Friday, March 22, 2013
Authorities said William Claude Winfrey III may also have access to firearms.
Police are searching for a missing Laurel resident who family members believe may have reason to harm himself. William Claude Winfrey III, 40, was last seen on March 21 at his home in the 13700 block of Virginia Manor Road in Laurel, according to Prince George's County police. Authorities said Winfrey, who suffers from diabetes, may also have access to firearms. Winfrey is described as a 5-foot, 8-inch white male weighing 250 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information on Winfrey's whereabouts is asked to call Prince George’s County Police at 301-937-0910.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Foul play is not suspected, police said, but an autopsy is pending.
Update, 1:25 p.m. Howard County police have identified the body found Sunday afternoon in North Laurel as that of 49-year-old Staci Marie Watkins. Foul play is not suspected, police said. An autopsy is pending. Original article: The body of a woman was found Sunday in the woods off of the 9000 block of U.S. Route 1 in North Laurel, authorities said. According to Howard County police, a man called 911 around 4 p.m. to report that he had seen the body while walking in the woods. Officials believe it may be that of a woman in her 40s reported missing several weeks ago by a friend. There were no obvious signs of foul play, police said, but an investigation is ongoing.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
John Johnson had gone missing from a care facility on Musgrove Road.
Update, Nov. 19: Johnson was located in Washington, D.C., safe and unharmed, according to police. Original post, Nov. 18: Montgomery County police are seeking the public's help in locating a 91-year-old man who went missing from the Calverton area of Silver Spring on Sunday. According to police, John Johnson was last seen at a care facility at 2501 Musgrove Road around 12:30 p.m. Johnson is described as 5' 8" 165-pound black male. He is said to be balding with gray hair on the sides of his head. At the time he was last seen, police said Johnson was wearing a black hat, a black jacket with white pin stripes, and black sweat pants. Authorities are asking anyone with information on Johnson’s whereabouts to call the Montgomery County Police …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Carol Choe was found dead in a Columbia hotel.
Update - Oct. 13 - 10:30 a.m. Carol Choe was reportedly found deceased in a Columbia hotel Friday morning, according to police. Police reported Friday night that evidence indicates her death was a suicide and no additional information will be released. Original Story - Oct. 12 A Columbia woman has been missing since Oct. 1 and neither police nor family have heard from her. Carol Choe, 30, was last seen at her residence in Columbia at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, according to her sister, Carrie Choe Fanola. Choe's friend, Jessica Markham, said Choe's phone has not made any outgoing calls since her disappearence, nor has Choe checked her email or Facebook. Fanola wrote in an email that Choe was being treated for depression and had never done …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
70-year-old Earman Lee Sessoms went missing earlier today in Lanham.
The Prince George's County Police Department is asking for members of the public to keep an eye out for Earman Lee Sessoms, a 70-year-old man who suffers from dementia and is in need of medication. According to police, Sessoms was last seen at his home in the 6100 block of Carter Avenue in Lanham at about 10 a.m. today. Sessoms, a black man with gray and brown hair, stands at about 5 foot 8 inches tall, weighs about 200 pounds, as was last seen wearing a gray shirt and gray pants. The public is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department at 301-3902101 or 301-390-2160 if they have information which could help authorities find Sessoms.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Janelle Melissa Northey was last seen at the 9900 block of Greenbelt Road in Greenbelt where she used her debit card in several stores, a press release stated.
Prince George’s County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding Janelle Melissa Northey, 33, who has been reported missing. Northey was last seen at the 9900 block of Greenbelt Road in Greenbelt where she used her debit card in several stores, a press release stated. Northey is a black woman with black hair and brown eyes. She is about 5’4” tall and weighs about 170 pounds. She suffers from bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia and diabetes and needs her medication. Anyone with information about Northey’s whereabouts should call the District II Investigative Section at 301-390-2160.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Police found a body in Macon, GA, near the apartment of a North Laurel woman missing since June 25.
Police in Macon, GA, found a body in downtown Macon in the search for Lauren Giddings, a missing North Laurel woman, reports the Baltimore Sun. The article says volunteers discovered a body this past weekend near Giddings's apartment complex. Giddings was reported missing June 25, and the Macon Police Department is actively pursuing an investigation into her disappearance. Giddings's family is from the Laurel area and she herself graduated from Atholton High School, the article says. EDITOR'S NOTE: Patch originally said the body was confirmed to be that of Lauren Giddings, which is what the original Sun article stated. It has since been corrected due to pending forensic testing.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Salmaam Sultan had been missing since Friday.
UPDATED 6/27, 11:10 a.m. A 22-year-old Ellicott City man missing since Friday has been found dead in Baltimore, according to the Howard County Police Department. Salmaan Sultan had last been seen by his family on June 24, leaving his house on the 3500 block of Coventry Court Drive. His body was found Friday near a parking garage in Baltimore. There was no identification on him, and police did not initially know who he was, said Sherry Llewellyn, spokeswoman for the Howard County Police Department. Police confirmed his identity Monday morning. Sultan's death is being investigated as a suicide; a preliminary investigation found no signs of foul play, Llewellyn said. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available. The …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Patch offers tidbits about people and events around your neighborhood.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Brian Hooks
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Here's the short list of what you should know about the people, places and events going on around Savage and southeast Howard County:
Monday, May 23, 2011
Patch reports on cops, crime and occasional chaos in your community.
From the latest crime convictions to car break-ins, police stories were on Patch this week. Keep your finger on the pulse of all that’s happening in and around your community with Patch’s fire and police beat reporting. Ellicott City Man Gets Local Sentence for Raping 6-Year-Old A 24-year-old Ellicott City man who pleaded guilty to raping a 6-year-old girl was given a 20-year suspended sentence, days after he was sentenced to serve 40 years in federal prison, according to Howard County Circuit Court Clerk Wayne Robey. Ellicott City Patch has the story. String of Car Break Ins Near Kingsbury Road Various personal items and electronics have been stolen recently from cars parked along the 1000 block of Kingsbury Road in Reisterstown, said Lt…