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Frederick County Sheriff Arrests Homicide Suspect

11 October 2017 News


On October 11, 2017 at approximately 12:30am, a Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling the Walmart parking lot on Northwestern Pike.  The deputy located Joshua Newill’s 2002 Chevrolet Suburban sitting in the parking lot.  Mr. Newill is suspected of committing a homicide in Berkeley County, West Virginia.  The West Virginia State Police had requested assistance in locating Mr. Newill.   The deputy requested additional units to assist in locating the suspect at that location.

Once additional units arrived on the scene, Sheriff Millholland approached the vehicle and located Mr. Newill lying down on the rear seat.  Sheriff Millholland ordered Mr. Newill out of the vehicle where he was arrested without incident.  Mr. Newill was transported to the NRADC were a fugitive from justice warrant was obtained.  Mr. Newill is awaiting extradition to West Virginia.  The vehicle was impounded by the Sheriff’s Office. A firearm was located inside of the vehicle which was collected as evidence.


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