Concern for Missing Silver Spring Man

Joseph Abdul N’Bawa

UPDATE: 07/19/18 9:38 a.m. – Joseph Abdul N’Bawa has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Silver Spring man.

Joseph Abdul N’Bawa, age 19, of Stewart Lane, has been reported as missing by his family.

N’Bawa is described as an African American male, 5’ 8” tall and weighing 140 pounds.  He is bald and has brown eyes.  Detectives believe that he may be in the White Oak area.  He has not been in contact with his family.

Police and family members are concerned for Joseph Abdul N’Bawa’s well-being.

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

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MCP Holds Quarterly Award Ceremony

The Montgomery County Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony earlier today at the Public Safety Headquarters. The awards ceremony featured the presentation of the following awards: Lifesaving, Commendation, Problem-Oriented Policing, the Chief’s Award, and Supervisor of the Year. The award recipients are as follows:

Lifesaving Award – Awarded to an employee who makes a major contribution toward saving the life of another by providing essential medical treatment prior to the arrival of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel.

Lifesaving Award Recipients:

Police Officer II Glenn Altshuler

Police Officer III Brandi Barber

Police Officer II Michelle Barger

Police Officer III James Barnes

Sergeant Alfred Dzenkowski

Police Officer III Nicholas Hoornstra

Sergeant Douglas Miller

Crossing Guard Pauling Miller

Sergeant James Rudnick

Police Officer III Emily Zupancic

A Commendation –  Awarded to an employee who makes a significant contribution to the mission of the department beyond the ordinary call of duty. It recognizes those incidents wherein the member’s courage, resourcefulness, tenacity, and/or perseverance in the performance of the employee’s duties has resulted in the protection of life or property, the prevention of a major crime, or the apprehension of an armed and dangerous criminal.

Commendation Recipients:

Forensic Specialist I Tiffany Brooks

Forensic Specialist II Kristine Calcara

Detective Fernando Carvajal

Detective Natalie Gwin

Detective Sergeant Lawrence Haley

Police Officer III Charles Heffley

Forensic Specialist II Jennifer Karschner

Forensic Specialist I Amanda Kraemer

Forensic Specialist I LaShon Perkins

Detective Dimitry Ruvin

Detective Frank Springer

Detective Beverly Then

Problem-Oriented Policing Award – The Problem-Oriented Policing Award is designed to recognize a person or group, who has gone above and beyond the person’s normal duties in the spirit of community policing.

Problem-Oriented Policing Award Recipient:

Police Officer II Brock Dulko

Chief’s Award – The Chief’s Award will be awarded by the Chief of Police to employees who exemplify the highest standards of service to the community by virtue of their diligence, dedication, and character.

Chief’s Award Recipient:

Sergeant Jonathan Green

 

Supervisor of the Year Award:

Sworn: Sergeant Paul Bandholz

Civilian: Spencer Kelly

Congratulations to all of the recipients.

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Concern for Missing Man

David Emanuel Bailey

Update: April 27, 2018 – David Emanuel Bailey has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 1st District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing man.

David Emanuel Bailey, age 29, who was last known to reside at an address on Falls Grove Drive in Rockville, has been reported as missing.  He was last seen at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23, when a family member drove him to a bus stop located at Shady Grove Road and Frederick Road (Route 355) in Gaithersburg.  Family members have been unable to contact him since that time.

Bailey is described as an African American male, 5’ 10” tall and weighing 180 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes. Bailey was last seen wearing a tan-hooded- sweatshirt, blue jeans, and brown and green tennis shoes.  He has tattoos on his neck, left tricep, and forearm.

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

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

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Police Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Theft from Auto Suspects – Remind Residents to Lock Vehicle Doors

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles that are believed to have been committed by the same suspects.  Credit cards that were stolen from the vehicles were later fraudulently used by suspects.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspects and are asking for the public’s help to identify them.

The following thefts from vehicles were reported to police and are believed to have been committed by the same suspects:

  • During the overnight hours of March 31 into April 1 in the 300 block of Soapstone Lane in the Colesville area. Property was stolen.

 

  • On April 3 at approximately 2:49 a.m. on Brick Manor Circle in the Norbeck area. Three suspects were seen on surveillance video attempting to break into vehicles.  No property was stolen.

 

  • On April 3 at approximately 4:00 a.m. in the 3200 block of Sandburg Terrace in the Olney area. Credit cards were stolen from a vehicle.  A suspect used one of the stolen credit cards at the 7-Eleven located at 711 Baltimore Road in Rockville. A suspect also used a stolen credit card in the Lakeforest Mall located at 701 Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg.

Suspect who used stolen credit card at a Rockville 7-Eleven

  • On April 3 at approximately 4:02 a.m. in the 16000 block of Fox Valley Terrace in the Derwood area. The suspects were seen on surveillance video attempting to break into vehicles.  No property was stolen.

 

  • During the overnight hours of April 9 in the 1400 block of Myer Terrace in a neighborhood surrounding the Norbeck Road and Baur Drive area. A credit card was stolen from the victim’s vehicle and was used by one of the suspects at an Exxon gas station located at 5500 Norbeck Road.

Suspect who used stolen credit card at a Norbeck Road Exxon gas station

Anyone with information regarding these suspects is asked to call the 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5500. 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.

Thefts from unlocked vehicles continue to be a high-volume crime in Montgomery County. The Police Department urges all residents to take a role in preventing this type of crime by removing valuables from vehicles and locking all doors.

Suspect in series of thefts from vehicles

Suspect in series of thefts from vehicles

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Council Approves Marcus Jones as New Assistant Chief ; New District Commander Announced

This morning, the County Council approved the County Executive’s appointment of 3rd District Commander Marcus Jones as the new Assistant Chief of the Investigative Services Bureau.

Assistant Chief Marcus Jones

Assistant Chief Marcus Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd District Commander William Montgomery

Chief Manger has announced that Captain William Montgomery, former Director of the Special Operations Division, is the new Commander of the 3rd (Silver Spring) District.

Commander William Montgomery