Concern for Missing Montgomery Village Woman with Dementia

UPDATE: 7/22/17 at approximately 11:00 p.m. – Jeanette Sullivan has been located safe and unharmed.

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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Montgomery Village woman who has dementia.

Jeanette Sullivan, age 60, was last seen today at approximately 1:30 p.m. at her Strath Haven Drive home.  She is described as a white female, 5’3” tall and weighing 130 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair.  She was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and blue jeans.  Jeanette Sullivan does not have access to a vehicle.  She frequents Starbucks coffee shops, Panera Bread restaurants, and Subway restaurants.

Anyone who has information regarding Ms. Sullivan’s whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number, 301-279-8000 (available 24/7).

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Jeanette Sullivan

Jeanette Sullivan

2017 National Night Out Events

The 2017 National Night Out annual observance will take place on Tuesday, August 1. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), is designed to generate neighborhood support and participation in crime prevention efforts and to enhance police and community relations. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, many communities celebrate with a variety of events to help neighbors get to know one another and to build community spirit. This will be the 34th year of National Night Out observances that demonstrate a community’s commitment to keep their neighborhood free from crime.

The following communities have provided their respective itinerary of events to the Montgomery County Police Department as of 7/20/17:

1st District:

Open to the Public:

  1. Montgomery County Recreation Department Administrative Offices at 4010 Randolph Rd.; 7 – 9 p.m.

Community Events:

  1. Rockcrest/Rockland communities outside at 1106 Claggett Dr.; 6:30 – 9 p.m.
  2. Twinbrook Swimming Pool at 13027 Atlantic Ave.; 6 – 9 p.m.
  3. David Scull Community Center/Park at 1133 1st St.; 5 p.m. – no specified end time

2nd District:

Community Events:

  1. Lyttonsville/Rosemary Hills/Rock Creek communities – held at Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center at 2450 Lyttonsville Rd.: approx. 6 – 8 p.m.
  2. Scotland community in Potomac at the intersection of Seven Locks Rd. and Scotland Dr.; approx. 6 – 8 p.m.
  3. Wyngate Elementary School at 9300 Wadsworth Dr.; 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

3rd District:

Open to the Public:

  1. East County Regional Services Center at 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd.; 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Community Events:

  1. Long Branch community at CASA Multicultural Center at 8151 15th Ave., Hyattsville; time TBD
  2. Forest Estates at General Getty Park at 10000 Woodland Dr.; 6 – 8 p.m.
  3. South Four Corners at South Four Corners Park (near the playground), 900 Forest Glen Rd.; 7 – 8 p.m.
  4. McKenney Hills / Carroll Knolls at McKenney Hills Park (end of Brunswick Ave. at park) 2515 Hayden Dr.; 6 – 9 p.m.
  5. Hillandale community at West Hillandale Swim Club at 915 Schindler Dr.; 5 – 7 p.m.
  6. Fairland Estates Civic Assoc.at 13600 block of Colefair Rd.; 5 – 7 p.m.
  7. Tanglewood Apartments Community Room at 9002 Manchester Rd.; 5 – 7 p.m.
  8. Sligo Branview community, location and time TBD

4th District:

Open to the Public:

  1. Olney Community at the Fair Hill Plaza shopping center – 18169 Town Center Dr. in the area of the Harris Teeter parking lot; 5 to 8 p.m.

Community Events:

  1. Bel Pre Community at the Mid-County Community Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Rd.; 5 to 8 p.m.
  2. Northwood-Four Corners Civic Association, 11105 Foxglove Lane; 7 to 9 p.m.

5th District:

Community Events:

  1. Germantown Park near community pool, 18400 Cinnamon Drive; 5 – 7 p.m.
  2. Hamptons community near community pool, 19757 Crystal Rock Dr.; 5 – 7 p.m.
  3. Damascus Gardens near community pool, 9829 Bethesda Church Rd.; 6 – 8 p.m.

6th District:

Open to the Public:

  1. Upper County Community Recreation Center at 8201 Emory Grove Rd.; 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Community Events: 

  1. Walnut Hill community at Washington Grove Elementary School, 8712 Oakmont St.; 6 – 8 p.m.
  2. Saybrooke community at the community pool, 702 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd.; 6 – 10 p.m.
  3. Flower Hill community at 8100 Mountain Laurel Ln.; 6 – 9 p.m.

Additional National Night Out events in the County have been coordinated with other area police departments serving Montgomery County.

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KinderCare Worker Charged with Sex Offense; Possibility of Additional Victims a Concern

Raul Teroy Tuban

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division have arrested and charged Raul Teroy Tuban, age 56, of the 9400 block of Horizon Run Road in Montgomery Village, with one count of sexual abuse of a minor and one count of third-degree sexual offense against a juvenile female victim.  The alleged abuse occurred while the 3-year-old victim attended the KinderCare Learning Center located at 18000 Sioux Lane in Gaithersburg where Tuban worked as a cook.

In November of 2016, detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) received information that Tuban had inappropriate sexual contact with the victim while she was at the KinderCare Learning Center.

Investigators learned that the victim attended the KinderCare Learning Center and detectives determined that she knew Tuban worked in the lunch room of the center.  Investigators also learned that Tuban worked as a driver for the center and would often drive children to and from the learning center.  The investigation revealed that on October 22, 2016, the victim was taking a nap at the KinderCare and awoke to find Tuban touching her inappropriately.  Later that day, the victim reported Tuban’s inappropriate contact to a family member.  Detectives were notified of the allegations on November 22, 2016.

During a police interview, Tuban provided detectives with inconsistent statements regarding the inappropriate contact with the victim.

After a lengthy and complex investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for Tuban’s arrest.  On July 14, Tuban was arrested at his home on the strength of the arrest warrant.  He was released after posting a $25,000 bond.

Investigators are releasing this information in order to determine if any other juveniles were victimized by Tuban. Detectives are requesting that parents of juveniles who attend/attended the KinderCare Learning Center talk to their children about their interactions with Tuban and contact SVID detectives at 240-773-5400 if they believe their child was victimized.

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Concern for Missing White Oak Area Man

Tyrone Anthony Jacobs

Update: July 21, 2017 – Tyrone Anthony Jacobs has been located safe and unharmed.  The police and family thank the public and media for sharing this missing person case.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing White Oak area man.

Tyrone Anthony Jacobs, age 18, was last seen by family members at approximately 9:00 p.m. this evening (July 20) when he left his Old Columbia Pike residence on foot.   Jacobs is described as an African American male, approximately 5’11” tall and weighing 175 pounds.  He has brown eyes, black hair, and a short goatee.  He was last seen wearing a light blue shirt and grey shorts.

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

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Tyrone Anthony Jacobs is urged to call the 24-hour police non-emergency line at 301-279-8000.

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Concern for Missing Germantown Man

Israiel Thomas Kirton

Update: July 21, 2017 – Israiel Thomas Kirton 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 missing Germantown man.

Israiel Thomas Kirton, age 18, was last seen by family members at approximately noon on Tuesday, July 18 when he was left his Leatherbark Way residence on foot.   Kirton is described as an African American male, approximately 6’2” tall and weighing approximately 170 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.

Police and family are concerned for Kirton’s emotional welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Israiel Thomas Kirton is urged to call the 24-hour police non-emergency line at 301-279-8000.

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