sexual assault

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: — 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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July 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Suspect with Sex Offense (PHOTO)

A Potomac man faces  sex offense charges after police say he sexually assaulted a woman after she left a local restaurant. Dimitrios Fragoyannis, 49, of the 10500 block of Rivers Bend Lane in Potomac, is charged with one count of 4th-degree sex offense, one count of indecent exposure and one count of second-degree assault. On […]

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April 15, 2015 | Krista Brick

Poindexter Gets 150 Years in Sexual Assault Case

The man known as the “beer pong rapist” was sentenced to 150 years in prison Wednesday for the sexual assault of five men in Montgomery County over a three-year period. Joey G. Poindexter, 40, of Gaithersburg got that sentence from Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Richard Jordan. Detectives believe that Poindexter is a sexual predator […]

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December 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Second Sexual Assault Report at Wheaton Metro Garage

Montgomery County police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred at the Wheaton Metro parking garage last night. Detectives believe that the same suspect attempted to commit a sexual assault at that same location on the evening of December 8. According to police, at approximately 11 p.m. on Dec. 10, a 37-year-old female victim was walking […]

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November 7, 2014 | Krista Brick

Second Student Allegedly Had Inappropriate Contact with Contractor at Baker

A second student in Damascus is alleging she had inappropriate contact with a contractor while at John T. Baker Middle School earlier this month. According to Montgomery County Public Schools Spokeswoman Gboyinde Onijala, “A student from Damascus High School that was at Baker Middle School on or about the same day as the other incident has […]

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November 5, 2014 | Krista Brick

About 50 Parents Attend Meeting About Alleged Sexual Assault at Damascus School

About 50 parents attended an early morning meeting at John T. Baker Middle School after a student was allegedly sexually assaulted at the school by a contractor working there. Principal Louise Worthington held the meeting for parents who wanted more information about the incident, according to a letter recently sent home to parents. No additional details […]

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