On 02/24/2018 at approximately 0513 hours, Frederick Police Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1500 Block of Dockside Drive. Officers arrived and located the victim suffering from a defensive stab wound to the area of his hand. The victim was later transported to an area hospital to be treated for his wounds which were non-life threatening.
Officer Donato was later assigned as the lead investigator for the incident. Through the course of the investigation it was determined the suspect and victim were involved in a heated argument that turned physical. The suspect picked up a large kitchen knife and began to violently stab at the victim. The victim was stabbed in the area of the hand as he tried to block the attack. The suspect was fully identified as Travis Aaron Ridenour. The suspect and the victim were known to one another prior to the assault.
The suspect was later transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center without incident and charged with the below listed offenses.
The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with additional information in this case to contact Officer Francis Donato at 301-600-2101. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), send information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text to 240-674-TIPS (8477).
Ridenour, Travis Aaron
- Count 1st Degree Assault
- Count 2ndDegree Assault
- Count Reckless Endangerment
Incident Type: 1st Degree Assault
Investigator: Officer Francis Donato
Author: Sergeant Steve Petruzzello
Public Information Contact: Michelle Bowman