One is against a man charged with three break-ins.
Frederick, Md (KM). It was a busy day for the Frederik County Grand Jury as 10 indictments were handed down.
Three were for Robert Brendan Armbruster, 26, of Ijamsville, whose charged with three different burglaries which cook place on June 8th and July 6th. . “On one of them, he broke into a victim’s house during the night and stole her purse, and then went about trying to use her Discover card at Wal Mart, actually on the same day as the burglary,” says State’s Attorney Charlie Smith.
Armbruster is charged in a July 6th break-in with 1st-degree burglary; 4th-degree burglary; theft between $1,000 and $10,000; and malicious destruction of property less than $1,000. During another July 6th burglary, Armbruster is charged with 1st-degree burglary; 4th-degree burglary; theft between $10,000 and $100,000; and malicious destruction of property over $1,000. Armbruster is also charged in the June 8th break-in with 1st-degree burglary; 4th degree burglary; theft less than $1,000; theft of a credit card, two counts of the use of another person’s credit card to make purchases less than $1,000; one count of use of another person’s credit card to make purchases less than $100; and attempted credit personation between $1,000 to less than $10,000.
Also indicted was Isais Lopez-Reyes, 19, of Frederick, whose charged with armed robbery; robbery; 1st-degree assault; 2nd-degree assault; theft less than $100; reckless endangerment; and participation in a criminal gang. Smith says Lopez-Reyes was part of the 18th Street, and was also involved in robbery. “Back in January of this year, he took a knife, held it against the stomach of another person, whose actually a known associate of the MS 13 gang,” says Smith. “The defendant demanded money. The victim actually complied, gave him about $20, and was able to identify the defendant at a later point in time.”
The Grand Jury also indicted Theodore Hawkins, 29, of Frederick for possession and possession with intent to distribute PCP, and harboring a fugitive. “This is actually a situation where local police were assisting Prince George’s County deputies with a search for a wanted subject,” Smith says. “He turned out to be hiding in a house which belonged to the defendant. They wind going into the residence and finding a lot PCP. So he stands indicted for that.”
Jaime Lynn Wills, 25, of Thurmont was indicated for 1st-degree assault, 2nd-degree assault and reckless endangerment for stabbing her husband. The stabbing occurred on July 9th, 2017.
Others indicted were:
* Alexander Kaleo Mewshaw, 24, of Frederick for robbery; 2nd-degree assault; and theft less than $2,000 for an incident which occurred on July 20th, 2017.
* Kristen Ann Carlisle, 37, Thurmont, Md. for two counts of distribution of heroin; two counts of possession with intent to distribute heroin; and three counts of possession of heroin for incidents which occurred between December 29th, 2016, and January 5th, 2017.
* Chinique Danielle Morton, 31, of Frederick, for possession with intent to distribute PCP for an incident which occurred on July 31st, 2017.
* Donnell Washington, 51, Hyattsville, Md. for 3rd-degree burglary: two counts of 2nd-degree assault; making an arson threat; two counts of malicious destruction of property; and disturbing the peace.
These indictments move these case to Circuit Court where a trial date will be set.
By Kevin McManus