A Frederick man has been charged with second degree rape following an investigation by the Frederick Police Department...
On 02/18/2014, the Frederick Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division received a complaint of a potential sex offense. Det. McKinney was assigned as the lead investigator in this case.
Det. McKinney spoke to the victim, a 13 year old female, who stated she met the suspect online on the social media website Facebook. Det. McKinney identified the suspect as Elmer Edgardo Acosta DOB 05/17/1993. The investigation further revealed that Acosta and the victim began having a relationship which turned sexual in nature.
On 01/28/2014, Det. McKinney applied for a statement of charges from the District Court Commissioner. The District Court Commissioner issued an arrest warrant charging Acosta with the below crimes. On 03/04/2014, Acosta was located in the 1400 block of Key Parkway by Det. McKinney and arrested without incident.
Elmer Edgardo Acosta
1400 Block Key Parkway
Frederick, Maryland 21703
(2) Counts of 2nd Degree Rape
(1) Count of 2nd Degree Sex Offense
Case #: 2014-011832
Investigator: Det. S. McKinney
Author: Cpl A. Lapp