Frederick Man Charged With Stealing Minivan, Assaulting Driver

He was arrested Monday night.                                                                                                    Kory Alexander Muse


Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Police have charged a local man with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, 2nd-degree assault, false imprisonment, fourth-degree sex offense and indecent exposure.  Kory Alexander, 24, was taken into custody on Monday evening.

Authorities say Alexander is accused of entering a minivan which was stopped at a traffic light in the 1,000 block of West Patrick Street. He entered the vehicle and placed the driver in a headlock. The driver drove for a short while and tried to break free. The victim said the suspect exposed his genitals, and tried to force her head to his lap. She managed to get out of the vehicle, and gave police a description.

Other witnesses told officers they saw the vehicle traveling west along West Patrick Street. The driver made a left turn into the median, went across the eastbound lanes and crashed into a wooded area, He ran away.

Officers also received calls about disturbance on Hillcrest Drive where a man was chasing two women in the area. Police detained the man.

Alexander was arrested after witnesses identified him as the one who stole the minivan. He was taken to the Adult Detention Center.



By Kevin McManus