Bloxom man charged with threatening residents in Pocomoke City with a firearm

April 3, 2024
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On March 30, 2024, Pocomoke City Police Department officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Bank Street in Pocomoke City, Maryland. The call was regarding a disturbance and an assault that had taken place.

The investigation led the officers to a male suspect, later identified as Andre Jerome Hickman, a resident of Bloxom, Virginia.

It was reported that Hickman had pointed a firearm at multiple residents, threatening their lives.

Police located Hickman quickly, and he was still in possession of the loaded handgun.

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Hickman was placed under arrest and charged with two counts of assault in the 1st degree, assault of the 2nd degree, carrying a handgun, two counts of use of a firearm during a felony, and illegally possessing ammunition,

Hickman was transported to the Pocomoke City Police Department, where he underwent processing. He then appeared for an initial appearance hearing with a District Court Commissioner.

After this initial hearing, Hickman was held without bond.

On April 1, 2024, Hickman had a bond review in front of the honorable Gerald Purnell, District Court Judge in Snow Hill, Maryland, and was ordered to be held without bond.

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