Special Victims Division

March 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Need Help Finding Missing Spencerville Boy

The Montgomery County Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a missing boy from the Spencerville area. Police identified the boy as 12-year-old Kevin Edwards. According to a police statement, Edwards was last seen Thursday at around 5:30 p.m. leaving his home on Peach Orchard Road “in a dark grey 2015 Hyundai Santa […]

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January 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Idaho Man Faces Charges in Montgomery County for Abducting his Child

Montgomery County Police Department’s Special Victims Investigation Division released a statement noting that an Idaho man has been arrested for allegedly abducting his child in October 2019. Police have identified the man as Chase Rogers, 25, of Pocatello, Idaho. MCPD was notified by the State of Idaho on Sept. 14, 2019 that Rogers and his […]

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November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Man Who Sexually Assaulted Juvenile in Rockville Area

Police are investigating the sexual assault of a girl that happened in the Rockville area on Oct. 31. Investigators released a composite sketch of a man sought for the assault and are asking the public to come forward with information. According to a police statement, the victim told detectives she was walking between apartment buildings […]

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September 25, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Pastor Latino de Gaithersburg Enfrenta Cargos por Asalto Sexual a Menor

La División de Investigación de Víctimas Especiales (SVID) del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery han arrestado a un hombre hispano por agredir sexualmente a una menor. La policía identificó al hombre como Octavio Cantarero, de 42 años, de Gaithersburg. Cantarero es pastor en la Iglesia Pentecostal Príncipe de Paz, un lugar de culto […]

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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Pastor Faces Sex Charges for Assaulting Minor

Montgomery County Police Department’s Special Victims Investigation Division (SVID) has arrested a man for assaulting a minor. Police have identified the man as 42-year-old Octavio Cantarero of Gaithersburg. Cantarero is a pastor at Iglesia Pentecostal Principe De Paz, a place of worship on Earhart Court in Gaithersburg. Court records show that Cantarero is facing four […]

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September 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Missing Idaho Man and Infant Last Seen in Montgomery County

Detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s help in locating an Idaho man and his son who were recently known to be in Montgomery County. Montgomery County police say 25-year-old Chase Rogers left his residence in St. Pocatello, Idaho on Thursday, Aug. 1 with his five-month-old son Lucious Rogers. As […]

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July 2, 2019 | Ben Palmer

UPDATE: Rockville Teenager Located Safe, Unharmed

Update: According to a police statement, Palace Kebra Nagast was located safe and unharmed. Original Post: Montgomery County police say a Rockville teenager is missing and are requesting the public’s help in finding her. Palace Kebra Nagast Sonogod, 17, of Maryland Avenue, was last seen by her family on June 28 when she left her […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum In Rockville Will Focus on Maltreatment of Elders

To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County will host its 7th annual senior safety forum at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Seniors residents, their families and caregivers are invited to attend this free event to learn about the services and resources available for elder residents in the County. In Montgomery County […]

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May 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Attempted Sexual Assault in Briggs Chaney (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating an attempted sexual assault of a 16-year-old teen that occurred in the Briggs Chaney area on May 4th. Detectives are releasing a composite sketch of the suspect in hopes you can help identify him. Police said at approximately 3 p.m., on Wednesday, 3rd District officers responded to the 14000 […]

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