Update: Suspect Arrested in Shady Grove Area Rape; Charged with Additional Sexual Offenses

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) have arrested and charged Mahoumon Todomaey, age 34, of an unconfirmed address, with the first-degree rape of an adult female that occurred in the professional corridor of Shady Grove Road in Rockville yesterday morning (November1).  Todomaey is also being charged with the attempted second-degree rapes of two female victims; those assaults occurred last night in Gaithersburg.

On November 1 at approximately 6:10 a.m., officers responded to the report of a sexual assault that had just occurred along Shady Grove Road between Key West Avenue and Blackwell Road.

The investigation by SVID detectives determined that as the victim was walking to work on the sidewalk of Shady Grove Road, Todomaey approached her from behind, charged her, and knocked her down into a grassy area near Blackwell Road. He placed his hands around the victim’s neck and began to strangle her.  Todomaey sexually assaulted the victim as she fought him and screamed for help.  Two people in an office complex parking lot heard the victim’s screams.  One witness called 911 while the other witness came to the victim’s aid.  The suspect fled.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries sustained during the assault.

Property left by the suspect, to include a soda bottle, was collected as evidence and tested for fingerprints.  Police Department Latent Print Examiners identified the fingerprints on the suspect’s property as belonging to Todomaey.

Investigators obtained a warrant for Todomaey’s arrest charging him with first-degree rape, first-degree assault, and second-degree assault.  Todomaey was arrested today (November 2) at approximately 1:40 p.m. as he walked in the area of Route 28 and Muddy Branch Road.  During questioning, Todomaey admitted to committing the rape.  He also admitted to committing two assaults that occurred last night (November 1) and had been reported to the Police Department.

The two assaults occurred in an apartment building parking lot located in the 9800 block of Mahogany Drive in Gaithersburg at approximately 10:07 p.m. on November 1.  The first adult female victim was in the driver’s seat of her locked car when Todomaey repeatedly tried the door handle in an attempt to gain entry to the vehicle.  Todomaey then ran after an adult female who was disposing of her trash in the apartment dumpster and grabbed her. He then fled the area.  During questioning, Todomaey stated that it was his intention to have sexual intercourse with the two victims on Mahogany Drive.  Todomaey has been charged with two counts of attempted second-degree rape and second-degree assault for the Mahogany Drive incident.

Todomaey was transported to the Central Processing Unit for processing.  Bond information is not available at this time.

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Mahoumon Todomaey

Three Juvenile Males Charged with Second-Degree Rape in Damascus High School Assaults

Update:  Today, November 2, two additional male juvenile suspects were charged in this case.  One juvenile has been charged with three counts of second-degree rape and one juvenile has been charged with one count of attempted second-degree rape.  Both suspects are Damascus High School students.

 

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) continue to investigate the report of assaults that occurred at Damascus High School on Wednesday, October 31.

At this time, SVID investigators have charged three juvenile males with two counts of second-degree rape and two counts of attempted second-degree rape.  Four juvenile male victims have been identified.

This investigation has determined that these sexual assaults occurred on Wednesday, October 31, in a Damascus High School male locker room after school dismissal.  The three suspects and four victims are Damascus High School students.

Last night, the juvenile suspects were taken into custody, charged, and processed at the SVID office. All charges are currently being processed through the Maryland juvenile justice system.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5052.

 

Detectives Investigate Shady Grove Area Sexual Assault

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are investigating the sexual assault of an adult female that occurred this morning in the professional corridor of Shady Grove Road in Rockville.

Today at approximately 6:10 a.m., officers responded to the report of a sexual assault that had just occurred in the area of Shady Grove Road and Key West Avenue.

Detectives have determined that the victim was walking on the sidewalk on Shady Grove Road between Key West Avenue and Blackwell Road when the suspect approached the victim from behind.  The suspect pushed the victim to a grassy area along the roadway and began to sexually assault her.  The victim began to yell for help and a passerby, hearing the victim, ran to her aid and the suspect fled from the area.

The preliminary description of the suspect is a black male with a thin build and wearing dark clothing.

Detectives continue to investigate this sexual assault.  Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400.

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Update: Suspect Arrested for Rockville Rape

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police -Special Victims Investigations Division have arrested Malachi Peter Raymond, age 21, of Autumn Wind Way in Rockville, with the second-degree rape of a 17-year-old female.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 1st District officers, Rockville City police officers, and officers from the Metro Transit Police Department responded to the area of the Twinbrook Metro Station located at 1600 Chapman Avenue in Rockville for the report of a rape.

Investigation by detectives revealed that the victim and Raymond began conversing on a Metrobus. When the bus stopped at the Twinbrook Metro Station, the victim and Raymond walked to a nearby parking garage located at 5701 Fishers Lane and went to a sixth floor stairwell. Raymond attempted to kiss the victim; the victim refused Raymond’s advances.  Raymond then raped the victim.  After the sexual assault, Raymond walked the victim back to the Metro Station.  The victim then called police.

The victim was able to provide a description of Raymond to officers.  Detectives were able to locate video surveillance of the suspect (now identified as Raymond ) while he was on the bus and while he was at the Twinbrook Metro Station.

Through investigation, Raymond was developed as a suspect and he was arrested tonight at his residence on the strength of a Montgomery County warrant charging him with second-degree rape and one count of fourth-degree sexual offense.

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Malachi Raymond

 

Suspect Charged with Attempted Sexual Offense and Series of Nighttime Residential Burglaries in Sandy Spring Area

Thomas M. Hill

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 4th District Investigate Section have arrested and charged Thomas M. Hill, age 21, of the 18700 block of Brooke Road in Sandy Spring, for committing a series of occupied, nighttime residential burglaries in the Ashton-Sandy Spring and Colesville areas.  Hill was also charged with the attempted rape and attempted sexual offense of a 12-year-old female who was in her bed at the time of one of the burglaries.

Hill was charged with the following burglaries:

  • Thursday, September 20 at approximately 2:00 a.m., 4th District officers responded to a home in the 800 block of Llewellyn Manor Drive for a residential burglary that had just occurred.  The investigation determined that the homeowner was awakened by his/her dog barking and discovered that a suspect had forced entry into the home and had stolen property. During the investigation, responding officers observed a fresh stain on the victim’s driveway that was indicative of a vehicle leaking antifreeze.

 

  • Friday, September 21 at approximately 1:11 a.m., 4th District officers responded to a residential burglary that had just occurred in the 17700 block of Tree Lawn Drive. The investigation determined that the homeowner had awoke and went downstairs to get a drink of water.  He discovered that someone had forced entry into the residence and had stolen property.  Responding officers observed a fresh stain on the victim’s driveway that was similar to the stain that was observed during the previous burglary investigation.

 

  • Saturday, September 22 at approximately 3:50 a.m., 4th District officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Norwood Road for an attempted burglary that had just occurred.  The investigation determined that the homeowner had heard a noise outside the residence.  He then observed that entry had been attempted into the home and noticed a vehicle leaving the area.  During the investigation, officers observed a fresh stain on the victim’s driveway that appeared to be antifreeze.

A few minutes after the 9-1-1 call was received regarding the burglary on Norwood Road, 4th District officers responded to a call at a home on Carlisle Drive in the Colesville area for a residential burglary that had just occurred.  The investigation revealed that the homeowner heard his juvenile daughter scream from an adjacent room, and he then heard a door slam and a vehicle leave the area.  The suspect forced entry into the home and attempted to sexually assault a juvenile female in her bedroom.  The suspect also stole property from the home.  During the investigation, officers observed a fresh stain on the victim’s driveway which was similar to the stains observed on the driveways of the homes previously burglarized in the area.   A dark-colored Chevy Tahoe was observed parked on the street near the victim’s home, prior to the burglary.

At approximately 4:34 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, officers patrolling the area of the Norwood Road burglary for a possible suspect, observed a dark-colored Chevy Tahoe traveling northbound on New Hampshire Avenue near Crystal Spring Drive.  Officers initiated a traffic stop on the Tahoe and identified the driver and sole occupant as Hill.  During the traffic stop, officers located property on Hill which was determined to have come from the Carlisle Drive burglary and observed that Hill’s Tahoe was leaking antifreeze.

Hill was arrested and transported to the 4th District station. During a police interview, Hill made statements admitting to his involvement in the Carlisle Drive, Tree Lawn Drive, and Llewellyn Manor Drive burglaries.  Hill also made statements regarding his attempted assault against the juvenile female.

Hill was transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with three counts of first-degree burglary, one count of attempted first-degree burglary, one count of attempted first-degree rape, and one count of attempted third-degree sexual offense.  Hill is currently being held without bond.

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