The Frederick Police Department arrested two suspects for their role in an armed robbery with a handgun that occurred in the area of Elmwood Terrace Apartments located at 90 Waverly Drive in Frederick Maryland.
On 01-29-2013 at approximately 03:30pm patrol units responded to the area of 90 Waverly Drive, Elmwood Terrace Apartments for a call of an armed robbery in progress. Patrol units, K-9, detectives, and street crime personnel responded to the area to assist. Ofc. Conover and his K-9 partner conducted a K-9 track that lead to the area of Q building, Elmwood Terrace Apartments. Detective Lapp observed two subjects in a vehicle matching the description given by the victim. This vehicle was located and all occupants in the vehicle were identified. The items described above, and additional detailed information from the victim assisted in the positive identification of all suspects involved.
The victim stated that while walking in the area of Elmwood Terrace Apartments he was approached from behind by two black males. He stated that one suspect pulled a handgun and pointed it at him. The victim was knocked to the ground and the second suspect went through the victims pockets. The suspect with the gun was positively identified as Mr. Joseph Oneil Abercrombie. The suspect who went through the victims pockets was positively identified as Mr. Brennan Michael Waddy. Both suspects were taken into custody and charged as adults due to the seriousness of the crime.
Detectives were able to determine that a third suspect, who was with the victim at the time of the robbery, had set up the robbery. He was also positively identified and will be charged as a juvenile through the juvenile court system. Detectives recovered the victims backpack and the handgun used in the robbery. The victim was not hurt during this incident. Mr. Waddy and Mr. Abercrombie were transported to the Frederick Adult Detention center for processing.
Joseph Oneil Abercrombie 12-14-1996; Elmwood Terrace Apartments, 90 Waverly Drive, Building Q, Apartment 203, Frederick Maryland 21702;
Brennan Michael Waddy; 08-25-1995; 1227 Palladian Way, Frederick Maryland 21702
Both suspects charged with;
Armed robbery, robbery, assault 1st degree, assault 2nd degree, theft, handgun use/felony violent crime, handgun on person, reckless endangerment, and conspiracy to commit the crimes listed.
Charging Officer: Detective J.Holler #410
Author of press release: Det/Cpl T.Tokarz #307