Concern for Missing Woman from Silver Spring

Michelle Alejandra Serrano-Garcia

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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Media Advisory: Montgomery County Police Foundation to Honor Chief J. Thomas Manger at Leadership Legacy Dinner October 16, 2019

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md., February 14, 2019

The Montgomery County Police Foundation (the “Foundation” or “MCPF”) will honor Montgomery County Chief of Police J. Thomas Manger at the Foundation’s Leadership Legacy Dinner October 16, 2019 at the Bethesda Country Club.

MCPF 2019 Leadership Legacy Dinner Honoring Chief J. Thomas Manger

October 16, 2019, 6:00 pm

Bethesda Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland

Companies, organizations, and individuals who are seeking more information about the dinner honoring Chief Manger, can contact the Foundation at awardsdinnerMCPF@gmail.com or via the Foundation website, www.mcpf-md.org.

In addition to honoring Chief Manger at the dinner, the Foundation will also award training and development and scholarships to two officers demonstrating exceptional leadership. The annual scholarships will be dedicated in Chief Manger’s name.

Supporting Montgomery County law enforcement, the MCPF works closely with the Chief of Police. Manger will retire in April 2019 after 15 years running the 1,300-officer force. Chief Manger plans to join the Major Cities Chiefs Association to head the group’s legislative efforts in Washington.

Manger, 64, has been a police officer for 42 years and is a well-known leader in the Washington region. Of his service to the county, Manger said he takes great pride in bolstering trust between the department and the community. “We were able to get a fair amount accomplished there,” he said of the trust-building.

About the Montgomery County Police Foundation
The Montgomery County Police Foundation is a community-sponsored private organization dedicated to improving the quality of police service in Montgomery County and to strengthening the relationship between the police and the community. Founded in 1995, the Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization (www.mcpf-md.org). The Foundation provides resources supporting projects facilitating community interaction, training, public safety efforts, and equipment for Montgomery County law enforcement.

The Foundation does not support any political candidate or agenda and it does not provide continuous funding of programs more appropriately supported by the County budget. The Foundation has no involvement with management, policies, or procedures of any police department. The Montgomery County government approved the formation of the Foundation and County Executives have expressed appreciation for the Foundation’s work. Montgomery County government and Department of Police employees are not members of the Foundation and have no official role with the Foundation. However, the Foundation looks to the Chief of Police and senior staff for guidance as to what activities and expenditures would best benefit the Police Department in support of the Foundation’s goals.

Contact:         Alison Santighian, Vice President, MCPF Board of Directors

Alison.Santighian@gmail.com

301.675.9320

Update: Third Suspect Arrested in Connection to White Oak Double Homicide

Andy K. Panton

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested a third suspect in connection to the January 28 homicides of 23-year-old Jordan Alexander Radway of Laurel, and 24-year-old Christian Deon Roberts of Silver Spring.

On Monday, February 11, Andy K. Panton, age 20, of an unconfirmed address, was arrested on the strength of a Montgomery County arrest warrant charging him with two counts of first-degree murder. He is currently being held without bond.

Two suspects were previously arrested in connection to the homicides of Radway and Roberts.

Dontaye Jamahl Hunt, age 18, of Silver Spring was arrested on January 30 on the strength of a Montgomery County arrest warrant charging him with two counts of first-degree murder.

Noah Foster Barnett, age 18, of Silver Spring was arrested on January 31 on the strength of a Montgomery County arrest warrant charging him with conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

This remains an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this double homicide is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. 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 in this case.

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Detectives Investigate Germantown CVS Pharmacy Armed Robbery; Surveillance Video Released

Suspect in Germantown CVS Pharmacy armed robbery.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate yesterday’s armed robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Germantown. Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Tuesday, February 12 at approximately 11:45 a.m., 5th District officers responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 19901 Frederick Road for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the CVS, displayed a knife, and confronted the adult female clerk who was behind the counter. The suspect threatened the clerk and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspect stole currency and then fled.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this armed robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. 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 in this case.

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Detectives Investigate Commercial Burglary in Bethesda; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section continue to investigate the November 26 commercial burglary of the Wonders at Edgemoor in Bethesda. Today, detectives are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation revealed that the suspect entered the Wonders at Edgemoor located at 4805 Edgemoor Lane on Monday, November 26, 2018, at approximately 7 p.m. and obtained property from the business. Detectives reviewed the video surveillance from the business that showed the suspect entering the business several times before fleeing with the stolen property.

Anyone with information about the suspect or this burglary is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710. 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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Wonders at Edgemoor Surveillance (11/26/2018)

Wonders at Edgemoor Surveillance (11/26/2018)

Wonders at Edgemoor Surveillance (11/26/2018)