Frederick Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Robbery

He was arrested Tuesday afternoon.


Elvin Maxwell Addison Jr


Frederick, Md (KM) Charges of attempted murder, armed robbery, assault and some firearms offenses have been filed against a Frederick man. Elvin Maxwell Addison, 40, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon  following an incident on Winchester Street.

Police say they responded to that area at 2:16 PM for a robbery, and found the victim with a injuries to his head. He told officers the suspect pulled a handgun on him, and fired, striking the victim’s head. The victim was then assaulted, and his wallet was stolen. Emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the victim to a regional hospital.

Police searched the area, and located Addison in the 500 block of West Patrick Street, where officers initiated a traffic stop. As officers were trying to take Addison into custody, authorities say he resisted, assaulting and biting one officer, and attempting to pull an  officer’s gun from  its holster.

Addison was taken to the Adult Detention Center.

The Maryland State Police helicopter assisted in the search for the suspect. .



By Kevin McManus