Frederick County Grand Jury Returns Seven Indictments Friday


One was against a Frederick woman charged in a homicide

Frederick, Md (KM) A Frederick woman was one of seven people indicted on Friday by the Grand Jury. Maria Gloria Vasquez-Mebo, 35, is charged with 1st-degree murder for the death of an elderly woman on September 13th, 2020. “The victim was an 80-year-od victim that had multiple blunt force trauma to her head, ” said Joyce King, the Chief Counsel for the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Two men were charged as co-defendants with drug offenses. King said Matthew Bell, 33, of Cumberland, Md.,and Shawn Oates, 26, of Wiley Ford, WV., were arrested following a traffic stop last month. Both are charged with possession of a large of amount of fentanyl, conspiracy to possess a large amount of fentanyl, possession of fentanyl and other offenses. “There were cell phones, and downloads that were down off of  the cell phones that corroborated the possession with intent to distribute the fentanyl,” she says.

Kory Alexander Muse, 24, of Frederick, is charged with attempted 2nd-degree rape, 2nd-degree assault, false imprisonment, 4th-degree sex offense, indecent exposure and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle for an incident which occurred on September 14th, 2020. “He is said to have jumped into a stranger’s vehicle while at a stop light, force her head into his lap, and exposed his penis trying to force oral sex,” says King. “The victim was able to escape. The defendant allegedly took the car and wrecked it into the woods.”

Also indicted was Calvin Antonio Miller, 30, of Rockvillie, MD, whose charged with 2nd-degree rape and 2nd-degree assault for an incident which occurred on September 24th, 2020. “The defendant was witnessed by a passerby to be having sex with the victim who was unconscious in an alley,”: King says. “So they called  911. The victim was transported to the hospital and stated that she was slipped something.”

The other two who were indicted on Friday were:

*Jaron Michael Gabriel Ahlfeld, 21, of Frederick, Md. whose charged with 1st-degree rape, 2nd-degree rape, 3rd-degree sex offense, 1st-degree assault, 2nd-degree assault and reckless endangerment for an incident which occurred on July 17th, 2020.

*Deean William Newton, 29, of Hagerstown, Md, who charged with robbery, 2nd-degree assault and two counts of theft between $100 and $1500 for an incident which occurred on September 10th, 2020.

These indictments send these cases to the Circuit Court where trial dates will be scheduled.

King says Friday was the last day of the current Grand Jury. A new panel will sworn in next week.



By Kevin McManus