Update: Concern for Two Missing Juveniles (LOCATED)

UPDATE:  Both teens have been located, safe and sound!  Thanks to all those in the community who assisted in locating them.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing juvenile from the Bethesda area and a missing juvenile from the Cockeysville area of Baltimore County. Both juveniles are believed to be traveling together in Montgomery County.

Sara Hickey Guan, age 15, was last seen by family on Tuesday, February 19 at her Gateway Drive home. Guan is described as an Asian female, 5′ 2″ tall and weighing 115 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair.

Meredith Watts, age 14, was last seen by family on Tuesday, February 19 when she left her Montvieu Court home in Cockeysville. Family reported that Watts may have taken a ride-share to Montgomery County. Watts is described as a white female, 5’5” tall and weighing 135 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes.

Investigators believe that Guan and Watts may be in the area of Winston Churchill High School located at 11300 Gainsborough Road in Potomac.

Police and family are concerned for Sara Guan and Meredith Watts’ welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Sara Guan or Meredith Watts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hours).

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Sara Hickey Guan

Meredith Watts

Help Identify Theft from Auto Suspects

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit is investigating a report of theft from a vehicle at the Aspen Hill Club.

On the morning of January 29, unknown suspects broke into a vehicle parked at the Aspen Hill Club located at 14501 Homecrest Road. Later that day, the suspects used the victim’s stolen credit cards to make fraudulent purchases in Lanham, Maryland.

Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the two suspects and are asking for the public’s help to identify them.

Anyone with information about the suspects or this crime is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5522. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest for this crime.

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Suspects in Silver Spring (4D) Theft from Vehicle

Suspect in Silver Spring (4D) Theft from Vehicle

Update: Missing Poolesville Area Man LOCATED

Vaughn Lynn Ankeny (who goes by the name of Lynn)

UPDATE: February 21, 2019 – Vaughn Lynn Ankeny has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 1st District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Poolesville area man.

Vaughn Lynn Ankeny (who goes by the name of Lynn), age 74, was last seen by family at approximately 2 p.m. yesterday (Tuesday, February 19), when he left his Jerusalem Church Road residence driving his olive color, 2005 Jeep Liberty with Maryland tags: 7CY7024.

Ankeny is described as a white male, 6’ 2” tall and weighing 250 pounds. He has blonde and grey hair and blue eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Ankeny’s physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Vaughn Lynn Ankeny or his vehicle is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

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Update: Detectives Investigate Undetermined Death in Rockville Area; Composite Sketch Released

Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the undetermined death of an adult male who was found deceased in a creek in the area of Lake Bernard Frank and Trailway Drive. Investigators have been unable to identify the male. Today, detectives are releasing composite sketches of the decedent and are asking for the public’s help to identify him. This is a composite based on what the victim MAY have looked like in life.

On Saturday, February 2, officers assigned to the 4th District responded to a creek located near the area of Lake Bernard Frank and Trailway Drive for the report of a male found deceased in the creek.

The decedent is described as a white male, approximately 6’3” tall and weighing approximately 250 pounds.

Anyone with information about this death investigation or information about the identity of the male is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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Concern for Missing Woman from Silver Spring

Michelle Alejandra Serrano-Garcia

Update: February 22, 2019 – Michelle Alejandra Serrano-Garcia has been located safe and unharmed.


Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Silver Spring woman.

Michelle Alejandra Serrano-Garcia, age 20, of the 11000 block of Old Columbia Pike, was last seen on February 13, at approximately 6:30 p.m. when she left work in the 800 block of Olney-Sandy Spring Road. Michelle is 5’ tall and weighing 90 pounds. She has long brown hair and brown eyes.

The detectives and family are concerned for Michelle’s welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Michelle Serrano-Garcia is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

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