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Posted on: April 20, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Suspect in custody for Stabbing on Heather Ridge Drive

Kareem Charles

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

April 20, 2017

 

 

Suspect in custody for Stabbing on Heather Ridge Drive

 

 

FREDERICK, MD – On 4/20/2017 at approximately 0940hours Officers from the Frederick Police Department were dispatched to 1000 Heather Ridge Drive for a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival Officers were able to render aid to the victim who sustained a stab wound to the upper torso.  He was later transported to a local medical facility.  He is in serious but stable condition at this time.

 

A perimeter was quickly established and it was determined that the suspect was in a nearby apartment within the same complex.  The suspect, later identified as Kareem Avery Charles (24YO B/M of the 1000BLK of Heather Ridge Dr.), was taken into custody without further incident.  He was transported to FPD HQ for questioning before being taken to the FCADC. 

 

It is believed that a verbal altercation started between the victim and a female inside an apartment.  Mr. Charles then injected himself into the altercation and assaulted the victim. 

 

At this time Mr. Charles is at the FCADC and waiting to be seen by a District Court Commissioner.  Mr. Charles is charged with the following;

1 count of 1st Degree Assault

1 count of 2nd Degree Assault

1 Count of Reckless Endangerment

 

 

Anyone with any other information is asked to call the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the department by phone 301-600-TIPS (8477), text at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.

 

Case Report Number:      17-29322

Investigating Detective: Det. Ames

Author of Release:           Sgt. Andrew Alcorn

 

Public Information Contact:         Clark Pennington

                                                            301-600-3935


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