Concern for Missing Bethesda Man

Alexander Fadi Ashy

Updated photograph of Alexander Fadi Ashy who was last seen wearing this tie dye shirt in the Inner Harbor area of the city of Baltimore on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Update: July 19, 2018  at 5:45 p.m. – Alexander Fadi Ashy has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 21-year-old Bethesda man.

Alexander Fadi Ashy of the 8400 block of Quarry Ridge Road in Bethesda, was last seen in the 19800 block of Observation Drive in Germantown at approximately 3:18 p.m. on Friday, July 13. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighing 160 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair and facial hair. He was last seen wearing a navy-striped tank top and khaki shorts.

Police and family are concerned for Ashy’s emotional and physical welfare. Anyone with information regarding Ashy’s whereabouts is urged to contact either the 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24/7).

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Brothers Charged in Gaithersburg Hotel Room Home Invasion Robbery and Assault

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 6th District Investigative Section have charged brothers Sean M. Wilson, age 31, and Robert A. Wilson, age 33, both of the 300 block of Bryan Avenue in Gaithersburg, for home invasion robbery and assault-related charges after they assaulted two adult victims inside a Gaithersburg hotel room.  Investigators believe that the Wilson brothers had a prior association with both victims.

On Sunday, July 15 at approximately 11:28 a.m., 6th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the Extended Stay America hotel located at 201 Professional Drive for the report of a stabbing that had just occurred.  Responding officers located the adult male victim and the adult female victim in a hotel room suffering from non-life-threatening injuries that investigators determined were caused by a baseball bat and a knife.  The victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.  Officers additionally located Sean and Robert Wilson in a separate hotel room suffering from injuries that they had sustained in the assault. Sean and Robert Wilson were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.

During the investigation, detectives determined that Sean and Robert Wilson, one of whom was armed with a baseball bat and the other armed with a knife, gained entry into the victims’ hotel room and attempted to rob them.  The Wilsons assaulted the male with the baseball bat and with the knife and assaulted the female with the bat.  A hotel employee who heard the assault contacted the police.

Sean and Robert Wilson were arrested after they were released from the hospital and charged with one count each of home invasion robbery, two counts each of first-degree assault, and two counts each of second-degree assault. Robert Wilson is currently being held without bond.  Sean Wilson was released after posting a $5,000 bond.

Sean Wilson

Robert Wilson

Detectives Seek Help to Locate Brothers Missing from Montgomery Village

L: Laron “Chris” Wilson
R: Reginald Wilson Jr.

UPDATE: 7/16/18 4:10 p.m. The brothers have been located safe and unharmed. Thank you to a community member who spotted the boys walking outside in Gaithersburg and called police.

Detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division are seeking help from the public to locate two brothers, Reginald Wilson Jr. and Laron “Chris” Wilson, who were last seen yesterday, July 15 at approximately 1 p.m., in the 19400 block of Faber Court in Montgomery Village.

Reginald is described as a 14-year-old black male, 5’10” tall with a thin build, weighing 105 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red shirt with a picture on it of Marilyn Monroe, black pants, and green and blue shoes.

Chris is described as a 9-year-old black male, 4′ tall with a thin build, weighing 79 pounds. He has short brown hair and brown eyes. He wears glasses, and was last seen in a red-striped shirt and light-blue shorts.

They have been known to frequent the Goshen Plaza on Rothbury Drive in Montgomery Village.

Police and family members are concerned for their welfare.

Anyone with information about the location of the brothers is asked to call the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number 301-279-8000 (available 24-7).

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Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Collision in Parking Lot

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department- Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred this morning in Boyds.

On Sunday, July 15, at approximately 8:48 a.m., 5th District officers and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the parking lot of St Mark’s United Methodist Church located at 19620 White Ground Road for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that Kathleen Virginia Howard, age 83, of Clovercrest Circle in Olney, had exited her 2006 Lexus RX 330 in the church parking lot.  Her vehicle rolled backward and she was struck.  Detectives are still investigating where Howard was in relation to the vehicle when she was struck.

Howard was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The circumstances of the collision are under investigation. Anyone with information about this collision is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.


Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted Today; Always Choose a Sober Driver

The Montgomery County Police Department is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver.

Today, July 15, officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and Prince George’s County Police Department and troopers from Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint.

This enforcement is a component of the Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking.

The exact location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed to the public in advance.

What: Sobriety Checkpoint

Where: Undisclosed Location in Montgomery County

When: Today – Sunday, July 15 (beginning at approximately 4:00 p.m. and weather permitting)

**The media is encouraged to attend.  Please contact the Public Information Office at 240-773-5030 (option 4) for more information.**