On July 10, 2015 Edward Lewis Thomas (DOB 11/08/1991) was indicted for Attempted 2nd Degree Sex Offense and 2nd Degree Assault. Thompson was arrested and transported to Frederick County Adult Detention Center on June 24, 2015.
On June 11, 2015 Officers responded to the 100 BLK of E Patrick St. for an assault. Upon arrival the victim advised Officers she was assaulted by an unknown male in the area of 35 W. All Saints St. The victim had gone into a business and requested an unknown male, later identified as Thomas to watch her dog while she was inside. Upon her return, Thomas demanded sexual favors in return for watching her dog. Thomas followed the victim to an alley way where he grabbed her and demanded sexual favors again. The victim's dog scared Thomas away and the victim fled the scene to contact Police.
OFC Carpenter was the lead investigator for the case. After numerous interviews and reviewing video surveillance footage, he was able to identify the male as Edward Lewis Thompson.
Attempted 2nd Degree Sex Offense
2nd Degree Assault
Case Number 2015-051072
Charging Officer: OFC S Carpenter 436
Author of Press Release: CPL R Carrado 386
PIO: A/Captain LT Pennington 301-600-3935