“Black Lives Matter” demonstrations continued tonight in The City of Frederick. From 6 PM to 10 PM, approximately 100 individuals marched throughout the downtown area and began to exit City limits near Rt 85. The group was also stationary for demonstration at various points throughout the evening, including its start at the Square Corner (Market St. and Patrick St.), at the Frederick County Courthouse, near the intersection of All Saints Street & Market Street, and near the intersection of Monocacy Avenue and East Street. The Frederick Police Department was assisted by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Department and the Maryland State Police in its coverage. No arrests were made this evening as a result of these demonstrations. No serious incidents were observed.
The Frederick Police Department is monitoring the possibility of additional demonstrations this weekend and will share more information as available.