Media Advisory: 11th Annual Police Adventure Camp Graduation

WHAT:

The media is invited to attend the special graduation ceremony for the approximately 30 campers (3rd through 5th graders) who have participated in this week’s 11th Annual Police Adventure Camp.

The camp is a partnership between the Montgomery County Department of Police, Montgomery County Public Schools, and the Linkages to Learning program.  The young campers have had opportunities to learn more about the work of police officers, as well as participating in character-building activities, sports, crafts, and field trips.

WHEN:

Friday, July 13, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:

1251 First Street, Rockville, MD.

 

K.P.

Police Adventure Campers visiting the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC

Concern For Silver Spring Woman

Update: July 9, 2018 – Kedardar Tekilmariam Kefle has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Silver Spring woman.

Kedardar Tekilmariam Kefle, 33 years old, walked away from her family’s residence on Monday, July 2.  Kefle is described as an African American female, 5′ 1″ tall, and weighing 120 pounds.  She has dark, shoulder length curly hair and brown eyes.  Kefle was last known to be wearing a white scarf, a dark gray skirt, dark gray leggings, and pink shoes.  She may also be carrying a blue purse.

Police and family are concerned for Kefle’s emotional and physical welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Kedardar Tekilmariam Kefle is urged to contact police at 301.279.8000.

PRS

Boyds Suicide Investigated

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating a suicide that occurred yesterday evening in Boyds.

On Wednesday, July 4 at approximately 6:00 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded for the report of an unresponsive inmate at the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation facility located at 22880 Whelan Lane.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that just before 6:00 p.m., correctional staff were conducting a routine welfare check and discovered inmate Thierry Kinshala Nkusu, 35 years old, unresponsive.  Nkusu had used a bed sheet to suspend himself in an apparent suicide attempt.  Correctional staff began life-saving efforts and summonsed Fire and Rescue personnel, however Nkusu was unable to be revived.  Additional investigation determined that Nkusu had left several handwritten suicide notes.

Nkusu’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore for an autopsy.  Today the OCME ruled the cause of death a hanging and the manner of death a suicide.

KP/PRS

Concern For Garrett Park Man

Richard Heath

Update: 7/2/2018 – Richard Heath has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Investigative Section are asking the public for assistance in locating a Garrett Park man.

Richard Heath, of the 10700 block of Montrose Avenue, messaged friends and family late on Friday June 29.  Prior to that he had not been heard from since Sunday, June 17.  Heath is described as a 33-year-old white male, 6′ 4″ tall, and weighing 200 pounds.  He has brown hair and brown eyes.  He may be driving a white, 2009 X5M BMW with Maryland tags, 7EWG92.

Police and family are concerned for Heath’s emotional and physical well being.  Anyone with information with regard to Richard Heath’s location is urged to contact the Montgomery County Police at 301.279.8000.

PRS

Concern For Germantown Woman

Update: July 2, 2018 at 10:59 a.m.- Maziel Guadalupe Zamora has been located safe and unharmed. 

 

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 25-year-old Germantown woman.

Maziel Guadalupe Zamora, of Germantown, left her place of employment in the 14800 block of Physicians Way in Rockville at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 29.  She is described as a Hispanic female, 5′ 3″ tall, and weighing 130 pounds.  She has light brown hair.  She was last known to be wearing teal colored medical scrubs.

Police and family are concerned for Zamora’s emotional and physical welfare.  Anyone with information regarding Zamora’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Montgomery County Police at 301.279.8000.

PRS