Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Glenn V. Rhodes, 34, was charged with carjacking, assault and resisting arrest.
A police chase that ended with a carjacking in Rockville injured two police officers and sent one unsuspecting motorist to the hospital on Wednesday, according to the statement of charges filed in Montgomery County District Court. Glenn V. Rhodes, 34, who has no fixed address, was charged with carjacking, assault and resisting arrest. The charges stem from a string of incidents that began with a traffic stop in White Oak, the court records show. Police said they tried to stop Rhodes at an off ramp on Columbia Pike in White Oak after they discovered the car he was driving had stolen tags. Rhodes refused to stop and turned left onto Randolph Road, police said in the statement of charges. As he drove on, police said, Rhodes struck a Toyota …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Police closed Chevy Chase Circle and surrounding streets early Sunday morning after a suspect crashed a reportedly stolen vehicle in the circle and fled on foot, news outlets reported.
Police closed Chevy Chase Circle and surrounding streets early Sunday morning—from about 5 to 7:30 a.m.—after a suspect crashed a reportedly stolen vehicle in the circle and fled on foot, NBC Washington reported. "The accident happened near the intersection of Connecticut and Western Avenues at around 4:45 a.m. [on Jan. 6] and resulted in one vehicle being overturned. Only minor injuries were reported at the scene," NBC Washington added. The vehicle—an Acura—had been carjacked at Kalorama Circle in Washington, DC, earlier that Sunday morning, DC police told NBC Washington. A brief pursuit began when DC police spotted the vehicle near the circle, and ended with the vehicle crashing into another vehicle in the circle. The suspect fled on …
Monday, August 27, 2012
“I’m not a hero. I’m just a mom,” victim, who jumped from moving vehicle with tot, told ABC7.
A man accused of carjacking the vehicle of a woman who jumped from the moving car with her child to escape has pleaded guilty to kidnapping, NBC Washington reports. Terron White, 23, of Jessup, faces up to 40 years in prison, according to the report. Police say White carjacked a woman and her 20-month old son from a Baltimore gas station in July of 2011 and drove to Bethesda. The woman, Elyssa Samuels, jumped from the vehicle with her tot as the car neared the Cabin John Parkway exit on the Capital Beltway. Neither was seriously injured. The carjacking was a “horrifying experience for the victim,” Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy said, according to NBC Washington. Samuels told ABC7 that White made her wear a seatbelt, but …
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Two armed, masked men carjacked a Lexus at gunpoint on Sunday evening, Jan. 15, in the 10500 block of Weymouth Street, near the Rockville-Bethesda border, police said.
A carjacking occurred in the 10500 block of Weymouth Street, near the Bethesda-Rockville border, on Sunday evening, Jan. 15, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. The car—a black Lexus SUV with Maryland license plate No. 2MD2633—was taken at gunpoint from its driver—a commercial delivery driver—by two black men in their 20s. Both men were about 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 160 pounds, and both wore masks and dark clothing, according to police. In addition to the SUV, the men took the commercial proceeds (an undetermined amount of money, police said) of the delivery driver's workday. The delivery driver was not harmed, police added. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call county police at 301-279-8000, and …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Residential burglaries, thefts from autos, and a carjacking reported.
Montgomery County police recently released a summary of crimes in the second district from Dec. 12 to Dec. 20. Following is a summary of recent crimes in Bethesda. Dec. 16 Dec. 17 Dec. 19
Thursday, July 14, 2011
24-year-old mother suffered a cut to the head; baby appeared to be uninjured, police said.
A mother and her infant jumped out of her car on the Capital Beltway near Cabin John Parkway Wednesday evening after being carjacked near Baltimore, according to the Maryland State Police. Terron Alvin White, 22, of McCulloh Street in Baltimore, was arrested following the incident, according to a state police news release. The ordeal began around 10:10 p.m. in Baltimore, when police there received a report of a carjacking at a gas station near the 2800 block of Edmondson Avenue. Witnesses told police a man stole a car with a woman and baby inside and drove away. The man struck at least one car as he left the gas station, police said. Around 10:30 p.m., the car — a black 1995 Lexus GS 300 — sideswiped a Maryland state police cruiser parked …
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Graffiti and a carjacking were included in the summary.
Montgomery County Police released a summary of major crimes occurring between April 11 and April 19. A graffiti incident and a carjacking in Chevy Chase were included in the summary:
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Recent carjackings in Silver Spring and Chevy Chase may be related—crimes and suspects show similarities, police say.
A carjacking that happened Monday morning in Friendship Heights may be one of a series of recent carjackings or carjacking attempts occurring across Montgomery County, police say. A carjacking that took place in Silver Spring on Saturday morning, April 9, followed a similar chain of events as the one in Friendship Heights: a suspect—described as a thin black male, about 5 feet, 8 inches, tall, 18-25 years old, wearing a black jacket and ski mask and armed with a handgun—forced a driver out of the car, then got in the car himself and took off. Neither of the cars from these two carjackings has been found. Earlier this week, on Tuesday morning, a carjacking attempt was made on the 8500 block of 16th Street in Silver Spring, but was not …