On 08/14/2012, officers with the Directed Patrol Unit were conducting an operation in the 300 blk of N. Market St for continued complaints of loitering and panhandling. Officers were able to observe a subject who they know as Steven Ray Stone accost an undercover officer and ask her for money. After officers confirmed this they place the Stone subject under arrest for panhandling. City of Frederick municipal ordinance prohibits the panhandling.
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Arrestee: Stone, Steven Ray 11/26/1961
Charge: Panhandling FCC 15-27.2
Arresting Officer: OFC. Reed Preece #432
Officer Preparing Release: Cpl. Charles A. Snyder #341
Case Report Number: 2012-50762