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Posted on: July 1, 2015

Frederick’s Fourth of July Celebration in Baker Park Safety Tips and Reminders

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... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

City Government Offices Closed Friday, July 3, 2015

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City Government Offices Closed Friday, July 3, 2015
Clarifications to City Schedules Below

Frederick, MD – June 24, 2015: The City of Frederick Government Offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

City Streets Sweeping Will Take Place July 5th

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City Streets Sweeping Will Take Place July 5th
Residents Reminded to Obey Restricted Parking Designations

Frederick, MD – June 24, 2015: The City of Frederick would like to remind residents that Sunday... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

City Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve on the Historic Preservation Commission

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City Seeking Interested Individuals to Serve on the Historic Preservation Commission

Frederick, MD – June 26, 2015: Historic preservation is a vital part of maintaining our vibrant City. The City of... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule

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The City of Frederick Weekly Public Meeting Schedule
Week of June 29th

Frederick, MD, June 25, 2015: The weekly public meeting schedule for The City of Frederick is as follows.

Monday, June 29,... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

2015 Frederick’s 4th Festivities Set For Saturday, July 4

FREDERICK’S 4TH FESTIVITIES SET FOR SATURDAY, JULY 4 IN BAKER PARK

Celebrate Frederick, Inc. and Frederick’s 4th-An Independence Day Celebration Committee presents the Annual Frederick’s 4th – An Independence Day... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 10, 2015

Clarification - Traffic Advisory – Lane Closures on East Church Street

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Traffic Advisory – Lane Closures on East Church Street

Frederick, MD – June 10, 2015: Clarification - The contractor, Moxley Kidwell, LLC, will be closing a single lane at a time on East Church... Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

2015 Celebrate Frederick Summerfest Family Theatre Schedule

CELEBRATE FREDERICK ANNOUNCES THE 2015 SUMMERFEST FAMILY THEATRE MUSCIAL LINE-UP

Celebrate Frederick is pleased to announce the performers for the 2015 Summerfest Family Theatre. The series features free children’s... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 19, 2015

Frederick’s 4th Packs Baker Park with Entertainment from Noon to Dusk

FREDERICK’S 4TH PACKS BAKER PARK WITH ENTERTAINMENT FROM NOON TO DUSK

Celebrate Frederick, Inc. is proud to announce the entertainment line-up for the Frederick’s 4th – An Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4... Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2015

Key103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Race Registration Opens with Complimentary Tubs for All Participants

Key103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Race Registration Opens with Complimentary Tubs for All Participants

Resurrected in 2011 by FACKA Sports, the KEY103 Great Frederick Bath Tub Races return once again to Culler Lake on... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

CELEBRATE FREDERICK ANNOUNCES THE 2015 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES PERFORMER LINE-UP

CELEBRATE FREDERICK ANNOUNCES THE 2015 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES PERFORMER LINE-UP

Celebrate Frederick is pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Concert Series line-up. This FREE series of musical performances has become a... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Carroll Creek Walkways/Paths Closed to Foot Traffic

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY

Carroll Creek Walkways/Paths Closed to Foot Traffic
Shared Use Path Phase II Construction

Frederick, MD March 30, 2015: Paths/Walkways around the portion of Carroll Creek from the... Read on...


Police News

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Posted on: July 3, 2015

Frederick Police Solve Malicious Destruction of Property Case (DPT 15-53404)

Approximately one month ago, Officers began receiving reports of malicious destruction of property to vehicles in the parking garages of Frederick. OFC Dodson of the Frederick Police Department was assigned as lead... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2015

Frederick Police assist Berkeley County (WV) with apprehension of homicide suspect. (CID)

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In the early morning hours of 07/03/2015 the Frederick Police Department received a call from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance in locating a suspect in a homicide investigation. According to the... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2015

Police Arrest Female for Heroin and Paraphernalia (DPT) 15-052777

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On 7/1/2015 Directed Patrol Officers were in the area of 100 S. East St. due to complaints of drug and alcohol use.

Officer located a suspicious male and female who were then contacted by another female identified as... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2015

Frederick Police Make Drug Arrest

Frederick Police took a subject into custody for a warrant for not paying a fine through Maryland Transportation Authority. During the investigation, Officers found that the defendant, Jimmy J Bailey of the 2300BLK of Terra... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for First Degree Assault, CR15-52820

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Frederick, MD.- On 07/01/2015 at approximately 6:45pm, OFC. Christopher Prior responded to the 1200 Blk of Stillmeadow Place for an assault in progress involving a knife. Upon arrival, OFC. Prior was able to contact all... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Frederick’s Fourth of July Celebration in Baker Park Safety Tips and Reminders

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... Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Frederick Police arrest man for attempted sexual assault. (CID)

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On 06/29/2015 Officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to a report of a sexual assault in the area of the East Patrick Street Parking Deck. It was later determined that the victim had fled the scene and... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Police arrest man for Indecent Exposure

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On 06-25-15 at 6:54pm officers responded to the 900blk of N. East St. for an indecent exposure complaint. Officers arrived and located a victim who stated a male who was later identified as Isaac Jose Arinez had exposed... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

FPD Seeks Armed Robbery Suspect, 15-051191

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On 6-25-15 at about 10:16 PM, the Frederick Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Charley's Restaurant in the 700 block of Motter Ave. The suspect fled the area on foot, and a K9 track was unsuccessful. A... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect (SCT)

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On 06-24-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the BP gas station, located at 503 W Seventh Street, in reference to a burglary.

During the investigation, it was found the suspect broke the glass... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect (SCT)

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On 06-24-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the BP gas station, located at 503 W Seventh Street, in reference to a burglary.

During the investigation, it was found the suspect broke the glass... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for First Degree Assault, CR15-050567

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/23/2015 at around 8:37 p.m., Officers with the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to an address in the 200 block of West Fifth Street for a domestic assault involving a weapon. Upon arrival... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Arrest for Disorderly Conduct, CR15-50494

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/23/2015 at approximately 12:14p.m., Off. David DeWees responded to Frederick Memorial Hospital, located 400 West Seventh Street, to assist security with a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, FMH security... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Bear Sightings in the City of Frederick

The Frederick Police Department has received several reports of a Black Bear within the city limits. It is not uncommon this time of year to see bears in suburban areas and that this is the time of year when young bears... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspect (SCT)

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On 03-30-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Planet Fitness gym, located at 1080 W Patrick Street, in reference to a theft.

During the investigation, it was found the victim left her purse... Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Frederick Police Seek assistance in identifying subject (CID)

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The Frederick Police Department is asking for the assistance of the public in identifying a male who has been exposing himself to females in the downtown Frederick area. The department has received numerous complaints over... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Hit and Run

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On 06/19/2015 at approx. 1042 hrs, Officers were dispatched for a reported hit and run in the area of W 14th St and Motter Ave. Upon arrival, Officers found through their investigation that a driver struck 2 parked... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Investigating Stabbing, CR15-45814 *Update*

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On 06/18/2015, at approximately 8:30 pm, members of the Frederick Police Department and the Maryland State Police Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force located Damien Wayne Klein in the area of N McCain Drive & Key Pkwy.... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Two Arrest for Assault, CR15-48999 Continued

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Two Arrests for An Assault, CR15-48999

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/18/2015 at approximately 1:05pm, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to North Frederick Elementary School, located 1010 Fairview Avenue, for a domestic dispute in progress involving a... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Drug Arrests, CR15-48951 Continued

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

Frederick Police Department Makes Two Drug Arrests, CR15-48951

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/18/2015 at approximately 8:11am, Officer Christopher Stanley was on routine patrol conducting a patrol check of the Riverside Park located at 1801 Monocacy Boulevard. During this time, Off. Stanley... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2015

Frederick Police Department Make Drug Arrest, CR15-48436

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/16/2015 at approximately 1440 hrs., officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to the Sheetz store, located at 1300 East Patrick Street, for a medical emergency. Upon arrival, officers and... Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

The Frederick Police Department Make an Arrest in the Murder of Mr. Brandon Brown (CID) Update #2

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Update 06/15/2015:

The family of Brandon Brown has requested the Frederick Police Department to release the attached photo of Brandon Brown.

Author: Sgt. Aaron Lapp 301-600-6390

Previous Release:

The... Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

Frederick Police Charge Two in Garage Burglary (SCT)

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On 05-22-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a residence in the 400 block of Grant Place, in Frederick City, in reference to a burglary call for service.

Through the initial investigation, it... 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... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

Frederick Police Locate and Arrest Man with Three Active Warrants (SCT)

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On 06-11-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Team observed the driver of a vehicle to conduct a traffic violation in the area of N Market Street and 9th Street, in Frederick City.

Officer... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

The Frederick City Police Department Charges Suspect with Interoffice Theft (CID)

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During the month of February, Detective Sean McKinney began an investigation into an interoffice theft that had occurred at a medical practice located at 77 Thomas Johnson Drive in Frederick City. During the investigation... Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

56th Frederick Police Academy Graduation (Updated)

On Friday June 26. 2015 at 2:00 pm the Frederick Police Department will host its graduation for the 56th Frederick Police Academy. The graduation ceremony will be held in the auditorium of Governor Thomas Johnson High... Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Frederick Police Department Investigating Stabbing, CR15-45814

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Frederick, MD.-On 06/08/2015 at approximately 4:20pm, Off. Daniel Grimes responded to Frederick Memorial Hospital for a subject who had sustained lacerations from a knife attack. Upon arrival, Off. Grimes met with the victim... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

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

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On 05-04-2015, officers of the Frederick Police Department responded to a residence in the 1st block of E 3rd Street, in Frederick City, in reference to a burglary call for service.

Through the initial investigation, it... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

Coffee With A Cop This Saturday

Please join Frederick Police Department at Seed of Life Café for "Coffee with a Cop". Free coffee and conversation on Saturday June 6th from 8am-10am at 629 N Market St.

No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask... 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... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Frederick's Most Wanted Reaches 400 Arrests

Frederick, MD – May 20, 2015: Frederick’s Most Wanted Marks its 400th Arrest

The Frederick Police Department in partnership with the Frederick News Post marked its 400th arrest on May 20, 2015 with the arrest of... 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... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Frederick Police Offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

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Frederick Police Department offers Child Identification & DNA Kits Free to Residents

FREDERICK, MD – May 11, 2015 - The Frederick Police Department is pleased to offer child identification and DNA kits... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Frederick Police Seek Assistance in Preventing Theft and Burglary Related Crimes

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As the warmer weather approaches, the Frederick Police Department is urging community members to lock and secure their residences, garages, outbuildings and vehicles to assist with growing theft from motor vehicle and... 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: 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: July 2, 2015

Traffic Advisory

TRAFFIC ADVISORY
Traffic Advisory McClellan Ave., North Market St., Monocacy Blvd.

Frederick, MD – July 2, 2015:

McClellan Alley – Road Closure: McClellan Alley will be closed between Bentz Street and... Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Traffic Advisory – East Church Street - Intermittent Lane Closures

Traffic Advisory – East Church Street - Intermittent Lane Closures

Frederick, MD – June 30, 2015:

East Church Street – Intermittent Lane Closures:

There will be intermittent & temporary single lane closures of... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Lane/Road Closures

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Traffic Advisory – Lane/Road Closures

Frederick, MD – June 26, 2015:

Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania Avenues – Road Closures: Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania Avenues will be closed,... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Road/ Lane Closure

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Traffic Advisory – Road/lane Closures
East 5th Street, Motter Avenue, Maxwell Avenue, Belmont Avenue

Frederick, MD – June 25, 2015:

East 5th Street – Lane Closure: One lane will be closed on... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Road/Lane Closures

Traffic Advisory – Road/Lane Closures

Frederick, MD – June 16, 2015:

South Wisner Street – Road Closure: South Wisner Street will be closed between East Patrick Street and Carroll Creek beginning June 17th and... Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

Traffic Advisory – Lane Closures

Traffic Advisory – Lane Closures

Frederick, MD – June 15, 2015:

Montevue Lane – Lane Closures: Intermittent, very short, right lane closures will occur on Montevue Lane between:

• Montevue Lane and Military... Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures

Revised - Traffic Advisory
USI5/Monocacy Blvd. Interchange Project Work Hours Extended

Frederick, MD – May 28, 2105 Intermittent lane closures for the USI5/Monocacy Boulevard Interchange Project will occur at the... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Traffic Advisory - Road Closures

Traffic Advisory

Road Closures

Frederick, MD - March 30, 2105 – The following roads will be closed beginning March 30h through November 30, 2015 between the hours of 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM to accommodate water main... Read on...