Concern for Missing Silver Spring Juvenile

Update: 11/29/2017 – Alexa Caraballo has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing Silver Spring juvenile.

Alexa Caraballo, age 15, of the 400 block of Torrington Place, was seen leaving her residence at 3:00 p.m. on November 21.   Alexa Caraballo is described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5’ 02” tall and weighs approximately 89 pounds.  She has long black hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing a white jacket, black leggings, and carrying a red backpack.  Alexa Caraballo stated to family members earlier that day that she wanted to visit friends. Family members believe Alexa Caraballo may be in the Silver Spring or D.C. area.

Police and family are concerned for Alexa Caraballo’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Alexa Caraballo is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigation Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hours).

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Alexa Caraballo

 

Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement Results – Weeks One and Two

Rich Leotta (whose son, MCP Officer Noah Leotta, was struck and killed by a DUI driver while participating as a member of the the 2015 Holiday Task Force) speaks to Holiday Task Force officers during roll call.

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force, comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section and patrol officers from the six police districts, as well as officers from:

  • Gaithersburg Police Department
  • Maryland National Capital Park Police Department (Montgomery County Division)
  • Maryland State Police
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
  • Takoma Park Police Department

will be devoting their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses this holiday season.  The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control will also be assisting officers with compliance checks of businesses who hold alcohol licenses.

The task force began on November 15 and will continue through January 6, 2018.  A summary of the results from the first two weeks of the Holiday Task Force are below:

Week 1: November 16 – November 18:

  • 19 – Arrests for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or drugs (DUI)
  • 2 – Civil Alcohol Citations issued to adults for possession of alcohol under the age of 21

Week 2: November 21 (Tuesday), November 22 (Wednesday), November 24 (Friday), November 25 (Saturday):

  • 43 – Arrests for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or drugs (DUI)
  • 4 – Civil Alcohol Citations issued to adults for possession of alcohol under the age of 21
  • 3 – Criminal arrests
    • Task force officers arrested an adult male after he was stopped while driving a vehicle that had been previously reported stolen during a residential burglary in the Gaithersburg area.

Note: On the evening of November 22, in addition to task force officers, officers from the Rockville City Police Department, the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, and Maryland Natural Resources Police also assisted with this alcohol-related enforcement.

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Update: Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Fatal Pedestrian Collision in White Oak

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on November 9 in White Oak.

Today, investigators are asking the public for help in locating the driver or owner of a grey or silver colored sedan that was traveling southbound on Columbia Pike (Route 29) near Hillwood Drive at approximately 6:30 p.m. on November 9.

On Thursday, November 9 at approximately 6:40 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Columbia Pike (Route 29) at Hillwood Drive for the report of a pedestrian involved-collision.  First responders located Elaine Rowena Allen deceased in the roadway of Columbia Pike.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a white, 2010 Ford E250 van driven by Carter L. Cockrell was traveling south on Columbia Pike in the area of Hillwood Drive.  For reasons still under investigation, the Ford van collided with Allen.  Cockrell and the van remained at the scene.  Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision, to include Allen’s direction of travel and whether she may have been struck by an additional vehicle(s)

Detectives believe that a grey or silver colored sedan was traveling in front of Cockrell’s van on Columbia Pike and may have witnessed the collision.  Investigators are asking that the owner or driver of that sedan to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

Detectives further ask that anyone with information regarding this collision to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

RLG

 

Concern for Missing Laytonsville Man

UPDATE (11/29/17) : Aaron Kimber has been located deceased. There is no indication of foul play in his death.

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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Fifth District are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Laytonsville man.

Aaron Kimber, age 41, of Laytonsville Road, was last seen by a family member on the afternoon of Friday, November 24, at an appointment in Howard County.  Kimber’s vehicle has been located parked and unoccupied in the area of Davis Mill Road and Huntmaster Road in Germantown.

Kimber is described as a white male, approximately 5’07” tall, and 145 pounds.  He has a shaved head.  He has green eyes and wears glasses.

Police and family are concerned for Kimber’s emotional and physical welfare. Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Aaron Kimber is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line).

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Aaron Kimber

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Germantown Woman

UPDATE: 11/24/2017 at approximately 9:45 p.m. – Ms. Bosley has been located and is being reunited with family. The Silver Alert has been cancelled.

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The Montgomery County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Germantown woman.  A Silver Alert has been activated for 85-year-old Ruth Marie Bosley of the 12300 block of Milestone Manor Lane.  Ms. Bosley is showing early signs of dementia.

Ms. Bosley left a hair salon located in the 4800 block of Boiling Brook Parkway in Rockville this morning at approximately 11:45 a.m in a black, 2008 Lincoln MKZ with Maryland tag: 7AE7050.

Ms. Bosley is described as a white female who is approximately 5’2″ tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds, and has blue eyes and reddish-blonde hair.    She wears glasses.  She was last seen wearing a white sweater and black trousers.

Anyone with information regarding Ruth Bosley’s whereabouts or anyone who sees her vehicle is asked to call 9-1-1.

Ruth Marie Bosley

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