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Former Montgomery County Police Officer Sentenced for Illegal Actions

This information comes to us from the U.S. Department of Justice:

Greenbelt, Maryland - Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced former Montgomery County Police officer Delores Culmer, age 38, of Silver Spring, Maryland to five months in home detention with electronic monitoring, followed by two years of supervised release, for obtaining unauthorized information from protected government computers for her personal financial gain or commercial advantage.

Victim and Defendant in Rockville Death Identified

 

From the Rockville Police Department:

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Homicide/Sex Section continue to investigate the death of an adult male who was found suffering from a stab wound inside a house in the 14100 block of Travilah Road. 

At this time, the victim is identified as Tomas Mo-Choc, 27 years old, of the 14100 block of Travilah Road and the suspect is identified as Carlos Tiul, 29 years old.

Tiul was charged yesterday with first-degree murder in relation to Mo-Choc’s death.  He is currently being held on a no-bond status.  A bond review hearing will be held today at 1:00 p.m. at the Rockville District Court.

Rockville Police Search for Suspects in Robbery

The Rockville City Police Department is seeking help in locating two suspects who tased a 28-year-old woman and stole her purse as she tried to unlock the door to her home.

Rockville City Police were called just before 12:30 a.m. today for a report that a woman had been assaulted by two men and had her purse stolen as she was attempting to unlock the front door to the building where she lives in the unit block of Monroe Street. Her purse was taken and she received minor burns to her neck, chest and arm. She was treated at the scene by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services.

Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted In DC On Racketeering, Other Charges

Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted In DC On Racketeering, Other Charges

WASHINGTON (WUSA) - Eleven alleged MS-13 members have been indicted on federal racketeering and other charges for various violent crimes in the Washington, D.C. area, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia.

A 35-count indictment, unsealed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, charges defendants with:

  • taking part in a racketeering conspiracy
  • murder in aid of racketeering, kidnapping in aid of racketeering
  • assault with a deadly weapon in aid of racketeering, and other offenses

The indictment alleges all defendants were MS-13 members at the time of the offenses. MS-13 is a transnational gang with members in the United States, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico. The indictment alleged that MS-13 engages in racketeering activity to include murder, narcotics distribution, extortion, robberies, and obstruction of justice.

Arrest in Armed Robbery

Arrest in Armed Robbery

Chief Ronald A. Ricucci of the Takoma Park Police Department announces
the arrest of Dana Dixon, 20, of Pikesville, Maryland, for strong arm
robbery, 2nd degree assault, credit card theft, using another’s credit
card, theft under $1,000 and conspiracy to commit the referenced
offenses.

On November 20, 2010, units responded to the area of New Hampshire
Avenue and East West Highway for reports of a citizen robbery.  The
victim was located in the 600 block of East West Highway, with apparent
signs of an assault.  The victim was walking home from the Shoppers Food
Warehouse located in the 6800 block of New Hampshire Avenue.  Once he
crossed over New Hampshire Avenue on to East West Highway, he walked
westbound on East West Highway in the 600 block.  It was then he noticed
three subjects walking up from behind him coming from the direction of

Arrest Made for Strong Arm Robbery; Other Offenses

Arrest Made for Strong Arm Robbery; Other Offenses

Chief Ronald A. Ricucci of the Takoma Park Police Department announces
the arrest of Dana Dixon, 20, of Pikesville, Maryland, for strong arm
robbery, 2nd degree assault, credit card theft, using another’s credit
card, theft under $1,000 and conspiracy to commit the referenced
offenses.

On November 20, 2010, units responded to the area of New Hampshire
Avenue and East West Highway for reports of a citizen robbery.  The
victim was located in the 600 block of East West Highway, with apparent
signs of an assault.  The victim was walking home from the Shoppers Food
Warehouse located in the 6800 block of New Hampshire Avenue.  Once he
crossed over New Hampshire Avenue on to East West Highway, he walked
westbound on East West Highway in the 600 block.  It was then he noticed
three subjects walking up from behind him coming from the direction of

Glenmont Shooting Investigated as a Homicide

Glenmont Shooting Investigated as a Homicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Homicide/Sex Section are investigating the death of a 19-year-old male in the Glenmont section of Wheaton.