Patch brings you news from across Montgomery County. Catch up on headlines you might have missed this week, including an attempted kidnapping in Gaithersburg, a SWAT incident in Rockville and the 16th anniversary of the Silver Spring Transit Center.
Man Stabbed 16 Times in Wheaton Apartment Building Lobby
WHEATON—A 20-year-old man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly stabbed an 18-year-old acquaintance 16 times in the lobby of a Wheaton apartment building, according to Montgomery County police. Read more on Wheaton Patch.
Report: Silver Spring Transit Center Plans Turn 16
SILVER SPRING—It's an embarrassing milestone. The Eiffel Tower, the Pentagon and the Empire State Building were all built in less time than this long-delayed structure in Silver Spring. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Police Investigate Rockville Pike Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Incident
BETHESDA—A pedestrian was left unconscious by a hit-and-run driver on Rockville Pike at Cedar Lane last weekend. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Le Pain Quotidien Opens in Former Tynan Spot
CHEVY CHASE—Le Pain Quotidien opened on Monday in the former Tynan Coffee and Tea spot in the plaza at the Shops at Wisconsin Place in Friendship Heights. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Police: No New Developments in Attempted Gaithersburg Kidnapping
GAITHERSBURG—A 14-year-old boy escaped from a kidnapper along Midsummer Drive in the Washingtonian Woods neighborhood. Gaithersburg police officer Dan Lane said, "In my past nine years, I cannot recall an incident occurring such as this." Read more on Gaithersburg Patch.
Montgomery Village Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of 2 Children
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE—A Montgomery Village man was arrested for sexually abusing two children at his wife's in-home day care, Montgomery County police said. Read more on Montgomery Village Patch.
ROCKVILLE—A SWAT situation in Rockville ended peacefully after a man barricaded himself inside a Woodley Gardens neighborhood for three hours. Read more on Rockville Patch.
Mom of Germantown Teen Joins Police in Pedestrian Safety Initiative
GERMANTOWN—Spurred by the death of Seneca Valley High sophomore Christina Morris-Ward, school officials rallied public safety leaders to educate and enforce strategies to keep walkers safe. Read more on Germantown Patch.
O'Malley Gives RGIII Jersey to Knesset Member from Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING—In a stroke of football diplomacy, Gov. Martin O'Malley presented a jersey of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to Rabbi Dov Lipman while on a trade mission in Israel this week. Lipman, a Silver Spring native, is a member of Israel's parliament. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Police: Gaithersburg Man Acting Erratically Dies After Being Tasered
GAITHERSBURG—The 51-year-old resident allegedly jumped on cars, threw around large objects, and ignored police orders. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch.
Golf Championship at Potomac's Avenel Farm to Benefit Wounded Warriors
POTOMAC—The Mid-Atlantic Championship, a premier stop on the Web.com Tour, takes place at the TPC Potomac golf course at Avenel Farm May 27 through June 2. Read more on Potomac Patch.