Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The ticket was a third-tier winner in the $587.5 million Powerball drawing.
A Powerball ticket worth $10,000 was purchased at a convenience store in Germantown and has not yet been claimed, Maryland Lottery officials said Tuesday. The ticket—the only third-tier winner in Montgomery County—was sold from the 7-Eleven at 19700 Frederick Road, according to a lottery spokesperson. The ticket holder has 182 days from the drawing date to redeem the prize. The drawing was held Thursday. While most Maryland Powerball players were hoping to win the $587.5 million jackpot last week, state lotto officials said 11 tickets sold in Maryland were second and third-tier prize winners—such as a woman from Edgewood who won $2 million. Two other unclaimed third-tier winners were sold at a Baltimore 7-Eleven and Stop 4 All in Ft. …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Robbery reported in 7-Eleven parking lot
A Germantown man has been charged following reports of an armed robbery outside a Silver Spring 7-Eleven. Douglas I. Romero, 20, was charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and two counts of second-degree assault, according to Montgomery County Circuit Court records accessed by Patch. According to Police, the charges stem from an alleged incident in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven on Amherst Ave. Police alleged that around 4 a.m. Sept. 1., Romero and Joselito Ramos, a Gaithersburg man who faces similar charges, got into a fight with another man and took his wallet, court records state. Public Defender’s office was listed as representing Romero and Ramos, 22. Preliminary hearings were scheduled for Sept. 28.
Friday, September 7, 2012
The alleged victim was female, according to Montgomery County Police.
Police said a suspect is in custody following allegations of "inappropriately touching" a female shopper at a Germantown 7-Eleven. The alleged incident occured at around 10:30 p.m. Aug. 20, at the 7-Eleven at 13001 Wisteria Drive. A 51-year-old man from Germantown was arrested, according to Montgomery County Police. Patch was unable to confirm whether formal charges were filed. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Germantown 7-Eleven group theft inspires state bill.
The highly publicized 7-Eleven group theft in Germantown has inspired a bill that delivers stiffer penalties on thefts committed by mob. “This is something serious and we needed to address it with something deeply as serious, making sure these kids don't make these bad decisions again,” Councilman Craig Rice, (D-District 2) said in the parking lot outside the Germantown 7-Eleven targeted by a group theft in August. Rice, a former state delegate, and state Del. Jeffrey Waldstreicher (D-District 18) worked together on the bill and hosted a press conference Monday outside the convenience store to publicize the details. If passed, the Flash Mob Theft Act of 2012 would treat multiple acts of theft committed by multiple individuals in unison as …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Del. Jeffrey D. Waldstreicher, D-district 18, discusses plans to propose state legislation curbing crimes by mobs, an idea spurred by the highly publicized mob theft at a Germantown 7-Eleven.
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Thursday, September 15, 2011