Anti-Police Rally Leads To Vandalism In Frederick



A house was spray-painted and a vehicle vandalized

Frederick, Md. (DG) – About 30 people took part in an anti-police march in downtown Frederick Friday night which led to property damage, vandalism, and blocked traffic for a period of time.

Frederick Police are reporting the rally started at around 6:30 PM and lasted about two-hours. It was organized by a group called Frederick Socialists and began at Baker Park.

Police say the group set flags on fire at the intersections of Bentz and Patrick and 2nd and College streets, the street was spray-painted at Bentz and Patrick, a house was spray-painted at 3rd and Bentz, and a vehicle vandalized at 6th and Market.

Officers detained one man as part of their investigation into the vandalism. That man was released from the scene pending further investigation.

Authorities are asking anyone who may have had their property damaged to call 301-600-8477.