Concern for Missing Germantown Juvenile

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

Wadnisha Zephirin, age 17, is described as an African American female, 5′ 5” tall, and weighing 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Wadnisha was last seen by her family at her home in the 13800 block of Crosstie Drive in Germantown July 17. She is known to frequent the Montgomery Village area.

Police and Wadnisha’s family are concerned for her emotional and physical well-being.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Wadnisha Zephirin 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 (24-hour line).

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Wadnisha Zephirin

Wadnisha Zephirin

Wadnisha Zephirin

UPDATE: Missing Gaithersburg Juvenile Located

Jerome Lewis Jackson, age 11, of the 18000 block of Lost Knife Circle in Gaithersburg, has been located safe and unharmed.

The Department thanks the public and media for sharing this missing person case.

 

 

UPDATE: Missing Damascus Juvenile Located

Taya Nadine Eader, age 16, of the 28900 block of Kemptown Road in Damascus, has been located safe and unharmed and has been reunited with family.

The Department thanks the public and media for sharing this missing person case.

 

 

Concern for Missing Juvenile from Gaithersburg

Jerome Lewis Jackson

Jerome Lewis Jackson

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing Gaithersburg juvenile.

Jerome Lewis Jackson, age 11, of the 18000 block of Lost Knife Circle in Gaithersburg, was last seen on July 20. Jerome is described as a black male, 5’03” tall, and weighing 130 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a white t-shirt, gray skinny jeans, and red Nike tennis shoes. Jerome takes medication that is not in his possession. He has lived in Montgomery County for only two weeks and is unfamiliar with the area.

Police and family are concerned for his physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Jerome Lewis Jackson is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hours).

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Man Impersonating Police Officer Charged With Sex Offense

Nicholas Morales-Macedo

Nicholas Morales-Macedo

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division have arrested Nicholas Morales-Macedo, age 24, of the 9400 block of Thornhill Road in Silver Spring, for committing sex offenses while impersonating a police officer.

On January 15, 2012, 3rd District officers responded to the Days Inn at 8040 13th Street in Silver Spring. The 44-year-old victim stated that she was sexually assaulted in a hotel room by a subject who identified himself as a police officer.

The victim told officers that she and Morales-Macedo spoke online and agreed to meet at the Days Inn on January 15, 2012. The victim said she was in the room when Morales-Macedo entered, displayed a silver badge on a chain around his neck, and stated that he was a police officer. She further said that Morales-Macedo handcuffed her and told her that if she performed sexual acts on him that she would not be arrested. Morales-Macedo then sexually assaulted the victim and left after obtaining her identification and writing the information on a piece of paper.

DNA obtained from the scene was entered into evidence and analyzed. The DNA was then entered into a national database and on June 12, 2015, Montgomery County Police were notified that a match was made identifying Morales-Macedo as the suspect involved in this crime.

Morales-Macedo was arrested in Rockville on July 17. He was transported to the Central Processing Unit where he was charged with two counts of second degree sex offense and ordered held without bond. The police impersonation allegations are still under investigation and charges are possible.

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