Republican Steven Hamrick is charged with assault, firearms offenses.
Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Grand Jury on Friday indicted the Republican candidate for Mayor of Frederick for an assault. Steven Lee Hamrick, 35, of Frederick is charged with 1st- and 2nd -degree assault; possessing a firearm with a felony conviction for a violent crime; illegal possession of a regulated firearm; possession of a rifle or shotgun with a conviction for a crime of violence; use of a firearm in a felony or crime of violence; illegal possession of ammunition; and reckless endangerment.
Police say Hamrick pointed a gun at several people after an argument at his apartment complex on July 31st..2021 .
Hamrick tells the News-Post it’s false, and he’s being charged three-months after the incident because he’s running for mayor.
In 2016, Hamrick entered an Alford plea for a domestic violence incident where he assaulted and choked his girlfriend at the time during an argument. An Alford plea means he doesn’t admit guilt, but acknowledges the State has enough evidence for a conviction.
The Grand Jury also returned four other indictments.
*Daniel Francis Conlon, 24, of Frederick, Md. whose charged with promotion, distribution and possession with intent to distribute child pornography, and ten counts of possession of child pornography for incidents which occurred between April 7th, 2021 to August 5th, 2021.
* Kyle W. Longerbeam, 35, of Harpers Ferry, WV< whose charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin; possession with intent to distribute fentanyl; possession of a large amount of fentanyl; conspiracy to possess a large amount of tentanyl; possession of heroin; possession of fentanyl; possession of methamphetamine for an incident which occurred on September 29th, 2021.
* Debra Marie Dell, 29, of Harpers Ferry, WV, whose charged with possession of heroin; possession of fentanyl; possession of a large amount of fentanyl; conspiracy to possess a large among of fentanyl; possession of heroin; and possession of fentanyl for an incident which occurred on September 29th, 2021.
* Kevin Kristopher Luhouse, 38, address unknown, whose charged with two counts of sex abuse of a minor, two counts of 3rd-degree sex offense for incidents which occurred between May 17th, 2020 and May 31st, 2020
These cases now move to the Circuit Court where trial dates will be scheduled.
By Kevin McManus