homicide

June 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

5 Men Arrested For Homicide in Wheaton

Five men have been arrested in connection with the May 26 homicide of Francisco Anton Medrano-Campos. Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police’s Major Crimes Division arrested: * Carlos Andres Orellana, 21, of the 2200 block of Greenery Lane in Silver Spring * Daniel E. Huezo Landaverde, 19, of the 12300 block of Bush […]

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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Conducting Homicide Investigation After Wheaton Shooting

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting in Wheaton on Tuesday, according to a police statement.  https://t.co/0OvG5Q2yRZ — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) May 27, 2020 At about 7:07 a.m. on Tuesday, officers were sent to the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle and found 29-year-old Francisco Anton […]

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May 4, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Suspect Arrested in Rockville Fatal Stabbing

Montgomery County Police detectives arrested a 40-year-old man and charged him with first-degree murder in connection with a May 2 stabbing in Rockville. Jaime Havier Lee, whose address was not confirmed, was charged with the first-degree murder of Cornelius Lyon, 36, also of an unconfirmed address. According to MCPD, at 12:50 p.m. on May 2, […]

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February 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Student Charged for Double Homicide of Northwest Graduates

A high school student from Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged Thursday with the homicides of two Northwest High School graduates, according to a statement from Virginia State Police (VSP). Mohamed Aly, 18, is a student at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, as was confirmed by Principal Peter Balas in a message on the […]

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February 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Investigating Double Homicide of Northwest High School Graduates

Two recent Northwest High School graduates were found dead on Feb. 8 in Virginia.  According to a statement from Virginia State Police (VSP), at 2:51 a.m. officers were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Halifax County near the Virginia-North Carolina border. VSP found the bodies of Ayanna Munne Maertens Griffin, 19, and […]

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February 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Germantown

Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man that occurred Saturday night in Germantown as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dwayne Anthony Stanley, Jr., age 28, of Washington, D.C. According to police, a driver on Great Seneca Highway called 911 at 10:30 p.m. to report an unresponsive person lying on […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Believe Fatal Shooting in Fairland is Homicide

Montgomery County Police say that the shooting that occurred in Fairland on Dec. 22 is now being investigated as a homicide. Police say the incident occurred at 6:25 p.m. at the 2000 block of Treetop Lane. At the time, the Emergency Communications Center was notified about the sound of shots fired in the area and […]

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December 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Four in Connection With Dickerson Homicide

Police detectives say that four men — whom they said are associated with the 18th Street criminal street gang — have been arrested in connection to the homicide of 19-year-old Sara Gutiérrez-Villatoro from Washington, D.C. The body of Gutiérrez-Villatoro was found slain in the woods near Dickerson on Nov. 29. The Office of the Chief […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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June 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Kensington Woman Shot, Killed by Her Housemate

A woman was shot and killed in Kensington on Tuesday night, and Montgomery County police said officers have arrested her housemate. The shooting took place around 10 p.m. and took place at 10724 Shaftesbury St. in Kensington, a police statement said. Bethesda police district officers responded, finding the dead woman, a handgun in close proximity […]

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