Concern for Missing Montgomery Village Woman

Egnal Virginia Green

Update: January 1, 2018 – Egnal Virginia Green has been located safe and unharmed. 

Detectives from the 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Montgomery Village woman.

Egnal Virginia Green, age 55, of Roman Way, was last seen by hospital staff at approximately midnight on Saturday, December 30, when she was released from Washington Adventist Hospital located at 7600 Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park.

Green is described as an African American female, approximately 5’6” tall and weighs 180 pounds.  She has black hair in braids and brown eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Green’s physical welfare as she has not returned home or contacted family since being released from the hospital.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Egnal Virginia Green is asked to call the 24-hour police non-emergency line at 301-279-8000.


Detectives Investigate Germantown Serious Collision

Update: The driver of the BMW 328i, identified as Javed Fristedt, age 42, of the 9000 block of Nesbit Court in Montgomery Village, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on January 3, 2018.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a single-vehicle collision that occurred last night in Germantown.

On Thursday, December 28 at approximately 9:30 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area of Brink Road and Cog Wheel Way for the report of a collision that had just occurred.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2015 BMW 328i was traveling east on Brink Road in the area of Cog Wheel Way.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway and struck multiple sections of a fence.

The adult male driver of the BMW was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  He remains in grave condition.  His identity will be released once family is located and notified.

The adult female passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Speed and alcohol use by the driver are possible contributing factors in this collision.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.


Concern For Rockville Man

Serkan Fazli Kantar

Update: December 29, 2017 – Serkan Fazil Kantar has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives with the 4th District Investigative Section are asking the public for assistance in locating a missing Rockville man.

Serkan Fazli Kantar, 25 years old, left his Russett Road residence at 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 28. Kantar is described as 5’ 9” tall and weighing 150 pounds. He has dark hair and dark eyes. When he left his home he was wearing a black jacket and unknown color jeans. Kantar’s cellphone is turned off.

Family and police are concerned for Kantar’s emotional and physical welfare. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Serkan Fazli Kantar is urged to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number, 301.279.8000.


Holiday Alcohol Task Force – Week 6

The officers of the Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force have been devoting their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses this holiday season.

  • During this past week’s Task Force (December 20 to December 23), task force officers arrested 29 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI).


  • During the past 6 weeks of the Alcohol Holiday Task Force, task force officers have arrested 179 people for DUI.

It should be noted that the above arrests include only those arrests made by task force officers and do not include the additional arrests made by patrol officers in the performance of their duties.  Therefore, the number of total DUI arrests made by MCP officers during this time period is higher.


Update: Victim’s Identity Released in Silver Spring Homicide

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the homicide of an 18-year-old male.

Detectives are identifying the victim as Jose Herrera Guzman of an unconfirmed address in Silver Spring.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled his death a homicide by multiple gunshot wounds.

On Sunday, December 24 at 6:31 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 1000 block of Quebec Terrace in Silver Spring for the report of an assault and the sounds of gunshots. First responders located Herrera deceased outside of 1010 Quebec Terrace. He had been shot multiple times.

Patrol officers set up a perimeter in the area. A police K9 also attempted to track the suspect(s) in the area of the shooting. No suspect(s) were located.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).