Gun Charges Filed Against Frederick Man

He was arrested early Saturday morning.

Traye Juan Pierce (Photo from Frederick Police Department)

Frederick, Md (KM) A Frederick man has been charged in connection with a weapons complaint. Traye Juan Pierce, 22, was taken into custody early Saturday morning.

Police say at around 2:00 AM, officers responded to the area of East Church Street and North Market Street for s weapons complaint. They were told that a man later identified as Pierce had pulled a handgun from his waistband and racked the side. Authorities located Pierce with several other men.

Officers conducted a search which yielded a handgun and a magazine with 31 rounds. He’s charged with having a handgun on his person as well as a detached magazine with more than ten rounds.

Pierce was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center. He was later released on $5,000 bond.

By Kevin McManus