Third District Officers Investigating Case of Found Toddler; Ask for Public’s Help to Locate Parents or Guardians

Toddler who was found wandering a hallway at the Enclave Silver Spring Apartments in White Oak

Update: June 23, 2019 at 1:20 p.m – .The child’s parents have been located.

Officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Third District Station are attempting to locate the parents or guardians of a male toddler who was found wandering alone this morning in a hallway of an apartment building in White Oak.

This morning (Sunday, June 23), at 8:40, security personnel from the Enclave Silver Spring Apartments located at 11235 Oak Leaf Drive, contacted police after they found an approximately 2 to 3-year-old male wandering alone on the 18th floor of the apartment building.  The male is unable to tell officer’s where he lives and attempts by police to locate the child’s parents or guardians have been unsuccessful.  The child was transported to the 3rd District Station where he is currently being cared for by police until his parents or guardians can be located.

Officers are releasing a photograph of the child to the public and are asking that anyone who recognizes this toddler to contact officers at the 3rd District Station at 240-773-6800 or to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

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One Suspect Charged in Takoma Park Jewelry Store Robbery and Armed Carjacking

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have charged Ever R. Torres-Enriquez, age 23, of the 900 block of Northampton Drive in Silver Spring, with armed robbery and armed carjacking related to the February 16 armed robbery of a jewelry store in Takoma Park.

On February 16, two suspects entered the Silver Spring Jewelry store located at 1137 University Boulevard East in Takoma Park and announced a robbery.   The suspects obtained jewelry and cash from the store.  Immediately after the armed robbery, the suspects confronted two adult males who were in a Toyota Camry parked outside of the jewelry store. The suspects threatened the victims with a weapon and demanded the victim’s car.  The suspects stole the victim’s car and fled the area.

During the investigation, detectives identified Torres-Enriquez as a suspect in this robbery.

On June 14, officers conducted a traffic stop on New Hampshire Avenue near the Capital Beltway (I-495) on a vehicle in which Torres-Enriquez was a passenger.   Torres-Enriquez was arrested and charged with armed robbery and armed carjacking.  Torres-Enriquez is currently being held without bond.

This armed robbery and armed carjacking remains an ongoing investigation.

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Police Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Theft from Auto Suspects; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

One of the suspects in a series of thefts from vehicles in the Aspen Hill area

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit continue to investigate eight reports of thefts from vehicles that occurred in during the evening hours of June 1 into the early morning hours of June 2 in the Aspen Hill area.  Investigators believe that these thefts were committed by the same suspects.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of two suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

The following thefts from vehicles were reported to police:

  • 2600 block of Bel Pre Road – Two victims reported that a window to his/her car had been shattered and property had been stolen from inside his/her vehicle.

 

  • 3200 block of Bel Pre Road – Three victims reported that a window to his/her car had been shattered and property had been stolen from inside his/her vehicle.

 

  • 4700 block of West Frankfort Drive – Detectives reviewed home surveillance video which showed the suspects entering an unlocked car belonging to the victim at the address and steal property. The video victim further showed that the suspects attempted to enter another vehicle belonging to the victim, but the suspects were unsuccessful.

 

  • 14400 block of Brad Drive – The victim reported that suspects entered his/her unlocked vehicle and stole property.

Anyone with information regarding these suspects is asked to call the 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5476. 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 that leads to an arrest in this case.

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Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Gaithersburg TD Bank robbery suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the June 8 robbery of a TD Bank in Gaithersburg.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Saturday, June 8, at approximately 1:28 p.m., 6th District officers responded to the TD Bank located at 15830 Shady Grove Road for the report of a robbery.  The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect approached a teller, passed a note, and announced the robbery.  The suspect demanded cash and implied that he was armed with a weapon.   The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the bank.

Anyone with information about the suspect or this bank robbery is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters 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 the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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Concern for Missing Wheaton Juvenile (LOCATED)

Amen A. Alemu

UPDATE:  Amen Alemu has been reunited with family – safe and sound.  Thanks to the community for helping us bring her home.

 

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

Amen A. Alemu, age 14, was last seen by family on June 14 when she left her Shorefield Court home on foot.  Alemu is described as an African American female who is 5-feet-tall tall and weighs 100 pounds.  She has black hair and brown eyes.  Alemu was last seen wearing a blue denim jacket over a yellow shirt, pink pants, and orange Adidas tennis shoes.

Police and family are concerned for Alemu’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Amen A. Alemu 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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