Silver Alert Issued for Missing Gaithersburg Woman with Dementia

The Montgomery County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Gaithersburg woman who has dementia.  A Silver Alert has been activated for 73-year-old Sydney Morse of Mattingly Terrace in Gaithersburg.

Ms. Morse was last known to be at the Safeway located at 20211 Goshen Road in Gaithersburg at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 17.  She planned to drive home from the store but has not returned.

Ms. Morse is described as a white female who is approximately 5’4″ tall, weighs approximately 114 pounds, and has blue eyes and brown hair.   She was last seen wearing a gray zip-up hoodie and black leggings.

Ms. Morse is driving a silver 2005 Infinity FX35 (crossover SUV) with Maryland tags: 27062M1.

Anyone with information regarding Sydney Morse’s whereabouts or anyone who sees her vehicle is asked to call 9-1-1.

RLI

Sydney Morse

2018 Alcohol Holiday Task Force Enforcement – Week 5

We Take it Seriously

The officers of the Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force have been devoting their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses this holiday season.

During this past week’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force (December 12 to December 15), task force officers arrested 35 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI).

During the past 5 weeks of the Alcohol Holiday Task Force, task force officers have arrested a total of 208 people for DUI.

It should be noted that the above arrests include only those arrests made by task force officers and do not include the additional arrests made by patrol officers in the performance of their duties.  Therefore, the number of total DUI arrests made by MCP officers during this time period is higher.

 

Previous Weeks:

2018 Alcohol Holiday Task Force Enforcement – Week 4

2018 Alcohol Holiday Task Force Enforcement – Week 3

2018 Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement – Week 2

MCPD Alcohol Holiday Task Force Begins; Always Choose A Sober Ride

RLG

Update: Serious Pedestrian Collision in Darnestown Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, December 14, in Darnestown.

On Friday, December 14, at approximately 5:19 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Darnestown Road and Ancient Oak Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Acura TLX, driven by Adrian Takashi Culp, age 21, of Flameleaf Court in Gaithersburg, was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road approaching Ancient Oak Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Nancy Jean Soulen, age 87, of the 15300 block of Quail Run Drive in Darnestown, was crossing Darnestown Road in a southerly direction near Ancient Oak Drive.  For reasons still under investigation, the Acura collided with Soulen near the intersection.

Soulen was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and succumbed to her injuries in the early morning hours of Sunday, December 16, 2018.  Culp was not injured in the collision.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Darnestown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred this evening in Darnestown.

On Friday, December 14, at approximately 5:19 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Darnestown Road and Ancient Oak Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Acura TLX, driven by Adrian Takashi Culp, age 21, of Flameleaf Court in Gaithersburg, was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road approaching Ancient Oak Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Nancy Jean Soulen, age 87, of the 15300 block of Quail Run Drive in Darnestown, was crossing Darnestown Road in a southerly direction near Ancient Oak Drive.  For reasons still under investigation, the Acura collided with Soulen near the intersection.

Soulen was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Culp was not injured in the collision.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

RLG

Media Advisory: MCP and Target to Host Heroes & Helpers Event Tomorrow

 

What:  MCP and Target will host a Heroes and Helpers event to help students from Maryvale Elementary School and Twinbrook Elementary School purchase holiday gifts for their families.

When: Tomorrow – Saturday, December 15, 9:00 a.m.

Where: Target of Rockville, 5700 Bou Avenue

MCP has teamed up with Target of Rockville for the Heroes and Helpers shopping event to be held tomorrow (Saturday, December 15).  The Heroes and Helpers program pairs public safety officers with youth to shop for gifts for the holidays.  The gifts are purchased with Target gift cards donated by the store.

For more information, please contact the Public Information Office at 240-773-5030, option 4.

RLG