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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Schools and Health Department Request Help

With the flu season in full swing and many people falling ill, Frederick County Public Schools and the Frederick County Health Department sent tips and requests to families and the community today. They request that children be kept home from school if they have any of the following symptoms: a temperature of more than 100 for more than 24 hours, nausea or vomiting, stomachache, diarrhea, pale or flushed face, headache, persistent cough, earache, thick discharge from the nose, painful sore throat, rash or infection of the skin, or red or…

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