Concern for Missing Rockville Man

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – 1st District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing man.

Tiberias Steven Foster, age 32, was last seen at his residence, a rehabilitation facility on Denfield Road in Rockville.

Foster is described as an African American male, 5’ 10” tall and weighing 175 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.  He has tattoos on his face and neck.

Police and rehabilitation staff are concerned for Foster’s well-being.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Tiberias Steven Foster is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at  301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

Tiberias Foster

Concern for Missing Norbeck Area Juvenile

Teryell Pitter

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

Teryell Pitter, age 14, of Baileys Court, has been reported missing and was last seen at approximately 8:15 p.m. yesterday (April 19) at Connecticut Avenue and East West Highway in the Chevy Chase area.

Pitter is described as an African American male, 5’05” tall, and weighing 115 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.  Pitter was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue pants, grey socks, and possibly carrying a white blanket.

Police and family are concerned for Pitter’s physical and emotional welfare.

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

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Detectives Investigate Robbery of Ride On Bus Passenger; Surveillance Video Released

Suspect who robbed a Ride On bus passenger

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 1st District Investigative Section continue to investigate the April 13 robbery that occurred on a Ride On Bus in Rockville.

The investigation determined that at approximately 2;23 p.m., the suspect and the 34-year-old male victim were sitting next to each other in the back of a Ride On bus which was traveling westbound on East Gude Drive approaching Taft Street in Rockville.  During the ride, the suspect stole the victim’s wallet.  The victim discovered the theft, attempted to get his wallet back, and struggled with the suspect over the wallet.

Due to the struggle occurring on the bus, the Ride On bus driver stopped the bus at the intersection of East Gude Drive and Taft Street.  Once the bus had stopped, the suspect fled from bus and the victim pursued him.  The suspect fled across the westbound lanes of East Gude Drive and was struck by a green colored Subaru SUV.  After being struck, the suspect continued to flee from the area.  The driver of the Subaru paused but then continued down the roadway, failing to remain on the scene of the collision.

Today, detectives are releasing video of the robbery and video of the collision involving the robbery suspect and Subaru and are asking for the public’s help to identify both the robbery suspect and vehicle driver.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has information about this robbery, the green Subaru, or the driver of the green Subaru, is urged to contact the 1st District Investigative Section at 240-773-6084.  For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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Green colored Subaru SUV which continued down the roadway after striking the robbery suspect.

Green colored Subaru SUV which continued down the roadway after striking the robbery suspect.

Suspect Arrested for Silver Spring Attempted Rape

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division have charged Nahom Mamo, age 19, of an unconfirmed address, with the sexual assault and attempted second-degree rape of a 17-year-old female.  Mamo committed these offenses yesterday morning inside an apartment building lobby in Silver Spring.

On Thursday, April 19 at approximately 7:29 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 8700 block of Colesville Road for the report of an attempted rape that just occurred.

The investigation by officers revealed that the suspect was standing in the lobby of an apartment building located in the 8700 block of Colesville Road and engaged the victim in a conversation as she walked past him.  During the conversation, the suspect grabbed the victim by her wrists and sexually assaulted her.  The victim broke free from the suspect’s grasp, fled, and called 9-1-1.

The victim provided responding officers with the suspect’s physical description.  Officers located an individual exiting the apartment building who matched the suspect’s description and whose pants were unzipped.  They stopped the subject and identified him as Mamo.  The victim identified Mamo as the suspect who had assaulted her.   Mamo was arrested and during a police interview, he admitted to grabbing the victim and stated to investigators that he wanted to have sexual intercourse with her.

Mamo was transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with attempted second-degree rape, fourth-degree sexual offense – sexual contact, and second-degree assault.  Mamo was held without bond and will have bond review today in District Court.

Nahom Mamo

Concern for Missing Germantown Teenager

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager.

Joseph Aldair Tello, age 16, of the 11500 block of Seneca Forest Circle in Germantown, has been reported as missing by his family.  He is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’10” tall, 135 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.  Tello has been communicating with family and friends via cellular phone texts but will not disclose his whereabouts.

Police and family are concerned for Joseph’s welfare due to his age.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Joseph Aldair Tello is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24hrs). Callers may remain anonymous.

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Joseph Aldair Tello