, 15-019510

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On 3/11/15 at about 11PM, a Frederick Police officer making a business check observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a business in the 1500 block of Opossumtown Pike. The officer made contact with the driver,... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

FPD launches New Phone Application

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In an attempt to further our Community Policing initiatives and remain consistent in our communication to the citizens of Frederick, FPD announces the release of a new phone app. This app is now available on both Apple an... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

FPD Arrests Suspect in July 21, 2014, Rape Investigation (CID) Updated with Photo

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UPDATE:

Brian Charles Prodoehl, a 27 year old male from Westminster, MD, has been charged with 1st Degree Assault and Attempted 3rd Degree Sex offense related to the rape investigation reported to the Frederick Police... Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2015

Assistance Sought in Locating a Missing Juvenile (CID) Updated 03/09/15 10:41 PM

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Detectives have located Autumn Dowell after receiving a tip Monday evening regarding her whereabouts. Detectives determined that Dowell was missing on her own will and not in any danger.

Dowell has been reunited with... Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2015

Assistance Saught in Locating a Missing Juvenile

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On March 4, 2015 at approximately 11:56 AM the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing person. Det. Kidwell was assigned as the investigator for this case.

The missing person is 16 year old Autumn... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Snow Emergency Plan Lifted

Frederick, MD – March 6, 2015 The Snow Emergency Plan for The City of Frederick is lifted as of 6:30 AM today, Friday, March 6th .

There will be some limited snow hauling from certain snow emergency routes overnight... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

City Snow Emergency Plan in Effect at 10:00 PM

Frederick, MD – March 4, 2015: Mayor Randy McClement calls for the Snow Emergency Plan to go into effect for The City of Frederick at 10:00 PM today, Wednesday, March 4th. During a Snow Emergency, City residents are not... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2015

Frederick Police investigate shots fired

On 2/28/2015 at approximately 1500 hours Officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the area of South Jefferson Street and Pearl Street. Upon arrival officers located shell... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2015

Broken Water Pipe UPDATE

City crews are on scene and have begun work to repair the broken pipe. At this time, one lane of northbound traffic on S. Market St is open. We ask motorists to use extreme caution in the area due to icy conditions and to... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2015

Broken Water Pipe on S. Market St

S. Market St at All Saints St is closed to all traffic. A broken water pipe has caused water to flow on the roadway on S. Market St between All Saints St and Carroll Creek. City crews are enroute at this time and it is... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Drug Arrest, CR15-16420

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On 02/27/15 at approximately 7:31pm, OFC. Sheen Yohe and Off. Daniel Urbanowicz, of the Frederick Police Department, were working in plain clothes and operating an unmarked patrol vehicle in the area of Norva Avenue. During... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 4th Degree Burglary, CR15-16149

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On 02/26/15 at approximately 4:33pm Off. Urbanowicz, of the Frederick Police Department, responded to 100 Blk of Fairfield Drive for a burglary that already occurred. Upon arrival, Off. Urbanowicz contacted the victim and... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Frederick Police Detective Assigned to Investigate Stacy Hoffmaster Homicide (CID)

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The Frederick Police Department is seeking assistance from the community in solving a homicide investigation from 1996.

In October of 1996 the Frederick Police Department took a report of a missing 15 year old female,... Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2015

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (SCT)

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On 02/06/2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Willowdale Drive and W. Patrick Street, in Frederick City.

An equipment violation was observed... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Youth Resource Guide and Youth Resource Fair

Frederick, MD, February 4, 2015 - The Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Policy Board (JDPPB), a subcommittee of the Local Management Board (LMB), is pleased to... Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2015

2nd Burglary Suspect (SCT)

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Posted on: January 24, 2015

Frederick Police charge two men in connection to a December 2014 commercial burglary (SCT)

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On 12-12-2014, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a business in the 1800 block of Rosemont Avenue, in Frederick City, in reference to a commercial alarm call.

The initial investigation revealed... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Crack Cocaine and Heroin (SCT)

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On 01-22-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of the 1200 block of Littlebrook Drive, in Frederick City.

During the investigation, there came a... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Frederick man charged with arson after vehicle fires.

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On 08/16/2014 at approximately 2321 hours, Frederick Police officers responded to 1660 Bowman’s Farm Road for a vehicle fire.

This case was assigned to Detective Forrest with the Criminal Investigation Division for... Read on...


Road Closures

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Includes South Carroll Street, West South Street, East South Street, Shookstown

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Traffic Advisory

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Shookstown Road – Lane Closure: Lane closures will occur on Shookstown Road between Montevue Lane and Baughman’s Lane for one to two days between... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Traffic Advisory - East Patrick Street & Opossumtown Pike

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Traffic Advisory

Frederick, MD - March 25, 2105

East Patrick Street, Sidewalk Closure – The sidewalk in front of #55 East Patrick Street will be closed to pedestrian traffic on Friday, March 27th... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures

Traffic Advisory

Frederick, MD March 23, 2105

Lane Closures – Amber Drive
Amber Drive will have lane closures at the following intersections on Thursday, March 26th between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM due to test pitting... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closure

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Lane Closure – East Street

Frederick, MD- March 12, 2015: Lane closures are scheduled on East Street between Austin Alley and Winpigler Alley between March 13th and March 27th between the hours of 9... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Lane Closures Scheduled

Frederick, MD- March 11, 2015: The following lane closures have been scheduled.

West Patrick Street – A lane closure on West Patrick Street at Court Street has been... Read on...