Crime Glade Valley 

Local Farmers Seek Help in Hit and Run Collision

On May 5th around 8:00 am, a Ford truck hauling an antique tractor ran the red light at Devilbiss Bridge Road and MD 194 in Walkersville. The truck hit the side of a local farm family’s livestock trailer causing the damage seen in these pictures. The driver did not stop, causing the family to follow him down MD 194. After getting all of his information, he disputed the claim with the insurance company (which covers both drivers). Without a witness or police report, the insurance company is making the local…

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Old Town Walkersville Scene of Attempted Murder

Maryland State Police arrested a man early Thursday morning in the stabbing of his estranged wife in Frederick County. The suspect, Jeremiah William Snyder, 36, of 16 Maple Avenue in Walkersville, is charged with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault. He is being held without bond at the Frederick County Detention Center. Shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, troopers from the Frederick Barrack responded to a home in the unit block of Fulton Avenue regarding a domestic incident in progress.   Troopers and Criminal Enforcement Division investigators at the home…

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Crime Glade Valley 

Circle K Armed Robbery

Shortly after 12:30 a.m. on September 14, 2017, Maryland State Police troopers, Frederick County deputies, and City of Frederick Police officers responded for a report of an armed robbery. Initial information indicated that an adult black male, teens to early twenties with a slender build, wearing a black mask, hooded black sweatshirt, blue jeans, white gloves, and white and black shoes, entered the gas station and brandished a black semi automatic handgun at an adult female employee. The employee was able to run to an office and lock the door. …

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Roosters on the Loose

A gang of thieving and harassing males continues to terrorize Old Town Walkerville. They steal vegetables, harass local females, and disturb the peace at all hours with their crowing about town. The gang of roosters has been an issue for weeks now. Frederick County Animal Control responded a few weeks ago, but could only catch a few of the mischievous cocks. They told townspeople today that they would only come if someone caught the animals. They have a particular fondness for one resident’s tomatoes. Handily, a chicken coup of hens…

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Needles and Syringes Found at Playground

Used needles and syringes were found in the Walkersville Methodist Church playground and pavilion area. The church, located on Main Street in Walkersville, is home to a popular pre-school that also uses the playground. The parking lot adjacent to the playground and pavilion is a popular cut through for people walking from Colony Village to Old Town Walkersville. Similar needles and syringes have been found at the nearby tot lot in Colony Village. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Walkersville Resident State Troopers at 301-898-0200.

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