Crime Glade Valley 

Increase in Phone Scams and Spoofed Phone Numbers

In an effort to remain vigilant in making Frederick County residents aware of ongoing phone scams, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office would like to keep citizens informed on some of the trends that have been reported the most. More recently, individuals have been receiving phone calls from spoofed numbers coming from local County numbers, such as the Sheriff’s Office main number (301-600-1046) and the Frederick County Health Department main number (301-600-1029). A scammer using the Sheriff’s Office number may pose as a law enforcement official such as a Lieutenant or…

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Crime Glade Valley 

Identity Thefts Through U.S. Mail

Between March 24th, 2019 and April 10th, 2019, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous reports of identity theft in the areas of Old Receiver Road, Rocky Springs Road, and Shookstown Road in Frederick. Victims have reported that they did not receive any U.S. mail for several days. Victims also started being notified of several credit card accounts being opened with their personal identifying information. Preliminary investigation has revealed that several victims had their U.S. mail fraudulently placed on “hold” via the United States Postal Service (USPS) website. Detectives…

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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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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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