Suspect Arrest for Armed Robbery of 7-Eleven Store in White Oak

Domonique Walker

Yesterday evening (Wednesday, January 22) at approximately 11:47, 3rd District Officers responded to the 7-Eleven store located at 13303 Lockwood Drive in White Oak for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation determined that the suspect entered the 7-Eleven with his face concealed and displayed a handgun. The suspect threatened an employee and demanded cash from the business. The suspect stole currency and fled. The store employee then immediately called 9-1-1 to report the robbery.

Two 3rd District officers who were already in the area and observed the suspect fleeing from the 7-Eleven pursued him on foot. The suspect was apprehended by the officers after a brief foot pursuit. An MCP K9 officer and his partner searched the area and located a .380 handgun in close proximity to where the suspect was arrested.

Detectives have charged Domonique Nicholas Walker, age 19, of an unconfirmed address, with armed robbery. Bond information for Walker is not available at this time.

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the handgun that was recovered after armed robbery

Detectives Investigate Commercial Burglaries at Westfield Wheaton Mall; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section continue to investigate two burglaries and an attempted burglary that all occurred on separate occasions to stores inside the Westfield Wheaton mall located at 11160 Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton.  Detectives believe that the same five male suspects committed both burglaries and the attempted burglary. Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the suspects and a surveillance photograph of the suspect’s vehicle and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.

The following incidents were reported to police:

  • December 21, 2019 – at approximately 4:57 a.m., the suspects forced entry into the Westfield Wheaton mall and then forced entry into a store located inside the mall. The suspects stole property and fled.
  • December 27, 2019 – at approximately 1:47 a.m., Westfield Wheaton mall security personnel observed the suspects forcing entry into the mall. The suspects fled without gaining entry into the mall.
  • January 3 – at approximately 1:59 a.m., the suspects forced entry into the Westfield Wheaton mall and then forced entry into a store located inside the mall. The suspects stole property and fled.

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding these suspects, the suspect’s car, or these burglaries to call the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5530. 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 and/or indictment for this crime.

 

suspects in commercial burglaries at Westfield Wheaton mall.

suspects in commercial burglaries at Westfield Wheaton mall.

suspects in commercial burglaries at Westfield Wheaton mall.

suspects in commercial burglaries at Westfield Wheaton mall.

Suspect’s vehicle

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DNA Evidence Left at Scene Used to identify Suspect in October Attempted Commercial Armed Robbery in Germantown

Larry D. Armwood

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have charged Larry D. Armwood, age 44, of the 12500 block of Cross Ridge Way in Germantown, for the October 24 attempted armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop in Germantown.

On October 24, 2019, at approximately 9:17 p.m., 5th District officers responded to the Subway sandwich shop located at 18010 Mateny Road for the report of an attempted armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect entered the store and displayed a knife.  The suspect immediately vaulted the store’s front counter, threatened an employee who was behind the counter, and demanded cash from the business.  After being threatened, the employee vaulted the front counter and fled from the store.  The suspect then attempted to vault the front counter to chase the employee but the suspect fell and hit his head on the floor, leaving blood evidence behind.   The suspect then fled from the store without obtaining any cash or property.

A DNA analysis was conducted on the blood evidence left inside the Subway.  On December 20, 2019, the Montgomery County Department of Police Crime Laboratory received notice from the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) that the unknown suspect’s DNA matched the DNA belonging to Armwood.

On January 2, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Armwood charging him for this attempted armed robbery.

On January 17, Armwood was arrested on the strength of the Montgomery County arrest warrant and is being held without bond.

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Update: One Suspect Charged in Aspen Hill Area Theft from Vehicles; Detectives Seek to Identify Remaining Suspect

Deauntae Slaughter

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit have charged Deauntae Slaughter, age 19, of the 3300 block of Medway Street in Wheaton, with offenses related to thefts from vehicles that occurred during the early morning hours of November 10 in the Aspen Hill area. 

On November 10, the following two thefts occurred:

  • Residence 1: 14000 block of Manorvale Road – Victim reported that suspects entered a vehicle in the driveway, dumped out the contents of the glove box and center console, and took several items.       Investigation suggests the vehicle doors were unlocked during the time of the theft.
  • Residence 2: 14000 block of Manorvale Road – Detectives reviewed home surveillance video which shows footage of both suspects. One suspect is shown entering an unlocked work van and stealing property.       The surveillance video further shows the suspect attempt to enter another vehicle in the same driveway, but the doors were locked.

On November 19, detectives released surveillance video of the two suspects to the media and public and asked for help identifying both suspects.  Investigators received a tip that led to the identification of Slaughter as one of the suspects.

On January 20, Slaughter was arrested on the strength of a Montgomery County arrest warrant charging him with theft-related offenses.  Slaughter was released after posting a $2,000 bond

The police department thanks the tipster who provided the information that led to Slaughter’s identification and arrest.

Detectives continue to work to identify the remaining suspect and ask that anyone with information about the suspect contact the 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5476.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters 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 the arrest and/or indictment of the suspect.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Unidentified suspect

Deauntae Slaughter

Shoes that Slaughter was wearing during the thefts and that can be seen in surveillance video

Idaho Man Arrested for Parental Abduction of Child

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division are announcing the arrest of Chase Zarek Rogers, age 25, of Pocatello, Idaho, for the parental abduction of his child in October 2019.

On September 14, 2019, it was reported to the Montgomery County Department of Police that Chase Zarek Rogers had left the State of Idaho with his son, Lucious Rogers, age 5 months, and failed to return.  It was believed by Idaho authorities that Rogers may be in the area of Montgomery County, MD.  A press release requesting the public’s assistance in locating Rogers was distributed in the hopes of finding Rogers and his son.

On October 18, 2019, detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division applied for a warrant on Chase Zarek Rogers charging him with Custodial Child Abduction and related charges under Family Law in the State of Maryland.

On January 17, 2020, Chase Zarek Rogers was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Tuscon, Arizona on the strength of the arrest warrant.  Lucious Rogers was located safe and unharmed.

Rogers will be awaiting extradition back to Maryland to face charges in Montgomery County at a later date.

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