Silver Spring Crime
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Recent Crime News
Friday Oct 17 | via Gazette.net
A woman accused of the 2012 murder of a Silver Spring man she was seeing was on good terms with the victim and had no reason to harm him, her attorney told jurors Wednesday. Katrina Renee Ben, 36, is facing charges of first-degree murder and using a firearm in a crime of violence in connection with the death of 34-year-old Eric Somuah, who was found shot to death in his bed in June 2012. Comment?
Monday Oct 13 | via Gazette.net
The incident occurred in the early-morning hours of Aug. 31, when a man left a concert at the Fillmore Silver Spring. He met up with a friend, with whom he decided to smoke marijuana, according to police. Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via WUSA-TV Washington
Prince William County police have arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl multiple times. Ezequiel Va. Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via Patch.com
Montgomery County Police detectives will hand out flyers to residents in the area of the Forest Park Apartments about 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in an effort to find a man who stabbed a woman at the Silver Spring site. The woman was attacked Sept. Comment?
Sunday Oct 5 | via Patch.com
Driving Under the Influence , 900 block W. Broad St. On Sep. 22, Van N. Duong, 31, of Arlington, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Destruction of Property , 6763 Wilson Blvd. On Sep. 22, a lock to an entrance door was found damaged. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via Potomac Local
On Oct. 1, a 16-year-old male victim told police that he was robbed of a cell phone at Potomac Mills and when the victim tried to stop it, one of the suspects hinted that he had a weapon. Armed Robbery - On October 1st at 8:49PM, officers responded to Potomac Mills Mall located at 2700 Potomac Mills Cir in Woodbridge to investigate a robbery. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via WUSA-TV Washington
Man accused of sexually abusing boys at Md. home WALDORF, Md. -- On Sept. 29, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division arrested Randy Albert Moore, Jr., 30, of Waldorf in Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1x2YzA1 Randy Albert Moore, Jr. charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor, two counts of third-degree sex offense, two counts of fourth-degree sex offense, one count of perverted practice and one count of second-degree assault. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via Patch.com
A woman attacked by a robber with a knife while walking near the Forest Park Apartments in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring is expected to survive her serious injuries, police say. Montgomery County Police say the attempted armed robbery happened Monday night when the woman was approached by a suspect who demanded money. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Gazette.net
Montgomery County police are investigating an apparent robbery attempt in which a woman was stabbed Monday evening in Silver Spring. Officers responded at 7:46 p.m. to a report of an attempted strong-arm robbery and aggravated assault in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road, said Angela Cruz, a police spokeswoman. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Police don't know what triggered a would-be robber to stab a woman multiple times as she was walking to her Silver Spring home Monday night and they don't believe it is connected to any other crimes. "We don't know what the motive of the suspect was besides the robbery or why he decided to attack the victim physically," says Montgomery County Police Lt. Comment?
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