18 Year-Old Charged with Assault and Burglary

An 18-year old man from Thurmont was charged after breaking into a man’s home and beating him up.

FREDERICK, Md. (LR)  Thurmont Police responded to 3 Frederick Road on May 11th at approximately 4 a.m., to find that Michael Gooden of Catoctin Furnace Road, had forced his way into the victim’s residence and severely beat him.

The victim was treated and transported by EMS, where he later received stitches to his severely swollen face.

Gooden was arrested and served with an arrest warrant on Monday, May 29th.  He was charged with First and Second Degree Assault, Third and Fourth Degree Burglary, Destruction of Property and Theft less than $1000.

Gooden is currently being held at the Frederick Adult Detention Center on a no bond status.