Police Investigate Shooting Incident in Burtonsville

The Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section, is investigating a shooting incident that occurred last night in Burtonsville.

On June 7th, at approximately 10:50 pm, an officer from the 3rd District was handling a call for service on the ramp to southbound Route 29 in Burtonsville.  The officer observed two vehicles at the light on Briggs Chaney Road exchanging gunfire with each other.  The two vehicles immediately fled the scene.  One vehicle was described as a black, 4-door vehicle.  The second vehicle was a white, Cadillac which fled the scene but was recovered a short distance from the incident.  The occupants had fled on foot.

Preliminary investigation indicates this event was not random in nature.  Detectives continue to investigate and gather information into the facts and circumstances of this incident..

Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the parties to this incident.  Anyone with information should contact the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment of the suspect.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Concern for Missing 73-Year-Old Man From Silver Spring (LOCATED)

Santiago Barahona

UPDATE:  Santiago Barahona has returned home safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section, are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Silver Spring man.

On June 7, 2019, around 3:00 pm, family members last saw Santiago Barahona, age 73, when he visited a family member in the 2200 block of Georgian Way, in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Barahona’s whereabouts are unknown and he is not familiar with the area.  Barahona does not drive.  Police and family are concerned for his welfare.

Santiago Barahona is a Hispanic male, approximately 5’05”, weighing 180 lbs., with short grey hair.  Barahona is clean shaven and was last seen wearing an orange T-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and a camouflage baseball cap.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Santiago Barahona is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

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Police Investigate Shooting Incident in Germantown

The Montgomery County Department of Police – 5th District Investigative Section, is investigating a shooting incident that occurred yesterday in Germantown.

On June 6th, at approximately 12:22 pm, the Emergency Communications Center (911) was notified of a shooting incident in the 12500 block of Wisteria Drive in Germantown.  It was reported that some type of altercation between two men had occurred leading one of the men to start shooting at the other.  Both victim and suspect fled the area on foot.

Responding officers and detectives from the 5th District found evidence that a shooting occurred but found that no one had been injured.  Preliminary investigation indicates this event was not random in nature.

Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the parties to this incident.  Anyone with information should contact the 5th District Investigative Section at 240-773-6237.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment of the suspect.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Montgomery County Department of Police Announce Line of Duty Death of Officer Kyle Olinger

Montgomery County Police Mourning BadgeOn April 18, 2019, the Montgomery County Department of Police announced the passing of Officer Kyle Olinger.  The department was informed by authorities from the State of Arizona that Officer Olinger’s death was ruled a homicide as a result of the gunshot wound he received in August of 2003 while performing his duties as a Montgomery County Police Officer.

In the early morning hours of August 13, 2003, Olinger was on patrol in downtown Silver Spring when he performed a traffic stop on a car containing three subjects.  During the traffic stop, one of the suspects shot Olinger in the neck, paralyzing him from the waist down.  The suspects were arrested the same night by other officers.

Due to his injuries, Olinger retired, but continued to remain involved with the department.  He will always be remembered as a vigilant police officer with an impeccable work ethic, serving the communities of Montgomery County honorably.

His brothers and sisters on the department, his family, and the community, mourn the loss of a great person, genuine friend, and all-around exemplary police officer.

Officer Kyle Olinger is the 19th officer for the Montgomery County Department of Police to lose their life in the performance of their duties protecting the people of Montgomery County.  His sacrifice to serve and protect the people and communities of Montgomery County will not be forgotten.

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Concern for Missing Bethesda Area Man

Cyrus Alexander Jalinous

Update: June 5, 2019 – Cyrus Alexander Jalinous has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Bethesda area man.

Cyrus Alexander Jalinous, age 24, was last seen by family at approximately noon on Sunday, June 2, when he left his River Road home on foot.  Family has been unable to contact him since that time.

Jalinous is described as a white male who is 5’ 8” tall and weighs 145 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair, and a beard.  Jalinous was last seen wearing a tie-dye shirt and carrying a black leather jacket.

Police and family are concerned for Jalinous’ physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Cyrus Alexander Jalinous is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

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