Three males were placed under arrest when they were found in the FrederickTowne Mall property at 3:30am
On 08/10/14 at approximately 3:30am an officer on patrol observed that one of the exterior doors to the Fredericktowne Mall property had been pried open. As officers were checking the building, 3 subjects were located inside the building. These subjects were placed under arrest without incident and transported to Central Booking where they are awaiting appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
At this time it is unclear the motive the suspects had for breaking into the mall. All three subjects were charged with one count each of 4th Degree Burglary and Trespassing on Private Property. There are currently no businesses operating in the facility.
Joseph Franklin Basford DOB: 04/22/91
Valley View Ct., Rohersville MD, 21779
Brandon Michael Paternoster DOB: 08/17/91
ShadyWood Dr. Jefferson MD, 21755
Mitchell Adam Jasek DOB: 04/13/91
Outpost Rd. Keedysville MD, 21756
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102. Anonymous tips can be called into the FPD Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).
ARRESTING OFFICER: OFC R. Brown Jr. #234
CASE REPORT #: 14-061813
OFFICER PREPARING RELEASE: Sgt. G.R. Stocksdale #272 301-600-1245
For additional information contact our Public Information Officer: Lt. Clark Pennington 301-600-3935