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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Parking Rate Increases on July 1, 2016

Frederick, MD – June 30, 2016: As part of the approved FY17 City of Frederick budget, several changes to the Parking fines and fees schedule will be implemented in July, 2016. These changes assist in keeping the Parking Enterprise Fund solvent and give t...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

City Government Offices Closed On July 4

Media Release – June 24, 2016

City Government Offices Closed On July 4
Clarification to City Services Below

Frederick, MD – June 24, 2016: The City of Frederick Offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2016. ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Inaugural Vets’ Night Out program at the Weinberg a Success

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Inaugural Vets’ Night Out program at the Weinberg a Success

FREDERICK, Md., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 — The Weinberg Center fo...Read on...

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Country Music Sensation Lonestar to Play Weinberg Center

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Country Music Sensation Lonestar to Play Weinberg Center

FREDERICK, Md., Tuesday, June 28, 2016 — In advance of its 2016-2017...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

Special NAC 9 Meeting - Wednesday, June 15th 7:00 pm

The City of Frederick will be holding a special Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) 9 meeting on Wednesday, June 15th at 7:00 pm in the City Hall Board Room. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss recommendations by the City for installation of additi...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: 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: June 30, 2016

4th of July in Baker Park

The City of Frederick’s 4th of July celebration in Baker Park is expected to bring thousands of people into downtown Frederick. The Frederick Police Department would like to remind all who attend to be to plan accordingly for large crowds and heavy traffi...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Death Investigation at Court Street Parking Deck

The Frederick Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the first block of S. Court St. Shortly after 4:30pm, police were notified that an adult male was on the ground near the entrance of the Court Street Parking Deck. Upon arrival on scen...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

*Update* Frederick Police Department Missing Juvenile Located, CR16-045462

The Frederick Police Department has located the missing juvenile. Carla Michelle Escoto-Cruz was located in good health and was returned to her parents. The Frederick Police Department would like to thank everyone in this matter.

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Frederick Police Department Seeking Missing Juvenile, CR16-045462

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Should anyone have any information on Cruz’s whereabouts, please contact the number listed below. Anyone wishing to leave information anonymously can call the Frederick Police Department’s tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), send information via email to fpd...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2016

Frederick City Police Arrest Man With Gun

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On 06-25-2016, at approximately 1:25 AM, A Frederick City Police Officer was conducting a bicycle patrol in the area of Olde Town Tavern at 325 N Market St. While there he observed an argument ensue between several subjects. During the argument one of the...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Frederick Police arrest two for drug charges.

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Ofc Grimes responded to the area of 1003 W Patrick ST in an attempt to locate a possible intoxicated driver. Grimes located Joshua Aaron Ladson, passed out behind the wheel of his running vehicle, in the parking lot. Grimes was speaking to witnesses w...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Frederick Police make arrest for possession of marijuana

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On 06/23/2016, at approximately 2215 hours, Ofc Gregware and Kopel made a routine traffic stop in the area of W South ST and S Market ST in Frederick, MD. The officers noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and placed the driver, Darien Sk...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Active Warrants in Jefferson County, WV (SCT)

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On 6-22-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed the occupants of a vehicle to be smoking CDS in the area of Hill Street and Orchard Way, in Frederick City.

Officer First Class Michael Murphy initiated contact wit...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Frederick Polce charge on a Home Invasion (CID)

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On 4/21/16 at approximately 1859 hours Police responded to the 200blk of Thomas Avenue for a report of a Home Invasion/ Armed Robbery. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division responded immediately as well. After searching the area Police wer...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2016

Unified Law Enforcement in Frederick County Halt Heroin Distribution Ring

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June 17, 2016

In 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section, the Frederick Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit, the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Maryland State Police Maryland Major...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2016

Two Arrested for Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

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On 06/17/2016 at approximately 2:42 AM Officer Skelly was patrolling the area of West Patrick Street at Hillcrest Drive when she observed a vehicle being driven without headlights.

Officer Skelly stopped the vehicle and identified the driver to be Lui...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Weapon Charges (DPT)

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On 06-16-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Directed Patrol Team responded to the 700 block of Motter Avenue for the report of a theft. The suspect, who was still there, was identified as Markel Demar Lyles-Smith. During the course of the...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

Frederick Police Arrest Woman for Heroin (SCT)

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On 06-15-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of the W. Patrick Street and Baughman’s Lane, in Frederick City.

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

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Frederick County Law Enforcement Indicts 8 in Heroin Ring

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 15, 2016

Frederick County Law Enforcement Indicts 8 in Heroin Ring

WHAT: Law enforcement agencies in Frederick County will hold a press conference announcing charges in a large scale heroin distribution investigation. ...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Frederick Police Respond to a Reports of Shots Fired.

On 06/14/2016, at approximately 2310 hours, officers with the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a report of shots fired, at Windsor Gardens Apartments, which are located in the 1100 Block of Key Parkway. Multiple calls were received and when...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2016

Frederick City Police Department Serves Search & Seizure Warrant

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On 06/09/2016, at approximately 11:16 pm, members of the Frederick Police Department's Patrol Division served a drug search & seizure warrant at 404 Megan Ct in Frederick City.

The resident was home at the time and was identified as Tevin Anthony Jacks...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Youth Academy Still Has Openings

June 9, 2016

Youth Academy Still Has Openings

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department still has a few openings for its 14th annual Youth Police Academy on June 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm. This program provides youth...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Missing Teenage Girl Located (CID)

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**FOLLOW UP**

On 06/09/2016 at approximately 2115 hours, Detectives from the Frederick Police Department located the missing juvenile, Toni Budd. Budd was safely returned to her residence and to the custody of her parents. The Frederick Police Depart...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Frederick Police Department Make Four Arrests for Armed Robbery, CR2016-40358

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/08/2016 at approximately 7:50pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1700 Blk of Carriage Way for an assault that occurred earlier. Upon arrival and contact with the victims and one of the victim’s parents, OF...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Frederick Police Department Investigating Toddler Struck by Vehicle, 2016-40354

Frederick, MD.-On 06/08/2016 at approximately 7:25pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200Blk of Appleton Place for a single vehicle collision involving a struck child. Upon arrival, officers noticed EMS personnel administering...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Two Suspects Charged in Armed Robbery

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The Frederick Police Department has identified and charged two suspects involved in the June 3, 2016 armed robbery of the Deliciosa Bakery located in the 1500 block of W. Patrick St. Police obtained arrest warrants for Benjamin Michael Moats, age 33, and ...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2016

Suspect Charged in Key Parkway Stabbing Investigation

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UPDATE:

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division identified a suspect in the June 3, 2016 stabbing of two individuals. Through extensive investigation and follow up, police were able to identify the suspect as Tyrone Smallwood, age 16, of Fr...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2016

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

On 6/3/16 at approximately 1935hrs units from the Frederick Police Department responded to the 1500BLK of West Patrick Street for a report of an armed robbery at the Delicious Bakery. Upon arrival Officers determined no one was injured and they were able...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2016

Frederick Police Investigating Friday Evening Stabbing - Update 2:00AM

Update:

Key Parkway has bee reopened to traffic. Detectives are continuing this investigation Saturday morning.

Original Release:

On Friday, June 3, 2016 at approximately 8:47 PM, Frederick Police Officers responded to the area of Key Parkway an...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Possession of a Schedule II Drug (SCT)

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On 06-02-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed a known male, identified as Lavander Rakheem Disney, operating a vehicle while his license was revoked and suspended in the area of the Key Parkway and Willowdale Dri...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

57th Frederick Police Academy Graduation

On Friday June 24, 2016 at 1:00pm the Frederick Police Department will host its graduation for the 57th Frederick Police Academy. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Weinberg Center, which is located at 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, Marylan...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for 1st Degree Burglary, 2016-38798

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/02/2016 at approximately 8:52pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the 100 Blk of West All Saints Street for a burglary and assault that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers were able to locate the victim outsi...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

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

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On 06-01-2016, at 9:30 pm, two officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team was performing surveillance in the area of W. Patrick Street and Baughman’s Lane, which is located in Frederick City. Officers observed a black four door vehic...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Frederick Police Make Arrest for Crack Cocaine (SCT)

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On 05-31-2016, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team were attempting to locate a subject in the area of the 7th Street Shopping Center, which is 1035 W. 7th Street.

Contact was made with a subject matching the given descri...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Announcing the revitalization of the Frederick Police Explorer Post

The Frederick Police Department is proud to announce the revitalization of the Frederick Police Explorer Post. The Explorer program is a youth development program designed for youth between the ages of 14-20 who have an interest in a law enforcement car...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Distracted driving stop leads to felony drug arrest

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In the late evening of 05/30/16, an officer with the Frederick Police Department Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on a subject for using hands to operate a cell phone while driving a motor vehicle. Upon contacting the driver, Matthew Tyler C...Read on...

Posted on: May 30, 2016

Fight at Edward Thomas Pool

On 05/30/2016 at approx. 1441 hrs, Officers were dispatched to the area of Edward P. Thomas Memorial Pool, located in the 500BLK of Fleming Ave, Frederick, MD. Several callers indicated a group was fighting and a subject had produced a handgun, which was...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: 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: 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...