On 02/15/2016 at approximately 6:05 PM Frederick Police Officers responded to area hospital in regards to a female victim who was assaulted by a known subject. Upon arrival, officers noted significant bruising to the area of the victim’s neck. Victim was later released from hospital.
Detective Putman was assigned as the lead investigator in this case. Through the subsequent investigation, Detective Putman was able to identify the suspect in this case to be Richard Dorsey of Frederick, MD. The investigation revealed that Dorsey assaulted the victim at his residence resulting in visible and significant marks to the area of the victim’s neck. The victim and suspect were known to one another prior to this assault.
On 03/17/2016 Detective Putman applied for a statement of charges against Dorsey related to the assault. A District Court Commissioner issued an arrest warrant charging Dorsey with the below listed offenses.
On 03/17/2016 at 6:00 PM Detectives with the Frederick Police Department located the suspect in the 100 block of South Market Street Frederick, MD. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner.
The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with additional information in this case to contact Det. Putman at 301-600-4112. Anonymous information may be provided to the FPD Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS.
Dorsey, Richard Eugene JR
Unit Block of Frederick, Avenue
(1) Count 1st Degree Assault
(1) Count 2nd Degree Assault
(1) Reckless Endangerment
Case #: 2016-011053
Investigator: Detective J. Putman
Author: Corporal Steven Petruzzello