On Friday evening, November 2, 2018, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched, at approximately 10:41pm, to the Cactus Flats Bar & Grill on Hansonville Road in Frederick for an assault in progress in the parking lot area. Upon arrival Sheriff’s Deputies found an adult male with serious injuries. Bystanders, deputies and EMS staff performed life savings efforts, but the adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as Robert Alan Swann, Jr., a 45 year old resident of Woodsboro, Maryland. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Section…Read More
During Friday night’s season opener at Walkersville High School, a student showed a small group of students an Airsoft BB gun while the stadium was evacuated because of lightning. Walkersville High School Principal Tracey Kibler, released a statement this evening to the public. According to Kibler, “Law enforcement and administrators responded to this incident quickly and appropriately; there will be appropriate disciplinary consequences.” The principal urges the community to “remind students that weapons of any kind, including toys and look-alikes, are prohibited on school property and at all school events.”Read More
A reward is offered in an ongoing Maryland State Police homicide investigation in Frederick County. The deceased is identified as Gennady “G” Errigo, 19, of Walkersville, Maryland. On October 22, 2017, around noon, Errigo’s body was discovered in a wooded area adjacent to the Discovery neighborhood in Frederick. Two hunters were in the area when they discovered his body. Investigators believe Errigo was last seen walking through the Discovery neighborhood on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Police believe he was wearing grey sweatpants, brown boots and a black shirt tied around his…Read More
DON’T FALL FOR THIS SCAM! BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THIS FAKE FUNDRAISING MAILER!
Please be aware that this WALKERSVILLE AREA VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER DRIVE FLIER that has been circulating in our area is not from a local fire department. It is an organization in Kansas requesting funds.
The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company is NOT conducting a mailer fundraiser. WE DID NOT MAIL THESE OUT and we are not requesting donations from such a mailer. We do not rally for support in this manner.
If you receive one of these SCAM MAILERS, DO NOT RESPOND TO IT and please let us know on here or email email@example.com . Pass this one to people you know who may receive one.Read More
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…Read More