April 20, 2017
Suspect in custody for Stabbing on Heather
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
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
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
Case Report Number: 17-29322
Investigating Detective: Det. Ames
Author of Release: Sgt.
Public Information Contact: Clark Pennington