Police Log and Legal News – Hagerstown and Western Maryland

Radio Free Hub City provides police logs and legal news of criminal and civil incidents from Hagerstown and the surrounding area, to keep local residents better informed.

Hagerstown and Western Maryland Police Logs and Legal News

Maryland State Police Warn Public About Possible Phone Scam Fraud By Police Impersonators

Maryland State Police are warning residents to be aware of a phone scam involving police impersonators that is currently active in Maryland.

Sheriff Jenkins files motion to sever trial from Robert Krop, alleges signed similar letters for other firearm dealers

FREDERICK, MD News (6/1/2023) – In a high-profile fraud case currently underway in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, defendant Charles Austin Jenkins has filed a motion to sever his trial from that of co-defendant Robert Krop. The motion, filed by Jenkins’ legal counsel, requests the court to separate the trials of the two defendants on the grounds of potential prejudice and conflicting defenses.

Maryland State Police Hosting State of Maryland Career Expo

Maryland News (6/1/2023) – The Maryland State Police, in partnership with other State of Maryland agencies, are hosting a Career Expo, set to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at the Maryland State Police Training Academy, located at 6852 4th Street in Sykesville, Maryland.

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Suspects in murder of 15 year old were in country illegally, ties to MS13 gang

FREDERICK, MD News (6/1/2023) – Following the arrest of five suspects in the murder of a 15 year old boy in Frederick, Designated Immigration Officers (DIO) within the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office 287(g) Program placed an Immigration Detainer-Notice of Action, form I-247A, on all five noncitizens illegally present in the United States. ICE lodges detainers on individuals arrested on criminal charges who ICE has probable cause to believe are removable noncitizens.

FPD Charges 5 Suspects in Death of Missing 15-Year-Old

FREDERICK, MD News (5/31/2023) – On February 25, 2023, family members of 15-year-old Limber Lopez Funez contacted the Frederick Police Department to report him as missing. The teenager was entered as a missing person and detectives with the Major Crimes Unit were assigned to locate Lopez Funez that same day.

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Residents on High Alert as 8-Foot Python Slithers Free in Federalsburg, MD

Federalsburg, MD News (5/26/2023) – Panic has struck the peaceful town of Federalsburg as local authorities report that an enormous 8-foot python is currently on the loose. Police have urged residents to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions as they continue their efforts to capture the elusive reptile. The snake, believed to be either a pet that escaped or a deliberate release into the wild, was last seen in the vicinity of Vesper Avenue.

Police Investigating Homicide at Jonathan Hager House

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (5/26/2023) – On 5/26/23 at about 5:50am, Officers of the Hagerstown Police Department responded to the Hagerstown City Park at the Jonathan Hager House for a report of a deceased person. A 37 year old female from Hagerstown was located inside a stone alcove beneath the porch of the house. She was pronounced deceased at the scene and the incident is being investigated as an apparent homicide.

Fifteen Indicted in RCI Prison Contraband Conspiracy Involving Drones, Hospitals, and a Staff Member

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (5/25/2023) – Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown today announced that fifteen people have been indicted in three different prison contraband conspiracies in connection to inmates at Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown, Maryland. The investigation unveiled a sophisticated criminal network that employed drones, a correctional officer, and a hospital, allowing the distribution of dangerous drugs, including fentanyl, and a wide array of contraband such as cell phones, tools, and other illicit items.


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