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INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY is coming up: State’s Attorney J. Charles Smith will be speaking at New Spire Arts next Saturday August 31st at 5pm along with members of the health and recovery community. ... See MoreSee Less
Employees of the Frederick County State's Attorney's Office, Child Support Division, have been participating in tours of Frederick County Workforce Services, located at 200 Monroe Ave, Suite 1, Frederick MD 21701, as part of August's Child Support Awareness Month. Oftentimes through our contempt proceedings for non-payment of child support, parents are ordered to actively participate with FCWS to obtain legitimate employment from which wages can be garnished. The tour provided information on the services provided by Workforce Services, including access to computers to register with the Maryland Workforce Exchange for job search assistance, resume writing, mock interview training and even computer literacy programs. Their resources are available to the public and the facility is accessible by public transit. Frederick County Workforce Services ... See MoreSee Less
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 morning hours of May 13, 2018, police were called to a house in the 1800 Block of Weybridge Road in Frederick for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found two shooting victims. An 18-year-old female victim identified as Genesis McCarter-Berretto was suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. Police and EMS officials attempted to treat the victim, but she was pronounced dead on scene. A juvenile male victim was taken an area hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.
Witnesses told detectives that Davis-Lattimore had been attending a party at the house on Weybridge Road when a physical altercation occurred. The altercation found its way outside to the front of the home where witnesses described Davis-Lattimore firing a gun in the direction of the house. Eight shell casings were recovered from the front driveway of the residence. Additionally, bullet holes were found on the front of the home. Davis-Lattimore was identified by witnesses and admitted to detectives that he was at the party and got into an altercation.
The State was represented by Frederick County State’s Attorney J. Charles Smith III and Chief of Felony Violent Crimes Division Kelly Bruton. ... See MoreSee Less