Government 

FREDERICK COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON AMENDMENTS TO THE MONOCACY SCENIC RIVER PLAN

The Frederick County Council will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor hearing room of Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street, Frederick, Maryland, to receive public testimony on the recently adopted 22 amendments to the Monocacy Scenic River Citizens Advisory Board’s 2017 Recommended Monocacy River Management Plan.  Individuals will be given an opportunity to be heard at this public hearing, and comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker President MC Keegan-Ayer stated, “The County Council was not required to…

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Crime 

Sex Offenders Charged During Month of March 2019

As a result of ongoing monitoring of registered sex offenders in Frederick County, the Sheriff’s Office in March has charged the following registered sex offender with violating conditions associated with being placed on the sex offender registry: Patrick Michael Flanagan Day, 36, of Frederick, MD Charges: Failure to register as a sex offender. Disposition: Warrant issued on March 20, 2019 James Robert Rollins Jr., 35, of Frederick, MD Charges: Failure to register as a sex offender. Disposition: Warrant issued on March 22, 2019 Tracy Ben Taylor, 44, of Frederick, MD…

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Community Glade Valley Sports 

Walkersville Friends of the Walkersville Library Hosting “Run for the Books 5K”

The Friends of the Walkersville Library will host a new fundraiser, Run for the Books 5-K, on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Heritage Farm Park. The first Annual Run with the Books is hosted by Friends of the Walkersville Library and Deborah Wallace Allstate Insurance. The race is scheduled during the festive Walkersville Days celebration. Participants will run on paved pathways that meander through the grounds of Heritage Farm Park which offers a fairly even elevation. Throughout the race, participants will enjoy scenic views of the country side including wooded paths…

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Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Hold Promotional Ceremony

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office proudly announces eight promotions within the agency. The following individuals were recognized in a promotional ceremony held on Friday, March 29th, at the Frederick County Law Enforcement Center: Sergeant Andrew Crone – promoted to Lieutenant Date promoted: October 13, 2018 Assignment: Criminal Investigations Section Commander Sergeant Jason Deater – promoted to Lieutenant Date promoted: October 13, 2018 Assignment: Narcotics Investigations Section Commander Corporal Curtis Pierce – promoted to Sergeant Date promoted: January 5, 2019 Assignment: Criminal Investigations Section Corporal Trevor Hajjar – promoted to Sergeant…

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Crime 

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Public Help to Identify Suspect

On Saturday, March 30th, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., deputies with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office were at the New Market High’s convenience store conducting a business check when a marked Frederick County patrol vehicle in the parking lot had one of its tires intentionally deflated by an unidentified male. The male was seen inside of the store shortly before returning to the parking lot where he is then seen on surveillance footage entering a black or dark blue newer model BMW passenger car (2017-2019). The BMW is then seen…

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