Detectives Investigate Homicide in Fairland Area

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the homicide of an 18-year-old male that occurred early this morning in the Fairland area.

On Saturday, August 17, at approximately 3:43 a.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received a call for the report of a shooting that had just occurred outside of a residence in the 14100 block of Angelton Terrace.

Responding officers located Damion Callery, Jr. deceased in his home.  The initial investigation by detectives determined that Callery, Jr. encountered an armed suspect or suspects in the backyard of his residence and was shot.   Callery, Jr.’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore where an autopsy will be conducted to determine Callery Jr.’s cause of death.

This investigation is ongoing.  Detectives urge anyone with information regarding this homicide to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  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(s).  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Germantown Homicide Investigation Continues – Additional Reward Offered

Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the April 16 homicide of 18-year-old Tray Dawkins from Germantown.  Today, the Victims’ Rights Foundation announced that the foundation is offering an additional reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Tray Dawkins.  Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is already offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect or suspects.

On April 16, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center (911) received multiple calls for a shooting that had just occurred in the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane in Germantown.

Responding officers from the 5th District arrived on the scene to find an adult male and a juvenile male suffering from gunshot wounds.  They were subsequently transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Two additional adult male victims were identified who left the scene in an attempt to get to a local hospital.  One of the adult males had non-life-threatening injuries of a non-specified nature.  The second adult male, identified as Tray Dawkins, succumbed to his injuries.

Preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that the four victims were standing in the parking lot of the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when an unknown suspect or suspects began shooting at the group.  The suspect or suspects fled the scene prior to the arrival of responding officers.  At this time, it is not believed this incident is a random event.

Detectives urge anyone with information regarding the incident or information about the suspect or suspects involved with this incident to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers 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).  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Police Investigate Homicide in Kensington; Suspect Arrested

Alejandro Perez de Leon

The Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continues to investigate a homicide that occurred last night in Kensington.

On Tuesday, June 18th at approximately 9:59 pm, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a call reporting a shooting that had just occurred at 10724 Shaftsbury Street in Kensington.  Officers from the 2nd District responded to the scene and verified a shooting had occurred with an adult female victim being deceased on the scene.  Officers were able to make an arrest of an adult male suspect who remained on the scene.  Additionally, a handgun was found on the scene in close proximity to the victim.

The investigation to this point has revealed that the victim, Silvia Elenia Fernandez, age 33, was living at the Shaftsbury Street address in a basement apartment with the suspect, Alejandro Jose Perez de Leon, age 48.  The two were in a domestic relationship.

At some point on June 18th, Fernandez and Perez de Leon were engaged in a domestic related argument when Perez de Leon shot Fernandez, killing her.

Perez de Leon was arrested on the scene and subsequently taken to the Central Processing Unit for booking after being interviewed by detectives from the Major Crimes Division.

Perez de Leon has been charged with 1st Degree Murder.  He is being held without bond.

Detectives are asking if anyone has additional information regarding this homicide, to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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Suspect Arrested in Silver Spring Homicide

Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division, have arrested Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora, age 23, for the homicide of Edras Armando Munoz, that occurred on May 8, 2019 in front of 8528 Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.  Manzano-Mora has been charged with 1st Degree Murder.

On Wednesday, May 8 at approximately 10:55 p.m., 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a shopping center located at 8528 Piney Branch Road for the report of a dispute in the parking lot.  During the dispute Manzano-Mora stabbed Munoz.  Responding officers located Munoz in the parking lot of the shopping center suffering from a stab wound to his body.   Munoz was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with additional information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  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 may remain anonymous.

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Update: Victim’s Identity Released in Silver Spring Homicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the homicide of an adult male that occurred last night in Silver Spring

The victim is identified as Edras Armando Munoz, age 30, of an unconfirmed address.

Yesterday evening, at approximately 10:55, officers from the 3rd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a shopping center located at 8528 Piney Branch Road for the report of a dispute in the parking lot.  Responding officers located Munoz in the parking lot of the shopping center suffering from apparent trauma to his body.   Munoz was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  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 may remain anonymous.

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