Police Seek Help Locating Silver Spring Woman Missing Since Sunday

Detectives from the county’s police department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Silver Spring woman who has been missing since Sunday. Sandra Lee Bender, age 51, was last leaving the Regency Care of Silver Spring facility (located at 9101 Second Avenue) in the company of a friend at approximately 1:30 pm. [Sunday, May 16].

Two Suspects Arrested for Buying Cars with Fraudulent Checks; There May Be More Victims

County detectives from the 4th District have arrested two people in a scam involving purchasing cars with fraudulent cashier’s checks, and believe that there may be more victims. Papa Sissoko, age 25, of Weeping Willow Court, and Alyssa Hernandez, age 24, of Bakersfield Court, both of Aspen Hill, have been charged with vehicle theft and forgery in the case.

Takoma Park Police Investigating an Armed Robbery

Takoma Park police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at about 10:45 p.m on Saturday, April 24 near the intersection of Carroll and Tulip avenues. Police responded to a report and victim said as she stood at the intersection, a black sedan of unknown make and model stopped nearby.

DNA Evidence Leads to Arrest in 2003 Silver Spring Home Invasion Robbery

DNA evidence from a sock has led to the arrest by county police of a suspect in a 2003 home invasion robbery in Silver Spring. Officers with the Major Crimes Division arrested and charged Stacy Howard Moore, age 48, of the 3400 block of 55th Avenue in Hyattsville in connection with the incident, which occurred on January 22, 2003 in an apartment in the 9100 block of Piney Branch Road.

Takoma Park Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Incident

The Takoma Park police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning (April 7), resulting in two fatalities, according to a department press release. Officers responded at about 5 a.m. to multiple reports of shots fired in the parking lot area of the Takoma Overlook Condominiums at 7333 New Hampshire Ave.