Detectives Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Germantown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred today in Germantown.

At approximately 1:27 p.m., 5th District officers and Montgomery County Fire/Rescue personnel responded for the report of a pedestrian struck on Germantown Road near Wisteria Drive.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation has revealed that a 2001 Chrysler Sebring, driven by Monica Stubbing of Cottage Garden Drive in Germantown, was traveling northbound on Germantown Road. At the same time, the pedestrian was attempting to cross the street although there was no marked crosswalk in the area. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck the pedestrian. The striking vehicle remained at the scene.

The identification of the pedestrian will be released once family members are notified.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

 

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Detectives Continue to Investigate Death Discovered at Black Hill Regional Park

Detectives from Montgomery County Police-Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the death discovered on March 26 in Little Seneca Lake at Black Hill Regional Park.

The deceased is identified as Lian Tio, age 55, of the 18000 block of Coachmans Road in Germantown.  Detectives are currently awaiting results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  There is no evidence of foul play.

At 11:56 a.m. on March 26, officers from the 5th District responded with Montgomery County Fire-Rescue personnel for an adult female who had just been found.  Once on scene, it was determined that she was deceased.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  Callers may remain anonymous.

 

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Police Continue Search for Woman with Dementia – Montgomery Village Woman Still Missing

Maria Quintanilla

Maria Quintanilla

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 6th District Investigative Section are continuing their search for Maria Quintanilla, a 73-year-old Montgomery Village woman who suffers from dementia.

Today, officers from the 6th District, with the assistance of  mounted units from the Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department and K-9 officers from the Rockville City Police Department, continue to search for Maria Quintanilla in the Montgomery Village area.  Investigators are also looking into the possibility that Mrs. Quintanilla may have boarded a Ride-on or Metro bus and may be disoriented.  Family members have told police that in the past, she has become confused while using mass transit.  Detectives believe that Mrs. Quintanilla may now be outside the Montgomery Village area.

Early this morning, Mrs. Quintanilla, of the 9800 block of Walkers House Road in Montgomery Village was reported missing by family.  She was last seen at her home on Friday, March 27, at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Maria Quintanilla is described as a Hispanic female, 5′ 5″ tall and weighing 140 pounds. She has brown eyes and shoulder length gray hair.  At the time of her disappearance she was wearing a blue dress and black shoes. Mrs. Quintanilla is believed to be on foot and is known to frequent the area of Montgomery Village Avenue.  Again, she is familiar with public transportation and could have traveled to other areas served by the mass transit system.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Maria Quintanilla is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Department’s non-emergency line at 301-279-8000.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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Concern For Montgomery Village Woman

Maria Quintanilla

Maria Quintanilla

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Montgomery Village woman.

Maria Quintanilla, age 73, of the 9800 block of Walkers House Road in Montgomery Village.  She was reported missing by family in the early morning hours of March 28.  She was last seen at her home on Friday, March 27, at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Maria Quintanilla is described as a Hispanic female, 5′ 5″ tall and weighing 140 pounds. She has brown eyes and shoulder length gray hair.  At the time of her disappearance she was wearing a blue dress and black shoes. Quintanilla is believed to be on foot and is known to frequent the area of Montgomery Village Avenue.  She is familiar with public transportation.

Ms. Quintanilla has exhibited signs of dementia. Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Maria Quintanilla is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Department’s non-emergency line at 301-279-8000. Callers may remain anonymous.

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