sexual assault

November 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Man Charged With Raping Virginia Girl

A Silver Spring man has been charged with sexual assault of a girl from Virginia, a Montgomery County police statement said. Christopher Joseph Clark, 38, of the 1100 block of Fidler Lane is being held without bail, facing charges of second-degree rape and second-degree assault, online court records say. The rape charge carries a maximum […]

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November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Man Who Sexually Assaulted Juvenile in Rockville Area

Police are investigating the sexual assault of a girl that happened in the Rockville area on Oct. 31. Investigators released a composite sketch of a man sought for the assault and are asking the public to come forward with information. According to a police statement, the victim told detectives she was walking between apartment buildings […]

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Say Virginia Man Charged With Rape May Have More Victims

A Virginia man has been charged with a rape that occurred Aug, 24 in Silver Spring, according to Montgomery County police. Oluwakayode Adewole Adebusuyi of Fairfax, Virginia, allegedly assaulted and raped a 28-year old woman, police said. Police received a report of a woman crying in the middle of the 6900 block of Clarendon Road […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hires External Firm to Investigate Damascus Sexual Assault Case

Montgomery County Public Schools published a letter that Superintendent Jack Smith emailed to the Damascus high school community on Sunday. The letter is about how MCPS is cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation into alleged rapes and violent assaults at Damascus, and they’ve also hired an external firm to internally investigate the school and football team […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say North Bethesda Man Charged With Rape May Have More Victims

A North Bethesda man has been charged with multiple sex offenses for incidents that police say occurred in October 2017 and January 2019. Austin Blaine Vann of North Bethesda, 29, allegedly committed sexual offenses against two women that police are aware of. Vann met the first woman in July 2017 at a party, police say. […]

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November 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Assaulted on Shady Grove Road, Police Say

Montgomery County police say a woman was sexually assaulted Thursday on Shady Grove Road near Key West Avenue and Blackwell Road in Rockville. The woman was walking on the sidewalk when a man approached her from behind. He pushed her into a grassy area along the road and began to sexually assault her, police said. […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man for Attempted Sexual Assault in Rockville

A computer-generated image released Friday is the face of a man who tried to assault a woman in Rockville. Montgomery County police said a sexual assault occurred about 11 p.m. Monday at a Rockville apartment complex in the 200 block of Rollins Avenue in Rockville. A man approached a woman who was sitting outside talking […]

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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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