Posted on: December 6, 2016

Gardner Presents 2016 Annual Report Full of Positive Changes and Great Accomplishments

County Executive Jan Gardner today presented an annual report for 2016 on the accomplishments of Frederick County Government, emphasizing the county’s robust financial outlook, first-ever Triple A bond rating, ethics reform, job creation and eco...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Executive Jan Gardner to Hold Public Information Briefing - Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2 pm

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner will hold a public information briefing to present an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of county government, including a comprehensive annual financial statement. The briefing will take place at 2:...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

County Executive Gardner Invites Public to Provide Input on Budget

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner invites citizens to participate in a public hearing to provide input for the creation of the FY2018 Operating and Capital Budgets and the 2018-2023 Capital Improvements Program.

The hearing is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Executive Gardner Releases Seniors First Report and Recommendations

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner accepted the final report of her Seniors First committee that had been charged with re-visioning and reshaping the delivery of senior services to meet the needs of a rapidly growing senior population in Frederick Cou...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Executive Gardner Announces Initiatives to Support Craft Beverage Industry

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced new initiatives to support the emerging craft beverage industry in Frederick County, including the formation of a Food Truck Work Group and the introduction of a new Seasonal Outdoor Activity Permit. ...Read more »

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Kortright Confirmed As Parks & Recreation Division Director

County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the appointment of Jeremy Kortright as director of the Frederick County Parks & Recreation Division. The County Council confirmed the appointment this afternoon with a 7-0 vote. Mr. Kortright had been serv...Read more »

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Executive Gardner Announces Livable Frederick Shared Community Vision, Outlines Next Steps

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the final Livable Frederick Shared Community Vision and themes that form the “vivid descriptions” of the vision. From that vision, scenarios and models are being developed to predict what the county m...Read more »

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Executive Gardner Supports More Tools in the Small Business Toolbox

Executive Jan Gardner today announced her support for a Small Business Real Property Tax Credit that will be introduced to the County Council later this month by Council Vice President MC Keegan-Ayer.

The tax credit program is designed to encourage a...Read more »

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

New Bookends now airing on FCG TV

"Check-out" the latest Bookends as it takes a look at the Frederick County Spelling Bee.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Major Ward Retires from the Corrections Bureau

Major Ward began his career with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office – Corrections Bureau on October 9, 1990. Since then, he has held various positions within the agency to include: Compliance/Disciplinary Supervisor, Transportation Supervisor, Shift Su...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Detective Willie Ollie, Jr. Retires

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Willie Ollie, Jr. is a native of Chicago, IL. He served in the United States Navy. He and his wife, Shirl have been married for 28 years. They are the proud parents of two.
Detective Willie Ollie, Jr. began his career with Frederick County Sheriff’...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Search Warrant on Vendor at The Great Frederick Fair

As a result of the search warrant conducted at the vendor tent at the Frederick Fair on September 20, 2016, a sample of the gummies/treats seized were sent to the Maryland State Police Crime Lab for testing. During the evening of September 19, 2016, an un...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Drug Tip Leads to Seizure of Narcotics and U.S. Currency

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On September 20, 2016, Deputies with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Operations Section received information about possible drug activity in a room at the Extended Stay America located at 5240 Westview Drive, Frederick, Maryland. Patrol Opera...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Search Warrant on Blue Heron Drive Leads to Arrest of Frederick Man

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On September 21, 2016, at approximately 9:20 p.m., the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Investigation Section and the Maryland State Police Western Maryland Major Traffickers Initiative executed a search and seizure warrant in the 8200 block ...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Receives Seventh CALEA Accreditation

On August 1, 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office received its 7th Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) award.

CALEA serves as the International Gold Standard for Public Safety Agencies. Each award remains in...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

Patrol Deputy’s Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Arrests

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On July 25, 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rachel M. Remines, age 19, of Brunswick, MD, and Ronnie D. Fowler, age 26, of Knoxville, MD. Remines was charged with two counts of CDS Possession-Not Marijuana, and CDS Administration Equip...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

Upcoming Sheriff’s Office Events: National Night Out and Open House

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is inviting citizens to attend upcoming community events during the month of August. National Night Out will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at the Middletown Carnival Grounds. On Augu...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office 287(g) Steering Committee Meeting

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office 287(g) Steering Committee Meeting

Attendees:ICE
• Dorothy Herrera-Niles, Baltimore Field Office Director• Janean Ohin, Assistant Field Office Director
• CJ Fohl, Baltimore, Assistant Field Office Director• Th...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Head-on Collision in the 3700 block of Urbana Pike

Head-on Collision in the 3700 block of Urbana Pike
On May 31, 2016, deputies with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded to a collision, involving two motor vehicles, in the 3700 block of Urbana Pike. The Sheriff’s Office received the 9...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Motor Vehicle Collision on Penn Shop Road at Manor Drive

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in identifying the vehicle and driver of a hit-and-run collision that occurred on May 25, 2016, at 2:10 p.m. on Penn Shop Road at Manor Drive.
At approximately 2:10 p.m., a whi...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Deputies for Using Narcan to Save Lives

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office recognized nine deputies for their life saving efforts in 2016. The Sheriff’s Office has over 170 deputies that are trained to administer Narcan. The following nine deputies were recently recognized for their life-sav...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Vehicle Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Hagerstown Man

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On May 13, 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew F. Gough, age 52 of Hagerstown, MD. Gough was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While Impaired by Alcohol, and numerous other traffic offenses, as well as tw...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure in Middletown

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On May 4, 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Xueming Yan, age 65 of Middletown, MD. Yan was charged with Indecent Exposure.
At approximately 2:32 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an indecent exposure call in Middletown. Deputies loca...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2016

911 Call for Shots Fired on Atterbury Lane in The Villages of Urbana

On May 1, 2016, at 1:43 a.m., deputies responded to the area of Atterbury Lane in the Villages of Urbana for reports of shots being fired. Two victims sustained injuries from gunshots and a third victim was injured during an unprovoked assault at a party....Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrests

On April 7, 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Georgia M. Poole, age 19 of Walkersville, MD. Poole was charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance-Not Marijuana. A separate traffic stop led to the arre...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Sheriff Participates in U.S. Army War College Program

Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins is participating in a program sponsored by the U.S. Army War College Homeland Defense and Security Issues Group in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The year-long program, “Defense Support to Civilian Law Enforcement” is a st...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Promotions

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office proudly announces three promotions within the agency, effective February 2016. Corporal Adam Gregory and Corporal Jason Deater were promoted to the rank of sergeant, and Deputy First Class Trevor Hajjar to the rank of...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2016

Sheriff Jenkins delivers a strong, heartfelt message to students at St. John’s Catholic Prep

Sheriff Jenkins delivers a strong, heartfelt message to students at St. John’s Catholic Prep. In light of the influx in overdoses throughout Frederick County, Sheriff Jenkins spoke to the student body about the dangers of drug use, addiction, and peer pre...Read on...

Posted on: February 22, 2016

From the Desk of Sheriff Chuck Jenkins

Very recently, actually Super Bowl weekend, I attended the National Sheriff’s Conference in Washington, D.C. I routinely attend the summer and winter conferences, but this time I’ll take a few minutes to talk about what information I bring back from them...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Harp Hill Road

On Friday, 02/19/2016 at approximately 2:15 a.m. members of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 10800 block of Harp Hill Road for a reported single motor vehicle collision. The collision involved a 2006 Ford F-350 with an adult o...Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

Alert for Phone Scams

Several Frederick County residents recently reported that they have received scam phone calls. Both the “grandparent” phone scam and the “IRS” phone scams have been reported.
In the “grandparent” scam, the caller claims to be a family member who has ...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrests

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Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrests

On February 11, 2016, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office conducted an enforcement operation that resulted in 4 people being charged with possessing controlled dangerous subst...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

Promotions and Transfer

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is announcing two promotions and one transfer within the agency, effective 01/23/2016. Sergeant Jason West was promoted to the rank of lieutenant, and Deputy First Class David Keefer to the rank of corporal. Addition...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

01/29/16 CDS Arrest

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrest

On 01/29/16, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Natalie Rose Altman, age 26 of Gettysburg, PA, on one charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS).

At approximately 8:28 p.m., Dep...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrests

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrests
On 01/26/16 the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Candis Lyn Baker, age 34 of Frederick, on six charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and Jeremiah Daniel Baker, age 32 of Frederick...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrest

Controlled Dangerous Substance Arrest

On 01/09/16 the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested Maude Bernice Johnson, age 42 of Martinsburg, WV, on two charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS).

At approximately 1:45 a.m.,...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Sheriff’s Office requests assistance identifying theft suspect.

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Sheriff’s Office requests assistance identifying theft suspect.

On December 15, 2015, Sheriff’s Office patrol units responded to Kohl’s Department Store at 7350 Guilford Dr for a theft. Kohl’s loss prevention personnel reported that they witnessed a...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

12/31/2015 FATAL CAR CRASH

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FATAL CAR CRASHThe Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Old Holter Road at Holter Road for a single vehicle crash.
The preliminary investigation shows that a Honda Accord d...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

FINGERPRINTING SERVICES CLOSED TOMORROW

FINGERPRINTING SERVICES CLOSED TOMORROW
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office will not be conducting fingerprinting services tomorrow, 12/24/15. Call the Fingerprint Information Line at 301-600-4058 for more information.

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Origin and Cause Determined in Fatal Emmitsburg Fire.

Origin and Cause Determined in Fatal Emmitsburg Fire.

The Frederick County Fire Marshal’s Office has concluded their investigation into the
origin and cause of the fatal house fire that occurred on December 7, 2015 at 112 W. MainStreet, Emmitsburg,...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

2ND FOLLOW UP PRESS RELEASE: FATAL FIRE EMMITSBURG, MD

FOLLOW UP PRESS RELEASE: FATAL FIRE EMMITSBURG, MD
Diana Lyn Meyer 43 passed away today, at Lehigh Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa, from injuries sustained in the fire on December 7, 2015, in Emmitsburg, MD.The two other victims yet named are identified a...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

Follow Up: Fatal Fire Emmitsburg, MD

Follow Up: Fatal Fire Emmitsburg, MD
On December 7, 2015, Fire and Rescue Units from the Emmitsburg Fire and Ambulance Companies were dispatched at approximately 10am for a reported house fire with subjects trapped at 112 W. Main Street in Emmitsburg, MD...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2015

12-7-2015 Fatal Fire/Death Investigation

Fatal Fire/Death Investigation

On December 7, 2015, Frederick County Department of Fire and Rescue Units and
the Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a reported fire at 112 W. Main Street, Emmitsburg,MD. There are several apartments located at this ...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2015

HIT AND RUN CRASH

On 12/6/2015 at about 3:40 am DFC Kassondra Topper, while on patrol, discovered a motor vehicle crash which had just occurred in the 8500 block of Willowbrook Rd. She found a white four door 2002 Infinity on the left shoulder of the roadway with extensive...Read on...


Posted on: March 10, 2016

GOBLE SENTENCED FOR POSSESSION OF VIDEO OF CHILD ENGAGED IN CERTAIN SEXUAL ACTS

FREDERICK- John Harley Goble, 28, of Mount Airy, MD, was sentenced yesterday by the Honorable Theresa Adams to 15 years with all but 9 months suspended. Goble will serve the first three months of his sentence at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

HUFFER SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS FOR CHILD ABUSE RESULTING IN DEATH

FREDERICK- Ryan Wayne Huffer, 27, of Jefferson, MD was sentenced by the Honorable G. Edward Dwyer Jr. to 40 years in the Division of Correction, with all but 20 years suspended in the death of Logan William Luaces. Huffer was found guilty on December 2...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2016

GRANT PLEADS GUILTY TO FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT, HOME INVASION, CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT FIRST DEGREE BURGLA

GRANT PLEADS GUILTY TO FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT, HOME INVASION, CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY

FREDERICK- Corey Malik Grant, 45, of Frederick, MD pled guilty on Tuesday to First Degree Assault, Home Invasion, and Conspiracy to Commit First ...Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

PRODOEHL SENTENCED TO TWENTY-THREE YEARS FOR FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT, ATTEMPTED THIRD DEGREE SEXUAL OFF

PRODOEHL SENTENCED TO TWENTY-THREE YEARS FOR FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT, ATTEMPTED THIRD DEGREE SEXUAL OFFENSE

FREDERICK- Brian Charles Prodoehl, 28, of Frederick, MD, was sentenced today by the Honorable G. Edward Dwyer Jr. to 23 years in the Division of...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

WILLIAMS ENTERS GUILTY PLEAS TO FIRST DEGREE MURDER AND CHILD ABUSE

WILLIAMS ENTERS GUILTY PLEAS TO FIRST DEGREE MURDER AND CHILD ABUSE

FREDERICK- Frankie Aubrey Williams, 26, of Frederick, Maryland, entered guilty pleas today to two charges regarding his abuse of his daughter, Anayah Williams. He was convicted of fir...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

KIM FOUND GUILTY FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER, ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER

FREDERICK- Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church, VA, was found guilty yesterday, but not criminally responsible, by the Honorable Scott L. Rolle for one count of first degree murder and for one count of attempted first degree murder. Kim will be committed to...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

DIAZ SENTENCED TO THIRTY YEARS FOR HEROIN POSSESSION

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January 7, 2016

FREDERICK- Hector Giovanni Diaz, 27, of Frederick, MD, was sentenced today by the Honorable G. Edward Dwyer Jr. in two cases for a total of 30 years – 15 suspended with 15 to serve...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

DOBSON SENTENCED TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS FOR ALBAUGH ASSAULT

FREDERICK-Stephan Dobson, 33, of Thurmont, MD was sentenced today by the Honorable G. Edward Dwyer, Jr. in the assault of Justin Albaugh. He pled guilty to first-degree assault on October 28, 2015. Dobson will serve 25 years with all but 10 years suspen...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

GARZA PLEADS GUILTY TO SECOND DEGREE SEX OFFENSE, SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR

FREDERICK- Joseph J. Garza, 28, of Walkersville, MD, pled guilty yesterday to one count of a sexual offense in the second degree, two counts of sexual abuse of a minor, and one count of distribution of child pornography.
On July 13, 2015 Maryland Sta...Read on...

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

TYLER PLEADS GUILTY TO TOP TWO COUNTS OF INDICTMENT

FREDERICK- Brandon Earl Tyler, 22, of Frederick, MD pled guilty today to two counts of first degree assault for shooting two juveniles at Frederick High School earlier this year.
On February 4, 2015 at Frederick High School two teenage males were shot du...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Press Release: Epps Pleads Guilty To Second Degree Assault, Theft

FREDERICK- Brandon Christopher Epps, 26, of Westminster, MD, pled guilty today to one count of second degree assault and to one count of theft of $10,000 dollars to under $100,000 dollars.
On August 4th, 2014 Epps and Alfonzo Ardell Brown, 46, of Wes...Read on...