Entries by William Cockey

Monrovia Man Found Guilty of Felony Domestic Assault

FREDERICK, MD – This afternoon in Frederick County Circuit Court, a Frederick County jury found Everett Leroy Barton Jr., age 61, of Monrovia, MD guilty of 1st Degree Assault and 2nd Degree Assault.   On April 19, 2020 at approximately 11:00pm, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 3700 block of Blueberry Drive […]

FCSAO COMPLETES INVESTIGATION OF OCTOBER POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN EMMITSBURG

FREDERICK, MD- The Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office (FCSAO) has completed its review of an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on October 19, 2020 at approximately 2:42pm in the area of 47 Park Drive in Emmitsburg, MD involving a deputy from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and a trooper from the Pennsylvania State Police. This […]

FREDERICK TEEN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULT, HATE CRIME CHARGES

FREDERICK, MD – This afternoon in Frederick County Circuit Court, the Honorable Judge Theresa Adams sentenced Corey Robert Welch, age 18, of Frederick, to a total of fifteen years in prison suspending all but four years in the Division of Corrections for 1st Degree Assault and Hate Crime charges. Welch must also serve five years […]

FREDERICK MAN SENTENCED FOR BASEBALL BAT ATTACK ON PARENTS

FREDERICK, MD – This morning in Frederick County Circuit Court, Salvador Antonio Javitt, age 21, of Frederick, MD, appeared for sentencing before the Honorable Judge William R. Nicklas Jr. The defendant pled guilty to attempted 2nd degree murder and 1st degree assault, both crimes of violence, in a previous hearing on April 9, 2021. Javitt […]

Frederick Jury Finds Man Guilty of Rape

Frederick, MD – Late this afternoon in Frederick County Circuit Court, a jury of twelve Frederick County residents found Christopher D. Alexander, age 39, of Frederick, MD guilty of 2nd Degree Rape, 2nd Degree Assault, and possession of phencyclidine (PCP).   State’s Attorney Charlie Smith commented, “This young woman showed tremendous courage taking the stand […]

Frederick Man Found Guilty of Voter Intimidation

FREDERICK, MD – This morning in Frederick County District Court, James Dale Reed, age 42, of Frederick stood trial charged with one count of Threat of Mass Violence and one count of Voter Intimidation. The bench trial was held before the Honorable Judge Eric William Schaffer. Following arguments and testimony put forward by the State […]

Assistant State’s Attorney Brett Engler joins the Legal Advisory Committee for the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Congratulations to Assistant State’s Attorney Brett Engler on joining the Legal Advisory Committee for the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention. Ms. Engler works hard each day to protect victims of domestic violence and raise awareness of the dangers of strangulation.   Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence […]