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Posted on: December 29, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Street Crimes Unit Recovers 2 Handguns During Search Warrant

252 Wellington Ct

During the search, 2 handguns were located hidden in a 17 year old male’s bedroom.


On 12-29-2017, The Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit served a search and seizure warrant at 525 Wellington Court in Frederick, Maryland. Upon entry, the residence was secured and searched. During the search, 2 handguns were located hidden in a 17 year old male’s bedroom. Officers discovered that one of the handguns, a .22 caliber Ruger, had been stolen during a burglary in Ann Arundel County, Maryland. The other handgun was a 9mm Jennings brand handgun. The Jennings brand handgun had its serial number scratched off making it impossible to read.

The 17 year old male was arrested and taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center to be charged as an adult as per Maryland Law. He was charged with 2 counts of possession of a regulated firearm by a minor, knowingly obliterate the serial number on a firearm & possession of a stolen regulated firearm.

Case Report Number: 2017-106773

Author of Release: SGT Jonathan Shatlock

Public Information Contact: Michele Bowman 301-600-2091

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