Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Germantown

LighBar2012Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision that occurred Sunday evening on Great Seneca Highway in Germantown.

On November 3 at approximately 5:58 p.m., 5th District officers responded to Great Seneca Highway and Clopper Road for a report of a personal injury collision.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Great Seneca Highway when it collided head-on with a 2006 Toyota Camry.

The Hyundai was operated by James Thomas Marks, age 52, of the 5600 block of Luxemburg Street in North Bethesda.  The Toyota was operated by Kim Dung T Nguyen, age 55, of the 13900 block of Lullaby Road in Germantown.  Both drivers were transported to local hospitals.

The deceased, a passenger in the Toyota, is identified as Thong Ba Huynh, age 77.  Mr. Huynh was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  Another passenger in the Toyota, Nguc Dung Thi Than, age 74, was also transported to the hospital.  Both of these passengers reside in the 18000 block of Mateny Road in Germantown.

A third vehicle, a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville, operated by Lisa Renee Jackson, of the 19700 block of Edinborough Road in Detroit, Michigan was damaged by debris from the initial collision.

No charges have been placed at this time.  The circumstances of this collision remain under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

JMD

Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Connecticut Avenue

LighBar2012Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision that occurred this morning on Connecticut Avenue in Wheaton.

On November 3 at approximately 1:20 a.m., 4th District officers responded to Connecticut Avenue and Adams Drive for a report of a personal injury collision.  Officers located a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu that was overturned in the northbound lanes of Connecticut Avenue.  The officers also located an adult male, who had been ejected from the vehicle, in the center median.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling northbound on Connecticut Avenue.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck the right curb and overturned.  The driver of the vehicle, its sole occupant, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased is identified as David Wayne Mills, age 54, of the 3700 block of Ralph Road in Wheaton.

The circumstances of this collision remain under investigation.  Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.

JMD

Detectives ask for Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Man from Olney

E-WilliamsDetectives from the 4th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man missing from Olney.

Ethan Seth Williams, age 27, of the 18000 block of Old Baltimore Road in Olney, was last seen leaving his residence at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 31.  Mr. Williams is described as an African American male, 5’10” tall, 180 pounds with a shaved head and a mustache.  He was wearing a black dress shirt, red tie, black dress pants, and black boots.  He was also carrying a dark gray pullover hoodie.

Police and family are concerned for Mr. Williams’ welfare and his mental well-being.

Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Mr. Williams is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

JMD

Update: Suspect Identified and Charged in Assault on Officer

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police 5th District Investigative Section, the Major Crimes Division, and the Internal Affairs Division are continuing to investigate an incident that occurred last night in Damascus in which a man assaulted an officer with a long gun.

Detectives from the 5th District Investigative Section have now charged Michael L. Roberts, age 34, of the 24100 block of Newbury Road in Gaithersburg for the assault.  Roberts has been charged with one count of first-degree assault and one count of reckless endangerment.  He has been released on bond.

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Attempted Robbery at Cabin John CVS

SealMontgomery County Police-Major Crimes detectives are investigating a commercial armed robbery that occurred at the CVS in the Cabin John Shopping Center.  This morning at approximately 3:51, two suspects entered the CVS store located at 7955 Tuckerman Lane.  The suspects, one displaying a handgun, confronted a store employee and demanded money.  The suspects then ran from the store without obtaining any money.  As the suspects were fleeing, the employee also exited the store.  The suspect with the handgun fired one shot outside the building; no one was struck.

The first suspect, armed with a handgun, is described as a black male in his twenties.  He was wearing a black baseball cap with white insignia, a black hooded sweatshirt with a gray logo, camouflage pants, black tennis shoes, and a fake beard. The second suspect is also described as a black male in his twenties.  He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a black ski mask.

Detectives are considering the possibility that these two suspects were involved in the attempted robbery of the Wells Fargo bank that occurred yesterday in Rockville.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.  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 for this felony crime.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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