Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Police allege the man was injured during a scuffle with officers and a police dog after they woke him up
(Updated April 5, 2013) Charges have been droped against a physical educaiton teacher found sleeping inside a Redland Middle School lockeroom in February. Charges of burglary and tresspassing have been dismissed, The Gazette reports. (ORIGINAL) A physical education teacher found sleeping inside a Redland Middle School locker room early Friday has been charged with trespassing and resisting arrest, according to records filed in Montgomery County District Court. Police allege that Benjamin J. Morey, 35, of the unit block of Hyacitnth Court in Gaithersburg, was injured during a scuffle with officers and a police dog after they woke him up. He was treated at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital for a cut on his thigh and puncture wounds on his leg, …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Andrew Tyler Olden, 25, receives suspended 20-year sentence for burglarizing a Keedysville, MD, home, The Herald-Mail reports.
A diesel mechanic in Germantown convicted of stealing more than $30,000 from homes during his lunch breaks has been convicted of an additional heist in Washington County, MD, The Herald-Mail reports. Andrew Tyler Olden, 25, received a suspended 20-year sentence for taking more than $60,000 worth of cash and property from a Keedysville, MD, couple, The Herald Mail reported. In February, Olden received a 60-year sentence for burglarizing upper Montgomery County homes—a total of eight homes between April 20, 2011 and May 27, 2011, Patch has reported. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Nelson W. Rupp Jr. suspended all but 20 years of Olden’s sentence, with five years of supervised probation and $31,595 in restitution to victims. Olden has …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Police: Man was found lying on his side with his pants around his ankles.
Poolesville homeowners say they were stirred from their sleep by a stranger lying inside their front doorway with his shoes off and pants around his ankles. At around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, Montgomery County police were dispatched to reports of a burglary in the 20000 block of Haller Avenue, according to records obtained from Montgomery County District Court. The homeowners told police that they were asleep upstairs when they heard a noise from the first floor. One of the homeowners claimed he saw a man lying motionless in the doorway. The other homeowner called police, the court records state. The homeowner, according to court records, reportedly “poked” the man a few times “to see what he was doing,” but when he didn’t get a …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Spokesman: Suspect returned to Arlington apartment while police were on scene.
ARLINGTON, VA — A Gaithersburg man accused of robbing his girlfriend was arrested on burglary charges when he returned to her Arlington apartment after the alleged incident, Arlington County police said. Daryl Villanueva, 25, is being held without bail. Police alleged that at around 2 a.m. Friday Villanueva kicked in his girlfriend's apartment door, assaulted her and stole an unidentified amount of cash from her purse, according to police. Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said makeup and a clutch wallet were also reported missing. The woman, whom investigators have not identified, called police. Villanueva reportedly returned to the residence after police arrived and was taken into custody without incident, according to Sternbeck. …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Paul Jerome Holt, 34, was responsible for at least nine burglaries, and took over $80,000 worth of equipment, WUSA 9 reported.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Greg Cohen
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A man responsible for breaking into businesses from Gaithersburg to Silver Spring and taking laptops, iPads and other electronics has been sentenced to 75 years in prison, WUSA 9 reported. Paul Jerome Holt, 34, was responsible for at least nine burglaries, and took over $80,000 worth of equipment, according to the report. Holt was caught on surveillance video during one of the burglaries using an umbrella to conceal his face. "From Urban Nation to Mars Symbioscience to a dentist office, Mr. Holt preyed upon unsuspecting people who thought their personal or business property to be safe," John J. McCarthy, State's Attorney for Montgomery County, said in a press release. Holt also "stole from a church and a funeral home in the same day," …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department for Sept. 3 to Sept. 11. It does not indicate a conviction.
Montgomery County Police are looking for two suspects tied to an alleged bus stop robbery in Germantown on Monday, Sept. 10. Police said at around 5:15 a.m., the suspects struck a male victim at Shakespeare Road and Observation Drive. The suspects were described as black males, between 20 and 25 years old. One suspect was about 5’7” at 160 pounds and was wearing a baseball cap; the other was described as between 5’9 and 5’10, and between 165 and 180 pounds. In other police news: An attempted burglary was reported at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Damascus Hair Stylists, 26233 Ridge Road in Germantown. A burglary was reported Monday, Sept. 10, at 8:40 a.m. in the 18900 block of Coral Grove Terrace in Germantown. The suspect was described …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
A teenager and Germantown man charged with burglary, theft
Germantown homeowners caught suspected burglars in the act Saturday night. According to police, the homeowners arrived at their Steeple Court residence at 11:30 p.m. to discover the lights on and two people inside. They called the police while the alleged burglars were still there, police said in their news blog Tuesday. Police arrested a 15-year-old boy who lives on Steeple Court. The teen, whom police did not identify, was charged as a juvenile with first-degree burglary, theft, and malicious destruction of property, according to police. Police also arrested Bryan Tyrone Littlejohn, 20, of 13000 block of Bayberry Drive, according to District Court records accessed online. Littlejohn was charged with first-degree burglary, theft and …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Rockville police arrested a man from Gaithersburg and a man from Germantown.
Two men are charged in connection with an attempted daytime burglary of a home in the 1500 block of West Kersey Lane on Tuesday. Joshua R. Evans, 18, of Gaithersburg, and Alexander Patrick Jeffrey, 24, of Germantown, are charged with attempted first-degree burglary and conspiracy to commit first-degree burglary, according to a city news release. Evans also is charged with malicious destruction of property, the release said. Evans is being held in the county jail in Rockville on $25,000 bond, according to online court records. Jeffrey was released Wednesday on $5,000 bond. Both men are scheduled to appear in Montgomery County District Court in Rockville at 8:30 a.m. on June 18. City police responded to a call of a burglary in progress at 3…
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Andrew Tyler Olden, 24, received a 60-year sentence, with 40 years suspended
A diesel mechanic in Germantown received a 60-year sentence Wednesday for netting $30,000 worth of burgled goods from Montgomery County homes. Andrew Tyler Olden, 24, of Frederick County, Md., was charged with eight counts of first-degree burglary, seven counts of theft between $1,000 and $10,000, and one count of theft between $10,000 and $100,000. Olden said he committed the burglaries — often on his lunch breaks while working at an automobile dealership in Germantown — to sustain a heroin habit. Olden burglarized homes in Boyds, Damascus and Clarksburg, according to records filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Judge Nelson W. Rupp Jr. delivered the sentence, suspending all but 20 years. The judgment includes five years of …
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Today's police report on the crime summaries in Germantown
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, October 14, 2010
The following information was provided by the Montgomery County Police Department: An aggravated assault occurred in the 11400 block of Berland Place in Germantown on Tuesday, 9/28 at 2:05 a.m. The victim, an adult female was assaulted outside. The suspect fled. An aggravated assault occurred in the 19100 block of Staleybridge Road in Germantown on Saturday, 10/2 at 1:52 a.m. The victim, an adult female, was walking around the neighborhood when the suspect approached the victim, restrained and assaulted her. She fought back and was able to flee. A residential burglary occurred in the 12800 block of Murphy Grove Terrace in Germantown overnight between Monday, 9/27 and Tuesday, 9/28. Unforced entry, property taken. A …