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Posted on: May 17, 2017

[ARCHIVED] FPD Detectives charge 5 in Home Invasion

FREDERICK, MD – On 5/14/2017 at approximately 2136 hours Officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to the 100BLK of Pennsylvania Ave. for a report of a Home Invasion.   Upon arriving to the area, Patrol Officers made contact with several victim’s most of which were juveniles. 

 

The victim’s stated that approximately 6 males entered the residence and displayed several handguns.  The suspects then took various items from the victim’s and left on foot. 

 

Through this investigation, Officers were able to obtain a location of the stolen property.  The property was located inside a residence on Ambleside Drive.  Furthermore, the investigation lead to the full identification of 5 suspects with 2 more left to me identified at this time.  During this investigation 2 Search and Seizure Warrants were served.  One on Ambleside Drive and one on Military Road.  Both of these search warrants led to the recovery of evidence. 

 

All 5 individuals that were taken into custody on Monday evening were taken to FPD HQ for questioning.  After being interviewed, all but one juvenile were taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center and charged as adults.  The juvenile was transported to a juvenile facility in the area.  They are charged with the following;

 

Ezra Smith (DOB 08/31/2000 500 Blk of Military Rd)

Home invasion

Armed Robbery

Robbery

Theft less then $1000

1st degree assault

Reckless Endangerment

 

Brian Peacock (DOB 10/07/1994 2100 Blk Ambleside Dr)

Home invasion

Armed Robbery

Robbery

Theft less then $1000

1st degree assault

Reckless Endangerment

 

Juvenile

Home invasion

Armed Robbery

Robbery

Theft less then $1000

1st degree assault

Reckless Endangerment

Handgun on person

Use of a handgun in a violent crime

 

John Bartgis (9/25/1998 300Blk E. 9th St)

Home invasion

Armed Robbery

Robbery

Theft less then $1000

1st degree assault

Reckless Endangerment

 

Evonte Cooper ( 4/25/2001 100Blk Rhode Island Ct)

Home invasion

Armed Robbery

Robbery

Theft less then $1000

1st degree assault

Reckless Endangerment

Handgun on person

Use of a handgun in a violent crime

 

 

Anyone with any other information is asked to call the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the department by phone 301-600-TIPS (8477), text at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.

 

Case Report Numbers:    17-036312

Investigating Detective: Det. Loftis

Author of Release:           Sgt. Andrew Alcorn

 

Public Information Contact:         Clark Pennington

                                                            301-600-3935


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