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Posted on: May 1, 2016

ADVISORY - Status of City Sports Fields for Sunday, May 1, 2016

All City Sports Fields will be CLOSED Sunday, May 1, 2016 due to rain and wet conditions.

What CITY SPORTS FIELDS CLOSED means - all City leased fields, including City school fields, are closed for the time frame indicated. No one is to use the fields ...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Interagency Basketball Tournament on May 7 to Raise Awareness about Child Abuse Prevention

Interagency Basketball Tournament on May 7 to
Raise Awareness about Child Abuse Prevention

FREDERICK, MD – The Department of Juvenile Services will hold the 2016 Interagency Basketball Games tournament to raise awareness and funds for child abuse prev...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Singer/Songwriter John Hiatt Brings Acoustic Set to Weinberg Stage

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Singer/Songwriter John Hiatt Brings Acoustic Set to Weinberg Stage

FREDERICK, Md., Thursday, April 28, 2016 — Considered one ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

International Bike & Walk to School Day Planned at Lincoln Elementary School

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International Bike & Walk to School Day Planned at Lincoln Elementary School
Bike Rodeo Planned

Frederick, MD – April 28, 2016: Lincoln Elementary School (LES) will join schools around the country to celebrate International Bike and Walk to School D...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Frederick Police Department Attains CALEA Accreditation

Frederick Police Department Attains CALEA Accreditation

Frederick, MD – April 29, 2016: We are pleased to announce the Frederick Police Department has met the requirements of the highly regarded, broadly recognized, Law Enforcement Accreditation stan...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Grand Opening of Carroll Creek Phase II - Thursday, May 19th at 4:00 PM

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Grand Opening of Carroll Creek Phase II
Thursday, May 19th at 4:00 PM

Frederick, MD – April 28, 2016: Mayor Randy McClement is pleased to announce the Grand Opening Ceremony for Carroll Creek Phase II will take place on Thursday, May 19th at 4:00 PM...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 26, 2016

Frederick Running Festival 2016 - May 7th & 8th

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Frederick Running Festival 2016
May 7th & 8th

Frederick, MD April 26, 2016: The Frederick Police Department reminds citizens, visitors and businesses to prepare for the upcoming Frederick Running Festival scheduled for Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, ...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

City Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule

City Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule
Schedule for May 2016

Frederick MD April 22, 2016 Once a year the City of Frederick’s Department of Public Works clears the sediment from the City’s water mains by opening the fire hydrants and discharging water. ...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

George Takei is Final Speaker in 2016 Frederick Speaker Series

Media Contact: Ashley Birdsell
Manager of Marketing, Weinberg Center for the Arts301-600-2868 | abirdsell@cityoffrederick.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
George Takei is Final Speaker in 2016 Frederick Speaker Series

FREDERICK, Md., Monday, April 18, ...Read on...

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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...

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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...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

John Hiatt to Play at the Weinberg Center this Season

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
John Hiatt to Play Weinberg Center this Season

FREDERICK, Md., Tuesday, February 16, 2016 — An Acoustic Evening with John Hia...Read on...

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Police News

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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: April 28, 2016

Bicycle Escape to host next Frederick Police Department "Coffee With A Cop"

Officers from the Frederick Police Department will be at the Bicycle Escape (located at 7820 Wormans Mill Rd) for "Coffee With A Cop" on May 13, 2016 from 9am to 10:30am.

Join your neighbors and Police Officers for coffee and conversation. No agenda o...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Photo of Second Suspect (Case # 2016-028703

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Charged:
Kelly Lynn Green
DOB: 07-17-1976
312 Gallatin St NW
District of Columbia

Charges:
(1) Theft Less than $1,000
(2) Conspiracy to Commit Theft
(3) Warrant

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Frederick Police Charge Man and Woman in Vehicle Theft (Patrol)

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On 04-25-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Wegmans located at 7830 Wormans Mill Road, in Frederick City, in reference to a theft. As Officers were en route to the store, Loss Prevention officer’s at Wegmans provided a desc...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Frederick Police Charge Man in Vehicle Theft (Patrol )

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On 04-25-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to South Street Auto Sales located in the 1800 block of Rosemont Avenue, in Frederick City, in reference to a vehicle theft.

Through the initial investigation it was determined that...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2016

Police investigate stabbing on North East Street

At approximately 2041hours units from the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division responded to a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene they encountered a male with stab wounds to his upper body and torso. For precautionary reasons he was transport...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Five Subsequent to Fight (SCT)

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On 04-20-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team responded to the 1200 block of Stillmeadow Place, in Frederick City, in reference to a fight.

During the investigation, it was found Ednelson Castillo-Diaz assaulted a fema...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Frederick Teen Arrested for Attempted Robbery (CID)

On Thursday 04/21/2016 at approximately 8:41 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to the 1400 block of Key Parkway, Frederick, MD for a reported armed robbery in progress.

Officers located an adult male victim of an attempted armed robbery who was ...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Frederick Police Memorial Ceremony

The Frederick Police Department will host a Memorial Service ceremony on April 29th 2016 at noon. The Ceremony will be held in City Hall Park, located in front of Frederick City Hall at 101 N. Court Street.

The memorial service will honor Frederick...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Frederick Man Charged for Possessing Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute (SCT)

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The Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team has made an arrest of a Frederick man for the possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute

On 04-19-2016, at 6:39 pm, an officer of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team obser...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Frederick Police Department arrest man in the area of W. All Saints St.

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On 04/19/16 at approximately 1915 Hrs Leonard was located by police in the area of W. All Saints St possessing an open alcoholic beverage in a public place. Officers attempted to cite Leonard for the offense. During the course of the contact Leonard lit...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Missing Person Located

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**On 04/19/2016, Tabatha McClure was located by detectives and returned safely to her family**

The Frederick Police Department is attempting to locate Tabatha McClure, a 35 year old female, from Frederick, MD. McClure was reported missing on 04/18/201...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2016

Frederick Police seek assistance in locating missing person (Case # 16-026242)

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The Frederick Police Department is currently asking for public assistance in locating Kenneth Leroy Dorsey, Jr. who is reported missing. Dorsey was last seen at his residence, located in the 1800 block of Jacob Bruner Drive, on Thursday, 04/14/2016.
Dor...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Frederick Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Person

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On 04/15/2016 at approximately 0846 hours the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing person. Detective Renninger was later assigned as the lead investigator for this incident.

The missing person is Kennedy Morgan Smith, a 16 year o...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Crack Cocaine (SCT)

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On 04-13-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a vehicle commit several traffic violations in the area of the Orchard Terrace and S. McCain Drive, in Frederick City.

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

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Suspect who Assaulted Officers (Patrol 16-25496)

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On 04/13/2016 at approximately 1012 hrs, Officers with the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a drug complaint in the area of the 200 block of South Jefferson Street. When officers arrived they contacted the suspect, later identified as David...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Two on Heroin, Cocaine and Marijuana Related Charges (SCT)

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On 04-08-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of Heather Ridge Drive, in Frederick City, after observing numerous traffic violations from a vehicle travelling in front of them.
...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Carroll Creek and Downtown Frederick Reminders (DPT)

The Frederick Police would like all visitors to have an enjoyable experience in the downtown Frederick area. The Frederick Police Department would like to offer several reminders to citizens and visitors to Frederick.

Please follow these guidelines: ...Read more »

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Photos of Suspects Charged in April 4, 2016 Homicide

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The Frederick Police Department has made two arrests in the homicide of Brian Mario Graves. On Thursday, April 7, 2016 detectives obtained arrest warrants for Alexis Adria Lucas, age 23 of Frederick and Tierra Nicole Lucas, age 29 of Frederick, charging t...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Two Suspects in Homicide

Thursday April 7, 2016 Update:

The Frederick Police Department has made two arrests in the homicide of Brian Mario Graves. On Thursday, April 7, 2016 detectives obtained arrest warrants for Alexis Adria Lucas, age 23 of Frederick and Tierra Nicole Luca...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Police Arrest Two Females For Heroin (16-23449 DPT)

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On 4/5/2016 at approximately 1:40 pm Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Park Ave and Elm St for a drug complaint.

Upon arrival, the witness provided Officers with a detailed description of a vehicle and the occupant...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Frederick Man Has Died After Monday Morning Assault (CID)

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Tuesday April 5, 2016 Update:

On Tuesday April 5, 2016 the victim in this case, Brian Mario Graves, succumbed to injuries he sustained as a result of this assault and died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Brian Grav...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Frederick Police Investigate Monday Morning Stabbing (CID)

On April 4, 2016 at approximately 1:34 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to the 300 block of N Market Street for a reported disturbance involving a fight.

As Officers arrived on scene they located an adult male victim with injuries from an appare...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2016

"UPDATE(Road re-opened)"*200 & 300 Block of South Market Street Closed

UPDATE
At approximately 1145 AM, crews were able to remove the debris in the roadway. The 200 and 300 block of South Market Street are back open for motorists.

The 200 and 300 block of South Market Street are currently closed due to a downed tree in...Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2016

Police Arrest Male for Residential Burglary (2016-22845 DPT)

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On 4/2/2016 at approximately 3:04 pm Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Selwyn Dr. for a reported residential burglary in progress.

The victim advised that he was inside his apartment when an unknown male entered the...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Drug Disposal Event - April 30, 2016 (DPT)

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Drug Disposal Event: Saturday, April 30th from 10 am - 2 pm at Harry Grove Stadium (top lot)

Whitesell Pharmacy in conjunction with The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Frederick Police Department will be sponsoring a Drug Disposal event.

The...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Citizen Police Academy

The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce it will be conducting the 23rd session of its Citizen Police Academy (CPA) starting June 22, 2016.

The CPA is a free of charge 9-week program designed to give interested persons an overview of the...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...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Frederick Police make arrest for 1st Degree Burglary

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On May 15, 2015, at approximately 0029 hours, Frederick Police Department received a call for a residential burglary in the 400 block of N. Market Street. The victim stated an unknown male was located inside her residence and jumped out the window. She ...Read on...