Update: 7:20 p.m.

A mental health incident at the Monocacy River bridge in Frederick was safely resolved by Frederick County Sheriff's Office deputies Monday.

A portion of Monocacy Boulevard, near its intersection with Md. 26, was shut down on either side of the bridge for about 90 minutes starting around 5:40 p.m. The County Mobile Crisis Services Team was also on scene.

Sheriff's office spokesman Todd Wivell said the incident was resolved without loss of life.

Original post: 6:05 p.m.

Frederick County Sheriff's Office is responding to a person with a "mental health issue" on Monocacy River Bridge on Monocacy Boulevard in Frederick, a sheriff's office spokesman said at about 5:40 p.m. Monday.

The road is closed in both directions.

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(8) comments


Why is the sheriff's office involved, this sounds like a call for the county to use their "other resources"



Fcso did as needed.


Someone is about to jump off s bridge and you’re sitting around worrying about which agency will handle the situation??


Sarcasm... of course FCSO handled it. But in today’s world we’re told not to involve police in mental health crisis situations.


The counselors must have been off work.


thank you Reid... thats what im saying


I understood, Pete. Some people just don't get it, though. They've obviously misread your comment, need to pay attention, and read it again. [thumbup]


Pete - gotcha!

Totally missed it LOL

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