News Flash

Posted on: January 12, 2021

FPD requesting drivers discontinue driving oversized trucks on restricted streets

Frederick Police Department has received reports of multiple oversized trucks driving on streets such as 12th, 13th, 14th, and Frederick Avenue, which are restricted.

The city has installed highly visible signs to inform drivers that large trucks should no...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

FPD releases images of vehicles of interest in destruction of property cases

Vehicle of interest

As Frederick Police Department continues to investigate a series of dozens of destruction of property cases, the agency has identified two possible vehicles of interest  in the series of incidents in which windows were broken.  The inves...

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Police News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

UPDATE: MISSING AUTISTIC MALE LOCATED

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

January 6, 2021

Christopher Chase has been located, unharmed. The Frederick Police Department thanks everyone who provided help and for their concern. 

 

Original Release:

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Police News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING A MISSING AUTISTIC MAN

Christopher Chase

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

January 6, 2021  

FREDERICK, MD – On January 6, 2021, the Frederick Police Department (FPD) began investigating an Autistic missing person case in reference to, Christopher Edwa...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

UPDATE: FPD continues investigation into dozens of destruction of property incidents

Since a Dec. 20th press release, the Frederick Police Department has investigated dozens of additional malicious destruction of property incidents involving non-ballistic projectiles being shot at downtown business windows. 

The department has rec...

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Police News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Defendant Accepts Alford Plea In Case

A long term investigation culminated in the service of
several search warrants on the morning of September 24, 2019. A search wasconducted of an apartment on Key Parkway where a handgun was located. The
resident of the apartment, Jerry Harris, was arr...

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Police News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

UPDATE Criminal Charges Filed in New Destruction of Property Cases Downtown

Updated Release 

Det. McPeak's investigation has  lead to criminal charges being  filed and a warrant issued.  

Charged:  Wingfield, Rebecca Lynn

8900BLK of Reichs Ford Rd

Frederick, MD 21704

Wingfield was ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

FPD seeks assistance in destruction of property cases downtown

The Frederick Police Department is seeking public assistance in identifying witnesses related to multiple destruction of property cases in the downtown Frederick area.

Police have taken approximately a dozen reports of damage to downtown business windows c...

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Police News
Posted on: December 20, 2020

FPD personnel deliver presents to more than 50 children in community

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About a dozen Frederick Police Department personnel delivered Christmas gifts to more than 50 children in the Frederick community Sunday.

FPD's School Resource Officers used money from donations to buy gifts for 32 children, and 22 FPD employees b...

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Police News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Three officers join FPD in first virtual swearing-in ceremony

Swearing in II

Frederick Police Department welcomed three new officers to the agency in the first ever virtual swearing-in ceremony for new officers Tuesday. 

Officer Jonathan Moczydlowsky is a lateral hire from the Hagerstown Police Department where he has serv...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Audit shows FPD Training Academy complies with state standards

Frederick Police Department’s training academy was found to be in full compliance with the state standards set by the Maryland Police Corrections and Training Commissions.

The commissions conducted an audit of FPD’s records associated w...

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Police News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Frederick Police Department conducting death investigation

At approximately 0947 hours, Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services and Frederick Police Department responded to N. Bentz St. and Carroll Parkway where an adult male had been pulled from Carroll Creek by a citizen and was found unresponsive...

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Police News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

FPD seeking tips to find perpetrators in Taney Ave. shooting

At approximately 1736 hours on Dec. 9, officers from Frederick Police Department arrived on scene of a shooting that occurred in the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male had been shot in the upper thigh. The victim was approa...

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Police News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Man suffers life-threatening gunshot wound in Frederick

At 1736 hours on 12/9/2020 officers from the Frederick Police Department responded to the area of the 1300 block of Taney Ave where they found an adult male who had been shot in the upper thigh.  The victim was rushed to a local area medical faci...

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Police News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

The Frederick Police Department arrests man for multiple drug and firearm related offences

Thang

On December 9, 2020, members of the Frederick Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant in the 1400 block of Grouse Court, Frederick Maryland in reference to an ongoing drug/firearms investigation. During the clearance, the Frederick Police ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

OFC Willie Buntley named FSK Post 11 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

OFC Buntley

Francis Scott Key Post 11, American Legion named Frederick Police Department’s Officer First Class Willie Buntley its 2020-2021 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year recently, recognizing him for his pattern of service to the Frederick community.

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Police News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

FPD reports no COVID-related violations or major issues Thanksgiving Eve, Frosty Friday

On Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from approximately 4 PM to approximately 10 PM, the Frederick Police Department conducted a special assignment in the downtown area, as we do every year on this night. Fourteen officers spread out across several blocks of N...

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Police News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Compliance Checks Planned for Thanksgiving Eve

The night before Thanksgiving typically draws hundreds of visitors to the downtown area, primarily to patronize downtown establishments. The Frederick Police Department increases staffing for this night in preparation for alcohol-related issues such as as...

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Police News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Reminder Regarding Use of Non-Motorized Wheeled Vehicles

The Frederick Police Department is receiving an increasing number of complaints regarding non-motorized wheeled vehicles in the downtown area. As a reminder, non-motorized wheeled vehicles may not be operated on city property within the “Frederi...

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Police News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

FPD to Hold Drug Take Back Day with Health Department and DEA

Citizens are encouraged to drop off unused and expired medications as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10AM-2PM. Medications will be placed in a secure container and all personal information will be kept ...

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