Major Crimes Division

July 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Shows Man Sought For Attempted Armed Carjacking in White Oak

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating an armed carjacking incident in White Oak on July 2. On July 12, MCPD released a sketch of a man of the man sought in connection with the incident. Police say the suspect is believed to be in his 30s and he’s described as “5’8′ to […]

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June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Charge Man For Sandy Spring Bank Armed Robbery, Thanks to Tipster

Detectives from Montgomery County Police’s Major Crimes Division have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Montgomery Village in June 2017. Police say information from a tipster was essential in leading to this arrest. Police say Raul G. Castro, 32, of Gaithersburg, was arrested Friday near his home in Olde […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Faces Murder Charges For Stabbing Person in Silver Spring Parking Lot

 Update, May 17: Montgomery County police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that left a man dead in Silver Spring. Police say Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora, 23, faces charges of first-degree murder for allegedly killing Edras Armando Munoz on May 8. According to police, after a dispute in a parking lot outside of […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Who Allegedly Stole Cigarettes From Two 7-Elevens

Police released surveillance images of a man sought in connection with thefts from two separate 7-Elevens in downtown Silver Spring. The two crimes occurred in late April, police say. Before 3 a.m. on April 25, Silver Spring district officers responded to reports of thefts that occurred at the 7-Eleven located at 8202 Georgia Avenue. Investigators […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Found Dead in Rockville Creek, Police Say

Montgomery County police are seeking information about a man found dead in a Rockville creek. According to police, Rockville district officers assisted the Maryland-National Capital Park Police on April 21 in responding to calls about a man found dead in a Rockville creek bed. Police identified the man as Michael Lee Higgins, 29, of Rockville. […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say Man Used Stolen Credit Cards from Bethesda Home Invasion

Police are continuing to investigate an incident involving a man they say pretended to be a rideshare driver who drove a woman home on March 30 then invaded her home in Bethesda and stole her credit cards. On Friday, detectives from the Major Crime Division released surveillance photos of a different man who police say […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Germantown Man Charged With Six Counts of First-Degree Assault

Devin Conlon Brunner, 26, of Germantown, was charged with six counts of first-degree assault. According to police, on Sunday afternoon, Brunner was in the parking area of a townhouse community in Cross Lauren Court in Germantown. He pointed what resembled a handgun at several homes. A male resident told police Brunner pointed the gun directly […]

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June 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Looking for More Than One Suspect in Double Homicide Case, Still Need More Tips (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Captain Darren Francke held a news conference on Friday morning to release new information about the double homicide investigation and to ask the community for more tips. The shooting happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. on June 5. Police said they received only one 9.1.1 call for shots fired on Gallery Court in […]

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January 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Suspects Arrested for Gaithersburg Area Homicide (PHOTOS)

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Major Crimes Division have arrested five suspects for the homicide of Jordy Mejia, age 22, of New Jersey, according to a news release. Meija’s body was found on Nov. 12 by hikers  in a shallow grave in a wooded area on the 11500 block of Game Preserve Road. Neris […]

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