Detectives Investigate Robbery of Montgomery Village 7-Eleven; Surveillance Video Released

Tip-A-Cop this Saturday to Benefit Special Olympics Maryland

WHAT: As part of the national Tip-A-Cop event, officers volunteer their time to collect tips and help serve Red Robin restaurant guests to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD). During this event, 100 percent of the tips collected by law enforcement go to SOMD.

Events like “Tip-A-Cop” help the Special Olympics provide physical fitness and healthcare education programs at no cost to Special Olympic athletes and their families.

WHEN: This Saturday, October 22

TIME: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Red Robin restaurant located at 20001 Century Boulevard in Germantown

WHO: The following agencies will have officers represented:

  • Montgomery County Police Department
  • Chevy Chase Village Police Department
  • Maryland-National Capital Park Police – Montgomery County Division
  • Rockville City Police Department
  • Montgomery County Police Explorer Post 1986

Residents are invited to come out and eat a great meal while supporting a great cause!




Tip-A-Cop 2015


Tip-A-Cop 2015: Maryland-National Capital Park Police – Montgomery County Division


Tip-A-Cop 2015

Concern for Missing Germantown Teenager

Kaylee Castillo

Kaylee Arlene Castillo

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department –  Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Germantown teenager.

Kaylee Arlene Castillo, age 17, of the 1900 block of Staleybridge Road, has been reported missing by her family.  Kaylee is described as a Hispanic female, 5′ 2” tall, and weighing 146 pounds.  She has long, dark brown hair with copper colored highlights and brown eyes. Kaylee was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans, and brown boots.

Police and family have reason to believe that Kaylee remains in the Germantown area and they are concerned for her emotional and physical welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Kaylee Arlene Castillo is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.


Detectives Investigate Bethesda Fatal Bicycle Collision

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist that occurred today in Bethesda.

On Monday, October 17 at approximately 11:28 a.m., 2nd District officers, Maryland-National Capital Park Police officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Little Falls Parkway and the Capital Crescent Trail, which is located on Little Falls Parkway between the intersections of Arlington Road and Hillandale Road, for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a bicycle.

The preliminary investigation has indicated that the operator of the three-wheeled recumbent bicycle was travelling eastbound on the Capital Crescent Trail and was crossing Little Falls Parkway in the area of a marked crosswalk.  A 2002 Mercedes E320 that was travelling southbound on Little Falls Parkway collided with the bicycle.

The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The bicyclist is identified as Ned Gaylin, age 81, of the 4600 block of Norwood Drive in Chevy Chase.

The driver of the Mercedes was not injured.  He is identified as Nils Carl Axel Rudelius, age 78, of the 5900 block of Rolston Road in Bethesda.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.


Father Charged with Murder of Five-Month-Old Son

Austin Ahimbisibwe

Austin Ahimbisibwe

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division have charged Austin Ahimbisibwe, age 22, of the 19500 block of Crystal Rock Drive in Germantown, with the June 23 murder of his infant son.

The investigation by detectives revealed that on June 23 at approximately 10:40 a.m., the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) received a 9-1-1 call from Austin Ahimbisibwe who stated that he was performing CPR on his 5-month-old son, Hudson Ahimbisibwe, who was not breathing.  5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the home.  Hudson Ahimbisibwe was transported to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where he was pronounced deceased.

On June 24, an autopsy was performed by the District of Columbia’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  On October 9, the medical examiner ruled Hudson’s death a homicide caused by head, neck, and upper body trauma.

Investigators learned that Hudson’s mother and Ahimbisibwe did not reside together and that on June 23 at approximately 6:25 a.m., Hudson’s mother left him in the care of Ahimbisibwe at his home while she was at work.  Hudson’s mother further stated that Hudson was in good health when she left him in Ahimbisibwe’s care.

On October 14, detectives interviewed Ahimbisibwe and he stated to investigators that he became frustrated when Hudson would not stop crying.  Ahimbisibwe further stated to detectives that he grabbed Hudson by the neck and face, covered Hudson’s mouth with his hand, and shook Hudson, all in an effort to stop Hudson from crying.

Ahimbisibwe was arrested and transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with 2nd degree murder and 1st degree child abuse, resulting in death.  Amimbisibwe is currently being held on a 2.5-million-dollar bond.