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Posted on: January 27, 2015

City Receives Update on COPS Grant

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City Receives Update on COPS Grant

Frederick, MD January 27, 2015: The City of Frederick has received notification that the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, has... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

City Seeks Interested Individuals to Serve on Historic Preservation Commission

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City Seeks Interested Individuals to Serve on Historic Preservation Commission

Frederick, MD - January 27, 2015: Historic preservation is a vital part of maintaining our vibrant City. The City of... Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Music Legend Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Since Alice's Restaurant

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

For Immediate Release

Music Legend Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Since Alice's Restaurant

FREDERICK, MD. JANUARY 26, 2015— His... Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

Ralphie May Returns to Frederick

January 26th, 2015

RALPHIE MAY
February 25th at 7:30pmAt The Weinberg Center

Frederick, MD—Jan 26th: Ralphie May will perform at the Weinberg Center on Wed Feb 25th at 7:30pm, as part of his 2015 tour. Tickets... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 27, 2015

City Government Offices Open & On Time/Employees Operating Under Liberal Leave

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City Government Offices Open & On Time
Employees Operating Under Liberal Leave

Frederick, MD January 27, 2015: City Government offices will be open and on time today, Tuesday, January 27th.... Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Next Talk to the Mayor Tuesday Scheduled for January 27th - ASL Sign Language Interpreter Available

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Next Talk to the Mayor Tuesday Scheduled for January 27th
ASL Sign Language Interpreter Available

Frederick, MD - January 21, 2015: Mayor Randy McClement will hold his monthly “Talk to the Mayor... Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2015

CDBG 2015 Annual Action Plan & Consolidated Plan Public Hearing

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CDBG 2015 Annual Action Plan & Consolidated Plan Public Hearing

Public Hearing Date - February 3, 2015

Frederick, MD-January 26, 2015: The City of Frederick’s Community Development Division is... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

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The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Week of January 26 – 30, 2015

Frederick, MD – January 22, 2015: The City of Frederick public meeting schedule for the week of January 26th is as... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

City Historic Preservation Award Nomination Forms Available

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City Historic Preservation Award Nomination Forms Available
Must be submitted by March 13, 2015

Frederick, MD- January 20, 2015: Nomination forms for the 2015 City of Frederick Historic Preservation... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Fair Housing Commission Vacancy

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Fair Housing Commission
Vacancy to Fill

Frederick, MD- January 20, 2015: The Fair Housing Commission is seeking interested individuals to serve on the Fair Housing Commission. The Fair Housing... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Vacancy

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Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Vacancy to Fill

Frederick, MD- January 20, 2015: The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested individuals to fill a vacancy on the Bicycle and Pedestrian... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Water Main Replacement Activity - Long Term Project

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Water Main Replacement Activity - Long Term Project
Rosemont Avenue

Frederick, MD January 15, 2015: Mid-Atlantic Utilities, Inc. will begin water main replacement work on Rosemont Avenue between Culler... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Fitch Rates City’s GO Bonds AA+; Outlook Stable

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Fitch Rates City’s GO Bonds AA+; Outlook Stable

Frederick, MD - January 13, 2015: Fitch Ratings recently affirmed the AA+ rating on the City’s general obligation (GO) bonds. The rating outlook is... Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

Valentine’s Day Carriage Rides

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY

Valentine’s Day Carriage Rides
Register Early

Frederick, MD January 12, 2015: The Parks and Recreation Department is offering Valentine’s Day Cinderella Carriage Rides in downtown... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

City to Hold Food Drive to Benefit Food Bank

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City to Hold Food Drive to Benefit Food Bank
Two Convenient Locations Available to Make Donations

Frederick, MD – January 9, 2015: The City of Frederick will hold a public/employee food drive to benefit... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2015

East Church Street Open to Traffic

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

East Church Street Open to TrafficRemains On-going Construction Zone

Frederick, MD - December 29, 2014: East Church Street between Highland Street and Schifferstadt Boulevard is now open to all... Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Historic Preservation Property Tax Credit Application

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Historic Preservation Property Tax Credit Application
Must File by April 1, 2015

Frederick, MD – January 6, 2015: Residents interested in applying for the City Historic Preservation Property Tax Credit... Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2014

Christmas Tree Drop Off & Recycling Program

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Christmas Tree Drop Off & Recycling Program
Runs from December 26, 2104 – January 31, 2015

Frederick, MD - December 22, 2014: The City of Frederick Christmas Tree Drop Off and Recycling program will... Read on...


Police News

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

Frederick Police to conduct DUI saturation patrols over Super Bowl weekend

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. The Frederick Police Department is urging football fans to... Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2015

Officers respond to motor vehicle crash

On 01-25-15 at 6:00pm officers responded to the intersection of Schifferstadt Blvd @ E. Sixteenth St for a motor vehicle accident. Officers contacted the driver in one of the vehicles and determined he was suffering from a... Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2015

The Frederick Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred in the downtown area

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On 01/24/15 at approximately 2107 Hrs the Frederick Police Department was dispatched to a strong armed robbery in the area of 18 W Church St. Further investigation revealed the suspect accosted two females who were on the... 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 23, 2015

Frederick Police make Domestic Violence Arrest

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CR # 15-006677

Officers responded to the 200 block of West Fifth Street in response to a domestic dispute in progress. Upon arrival they located a female victim with a stab wound to her buttocks. The Officers conducted... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Frederick Man arrested on Warrant also has drugs and handgun on his person.

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On 02/23/2015 at around 0139hrs OFC. Jeff Gunder was on routine patrol in the 200 blk of N. Market St. when he saw a wanted subject who was known to him as a Dylan Richard Fox 04/08/1993. Mr. Fox was located a short time... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

S. Jefferson St/Rt 340 @ Rt 15 Reopened to all traffic CR #15-006672

Current Press Release:
At this time the S. Jefferson St/Route 340 has been reopened after a property damage accident involving a tractor trailer that was jack knifed in that location. The road was closed due to the tractor... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Road Closure Route 15 NB/SB CR #15-006672

Officers from the Frederick Police Department are currently working an auto accident on S. Jefferson Street/Route 340. The following roads will be closed for approximately two hours:

S. Jefferson Street closed at Route... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Road Closure Route 15 NB/SB CR #15-006672

Officers from the Frederick Police Department are currently working an auto accident on S. Jefferson Street/Route 340. The following roads will be closed for approximately two hours:

S. Jefferson Street closed at Route... 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: January 22, 2015

2 Arrested from Domestic Dispute

On 01/21/2015 at approx. 1130 hrs, Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200BLK of Phebus Ave for a reported verbal domestic dispute. Upon arrival, they contacted the victim, who reported his girlfriend had taken... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Frederick Police conducts Tobacco Compliance Checks

On January 20th, the Frederick Police Department conducted Tobacco Compliance Checks of establishments selling Tobacco products within the City of Frederick. This is the second round of compliance checks within the City of... Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Frederick Man Arrested For Armed Home Invasion (CID)

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On Wednesday 01/07/2015 at approximately 12:01 AM Frederick Police Officers responded to the 1200 Block of Little Brook Drive Frederick, MD for a reported robbery which had just occurred.

Frederick Police Detectives were... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Frederick Police Requests Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile (CID) Updated 01/22/2015

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01/22/2015 Update:

On 01/21/2015 at approximately 7:00 PM detectives with the Jersey City, NJ Police Department located Jennifer Medrano-Torres in Jersey City, NJ.

Earlier in the day on 01/21/2015 Frederick Police... Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2015

Police investigate shots fired in Frederick

On 01/18/2015 at approximately 0200 hours Officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of Jacob Bruner Drive in Carroll Park Manor for a report of shots fired. As Officers arrived and located a... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Frederick Police Charge Suspect in Connection to Downtown Burglary (SCT)

On 01-14-2015, at approximately 0104 hours, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a commercial alarm at the AYSE Restaurant, located at 6 N. East Street, in Frederick City.

Through the initial... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 2nd Degree Assault, CR15-4043

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Frederick, MD.-On 01/14/15 at approximately 11:47pm Off. Sublett, of the Frederick Police Department, responded to the 1100 Blk of Orchard Terrace for a disorderly subject call. Upon arrival, Off. Sublett observed a B/F,... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile

Jennifer Medrano-Torres

On January 8, 2015 the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing juvenile from Frederick, MD. The missing juvenile was identified as Jennifer Alexandra Medrano-Torres, a 14 year old Hispanic female.... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2015

2015-003769 Seeking public assistance with identifying suspect from overnight burglary

The Frederick Police Department is requesting assistance from the public regarding identifying a suspect from an overnight commercial burglary. On January 14th 2015, at approximately 0104 hours, Officers responded to the... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Frederick Police arrest female for multiple assault charges

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Frederick Police arrest female for multiple assault charges
CR # 15-003457

On January 12, 2015 at approximately 2346 hours, Officers were dispatched to the 2600blk of Warren Way Frederick, MD in reference to a reported... Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

Frederick Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Man (CID) Updated 01/16/2015

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On 01/16/2015 the missing person in this case, Newell Barnwell, was located in Baltimore, MD by the Baltimore Police Department. Mr. Barnwell has been reunited with family at this time. No further assistance in locating Mr.... Read on...

Posted on: January 10, 2015

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Stabbing (2015-002646)

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Frederick Police responded to Frederick Memorial Hospital for a victim who had been stabbed in the leg by a known accomplice. The victim stated that while hanging out with friends at an unknown location in Amber Meadows, a... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Frederick Police Charge Two Juveniles in Connection to July 2014 Burglary (SCT)

On 07-31-2014, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a residence in the 2600 block of Brook Valley Road, in Frederick City, in reference to a burglary call for service.

Through the initial... Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2015

The Frederick Police Department to host Coffee with a Cop on January 15, 2015.

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Officers from the Frederick Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.

All community members are invited to... Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2015

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Marijuana Distribution (SCT)

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On 01-02-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious person in the area of 45 Waverley Drive, in Frederick City.

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

Posted on: January 2, 2015

Police make arrest for robbery (CR 15-00430)

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On 01/02/2015 at approximately 2:30 pm a female victim reported that a known male choked her and robbed her of her wallet containing currency.

Officers searched the area for the suspect and located him in the area of E.... Read on...

Posted on: January 1, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Theft, CR14-101910

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Frederick, MD.-On 12/31/14 at approximately 8:12am, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 8000 Blk of Reich Ford Road in an attempt to locate a vehicle involved in a theft. Upon arrival, officers... Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2014

Frederick Police Department Investigates Theft From Wal-Mart, 14-101924

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Frederick, MD.- On 12/31/14 at approximately 10:10am, OFC. Weaver responded to the Wal-Mart store, located 1811 Monocacy Blvd., for a theft that already occurred. Upon contact with the loss prevention officer, OFC. Weaver... Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

Endangered Missing Child

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The Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is working in cooperation with the Columbus Police Department to locate a missing toddler.

On December 28, 2014, the father of Cameron Beckford (age 14... Read on...

Posted on: December 27, 2014

Frederick Police arrest one for handgun charges during a suspicious vehicle investigation.

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Patrol officers with the Frederick Police Department, investigating a suspicious vehicle in the 500 Blk of N East St, discovered a passenger had an active arrest warrant. The passenger, identified as Tony Pernell Offutt Jr,... 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...

Posted on: August 31, 2014

Additional Photo of Vandalism Suspect

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Posted on: August 31, 2014

Frederick Police Department Seeking the Identity of Vandalism Suspect

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The following suspect was captured on video surveillance cameras spray painting a “tag” of “CNR” on a building in the 1700 block of N. Market Street. The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in... Read on...


Road Closures

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Posted on: January 7, 2015

Traffic Advisory - East Church Street Open

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Department of Public WorksEast Church Street Open to Traffic
Remains On-going Construction Zone

Frederick, MD - December 29, 2014: East Church Street between Highland Street and Schifferstadt... Read on...