sexual assault

October 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Rape at a Bus Stop in Gaithersburg

A woman waiting for a bus Friday morning was sexually assaulted and raped, Montgomery County police said. The incident occurred at Watkins Mill Road and Travis Lane when she was approached by a man, described to be in his late 20s, police said. He was wearing a dark-colored, checkered shirt and jacket, police said. He […]

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June 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Report Two Heroin-Related Arrests in Latest Crime Summary

Rockville city police had two heroin-related arrests, according to the latest city police crime summary. The first was between 12:43 p.m. and 3 p.m. June 19 in the 200 block of West Gude Drive. A 23-year-old woman was arrested for two counts of second-degree assault on a police officer, obstructing and hindering a police investigation, […]

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April 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Defense Attorney Waives Preliminary Hearing for 18-Year-Old Defendant Charged with Rape at Rockville High School (VIDEO)

In a Rockville District courtroom today, defense attorney David Hollenberg waived a preliminary hearing for Henry Sanchez, the 18-year-old defendant accused of raping a student at Rockville High School on March 16. Outside the courthouse, Hollenberg explained that the defense team is waiting for more discovery from prosecutors. “We understand the state’s attorney’s office will […]

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March 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

17-Year-Old Rape Suspect Appears in District Court on Friday (VIDEO)

One of the two suspects charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom on March 16, at Rockville High School, appeared in District Court on Friday in Rockville. During the preliminary hearing for the 17-year-old suspect, prosecutors asked Judge Eugene Wolfe to continue the case for one week because of new evidence. Defense attorneys […]

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March 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Met with MCPS Superintendent Smith Today, DeVos Issues Statement (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan met briefly with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith today during a visit at Carderock Springs Elementary School. Their meeting comes one week to the day that a 14-year-old girl reported she was raped at Rockville High School by two other students. “We are very concerned about the situation […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Says Students’ Safety is Top Priority (VIDEO)

It remains unclear how a 14-year-old student at Rockville High School was allegedly raped by two male students during school hours. School officials notified the Montgomery County Police Department on Mar. 16 that an unidentified female student was sexually assaulted in a boy’s bathroom, according to a police statement. Two students were charged by police […]

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March 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Say Thief Makes Clean Getaway with Laundry Detergent

A man entered a business and took six containers of laundry detergent, according to the Rockville Police crime log. The thief entered the business, in the 1500 block of Rockville Pike, between 7:10 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. March 7, and went straight to the laundry detergent aisle, police said. The thief placed the detergent into […]

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January 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Man Sentenced to Life for Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault and Home Invasion

Myles Bowersox, 25, was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years for home invasion and multiple counts of sexual assault of a 63 year old mentally disabled woman. Bowersox assaulted the woman in her sleep after breaking in through the victims’ ¬†bedroom window, according to court documents. Following the attack, Bowersox held a knife […]

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October 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Continue to Investigate Sexual Assault of Teen in Sandy Spring Area

UPDATED 10.3.16 Police have released more information about this investigation, which remains ongoing. Find out more, here. Update: Continuing Investigation of Rape of Teenager in Sandy Spring Area: https://t.co/WiT2da0AKh — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) October 3, 2016 UPDATED 9.20.16 Montgomery County police officers are continuing to investigate a sexual assault in the Sandy Spring area. […]

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September 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Germantown Man with Sex Offenses Involving a Minor (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police have charged a high school track coach accused of sexual offenses against a 14-year-old girl. According to police, Onaje Robinson, age 42 of Germantown, who coaches track at Seneca Valley High School, faces several charges including two counts of third-degree sexual offense and one of second-degree assault. Police said detectives interviewed a […]

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