Crime 

Shooting Incident at Linganore Road

On Wednesday, March 6th, at about 11:25 a.m., the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office received information that an adult male had recently arrived at Frederick Memorial Hospital with a single gunshot wound. Deputies responded to the male’s residence, in the 7100 block of Linganore Road, and were able to detain another adult male without incident. Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to the scene and interviewed the occupants from the home. Information learned from those interviews indicated that a disagreement escalated into a physical altercation, in which the shooting victim approached the other…

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Crime 

Theft Arrests of Repeat Offenders

On January 25th, 2019, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office detectives were conducting surveillance on two repeat offender theft suspects. Pawn and scrap records indicated that the suspects were likely involved with thefts in the regional area. Detectives observed David Lauran Stotler, Jr., 56, of Frederick, and Kenneth Wayne Hagan, 53, of Frederick, enter The Home Depot located on N McCain Drive in Frederick. Once inside the store, detectives observed both subjects concealing several items on their persons. Detectives observed Stotler exit the store past all points of sale and enter the…

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Crime Glade Valley 

Suspects Charged in Waterside LetGo App Theft Series

On January 21st, 2019, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office detectives charged an adult male and juvenile male in a string of thefts involving the popular buy-and-sell app, LetGo. From August through October of 2018, Frederick County Sheriff’s deputies took 3 theft reports in which the victims were attempting to purchase cell phones using the LetGo app. The victims arranged to meet the seller in the Waterside community to make the transaction. When the transactions were made, the victims provided the suspects with money to purchase a phone. The suspects would then…

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Crime 

Search and Seizure Warrant Leads to Narcotics Arrest

On January 16th, 2019, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section, assisted by the Frederick Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Proactive Criminal Enforcement Team (P.A.C.E), executed a search and seizure warrant in the 5300 block of Regal Court in Frederick. The culmination of an investigation related to one individual led to the execution of four search warrants. The following items were located and seized as a result of the search warrants: Marijuana: 2576.8 grams Molly (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine): 1236.8 grams Crack/Cocaine: 290.6 grams Marijuana Wax:…

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Crime 

Narcotics Arrest

In September of 2018, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to a fatal overdose at a local hotel/motel in Frederick County. As a result of the fatal overdose, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section assisted with the investigation related to the circumstances of the overdose. The results of the autopsy, conducted by the Maryland Medical Examiner’s Office, revealed the cause of death was the result of Fentanyl and alcohol intoxication. During the course of the investigation, detectives with the Narcotics Investigation Section identified a suspect who was…

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