Monday, April 8, 2013
Police are treating the shooting death of Michelle Miller, 17, as a murder-suicide.
A Rockville High School student was shot and killed by a 31-year-old Army staff sergeant, who then turned the gun on himself inside his Germantown home, Montgomery County police said in a news release. Michelle Miller, 17, of the 5100 block of Russett Road in Rockville, was found dead Monday morning in the home of Adam Anthony Arndt, 31, of the 12900 block of Pinnacle Drive, police said. Investigators are treating the deaths as a murder-suicide. Police said Miller and Arndt knew each other because she had plans to enlist in the U.S. Army Reserve after she graduated from high school. The bodies were discovered around 10 a.m. by police who were following up on a tip that the Miller was at Arndt’s residence, police said. Police had to force …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Montgomery County police recall Ayala's sacrifice in 2010.
Three years ago Thursday, Sgt. Hector I. Ayala of the Montgomery County Police Department died when responding to a call to help a fellow officer. An MCPD Facebook post Thursday remembered Sgt. Ayala and his sacrifice. Ayala's wife was pregnant with triplets at the time of his death. Two months later, she gave birth to three girls. Click here to view the post. --- #MoCo Online examines Montgomery County on social media. Click here for more.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Standford Wilson Jr., 61, died from his injuries, Montgomery County police said.
(UPDATED) A Gaithersburg man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Derwood on Friday. According to police, Standford Wilson Jr., 61, of the 20000 block of Mattingly Terrace, died at a local hospital from injuries he suffered when his BMW X5 veered off Shady Grove Road and struck several trees and a fence. The crash occurred at around 12:20 p.m., just west of Muncaster Mill Road. Police have not determined what caused Wilson’s vehicle to leave the roadway. The fatal crash shut down the westbound lane of Shady Grove Road, between Mill Run and Muncaster Mill. Police have asked that anyone with information about this crash call 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous. --- This story has been updated since it was originally published to …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The following information was provided by Montgomery County police for District 1, which includes Rockville. Arrests do not imply guilt.
An arrest for sexual assault was made Feb. 20 at Meadow Hall Elementary School, at 951 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. A 30-year-old man from Frederick was arrested. Related coverage: Police: Rockville Teacher Accused of Molesting Students A commercial burglary was reported at Gude Self Storage, 851 E. Gude Drive, at 5:45 p.m. Feb. 22. Forced entry. Property taken. A residential garage burglary was reported in the 15800 block of Esquire Court in Derwood between 1 p.m. Feb. 22 and 11 a.m. Feb. 23. Forced entry. It is unknown if anything was taken.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A 52-year-old Germantown man was arrested for 10 commercial robberies and two street robberies in Montgomery County.
A Germantown man suspected of 10 commercial robberies and two street robberies in Montgomery County — including two in the Rockville area — was arrested during a traffic stop in Gaithersburg Feb. 17, Montgomery County police announced Wednesday. Duane James, 52, of the 18600 block of Mustard Seed Court, was charged with two counts of armed robbery, having a handgun in a vehicle and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, police said. After his arrest, James was charged with nine additional armed robbery charges and three first-degree assault charges. The string of robberies occurred throughout the county between Dec. 27 and Feb. 17, police said. James was arrested after reports of two armed robberies committed minutes apart on …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Arrests and incidents for Jan. 21-29, according to county police.
The following is compiled from Montgomery County Police Department crime summaries. Arrests do not imply guilt. 200 block of Frederick Avenue: A residential burglary occurred between 6 a.m. and 11:44 p.m. Jan. 28. Forced entry. Property taken. 7700 block of Eagles Head Court: A residential burglary occurred at 4:33 p.m. Jan. 25. No forced entry. Nothing taken. 600 E. Gude Drive: A commercial burglary occurred in the men’s shelter at 1:45 p.m. Jan. 26. Forced entry. Unknown whether anything was taken. 12200 block of Rockville Pike: A theft from a vehicle occurred between 1:15 and 1:45 p.m. Jan. 25. Forced entry. A purse was taken. 1700 block of E. Jefferson Street: A theft from a vehicle occurred between 2:45 and 3:45 p.m. Jan. 25. Forced …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Arrests and incidents for Jan. 14-22, according to county police.
The following is compiled from Montgomery County Police Department crime summaries. Arrests do not imply guilt. 15103 Southlawn Lane: A commercial burglary occurred between 4:30 and 5 a.m. Jan. 19 at Montgomery Auto Parts. Forced entry. Property taken. 600 block of N. Horners Lane: A theft from vehicle occurred at 4:27 p.m. Jan. 20. Unknown entry. A wallet was taken. 1776 E. Jefferson Street: A theft from vehicle occurred between 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Jan. 18 at Planet Fitness. Forced entry. A gym bag, purse and an iPod were taken. Four vehicle thefts occurred between 1 and 7:30 a.m. Jan. 18. Three occurred in the 600 block of Blandford Street. One occurred in the 200 block of Hardy Place. 9200 block of Fox Meadow Lane: An attempted …
District station serving Rockville is colocated with police headquarters in Gaithersburg.
Montgomery County’s police began operating under new, realigned district boundaries starting Monday. Second District police now cover most of Potomac, while the 1st District continues to focus on Rockville and areas closer to the new district station at the Public Safety Headquarters. The changes will improve service to residents, giving districts a more balanced work load, according to a Montgomery County Police Department statement. Last month, police co-located the 1st District station with Montgomery County Police Department headquarters in Gaithersburg. The 1st District station moved about six miles northwest of its previous location on Seven Locks Road in Rockville. Its co-location with the headquarters creates a cutout in a corner …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Arrests and incidents for Jan. 7-15, according to county police.
The following is compiled from Montgomery County Police Department crime summaries. Arrests do not imply guilt. 600 block of Crabb Avenue: Two shed burglaries occurred between 1:01 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Jan. 7. In one case there was no forced entry and property taken. In the other case, there was forced entry, but no property taken. 7100 block of Mill Run Drive, Derwood: A residential burglary occurred at 4:28 p.m. Jan. 14. Unknown means of entry. It is unknown whether anything was taken. 900 block of Grand Champion Drive: An attempted theft from a vehicle occurred between 11:59 p.m. Jan. 13 and 8:48 a.m. Jan. 14. Forced entry. Nothing taken. 12100 block of Devilwood Drive: A residential burglary occurred between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. Jan. 8…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Arrests and incidents for Dec. 31 to Jan. 8, according to Montgomery County police.
The following is compiled from Montgomery County Police Department crime summaries. Arrests do not imply guilt. Three thefts from vehicles occurred overnight Dec. 31 to Jan. 1 in Rockville: 200 block of Frederick Avenue: A 29-year-old man from Woodbridge, VA, was arrested for a residential burglary that occurred at 3 p.m. on Jan. 8. Unknown means of entry. 1600 block of Yale Place: A 21-year-old man from Washington, D.C., and a 20-year-old man from Potomac were arrested for an attempted carjacking that occurred at 8:50 p.m. Jan. 6. The victim was threatened with a weapon and the suspects unsuccessfully attempted to steal the victim’s vehicle. Click here for more on this incident. 16200 block of Redland Road, Derwood: A residential garage…