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FOUND: 14-year-old Frederick girl


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police have found a missing 14-year-old girl from Frederick. 

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Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl who left her home without permission Saturday night.

Luzinha Bella Bermudez, 14, was reported missing by her parents around 9:30 p.m. after leaving her home with her parents permission, Frederick police said.

She is described as a Hispanic female, standing 5'2" tall and weighing around 102 pounds. She has brown eyes, and black hair.

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Frederick teen arrested for attacking deputy


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- An 18-year-old was arrested for attacking a deputy Thursday morning, Frederick County Sheriff's Office said.

Jose Misael Reyes-Reyes, 18, of Frederick was arrested and is being charged with second-degree assault on a police officer, two counts of second-degree assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, obstructing and hindering, rogue and vagabond, and two counts of disorderly intoxication.

Officials said the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of Key Parkway in Frederick during a minor traffic accident involving a Frederick County government car. While the deputy was doing his accident report, Reyes-Reyes, started banging on the back of the driver's side window.

Frederick Co. schools takes action on fight videos


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- School officials in Frederick County are taking action to shut down social media accounts spreading videos of school fights in the county.

The officials are hoping the takedown sends the message to students that administrators see those videos too. 

Several social media accounts on platforms such as Instagram have been shut down because of these videos. Officials say they're also punishing students they're able to identify in videos.

Some students WUSA9 talked with said they're no stranger to these videos.

"It's be in class, and we'll say come over here," one student said. "And then a lot of people will crowd around them and they will look."

Man ID'd in fatal Md. police shooting in Frederick


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- The man who was shot and killed Monday by a Maryland State trooper in Frederick after he rammed a police officer with his car has been identified.

State police say Kevin Brunson was driving a vehicle that had been stolen in Baltimore the night before when troopers attempted to arrest him in a parking lot outside a gas station. Brunson was the suspect in that armed robbery, police said.

According to police, Brunson was trying to leave the parking lot when he rammed a Frederick police car with a stolen Lincoln Navigator. Brunson then got out of his car and refused orders to put up his hands when he reportedly pulled his hands out of his pockets and lunged at a trooper, who shot and killed him.

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VIDEO: Frederick burglars jump from window


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Video recorded by homeowners shows burglary suspects jumping out of a second-story window to flee a home in Frederick.

The burglary happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday in the 6600 block of Cambria Court in Frederick, according to officials with the Frederick County Sheriff's office. 

Owners of the new home had gone inside when they heard noise upstairs. Apparently, the noise came from burglars upstairs who discovered there were other people in the house.

As shown on video, at least one person recorded when the six suspects, approximately ages 15 to 18, dropped from a second-floor window and landed on the grass -- some of them clumsily -- in front of a first floor window.  

Police described the six the following way:

 

2 arrested at Frederick IHOP for possession of drugs


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two men were arrested at a Frederick IHOP Tuesday morning for possession of drugs, Frederick police said.

The suspects were seated in a booth at the restaurant located at 2421 Osprey Way around 11:14 a.m. Police were told that they appeared to be acting suspicious.

Officers learned that both of the men were under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. Heroin was then found, according to authorities.

The two men, Christopher James Culbreth,23, of Frederick and Gary Junior Lee Jr., 24, of Frederick were both arrested and taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center. They are both being charged with possession of heroin.

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Emergency buttons installed in Frederick County schools


FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - Frederick County Public Schools has nearly finished installing panic buttons in all of its schools, to be activated if there is an emergency such as an intruder.

The Frederick News-Post reports that the button streamlines the process of notifying the school system's central office of an emergency. The button can alert the central office at the same time a 911 call is made.

The cost of the buttons was mostly covered by a $15,000 grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.