Concern for Missing Gaithersburg Man

William Robert Chezem

UPDATE:  William Robert Chezem has been located safe and sound.


Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg man.

William Robert Chezem, age 29, was last seen by family at approximately 3:50 p.m. this afternoon (Sunday, February 10), when he left his Marathon Circle residence driving his dark blue, 2013 Hyundai Elantra with Maryland tags: 4CS3059.

Chezem is described as a white male, 5’10” tall and weighing 140 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes. Chezem was last seen wearing a dark blue hoodie, khaki pants, and blue shoes.

Police and family are concerned for Chezem’s physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of William Robert Chezem or his vehicle 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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Missing Germantown Man Found Deceased in Delaware

On January 24, Osogho I. Odu was reported missing from his Germantown residence. Mr. Odu’s vehicle was subsequently located unoccupied by law enforcement in Delaware on January 25.  An extensive search for Odu was undertaken by several different agencies in the area where his vehicle was found.

On February 9, a joint search operation between Delaware State Police, Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, Delaware State Parks Natural Resources Police, and Montgomery County Police with the assistance of Delmarva, Maryland SAR and Chesco Volunteer search teams were conducting a search in the area of Fort DuPont State Park in Delaware City, Delaware.

During these operations, the body of Osogho I. Odu was located and recovered.

The Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division and Managed Search Operations Team wish to thank the above listed agencies as well as the New Castle County Police, Delaware City Police and Delaware City Fire Department for their assistance during the investigation and subsequent recovery of Osogho I. Odu.

The Delaware State Police will be conducting the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Osogho I. Odu.

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Concern for Missing Rockville Woman

Deborah Ann Johnson

Update: February 9, 2019 – Deborah Ann Johnson has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 1st District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Rockville woman.

Deborah Ann Johnson, age 62, who was last known to reside on Talbot Street, has been reported as missing by her family. Johnson was reported to last have been seen yesterday (February 7), in the area of her former residence on Talbot Street. Detectives believe that Johnson may be driving her gold, 2002 Honda Accord with Maryland tags: KAK750.

Johnson is described as a white female, 5’07” tall and weighing 160 pounds. She has blonde hair and brown eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Johnson’s welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Deborah Ann Johnson or her vehicle 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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Detectives Investigate Two Commercial Armed Robberies Believed to be Committed by Same Suspect; Surveillance Video Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate two commercial armed robberies that detectives believe were committed by the same male suspect. Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the suspect from one of these robberies and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

  • On Tuesday, January 29, at approximately 9:43 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the Eastern Carryout located at 8555 Piney Branch Road for the report of a robbery that had just occurred. The suspect displayed a weapon, threatened an employee, and stole cash from the business and property from an employee.

 

  • On Sunday, February 3, at approximately 5:54 p.m., 1st District officers responded to the San Miguel Market located at 808 Baltimore Road in Rockville for the report of a robbery that had just occurred. The suspect displayed a weapon, threatened an employee, and stole cash from the business and property from the employee.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or these armed robberies is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

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Suspect who robbed the Eastern Carryout on Piney Branch Road on January 29 and is believed to have robbed the San Miguel Market in Rockville on February 3.

Update: Suspect Charged in Briggs Chaney Area Attempted Robbery

Dominick Anthony Brown

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section arrested and charged Dominick Anthony Brown, age 29, of the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring, for the robbery that occurred at the Bank of America ATM in the Briggs Chaney area.

The investigating detectives determined that on November 6, the adult male victim was attempting to deposit cash at the Bank of America ATM located at 13808 Outlet Drive when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect assaulted the victim and demanded the cash the victim was trying to deposit.

On January 9, detectives released surveillance video of the suspect to the media and public, asking for help in identifying the suspect. Investigators received an anonymous tip, which led to the identification of Brown.

On January 15, investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Brown, charging him with one count of robbery. Brown was arrested on February 6 on the strength of a Montgomery County warrant and is currently held on a $10,000 bond.

The police department thanks the tipster who provided the information that led to Brown’s identification and arrest. The tipster who called Crime Solvers and provided information about this case is eligible for a reward and is asked to contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) and provide his/her tip number.

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