October 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Rape Reported Near Twinbrook Metro

Police are investigating a rape of a 16-year-old girl that occurred near the Twinbrook Metro station on Monday. According to a Montgomery County police statement, the girl said she boarded a bus at Randolph and Selfridge roads in Wheaton. She and a male passenger, who was on the bus when she boarded, both left the bus […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Man Charged in Rockville Rape

Update, 3 p.m. This story has been updated with information from the statement of charges. The man charged in a rape on Rockville will remain held without bail after a bail review Thursday afternoon, online court records show. Dustin Thomas Rogers, 25, has been charged with first-degree rape and first-degree assault, police said. In Maryland, […]

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October 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Say Woman Raped Near Frederick Road in Rockville

A woman was raped just before midnight Oct. 2 as she was walking along Frederick Road in Rockville, a Montgomery County police statement said Wednesday. The woman said she was walking on the sidewalk near West Gude Drive when a man physically assaulted her, forced her to a wooded area and sexually assaulted her, police […]

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August 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Charged in Sex Assaults

A 53-year-old man faces rape charges for incidents in March 2017 and July 2018, a Montgomery County police statement said. Steven G. Mitchell of the 600 block of First Street in Rockville was arrested July 13 for a March 21 incident after DNA comparisons were obtained. Mitchell was charged with second-degree rape, fourth-degree sexual offense, […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Man Charged in Rockville Rape

A 27-year-old Gaithersburg man has been charged with raping a Rockville woman on July 28, according to a Montgomery County police statement released Friday. Terrance D. Zimmerman of Chesley Knoll Court in Gaithersburg is being held without bail, according to online court records. He has been charged with first-degree rape, first-degree assault and a third-degree […]

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July 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

DNA Used to Create Image of Man Sought for Unsolved Rapes, Slaying

Montgomery County police believe three rapes, including one in which the victim was killed, are connected and DNA evidence has given them what they believe to be an image of the perpetrator. Police late Sunday released two faces created from the DNA left at two of the crime scenes. The faces were created by a […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Upper Marlboro Man for 2010 Gaithersburg Rape

Montgomery County cold case detectives have arrested an Upper Marlboro man for a 2010 rape and robbery of an Asbury Methodist Village employee, police said Friday afternoon. Davon Gray, 30, of Georgian Drive is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. About 11 a.m. Dec. 7, 2010, […]

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April 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest 4 for Rape of 19-Year-Old in White Oak

Four men have been charged in connection with a March 28 rape of a 19-year-old woman in a White Oak home, Montgomery County police said in a statement. According to police, the men charged are: Martin Moise Chery, 21, of the 11400 block of Lockwood Drive in White Oak; Jordan W. Cobbs, 20, of the […]

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November 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

DNA Evidence Helped to Create Composite of Alleged Rapist

Detectives investigating an October rape have used the services of a Virginia company that can predict a person’s physical appearance and ancestry through unidentified DNA evidence, a Montgomery County police statement said. The statement, released Wednesday, said Parabon NanoLabs uses what is called DNA phenotyping to produce a composite depicting how the person sought in […]

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October 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Oct. 6-12

Once again, public safety news tops our Top 10 of stories on MyMCMedia.org. In addition, our story on Gov. Larry Hogan’s visit to Newport Mill Middle School and their new fitness equipment also one of best-read stories of the week. Police Investigating Rape at a Bus Stop in Gaithersburg President Orders U.S. Flag to Half […]

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