Entries by William Cockey

Former Frederick Pediatrician Indicted on 98 Counts

Frederick – On December 20th, the Frederick Grand Jury indicted Ernesto Cesar Torres, age 69, of Frederick on 98 counts of sex crimes charges. In a Circuit Court bond review this afternoon, Judge Theresa Adams ordered Torres held without bond. The 98 counts relate to allegations from an additional 19 victims. All of the victims […]


Frederick – This morning, Frederick Circuit Court Judge William R. Nicklas Jr. sentenced Ernesto Cesar Torres, age 69, of Frederick to 1 year in the Frederick County Adult Detention Center. Torres waived his right to a jury trial in late October. Judge Nicklas presided over a three-day bench trial and ultimately on November 1st, found […]

Frederick Teen Sentenced For 1st Degree Attempted Murder

Frederick – This morning, Frederick Circuit Court Judge Scott Rolle sentenced William James Sewell II, age 17, of Frederick to 30 years suspending all but 15 years in the Division of Corrections for Attempted 1st Degree Murder. Sewell pled guilty to the charge in a Circuit Court hearing October 28, 2019. On April 3rd, 2019, […]

Eddie Wayne Moore Sentenced to 24 years for Domestic Assault

FREDERICK – This afternoon, Frederick County Circuit Court Judge G. Edward Dwyer Jr. sentenced Eddie Wayne Moore Jr., age 42, of Thurmont, MD to an aggregate sentence of 24 years in the Division of Correction to serve on three counts of 2nd Degree Assault following a guilty verdict returned by a Frederick County jury in […]

Update: Frederick Fair Assault

Frederick – This morning, the Honorable Judge Julie Stevenson Solt ordered two juvenile defendants to remain held pending their next court appearance. The State filed waiver petitions to move the cases to adult court, thus canceling the hearing set for October 22nd.   The juvenile defendants, ages 15 and 16, are brothers. The 15-year-old has now […]

Rudolph Jericho Smith Enters Alford Plea

FREDERICK – Today in Frederick County Circuit Court, Rudolph Jericho Smith, age 37, of Frederick, MD entered an Alford plea to 3 Counts of Second Degree Assault and 3 Counts of Knowingly Attempting to Transfer HIV. Sentencing was postponed at the request of both the State and Defense. An Alford plea is a type of […]

3 Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

FREDERICK- A joint investigation by the Maryland State Police and Frederick County Child Protective Services has led to the arrests of three employees at a special education day school and residential treatment center in Frederick County after they were indicted on child abuse and sexual assault charges.   The suspects are identified as Jermaine Thomas, […]

Ean Davis-Lattimore Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter

FREDERICK – On Wednesday August 7th, 2019, Ean Davis-Lattimore, age 18, of Frederick entered a guilty plea to Voluntary Manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of Genesis McCarter-Berretto, and wounding of a juvenile male victim. The Honorable Judge Julie Stevenson Solt sentenced Davis-Lattimore to 10 years in the Division of Corrections. In the early […]