On 08/24/2012, officers with the Directed Patrol Unit were conducting an operation in the 1st blk of N. Market St for continued complaints of loitering and panhandling. Officers were able to observe a subject who was identified as Robert Dale Murray accost a citizen and ask him for money. After officers confirmed this they placed the Murray subject under arrest for panhandling. City of Frederick municipal ordinance 15-27.2 prohibits panhandling.
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Arrestee: Murray II, Robert Dale 10/18/1985
Charge: Panhandling FCC 15-27.2
Arresting Officer: OFC. Kyle Jones #439
Officer Preparing Release: Cpl. Charles A. Snyder #341
Case Report Number: 2012-53008