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Wednesday Jan 13 | via Patch.com
A tip from the public led police to charge a Germantown man with robbing a grocery store customer at knifepoint. Montgomery County Police said Tuesday that detectives have arrested Timothy Charles Washington, 36, of the 13000 block of Open Hearth Way in Germantown, for the Jan. 3 robbery of a man in the parking lot of Shoppers grocery store, 18066 Mateny Road. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 6 | via Patch.com
A Germantown man charged with arranging to meet a person he thought was a teenage boy for sex may have contacted other youths online, say police. Montgomery County Police last month charged Daniel Read, 30, of the 12400 block of Hickory Tree Way in Germantown with sexual solicitation of a minor. Comment?
Jan 2, 2016 | via Patch.com
Some of the most-read stories on Rockville Patch this year made readers reach out to help others, such as the Gaithersburg man who lost his wife and sons in a plane crash. While some simply made you shake your head. Comment?
Dec 31, 2015 | via Patch.com
Some grocery stores are closed Jan. 1, including Costco and Trader Joe's, while others, like Food Lion and Harris Teeter, have normal hours. Theft of $20,000 in cameras and laptops from Germantown vehicle was solved when some items appeared Christmas Day on the app, police say. Comment?
Dec 30, 2015 | via Patch.com
More than $20,000 worth of camera equipment and laptops stolen from a vehicle on Christmas Day was found - along with the suspected thieves - on an app called Offer Up . The online marketplace is described by The New York Times as a growing alternative to Craigslist . Comment?
Dec 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
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Dec 29, 2015 | via WUSA-TV Washington
Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Major Crimes Division have charged Ebou Nyass, age 29, of the 18600 block of Tumeric Court in Germantown, with firearm and narcotic offenses related to the December 16 homicide of Robert Wayne Police: Altercation during drug deal lead to Germantown murder Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Major Crimes Division have charged Ebou Nyass, age 29, of the 18600 block of Tumeric Court in Germantown, with firearm and narcotic offenses related to the December 16 homicide of Robert Wayne Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1QYBAmM GERMANTOWN, Md. Comment?
Dec 29, 2015 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Montgomery County Police have charged two men with theft, after they allegedly broke into a vehicle in Germantown and stole more than $20,000 worth of camera equipment. At 12 p.m. on Christmas Day, a victim told police that expensive items were stolen from a vehicle parked along Diamond Hill Court in Germantown. Comment?
Dec 29, 2015 | via The Washington Post
Police in Montgomery County said they have arrested and charged a 29-year-old man in connection with a homicide that happened in mid-December in the Germantown area. When police arrived, they found Robert Wayne King on the ground next to a house. Comment?
Dec 28, 2015 | via Patch.com
A Germantown man faces weapons and drug trafficking charges in the fatal shooting; a witness says the victim fired first. The week starts off warm and rainy, then begins to feel more like winter, according to the National Weather Service. Comment?
Dec 25, 2015 | via The Age
Daniel Ramos, left and Juan Espinal Rapalo, both charged ... Photos of the other accused have not been released due to their age at the time of the alleged murder. Four teenagers have been charged in the brutal stabbing and beating of a 34-year-old man whose body was found in a shallow grave four months ago - the latest in a series of local killings that police say are tied to a resurgence of an infamous street gang. Comment?
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