Police Investigate Collision Involving Ride On Bus

Today, at approximately 10:49 a.m., 3rd District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the area of Stateside Drive and Avenel Road in Silver Spring for a report of a Ride On bus into a residence.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the Ride On bus was traveling eastbound on Stateside Drive and was attempting to make a right-hand turn on to Avenel Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the Ride On bus left the roadway and traveled into the yard of 9407 Avenel Road.  The Ride On bus then continued into the adjacent yard and struck an unoccupied taxi in the driveway of 9405 Avenel Road.  The taxi was pushed from the driveway into the yard, and the Ride On bus continued on striking the front porch and the front door of the residence at 9405 Avenel Road.

The home was occupied by two residents at the time of the collision but no one was injured.  Several of the passengers on the Ride On bus to include the male bus driver suffered from reported minor injuries.  At this time, the collision investigation is ongoing in conjunction with Fire/Rescue and Ride On.

Two Females Arrested for Assault at Lakeforest Mall

On August 18 at approximately 12:53 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Body Central Store in Lakeforest Mall located at 701 Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg for an assault in progress.

Officers arrived on scene and observed two females punching each other and wrestling on the ground.  Officers were able to separate the two females and place them in custody.  Approximately 25 people were in the store at the time of the fight, including friends and family of each of the females.  Additional units were called to the scene to control the crowd.  Fire/Rescue responded but both suspects declined medical treatment.  Preliminary investigation indicated that the two suspects were arguing over the last pair of pants in a particular size.

The two suspects have been identified as Andrea N. Williams, age 22, of the 300 block of Amberfield Lane in Gaithersburg and Ethelyn R. Gladney, age 21, of the 20100 block of Loading Rock Place in Montgomery Village.

Williams and Gladney were transported to the Central Processing Unit and charged with second degree assault, disorderly conduct, failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order, and disturbing the peace.  Both women were released on bond.

Photographs of Williams and Gladney are not available at this time but will be uploaded to the blog when they are available.



Police Ask Public’s Help in Identifying Theft from Vehicle Suspect

On June 20, a resident in the 18000 block of Queen Elizabeth Drive in Olney reported that her vehicle had been broken into between the hours of 11:00 p.m. on June 19 and 7:00 a.m. on June 20.  Items, to include credit cards, were stolen from the vehicle.

Detectives from the 4th District Petty Crime Unit determined that the credit cards had been used at various locations in Montgomery County and detectives were able to obtain a photograph of a male suspect using the cards at a commercial establishment.

Detectives are asking anyone who recognizes this male suspect to please call the 4th District Petty Crime Unit at 240-773-5476.  Callers may remain anonymous.


Theft from Vehicle Suspect


Theft from Vehicle Suspect





Concern for Missing Man

The Montgomery County Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing man from Howard County, whose car was located on the Brighton Dam Bridge on Brighton Dam Road this morning.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. this morning, the vehicle of Kharon Hatorai Greene (“Torey”) was located unoccupied on Brighton Dam Bridge in Brookeville.  Montgomery County Police have received information that indicates Greene may want to harm himself.  There is no indication of foul play at this time.

Greene, age 24, is described as an African-American male with a medium complexion.  Greene is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.  He has no facial hair.

After Greene’s vehicle was located, Montgomery County Fire/Rescue responded to the area and completed a search of Triadelphia Reservoir but did not locate the individual.  Montgomery County K9s were also called to the area.  Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) investigators were on scene and are assisting with the investigation.  The Howard County Police Department has been informed of the situation.

Anyone with information on Kharon Greene is asked to call the Montgomery County Police at 240-773-5070.

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