Concern for Missing Germantown Man

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Germantown man.

Chien Chiang, age 55, of Fountain Club Drive in Germantown, was last seen at his residence this morning at approximately 6:45.

Chiang is approximately 5’ 11” tall and weighs 150 pounds.  He has brown hair and brown eyes.  Chiang does not drive.

Police and family are concerned for Chiang’s welfare.

Anyone with information regarding Chien Chiang’s whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24/7).

Chien Chiang

Concern for Missing Montgomery Village Teenager

The Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager from the Montgomery Village area.

Tabria Robinson, age 17, of Chadburn Place, was last seen at her residence at approximately 3:00 am on June 7.  Robinson has communicated with family members via phone since that time but will not disclose her whereabouts.

Robinson is described as approximately 5’04” tall, weighs approximately 150 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair (possibly being worn in braids).

Robinson likes to frequent the Silver Spring, Germantown, and Gaithersburg areas.

Anyone with information regarding Tabria Robinson’s whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at 301-279-8000 (24/7 phone line).

Tabria Robinson

Tabria Robinson

Montgomery County Vehicle Recovery Section Resumes Auctions on July 18, 2020

The Montgomery County Department of Police Vehicle Recovery Section (VRS) hosts a monthly auction to sell abandoned and seized vehicles. The next auction is scheduled for July 18, 2020.

This auction will be restricted to fifty attendees to ensure social distancing during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. 

Potential attendees are instructed to register for the event to enhance their chances for admittance. Information is provided below regarding registration instructions. Potential attendees who have registered and present a ticket no later than 8:45 am on the day of the auction will be provided entrance first over any other individuals who have not registered for the event.

Persons who have not registered are encouraged to call VRS or email to inquire regarding if the fifty-participant limit has been met through the registration process. Persons are encouraged to not show up at the event if all registration spaces have been filled.

The VRS phone number is 240-773-6411, dial “0” at the prompts for a representative during business hours of M-F from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.  The VRS email address is Abandoned.Vehicles@MontgomeryCountyMd.gov.

More information on registering, vehicles available for auction, and COVID-19 instructions can be found on our web site at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/vehicle-auction.html.

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Concern for Missing Germantown Man

George Lerch

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Germantown man.

George Lerch, age 59, of Winterspoon Lane was last seen on foot by family at approximately 5:00 p.m. yesterday (Saturday, July 4) on Macarthur Boulevard near I-495 in the Cabin John area.  Family has been unable to contact him since that time.

Lerch is approximately 5’11” tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.  He has grey hair and brown eyes.  Lerch was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.

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

Anyone with information regarding George Lerch’s whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line).

(LOCATED) Fourth District Officers Investigating Case of Found Child; Ask for Public’s Help to Locate Parents or Guardians

Found child, believed to be named Andrew

Update: July 4, 2020, at 9:00 p.m. – A parent/guardian for Andrew has been located. 

Officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Fourth District Station are attempting to locate the parents or guardians of a male child who was found walking alone along Hewitt Avenue in Aspen Hill this afternoon.

This afternoon (Saturday, July 4), at 4:35 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a call regarding a child seen walking alone on Hewitt Avenue.  Responding officers located the child walking on Hewitt Avenue near Georgia Avenue.  The child told officers that his name is Andrew and that he is 5 years old.  He is unable to tell officers where he lives.  The child was transported to the 4th District Station where he is currently being cared for by police until his parents or guardians can be located.

Officers are releasing a photograph of the child to the public and are asking that anyone who recognizes this child to contact officers at the 4th District Station at 240-773-5500 or to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.