Entries by William Cockey

FCSO DEPUTIES JUSTIFIED IN OCTOBER POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office (FCSAO) has completed its review of the officer-involved shooting death of Bryan Selmer that occurred on October 19, 2020 at approximately 2:52pm in the area of the Silo Hill Exxon in Emmitsburg, MD involving two deputies from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office. The FCSAO’s review focused […]

FREDERICK CO. CYBER CRIME TASK FORCE SEES MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: Fights to Protect Children from Online Predators During COVID-19

FREDERICK, MD – State’s Attorney Charlie Smith was joined this morning by leadership from the Frederick Police Department, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Federal partners from the FBI and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), along with members of the Frederick County Cyber Crime Task Force to announce major successes in combating online crime in […]

PENNSYLVANIA FUGITIVE HELD WITHOUT BOND IN FREDERICK COUNTY

FREDERICK, MD – BOND REVIEW David Robert Leatherman, age 42, of Hanover, Pennsylvania declined to waive extradition in a bond review before Judge Dino Flores Jr. this afternoon in Frederick County District Court. Leatherman is a suspect in an attempted murder in Pennsylvania. Leatherman will be held without bond at the Frederick County Adult Detention […]

FREDERICK SAO CHIEF APPOINTED TO GOVERNOR’S JUVENILE GRANT PLANNING AND REVIEW COUNCIL

FREDERICK, MD – Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office Juvenile Division Chief Laura Wilt was appointed for three years to Governor Hogan’s Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council. The Council is Maryland’s State Advisory Group to fulfill guidelines laid out in the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) of 1974. The Council falls under […]

FREDERICK MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER IN WATERSIDE SHOOTING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2020 FREDERICK, MD –                                  INDICTMENT This morning, the Frederick County Grand Jury indicted Jordan Burris Hooks, age 27, of Frederick on charges of 1st Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, Use of a Firearm in a Felony, and handgun on-person. Hooks is held without bond at the Frederick County Adult Detention […]

WINCHESTER, VA MAN HELD WITHOUT BOND IN JANUARY HOMICIDE

Frederick, MD – This afternoon in Frederick County District Court, Judge Dino Flores Jr. ordered Lemuel Lee Roberts, age 32, of Winchester, VA held without bond. Roberts is charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of Kaitlin Nicole Roberts. The defendant was recently extradited from Frederick County, VA.   Deputies with the Frederick County […]

2nd TEEN PLEADS GUILTY IN 2019 GREAT FREDERICK FAIR ATTACK

Frederick, MD – This morning in Frederick County Circuit Court, a 16-year-old respondent pled guilty to one count of 2nd Degree Assault in connection with the September 2019 attack of John Weed at the Great Frederick Fair. Judge Julie Stevenson Solt scheduled the Disposition Hearing for August 12th.   At that hearing, the State will ask […]

FREDERICK TEEN TO BE PLACED IN LONG-TERM JUVENILE BEHAVIORAL MODIFICATION PROGRAM

Frederick, MD –  This morning in Frederick County Circuit Court, a disposition hearing was held for the 15-year-old juvenile charged in the death of John Weed at the Great Frederick Fair last year. Judge William R. Nicklas Jr. followed the State’s recommendation that the respondent be placed in a long-term behavioral modification program. Nicklas commented […]