Suspect Arrested and Charged with Residential Burglary and Assault on Resident in Glenmont

Andrew Jeon

Officers from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District have arrested and charged Andrew Jeon, age 28, of the 10200 block of Glen Chase Court in Fairfax, Virginia, with offenses related to Jeon burglarizing a home in the Glenmont area on August 2 and assaulting a 73-year-old woman who was inside the home.  Officers also charged Jeon with committing offenses related to Jeon breaking into two vehicles after he committed the residential burglary and assault.

On Sunday, August 2 at approximately 8:35 a.m., 4th District officers responded to a residence in the 2200 block of Greenery Lane for the report of a burglary in progress.  First responders located the victim inside the home suffering from trauma to her head.  Fire and Rescue personnel transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The investigation by officers determined that the suspect, later identified as Jeon, entered the victim’s home, assaulted her, and then fled the residence on foot without stealing any property.  A resident who lives nearby on Greenery Lane stated to officers that he was outside of his home when the suspect approached him and stated that he had just killed a woman.  The resident observed that the suspect had blood on his hands.  The suspect then fled the area.  Officers obtained a description of the suspect from multiple witnesses who observed him in the area of Greenery Lane and officers began to look for the suspect.

Approximately two hours later, 4th District officers responded to the area of Connecticut Avenue and Independence Street in the Aspen Hill area for the report of a suspect who was attempting to break into vehicles.  The description of this suspect matched the same description of the suspect from the earlier residential burglary and assault that had occurred on Greenery Lane.   Responding officers located the suspect in the 13500 block of Connecticut Avenue and identified him as Jeon.   Multiple witnesses identified Jeon as the suspect who committed that earlier residential burglary and assault on Greenery Lane.

Jeon was arrested and transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with first-degree burglary, first and second-degree assault, destruction of property, and offenses related to Jeon attempting to break into multiple vehicles.  Jeon is being held without bond.

Detectives Ask for Public’s Assistance in Wheaton Area Assault Investigation

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating an assault of an adult male that occurred early yesterday morning (Wednesday, March 25) behind an elementary school in the Wheaton area.  Detectives are asking the public for any information that can help to identify the male suspect involved in this assault.

At approximately 1:45 a.m. yesterday morning, 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area behind Weller Road Elementary School (located at 3301 Weller Road) for the report of an assault that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that two adult males were behind the elementary school when they were approached by the suspect and three additional individuals.   The suspect approached and confronted one of the adult males and assaulted him.   After the assault, the suspect and the three other individuals fled and were last seen toward Janet Road.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have any information regarding this assault or information regarding the suspect or the three other individuals who were with the suspect to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  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.

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Suspect Arrested After Early Morning Carjacking in Downtown Silver Spring

Demarco J. Allen

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have charged Demarco J. Allen, age 21, of the 4700 block of Foote Street in Northeast, Washington, D.C., with carjacking and assault-related offenses for a carjacking that occurred early yesterday morning in front of a residence in downtown Siler Spring.

On Monday, March 9 at approximately 3:40 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 1500 block of East Falkland Lane for the report of a carjacking that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that a 58-year-old male was standing outside of his Honda CRV while the car was warming up on East Falkland Lane.  The victim reported that the suspect walked past him and entered the driver’s side of the Honda.  The victim confronted the suspect and the suspect assaulted the victim.  After the assault, the suspect re-entered the victim’s Honda and fled in the stolen car.  The suspect struck a parked car on East Falkland lane as he fled the area in the victim’s stolen vehicle.

A short time later, a 3rd District officer observed the stolen Honda in the 1100 block of Bonifant Street in downtown Silver Spring.   After observing the officer, the suspect fled from the vehicle on foot.  Additional officers who had responded to the area observed the suspect running on Georgia Avenue.  The suspect was eventually arrested in the 8300 block of Georgia Avenue and identified as Allen.

Allen was transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with carjacking, robbery, second-degree assault, and motor vehicle theft.  He is being held without bond.

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Detectives Investigate Robbery in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 6th District Investigative Section continue to investigate the January 9 robbery of a 43-year-old female that occurred in Gaithersburg.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the female suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying her.

On January 9, at approximately 9:35 p.m., the victim and suspect were passengers on a Ride On bus and were involved in a verbal dispute while on the bus.  The victim exited the bus on Contour Road at Tunstall Drive and the suspect followed the victim off the bus.  Once off the bus, the suspect assaulted the victim, stole the victim’s purse, and fled on foot.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this robbery is asked to call the 6th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5770. 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.

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suspect in Gaithersburg robbery.

suspect in Gaithersburg robbery.

suspect in Gaithersburg robbery.

Wheaton Man Charged After Leading Officers on a Pursuit in a Stolen Vehicle

Yeyson Alexis Salgado-Umana

Officers from the 3rd District have arrested and charged Yeyson Alexis Salgado-Umana, age 23, of the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton, for vehicle theft and assault offenses that occurred yesterday afternoon.  These charges are related to Salgado-Umana fleeing from 3rd District officers while he was operating a stolen vehicle and then later assaulting officers who pursued him on foot.

Yesterday afternoon (Sunday, January 26), at approximately 2:18, a 3rd District officer who was at the intersection of Piney Branch Road and Arliss Street in the Silver Spring area, observed a GMC Yukon that had been recently reported as stolen out of Gaithersburg.  Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the driver of the Yukon failed to stop for the officers and fled in the vehicle.   Officers pursued the stolen Yukon onto northbound New Hampshire Avenue, then onto Southampton Drive and then onto Beacon Road.  While on Beacon Road, the driver of the Yukon struck a marked police vehicle causing the cruiser to become disabled.  After the collision, the suspect fled on foot from the Yukon and officers continued to pursue him on foot.

Officers pursued the suspect on foot as he fled to the area of the Northwest Branch Anacostia River bed.  Officers caught up with the suspect as he fled along the river bed and attempted to place him under arrest.  The suspect assaulted multiple officers as they attempted to take him into custody.  Officers eventually placed the suspect under arrest and identified him as Salgado-Umana.

Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area and transported two 3rd District officers to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.  They were treated at the hospital and both officers were later released.

Fire and Rescue personnel also transported Salgado-Umana to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  Salgado-Umana was subsequently released from the hospital and transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with assault-related charges, resisting arrest, theft of a motor vehicle, and destruction of property.  Salgado-Umana is being held without bond.

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MCP cruiser damaged during pursuit of stolen GMC Yukon driven by Salgado-Umana

Where Stolen GMC Yukon was left after Salgado-Umana fled from the car on foot.