Concern for Missing Forest Glen Area Woman

Parlett Rose Cabo

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Forest Glen area woman.

Parlett Rose Cabo, age 21, of Louis Avenue, has been reported as missing by her family.  Cabo is described as a white female who is 5’ 1” tall and weighs 135 pounds.  She has brown hair and blue eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Parlett Cabo’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding Parlett Rose Cabo’s whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number, 301-279-8000 (available 24/7).


High School Teacher Charged with Sex Abuse of Juvenile Student

Peter Wright Priest Mason

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division, have arrested and charged Peter Wright Priest Mason, age 42, of New Market, for sexually abusing a Colonel Zadok Magruder High School female student.  At the time of these offenses, Mason was employed as a teacher for Montgomery County Public Schools at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School which is located at 5939 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood.

On November 2, detectives began investigating the report that Mason had engaged in a sexual relationship with the victim.

This afternoon (November 20), Mason was arrested on the strength of a Montgomery County arrest warrant charging him with sexual abuse of a minor and fourth-degree sex offense by a person in a position of authority.

Bond information for Mason is currently unavailable.

Inquiries regarding Mason’s employment status should be directed to MCPS.

Mason has been employed with MCPS since 2011 and worked as a paraeducator at Northwest High School (located at 13501 Richter Farm Road in Germantown) from 2011 to 2015.  Detectives are requesting that parents of students who may have had contact with Mason talk to their children about their interactions with him and contact SVID detectives at 240-773-5400 if they believe their child was victimized.



Four Juveniles Arrested for Series of Stolen Vehicles

Detectives from the 2nd District – Special Assignment Team (SAT) have arrested four juveniles for crimes to include the theft of three vehicles, the theft of two license plates, and credit card fraud.

Juveniles arrested:

  •           13-year-old male from Silver Spring
  •           13-year-old male from Silver Spring
  •           13-year-old male from Silver Spring
  •           14-year-old male from Silver Spring

On Thursday, November 14, at approximately 6:00 p.m., 2nd District SAT officers responded to the area of Montrose Road and Rockville Pike in Rockville for the theft of a Ford F-150 pickup truck that had just occurred.   The investigation determined that the keys had been left in the truck.  The stolen truck was located by officers at approximately 6:15 p.m. and was stopped at the intersection of Pershing Drive and Dale Drive in Silver Spring.  The 13-year-old driver and the 14-year-old passenger were placed under arrest.   Both juveniles were charged with auto theft and theft over $1,500.  The juveniles were released into the custody of their parents.

Through investigation, detectives developed two additional 13-year-old male suspects involved in the theft of the Ford F-150.  During the investigation, the third suspect was observed exiting the driver’s seat of a Hyundai Sonata and entering a Nissan Versa, being driven by the fourth suspect.   Both vehicles were determined to have been stolen from the Silver Spring/Takoma Park area.  The Sonata was displaying license plates that had been stolen from a vehicle in Olney and the Versa was displaying license plates that had been stolen from a vehicle in Silver Spring.  The two suspects were arrested on Seminole Street in Silver Spring in the stolen Versa.

It was determined that the two additional suspects had also committed theft from unlocked vehicles and credit card theft and fraud.   The two juveniles were transported to the Alfred D. Noyes Children’s Center in Rockville where they were charged with vehicle theft, theft, and credit card fraud.

Detectives are investigating whether these four juveniles are involved in any additional thefts.






Update: Five Juveniles Charged for Committing Silver Spring Mall Robbery; Police Seek to Identify Sixth Suspect

Unidentified sixth suspect

Detectives from the 3rd District Investigative Section have charged five juveniles from Northeast, Washington, D.C., with robbery-related offenses for the October 2 robbery of two juvenile females that occurred inside a mall in downtown Silver Spring.  Today, investigators are re-releasing a surveillance photograph of the sixth suspect and continue to ask for the public’s help in identifying her.

On October 10, detectives released surveillance video of the suspects and asked the public for help in identifying them.   Investigators received numerous tips that led to the identities of five of the six suspects.

Anyone with information regarding the unidentified suspect is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870. 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 case.


Silver Alert Issued for Missing Leisure World Woman (LOCATED)

Caryn Nelson

UPDATE: 11/14/19 @ 11:08am – Caryn Nelson has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Leisure World woman.  A Silver Alert has been activated for 74-year-old Caryn Nelson.

Caryn Nelson, from North Leisure World Boulevard, last spoke with family members on the telephone at approximately 10:00 this morning (Wednesday, November 13).  Family reported that Ms. Nelson was headed to the Silver Spring area for an appointment and was driving her 2011 dark grey Honda Accord with Maryland tags: 15990CH.  Ms. Nelson never arrived for her appointment and her family has been unable to contact her since that time.

Caryn Nelson is described as a white female who is 5’2″ tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has grey hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding Caryn Nelson’s whereabouts or anyone who sees her vehicle is asked to call 9-1-1.