Update: Juvenile Female Victim Succumbs to Injuries from Colesville Area Domestic-Related Murder-Suicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the  domestic-related murder-suicide that occurred in the Colesville area on September 17.

The 11-year-old victim, Mina Kim, succumbed to her injuries at the hospital yesterday.

The surviving victim, a 22-year-old female, is in stable condition at the hospital.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this murder-suicide.  Anyone with information about this murder-suicide is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5050. Callers may remain anonymous.

Concern for Missing Derwood Woman

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

Daylyn Price, age 47, who is currently residing in the 6000 block of Granby Road, was last seen yesterday (September 19) at approximately 10:00 a.m. in the 8200 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.  Price had been driven to the area by a known acquaintance for a doctor’s appointment.  Later that day, Price failed to meet the acquaintance for a ride back to her residence.

Price is described as a black female, 5’5″ tall, and weighing 150 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair.

Police are concerned for Price’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Daylyn Price is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24-7).

Daylyn Price

Detectives Seek Help from the Public to Identify Suspect in Street Robbery and Assault; Composite of Suspect Released

Suspect Computer-generated Composite

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police 5th District Investigative Section are seeking help from the public as they investigate a robbery and assault that occurred on Monday, September 17 at approximately 8:35 p.m. on Laytonsville Road in Laytonsville.

Today they are releasing a computer-generated composite sketch of the suspect.

The investigation revealed that the adult female victim was driving a black 2017 Toyota Rav4 Sports Utility, when she pulled over in the 23600 block of Laytonville Road to use her phone. She did not notice that a car pulled up and stopped behind her.

While she was on the phone, the unknown male suspect got out of his car and walked up to her car. She did not open her door, but rolled down a window. The suspect demanded cash and she complied. He then reached in through the open window to assault her.

As the suspect saw other vehicles approaching, he ran away and got back into what is described as a small, black, four-door vehicle, possibly a Mazda. He drove off on Laytonsville Road towards Laytonsville.

The suspect is described as a black male, of unknown age, 6’ 2” tall, weighing 175 pounds, with brown eyes, very short black hair and has a gold upper tooth. He was wearing black jeans and a long-sleeved black T-shirt.

Detectives are asking anyone who can identify the suspect, or who was driving in the vicinity during the time of this incident and may have seen the encounter, to call them at 240-773-6237.

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Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision on Zion Road

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurred in the Laytsonville area.

On Wednesday, September 19, at approximately 6:49 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 20400 block of Zion Road for the report of a single-vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 1995 Cadillac Eldorado was traveling north on Zion Road. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway in the 20400 block of Zion Road.  The Cadillac struck a fence and overturned.  The driver (and sole occupant of the vehicle), identified as Marvin Dewitt Dutton, age 53, of Riggs Road in Gaithersburg, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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

Concern For Gaithersburg Man

Update: September 18, 2018: Dewight Whitaker has been located safe and unharmed.



Detectives with the 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Gaithersburg man.

Dewight Allan Whitaker, age 31, was last seen at his place of employment, Northwest High School, located in Germantown on the evening of Friday, September 14.  Whitaker’s residence is located on Inkberry Circle in Gaithersburg.

Dewight Whitaker is described as an African American male, who is 6′ 4″ tall, and weighs 230 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.  He has tattoos on his arms.  He may be driving a black, 2011 Toyota Camry with Washington state tag, AYD8608.

Police and family are concerned for Whitaker’s emotional and physical welfare.  Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Dewight Whitaker or the Toyota Camry, is asked to contact Montgomery County Police at 301.279.8000