Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Jean Claude Roy could face a maximum life sentence for the sex trafficking charges, federal prosecutors say.
A Germantown man was indicted on sex trafficking and prostitution charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland announced Wednesday. Federal prosecutors allege that between Dec. 9 and Christmas Day in 2012, Jean Claude Roy, 30, tried to force three people to have sex for money and that he took them across state lines for sex and prostitution. Roy—who is also known as “Dredd the Don” and “Dreddy”—could face a minimum mandatory sentence of 15 years and a maximum of life in prison for each of the three counts of sex trafficking, according to federal prosecutors. He has also been charged with three counts of interstate transportation for prostitution, a charge that carries a maximum 10-year prison sentence for each count. …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Police said the 17-year-old senior was shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide.
The halls of Rockville High School were full of tearful students and nearby parking lots were dotted with television news trucks Monday as a community processed what happened to one of its own. Michelle Miller, a 17-year-old senior, was shot and killed by Adam Anthony Arndt, 31, an Army staff sergeant, who then turned the gun on himself at his home in Germantown, Montgomery County police said. Miller, who had been reported missing, knew Arndt because she had plans to enlist in the U.S. Army Reserve after she graduated, police said. Kevin Miller told WUSA9 that his daughter left home at 9:15 p.m. Sunday, sent him vague information via text about where she was and then stopped replying and answering her phone calls. Her father called …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Gaithersburg Patch: Police are investigating the death of Cesar Smith, 45, of Gaithersburg, as a homicide
UPDATED—A dead man found in a Gaithersburg apartment early Monday after an apparent home invasion has been identified as Cesar Smith, 45, of Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg Patch reports. Montgomery County police said detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The cause of death was "undetermined," police said in a news release. According to inital report police posted on its news blog late Monday Morning: “Shortly after midnight, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Montgomery County 6th District responded to a report of a shooting on Whetstone Drive in Gaithersburg. … Officers first on the scene were directed to an apartment where they found an unresponsive adult male suffering from trauma to his body. Fire/…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
New trial date will be set Aug. 13 for Quinnton Brown, charged in the alleged kidnapping, attempted murder and robbery of a Germantown man.
UPDATED — After days of deliberations, the jury considering charges against a man on trial for allegedly kidnapping, robbing and trying to kill a Germantown resident could not agree on a verdict on most of the charges. Though Quinnton Brown, 25, of Columbia, MD, was found not guilty of the most serious charge, attempted first-degree murder, the jury was unable to reach a verdict on the charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, armed robbery, assault, kidnapping, weapons offenses and related conspiracy charges, Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office spokesman Seth Zucker told Patch. A new trial date for those charges will be set during a hearing Aug. 13, Zucker said. Brown was named as one of at least three men suspected in …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Victims were mistakenly identified as rival gang members.
A Germantown man was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the kidnapping and killing of a teen boy and another man’s shooting death, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Monday. U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Joel “Clon” Ventura Quintanilla, 25, to life plus five years of supervised release for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise in connection with his membership in the 18th Street gang. According to his plea agreement: On Jan. 18, 2009, Dennys Alfredo Guzman-Saenz, 15, was forced into a car in Langley Park, Md., and driven to a park in Gaithersburg, where he was stabbed and beaten to death; his body found in a park creek the next morning. On Feb. 8, 2009, two men were shot outside a CiCi’s Pizza in …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Statement offers glimpse into the lives of Germantown mom, Jane McQuain, 51, and her son William, 11, who were recently found dead.
The family of Jane and William McQuain provided the statement (PDF above) to Montgomery County Police through thier church, Journey's Crossing. Police are investigatigating the deaths of the Germantown mom and her son, who were found dead. For more information about the church, please visit: www.ILoveThisChurch.com.
A private memorial service for Jane McQuain, 51, and her 11-year-old son William is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29, in Clarksburg.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Seneca Creek Elementary School share online gallery of a former student's artwork. Police are investigating the death of William McQuain, 11, of Germantown.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Police: Surveillance footage from Saturday, Oct. 1, showed the boy alive with his stepfather Curtis Lopez.
(Updated, 4:20 p.m. Oct. 19) Video footage show Curtis Lopez and his 11-year-old stepson William McQuain at a gas station 200 yards from the place where police found what they believe are the boy’s remains, Montgomery County Police said. Surveillance footage from Clarksburg Liberty Gas on Oct. 1, Montgomery County Police spokesman Capt. Paul Sparks said, show Lopez with William McQuain inside the vehicle of the boy’s mother Jane McQuain — who was found dead in their Germantown home Wednesday, Oct. 12. The two are also shown together in video footage from a self-storage unit off Wisteria Drive the morning of Saturday, Oct. 1. On Tuesday, a K-9 officer found what police believe were William’s remains. A medical examiner’s report has not been…
The body was found Tuesday morning by a K-9 officer in a wooded area of the westbound shoulder of Route 121 near Route 355 in the Clarksburg area, police told The Washington Post.