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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Gardner Reviews Tax Equity Program - Receives Positive Feedback from Municipal Officials

County Executive Jan Gardner recently met with members of the Frederick County Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League to discuss the current tax equity program under which Frederick County Government reimburses the municipalities for some of the propert...Read on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

County Executive Gardner Announces Promotions & Organizational Transitions in County Government

As part of her implementation of the Transition Team recommendations, County Executive Jan Gardner announced promotions and organizational transitions in Frederick County Government.

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

New Webpage Informs Public about Workforce Housing Proposal

People interested in tracking the progress of a workforce housing proposal can turn to a new online portal for information. The portal, www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/
workforcehousing, became available today.

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

FCG-TV's "Community Conversations" Looks at Agricultural Preservation

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner interviews Anne Bradley, Agricultural Land Preservation Administrator, in this latest edition of "Communication Conversations."

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Frederick County Rural Legacy Program Receives $1.1 Million State Grant

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During her weekly press briefing, County Executive Jan Gardner announced that the Maryland Board of Public Works approved the FY2016 Rural Legacy Program grants, which included $1.1 million for Frederick County’s Mid-Maryland Frederick-Carrollton Manor Ru...Read on...

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FCG TV

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

New Bookends now airing on FCG TV

The latest Bookends features the 2015 Music on the Terrace concert series.

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Public Works

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Posted on: May 9, 2014

Boyers Mill Road Bridge Relocation over Lake Linganore

Boyers Mill Road Bridge

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering advises the public that Concrete General, Inc., of Gaithersburg, Maryland, will begin work on replacing the Boyers Mill Road Bridge over Lake Linganore on or around May 12, 2014.

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Dollyhyde Road To Be Closed for Shoulder & Culvert Repairs

The Frederick County Office of Highway Operations announced today that Dollyhyde Road will be closed from the intersection of MD Rt. 26 & Timmons Rd.

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Sheriff's Office

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

09/01/15 Community Meeting Tonight

Sheriff Chuck Jenkins will host a community meeting at the Crestwood Village Association tonight to ...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2015

08/31/15 Suspect Arrested for Thefts from Vehicles

On 08/30/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) arrested David Christopher Harmon, age 25 of Frederick, on charges of obstructing and hindering, providing a false statement to a peace officer, two counts of rogue and vagabond, and theft less th...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Upcoming Community Meetings

Sheriff Chuck Jenkins will host two community meetings in September. Sheriff Jenkins will host a community meeting at the Crestwood Village Association on Tuesday, 09/01/2015, to discuss law enforcement issues in the area. All citizens from the area are ...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Back to School Safety Tips

SCHOOL STARTS – MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014

With the school year quickly approaching, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office offers a few tips to help keep our students safe while traveling to and from school.

Motorists

Plan ahead and leave early ...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

08/20/15 Prostitution sting operation

On 08/19/15 the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) conducted a prostitution sting operating in the Frederick area. The FCSO has seen an increased number of prostitutes and advertisements for prostitution in the Frederick area and has also received n...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

08/20/15 Jefferson BP station attempted robbery

On 08/20/15 at approximately 12:20 a.m., the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) responded to the Jefferson BP gas station, located on Lander Road in Jefferson, for a report of an armed robbery that just occurred.

Upon arrival deputies learned ...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

08/12/15 Follow Up: Brunswick Fire Investigation

The Frederick County Fire Investigation Task Force (FCFITF) continues the fire investigation of 13 South Virginia Ave. in Brunswick. Through the investigation it was determined Kelly Loraine Shortt-Hamilton, age 27, was picked up from Sheetz in Brunswick...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

08/10/15 Brunswick Fire Investigation

The Frederick County Fire Investigation Task Force is conducting a fire investigation that occurred this morning in the 100 block of South Virginia Ave. in Brunswick. Deputies responded at approximately 8:14 a.m. to a fire that has affected several duplex...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

08/10/15 Drug arrest

On August 10, 2015 at approximately 12:13 a.m. Cpl. Sedat Caliskan, of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a vehicle stop on Interstate 70 near Route 85 after he observed an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ma...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

08/07/15 Drug and weapon arrest

On August 7, 2015 at approximately 0056 hours Cpl. Sedat Caliskan initiated a traffic stop on a passenger car westbound on I-70 at Rt. 40-A for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, a canine team responded and conducted a sniff of the vehicle. The...Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

08/06/15 Drug arrest

On 08/05/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Fredy Tomas Ramirez, age 39 of Frederick, on charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of CDS with the intent to distribute, and possession of CDS with the inte...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

08/05/15 Jefferson Burglary Investigation

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) is seeking citizen assistance regarding a burglary that was reported at approximately 1:00 p.m. on 08/04/15 in the 4500 block of Timbery Court in Jefferson, MD.

Through the initial investigation it was dete...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

08/05/15 Walmart theft suspects

walmart suspects

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying suspects wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Walmart, located on Guilford Drive in Frederick.

On 07/27/15 at approximately 1:20 p.m., two male suspects entered t...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

08/04/15 Fraud Suspect

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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a fraud investigation.

On 07/06/15 at approximately 1:45 p.m., a suspect in the investigation entered a Food Lion grocery store, located...Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Fraud/Scam Calls Claiming to be Deputies

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office has received several calls recently reporting a man with an accent called them from the FCSO information desk phone number (301-600-1046) claiming to be a deputy and demanding money or a warrant would be issued...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

07/29/15 Drug arrest

On July 28, 2014 Corporal Crone of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office charged the driver of a 2001 Toyota Corolla with possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and unlawfully omitting a label on a prescription drug as required by state law.

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Posted on: July 28, 2015

07/28/15 Urbana Stabbing - follow up

The Frederick County Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the 07/26/15 homicide on Peters Rd in Urbana. Family notifications have been made for the victims, Chung Hwan Park, age 62, and his wife Ae Suk Ko, age 57, both of South Korea. Song Su...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

07/27/15 Urbana Stabbing

On 07/26/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Song Su Kim, age 30 of Falls Church Virginia, on charges of first degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and two counts of first-degr...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

07/21/15 Heroin arrest

On 07/20/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ranil Don Baddeliyanage, age 24 of Harpers Ferry, WV, for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and possession of CDS administration equipment.

At approximately 3:20 p.m., Dep...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2015

07/15/15 WANTED: Mitchel Yates

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The Frederick County Bureau of Investigation is seeking information about the whereabouts of Mitchel Lawrence Yates, age 20 of Mount Airy. Yates is wanted on a warrant through the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office on charges of fleeing and eluding police....Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

06/30/15 Lowes theft suspect

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Lowes, located on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick.

On 06/04/15 at approximately 11:45 a.m., a male suspect took merch...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

06/30/15 Theft suspect

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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft and fraud investigation.

On 04/25/15 at approximately 3:56 p.m., a suspect in the investigation entered the Food Lion grocery st...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

06/29/15 FCSO graduates eight new recruits

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On Friday, June 26, 2015, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) graduated eight new recruits from the 56th Frederick Police Academy class. The graduates attended the 29-week academy, which provided a variety of training including defensive tactics,...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

06/26/15 Clover Hill burglaries and thefts

On 06/25/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office investigated several burglaries and thefts in the Clover Hill community in Frederick. Through the investigation it was determined the crimes occurred overnight.

The unknown suspect(s) entered at leas...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

06/25/15 Drug arrests

On 06/24/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nathaniel Roosevelt Smith, age 23 of Chicago, IL, on two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and one count of possession of CDS paraphernalia.

At approximately 12...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Lowes theft suspect

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Lowes, located on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick.

On 06/07/15 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a male suspect took mercha...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

6/15/15 Drug arrest

On 06/13/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kimberly Sue Smith, age 45 of Frederick, on charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS).

At approximately 12:30 a.m., Deputy First Class Trevor Hajjar initiated a traffic...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

6/15/15 Weekend Press Releases

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrest 6/13/15

On June 13, 2015 at approximately 10:50 pm Dep. Brian Woodward, with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of W/B I70 near Patrick Street for a moving viol...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

06/13/15 Motorcycle fatal collision

On 6/13/15, at 1325 hours, Frederick County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Bethel Rd and Yellow Springs Rd for a reported motor vehicle collision. Collision reconstructionists from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit additiona...Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

06/12/15 Heroin arrest

On 6/11/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cory Adam Nowalk, age 19, and Blossom Montana Parks, age 19, both of Frederick, MD. They were each charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) with intent to distribute, pos...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

06/10/15 Drug arrests

On 06/06/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office charged 12 people with controlled dangerous substances and other violations as a result of two criminal interdiction operations aimed at targeting individuals transporting dangerous substances into and t...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

06/10/15 Fraud Suspect

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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft and fraud investigation.

On 04/19/15 at approximately 2:40 p.m., a suspect in the investigation entered the Apple Store in Bethe...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

06/08/15 Peace Order violation arrest

On 06/05/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alec McKenzie Okopal, age 18 from Mount Airy, on a warrant for charges of harassment and four counts of failure to comply with a peace order.

Through the investigation it was determined Oko...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

Hampton Inn Theft

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Hampton Inn hotel, located on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick.

On 05/06/15 at approximately 2:15 p.m., a male suspec...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2015

Lowes theft suspect

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Lowes, located on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick.

On 05/14/15 at approximately 4:45 p.m., a male suspect took 125ft ...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

06/02/15 Slow Speed Pursuit

On 06/02/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a low speed pursuit through Frederick with a 30 year old female from Frederick.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., deputies observed a Ford Explorer sitting on the side of Ballenger Creek ...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

DISTRACTED DRIVING INITIATIVE REVIEW

Between March 1st and April 30th, 2015, the Maryland State Police (MSP) partnered with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO), and Frederick, Brunswick and Thurmont Police Departments to implement a Distracted Driving Initiative throughout Frederic...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Macy's theft suspects

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying suspects wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Macy’s, located on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick.

On 5/18/15 at approximately 6:00 p.m., two female suspects were o...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

06/01/15 Pearle Vision theft suspects

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizen assistance identifying suspects wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Pearle Vision, located on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick.

On 5/12/15 at approximately 12:00 p.m., two male suspects ...Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

05/28/15 13 Year old arrested for stolen vehicle and pursuit

On 05/27/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 13 year old male on charges of theft of a motor vehicle and multiple traffic violations.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Maryland Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, locate...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

05/25/15 Monrovia man arrested for child neglect

On 05/22/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Edward McLaughlin, age 44 of Monrovia, on charges of neglect of a minor, contribute to condition of a child, and reckless endangerment.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., Corporal Jeff Nul...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

05/25/15 Heroin and cocaine arrests

On 05/22/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rhonda Lee Brown, age 46 of Charles Town, WV, Randy Lee Gallahan, age 32 of Alexandria, VA, and Jonathan George Ridler, age 25 of Alexandria, VA, all on charges of possession of a controlled dan...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

05/22/15 Abduction/hostage scam alert

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office handled several abduction scams this week. Several victims reported that an individual called claiming to have been in an accident with someone related to them. The scammer claimed they were illegal immigrants and d...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

05/20/15 Heroin Arrests

On 05/19/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Julie Marie Watson, age 31 of Norman, OK, Garrett Vink Keefer III, age 23 of Frederick, and Gerald Robertson, Jr., age 29 of Frederick. Watson and Keefer were charged with possession of a contro...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

05/18/15 Fraud Alert

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple fraud calls today for similar frauds/scams. Several victims reported that an individual called claiming to have been in an accident with someone related to them or a friend.

In one case the ...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

05/18/15 Heroin Arrest

On 05/18/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tatiana Marie Puhnaty, age 22 of Germantown on charges of possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) administration equipment, and possession of CDS.

At approximately 1:00 a.m., Deput...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

05/14/15 Frederick County Corrections Academy Graduates

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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the graduation of Frederick County Correctional Academy Class 15-39 on May 6, 2015 at the Law Enforcement Center.

Correctional Officer Graduates are: Frederick County Adult Detention Center (...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

05/14/15 Major Gary Morton Retires

Major Gary Morton

Major Gary Morton Retires

On May 15, 2015, after 35 years of dedicated service, Major Gary Morton will retire from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO). Sheriff Charles A. Jenkins said, “It’s been a pleasure to serve with Major Gary Morton for...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

05/11/15 Weekend drug arrests

Weekend Drug Arrests

On 05/09/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested David Jude Long, age 33, and Thomas Joseph Kisner, age 24, both of Charles Town, WV. Long was arrested on charges of possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) ad...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

05/11/15 First positive find with jail body scanner

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FIRST POSITIVE FIND WITH JAIL BODY SCANNER

On 05/08/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brittany Ann Sapp, age 23 of Hagerstown, on charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), and possession of contraband in a place...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

05/11/15 Fleeing and eluding arrest

FLEEING AND ELUDING ARREST

On 05/09/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stephon Andrew Craven, age 19 of Gaithersburg, on multiple traffic charges including driving on a suspended license and attempting to elude police by fleeing on foo...Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2015

05/08/15 Sgt. Mark Landahl awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Sgt. Mark Landahl, Ph.D

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Sgt. Mark Landahl, Ph.D. will be awarded a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Fire and Emergency Management Administration at the Oklahoma State University commencement today.

On April 15, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

05/04/15 Juvenile arrested for bus fire in Myersville

JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR BUS FIRE IN MYERSVILLE

On 05/02/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17 year old male of Myersville, on charges of second degree arson, malicious destruction of property, and destruction of property.

At appro...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Frederick man arrested after pursuit

FREDERICK MAN ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT

On 04/22/2015, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Andrew Hall, age 25 of Frederick, for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.
...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

04/22/15 Crystal Methamphetamine Arrest

On 04/21/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew Lloyd Muller, age 34 of Blue Ridge Summit, PA, for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS).

At approximately 11:10 p.m., Deputy First Class Douglas Story initiated a tr...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

04/17/15 Uniform Crime Statistics

UNIFORMED CRIME STATISTICS

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police are releasing its 2013-2014 Uniform Crime Report Comparison. The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program was conceived in 1929 by the International Association of...Read on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2015

04/14/15 Heroin Arrest

HEROIN ARREST

On 04/13/15, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nicholas Kemp Buppert, age 23 of Frederick, for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and possession of paraphernalia.

At approximately 8:15 p.m., Deputy Fir...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

04/10/15 Missing Person Investigation

Missing Timothy Nicholson

The Frederick County Bureau of Investigation is conducting a missing person investigation for Timothy David Nicholson. He was last seen on 04/08/15 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Nicholson is asked to...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2015

04/09/15 Sheriff's Office presented a Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement Award

FCSO Awarded Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement Award

On 03/30/15, Sheriff Charles A. Jenkins was presented an award from an official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Fre...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

04/03/15 MISSING JUVENILE INVESTIGATION

Missing juvenile

Missing Juvenile: Citlalli Yamilet Ventura
DOB: 11/28/1999 – Age: 15Description: 5’00”, 100lbs, black hair, brown eyes
Last seen wearing black tennis shoes, blue jeans, a black jacket, and carrying a book bag with "I ‘heart’ haters.”

Th...Read on...

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TransIT

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

East Frederick Shuttle Expanded

In an effort to better serve the passengers of the East County shuttle and to provide service to the Frederick Airport, the FCC Monroe Center and more, the shuttle will be expanded to five days a week.

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

Peak Hour Bus Service Extended

In an effort to increase passenger convenience, peak hour bus service will be extended to the Transit Center.

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