Concern for Missing Gaithersburg Man

William Giunto

Update: January 31, 2018 – William Giunto has been located safe and unharmed.

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

William Giunto, age 47, resides in a group home located in the 1000 block of Quince Orchard Road and was last seen by caretakers at approximately 6:30 p.m. this evening (January 30).

Mr. Giunto is described as a white male, who is 5′ 11″ tall and weighs 185 pounds.  He has blue eyes, long black and grey hair, and a black and grey beard. Mr. Giunto was last seen wearing a black fleece jacket and white and plaid pajama pants.

Mr. Giunto is without his medication and police and caretakers are concerned for his physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone with information regarding William Giunto’s whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

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Detectives Investigate Two Pellet Gun Assaults in the Briggs Chaney area; Surveillance Video Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit are investigating two reports of people being struck by a projectile from a pellet gun. Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Monday, January 29, 3rd District officers responded to the 14100 block of Aldora Circle for the report of an adult male who had been struck by pellets shot at him while he was outside of his home. Approximately six minutes later, officers responded to the 13800 block of Outlet Drive for the report of two adult females who had also been stuck by pellets. The three victims were not injured in these shootings.

Detectives obtained surveillance video from a business also located on Outlet Drive which revealed that the suspect entered the business prior to the Outlet Drive assault.  Detectives believe the January 29 incident is related to a January 23 incident where a victim was also struck by pellets in the 3050 block of Briggs Chaney Road.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents or the identity of the suspect is asked to call the 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-6800. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this crime. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

 

 

 

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Concern for Woman’s Welfare; Police Ask for Public’s Assistance

UPDATE: January 30, 2018: Anna Helena Fogel has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the 1st District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance to locate Anna Helena Fogel, age 25.  Anna Fogel has lived in Montgomery County in the past but investigators have been unable to confirm Ms. Fogel’s current address.

Family and police are concerned for Anna Fogel’s emotional and physical well-being.  Investigators are attempting to locate Fogel and check her welfare.  Fogel last spoke to a family member today by phone and was last known to be in the area of the Rockville Town Center earlier today.

Fogel is described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5’1” tall, weighing 140 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information about Anna Fogel and/or her whereabouts is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department at 301-279-8000 (24/7 line).

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Anna Fogel

Anna Fogel

Detectives Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Credit Card Theft Suspect

Suspect who committed credit card fraud

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 1st District Investigative Section are investigating two cases of credit card theft that are believed to have been committed by the same suspect.   The first theft occurred on December 20 at the La Madeleine Country French Café restaurant located at 7607 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda.  The most recent theft occurred on December 27 at the Fuddruckers restaurant located at 1592 Rockville Pike in Rockville.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify her.

The investigation by detectives revealed that during each theft, the victim’s credit cards were stolen from her purse when the purse was left unattended (most likely while hanging over the back of a chair).   The victims’ credit cards were used fraudulently in various stores to include the Target store in Rockville.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify the female suspect who was captured on store surveillance where she fraudulently used the victims’ stolen credit cards.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call the 1st District Investigative Section at 240-773-6084 or call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect. Tipsters will remain anonymous.

The Montgomery County Police Department reminds residents to keep safe while shopping by following these tips:

  • Carry a wallet in an inside coat or front pants pocket.
  • Carry your closed purse as close to your body as possible.
  • Do not become distracted by your shopping.  Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings at all times.
  • Park in well-lighted parking lots and park as close to the mall or store as possible.
  • Lock your car doors and keep packages hidden in the trunk or under the seats of your vehicle.
  • Do not carry large amounts of cash with you – pay with checks or credit cards when possible.
  • Try to avoid carrying a large number of bags. Make trips back to your vehicle to store packages in the trunk as you continue to shop.

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Suspect who committed credit card fraud

Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Bethesda Theft Suspect; Surveillance Photographs Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Patrol Investigations Unit are investigating the theft of high dollar eye glass frames that began in June 2017 with the most recent theft occurring in January. Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify him.

On January 20, at approximately 1:25 p.m., 2nd District patrol officers responded to the Ilori store located at 5330 Wisconsin Avenue for a report of a theft that had just occurred. The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect entered the store, stole several high valued glass frames, and fled from the store on foot. Detectives determined that the suspect has committed the same theft on two prior occasions at the same store. Detectives believe that this suspect committed similar thefts in the Arlington, Virginia area.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect is asked to call the 2nd District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-6700. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided that leads to an arrest in this case.

Suspect 1/20/18

Suspect 1/2/18

Suspect 6/20/17

 

 

 

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