Detectives Investigate Residential Burglary in Olney; Surveillance Video Released

Suspect in Olney residential burglary

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section continue to investigate a March 15 residential burglary in Olney.  Today, detectives are releasing home surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives revealed that on Friday, March 15 at approximately 11:45 a.m., the suspect forced entry through a rear door of a residence in the 17700 block of Chipping Court. The residents were not home at the time.  The suspect was observed on home surveillance video at the front of the home prior to the burglary.  The suspect stole property and fled.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect or has information about this burglary is asked to contact the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5530.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment of the suspects.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Suspect in Olney residential burglary

Detectives Investigate Serious Vehicle Collision Involving Two Pedestrians in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a personal injury collision that occurred last night in Rockville involving two pedestrians and a Rockville Volunteer Fire Department vehicle.

Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado assigned to the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, was traveling eastbound on Beall Avenue when, for reasons still under investigation,  it struck an adult male and adult female.

The woman was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  The man was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was being driven by Diane Evans, age 59, of Rockville.  She was not injured in the collision.

All facts and circumstances regarding this incident are being investigated.  This remains an active and ongoing investigation.  If anyone witnessed the collision or has additional information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Detectives Investigate Indecent Exposure in Silver Spring; Surveillance Photograph of Suspect Released

Suspect in an indecent exposure that occurred at a theater in Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit continue to investigate the March 8 indecent exposure that occurred in a theater in Silver Spring.  Today, investigators are releasing a surveillance photograph of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives determined that on Friday, March 8, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the suspect entered the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center located at 8633 Colesville Road and approached an adult female employee who was working in the café area.    The suspect engaged the employee in conversation and then inappropriately touched himself before leaving the café area.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has information about this incident is asked to contact the 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-6800.  For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

 

 

Concern for Missing Gaithersburg Teenager

Christopher Castro-Rivera

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing Gaithersburg teenager.

Christopher Castro-Rivera, age 15, of Bramble Bush Court, has been reported as missing by his family.  Castro-Rivera is described as a Hispanic male who is 5’ 5” tall and weighs 150 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.  He was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants, red and black shoes, and carrying a red and black backpack.

Police and family are concerned for Castro-Rivera’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Christopher Castro-Rivera 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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Two Suspects Charged in November 2013 Aspen Hill Homicide; Third Suspect Identified

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division, Cold Case Section have charged Trevon Derick Davis, age 28, of the 600 block of Romsford Drive in Hyattsville, and Bryan Donte Byrd, age 28, of the 3000 block of 25th Street in Northeast, Washington, D.C., with first-degree murder for the November 6, 2013 homicide of 34-year-old Alexander Benson Buie.

Investigators have also obtained an arrest warrant related to Buie’s murder that charges Vaughn Darvel Bellamy, age 28, of the 18700 block of Roxbury Road in Hagerstown, with first-degree murder, armed robbery, and first-degree burglary. Bellamy is currently incarcerated at the Maryland Correctional Institution located in Hagerstown, for an unrelated homicide that occurred in 2014.  Bellamy has yet to be served with the Montgomery County arrest warrant.

On November 6 at approximately 10:50 p.m., 4th District officers responded for the report of a shooting inside a residence in the 13400 block of Grenoble Drive.  Officers arrived on the scene and found Buie suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Buie was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that three suspects entered the residence by knocking on the front door and then forcing their way inside.  At least one suspect was armed with a handgun.  The suspects confronted three adult males in the home, one of whom was Buie.  A struggle ensued and Buie was shot.  The suspects then fled the residence.  Neither of the other two victims was injured.

During the investigation, detectives identified Davis, Byrd, and Bellamy as the suspects in Buie’s homicide.  Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Davis and Byrd charging them with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, and armed robbery.

On March 6, 2019, Byrd was arrested in Washington, D.C., on the strength of the Montgomery County arrest warrant.   Byrd was extradited to Montgomery County on March 13.  He was released after posting a $150,000 bond.

On March 20, 2019, Davis was arrested in Washington, D.C. on the strength of the Montgomery County arrest warrant.  He remains incarcerated in the District of Columbia pending extradition to Montgomery County.

Bond information for Davis will be available once he has been extradited to Montgomery County.  Bond information for Bellamy will be available once he has been served with the Montgomery County arrest warrant.

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** Note: mugshots for Davis and Bellamy are not yet available. **

Bryan Donte Byrd