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The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are seeking the public’s help to find a man suspected of groping a woman while she was jogging Monday on Sligo Creek Parkway. Credit: File|Patch
Sue Keller April 23, 2014 at 06:47 pm
I appreciate the previous commenter's intentions.......We, as a society, have been teaching womenRead More how not to be assaulted for many, many years. Time to add teaching boys and men not to prey on women.
jag April 23, 2014 at 11:25 pm
What a disgusting person you are, Justin. Let's go and blame the victim (not to mention completelyRead More fabricate a backstory for her). You're unbelievably pathetic and gross.
Justin case April 24, 2014 at 10:08 am
Sorry i offended you jag(not really) but I'm human and naturally attracted to beautiful women. I'mRead More not blaming her for being assaulted, it was meant for all women in general you P.O.S. Every woman has a choice in what they wear, and they wear revealing clothes because they know men are looking, plain & simple. It's the perverts who take it from fantasy to reality that have major issues and no self control. In other words, if you put a rat in a tank full of snakes, chances are it will be devoured. Whether or not this young lady had on revealing clothes I don't know, but in general, most women don't jog in 3x sweatpants and hoodies, although they should or expect to be harassed
A federal judge sentenced Mohammad Hassan Khalid of Ellicott City to five years in prison for aiding a group of people who were planning terror attacks in Europe. File|Patch
Bryan Harz April 19, 2014 at 09:06 am
Hopefully he gets deported back to Pakistan after he gets out of jail.
L.B. April 21, 2014 at 09:29 am
If the government does not deport him all AMERICANS should stand together and ask WHY?
Justin case April 21, 2014 at 10:33 am
He will be bitter at our government no matter how much time he spends in prison. Afterwards he getsRead More a free trip home to Pakistan so he can connect with more terrorist and perfect his art as a real terrorist that can and will inflict harm to all Americans.
Where Baltimore ranked on a list of Maryland's cities may surprise you. File|Patch
Bob Higginbotham April 21, 2014 at 10:32 am
I still have far less trepidation going to OC than downtown Baltimore City. In fact I won't even goRead More into the city for a ball game anymore. I'm not sure what the website means by "property crime" means but I suspect it is not as bad as violent crime upon my person.
A man who tried to cross a road without using the crosswalk was fatally struck and killed by two cars Saturday. File|Patch
Richard Rice April 15, 2014 at 09:25 am
This is a major tragedy in two ways. First tragedy was that he did not crossed whileRead More not in a cross walk and the second tragedy was the loss to his family!! May God grant strength to those left who are grieving!
Steven Spiegel April 20, 2014 at 09:34 pm
Its not a Major tragedy that he did not cross in the cross walk !!!! The major tragedy is he got hitRead More while crossing the street . I also express my deepest sympathy to the family and I pray that they will have the strength to deal with there loss !!!!
userbronco April 24, 2014 at 07:49 am
Oh and wHen the revenue collection officer asks to search your. Vehicle , " I don't consent toRead More searches " is what you need to practice saying . If you have something obviously illegal in plain sight they can seach. Otherwise you have to give Them permission. Which they need or they wouldn't be ASKING. They'd be telling you they're gonna search . When you refuse them permission they will huff and puff and threaten to call in the drug dog. Blah blah.blah Bring it on steroid head . Then you say "am I under arrest or am I free to go?".
Pam Hamburg April 24, 2014 at 09:28 am
userbronco, you are 110% right. They have NO right to search your vehicle. Of course, they areRead More allowed to peer through the glass to see what they can see, but without a suspicion or proof, they have no right searching your glove compartment, trunk, etc. Yes, say 'am I being detained or am I free to go'? Also, don't roll your window down all the way...you don't have to. About 4 or 5 inches suffices. Stand firm with that one. Be polite, but be firm. Be quiet except when asked a question, then use good judgment in answering. Keep saying 'am I being detained or am I free to go'? Holding court on the side of the road is not a good idea. If they persist in asking you if they can search your vehicle, politely tell them they will have to get a warrant. At all times, be courteous, but FIRM. Know your rights!
userbronco April 24, 2014 at 10:47 am
It's a touchy situation. You want to be as unrememberable as possible to the cop. So when orRead More if you go to court all he wilremember is what he reads in his notebook. That you can request to see by by the way You want to be unrememberable , don't say anything, unless they ask you a question , then use short answers , yes or no will usually suffice, be polite but don't say "sir" a thousand times. I don't say it at all. Make it look like your kissing up . I personally treat cops like I would treat a rattlesnake 96% of the people who are bitten by a rattlesnake are harassing the snake at the time Keep an eye out for them. And don't harass them. You WILL lose any contest with a cop. Even if it's a ego contest on the side of the road . Extra cops are only seconds away and they will beat you up or kill you in a flash if you tick em off Plenty if dash cam and cell phone video to prove it They are kinda like dogs, some are really smart, some are really dumb, but all of em are dangerous in groups or if they feel threatened or if they sense fear in you. Or if they think their getting an easy meal
An author who has reportedly worked with police on the Bradford Bishop murder case tells WTOP that the Bethesda fugitive is likely living in Italy. Credit: FBI website
runymede April 13, 2014 at 08:03 am
This is a terrible tragedy but I don't consider Bethesda as a Baltimore suburb but a WashingtonRead More suburb. Why should this story get a mention on this site ?
ladypoet April 14, 2014 at 01:14 pm
Catch him and do the same as he did to his family. This was such a heinous crime. Who could killRead More your own mother, children and the mother of your children? A no good demon!
Patrick Carter April 14, 2014 at 02:29 pm
Find him and fry him. He should die regardless of his age. Italy probably won't help because of theRead More Amanda Knox case. I say govt should put a hit on him.
William Bradford Bishop Jr. is wanted for the brutal murders of his wife, mother, and three sons in Bethesda in March 1976. Credit: FBI website
Eric S April 11, 2014 at 09:59 am
Will someone please help Robert find his medications?
Justin case April 11, 2014 at 11:15 am
He probably retired from the state department under an alias. They didn't even notice he was missingRead More for an entire week so I'm sure they wouldn't notice if he came back to work as Juan Rodriguez or some other alias. Bunch of idiots. The FBI must finally be sick of this guy embarrassing them for 38 years
Pam Hamburg April 11, 2014 at 04:40 pm
Your government agencies at work....HA! But cops can get away with beating an unarmed or mentallyRead More challenged or mentally ill person to DEATH. What a world.
Montgomery County police charged Zakieya Latrice Avery (left) and Monifa Denise Sanford (right) in the killings of Avery's children. Photo Credit: MCPD
Sharon April 7, 2014 at 11:02 am
We, as a society, definitely have a 'mental health issue' to seriously address. But we also haveRead More those out there who are 'pure evil'. And it's almost alarming how that plea of "The devil made me do it" is going to be used and abused by lawyers who have absolutely 'no other justifiable defense'. In this case, appears premeditation and knowledge of what they were about to do and what they did. We have to remember! Innocent people who claim they 'killed' children to SAVE THEM, don't run from the law as they did!!!!
Justin case April 8, 2014 at 10:36 am
There is no insanity in this case, just pure evil. If they were truly insane at the time of theRead More killings then that means they didn't know right from wrong. These two evil do'ers knew exactly what they were doing. They both belonged to an "evil assassin" group which means they both were practicing this type of evil. Hell, one was the teacher and other person was the student. They obviously knew right from wrong over the time period they were studying this evil. If ever a time for the death penalty, this obviously is the case for it.
Relisha Rudd, 8, has been missing since March 1. Police photo
ladypoet April 2, 2014 at 12:47 pm
Maybe it's just a thought but f they overlooked Mr. Tatum's body during a previous search is itRead More possible they didn't look in one place for Relisha? If he purchased lime would he dispose of her remains in water? While watching a news report I noticed a port-a-potty, God please don't let this be it. Isn't lime usually for situations on land.
Fire sweeps through apartment building under construction. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire Department.)
Sharon April 1, 2014 at 09:26 am
Excerpt: "The fire started at about 4:15 a.m. and its cause is not yet known." Comment:Read More 4:15 in the morning; under construction: never completed??? Sounds suspicious to me...either arson or homeless taking up shelter in those buildings. And the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is right next door! Sadly makes cause of fire (whether arson or accidentally set ablaze) even more questionable. Just a blessing that no one was injured or killed in the blaze. Didn't realize The Gables had so many close-in-proximity apartment complexes...this uncompleted, now damaged, basically destroyed one in Rockville; one in Montgomery Village; another in Germantown corner of Middlebrook and Waters Landing.
Rudy D'Alessandro April 1, 2014 at 11:02 am
I know that this blog doesn't have the resources of a titan like the Washington Post, but this storyRead More should at least mention which 'major road' has been closed - namely, the heavily used I-270 corridor. We live in King Farm and heard helicopters buzzing overhead for a ridiculously long time, at least from 6am thru 7:30am. Nothing more to see here folks, move along...
Rockville libertarian April 1, 2014 at 12:59 pm
Thank God no one was hurt. Another developer has a mysterious fire? Shocking!! Chestnut Lodge,Read More 175 Watts Branch now this? It must be those medaling kids again.
Photo from WUSA9 via Twitter.
Tom Rossing March 31, 2014 at 04:41 pm
O.K. Patch, how do you search a dead man?
mc6 March 31, 2014 at 06:42 pm
Yeah, your title could use re-wording.
Relisha Tenau Rudd. Credit: Prince George's County Police
FRANCINE ABELL (ROCKELLI) March 28, 2014 at 07:27 am
Sooo many ADULTS let this child down. At 8 years old, she never would have gotten a clue withRead More people around her supporting his relationship with her. Too bad responsibility for her was so easily dismissed. Shame on anyone who could have prevented this.
Uncurly DIY Brazilian Keratin Straightener March 28, 2014 at 01:10 pm
Oh really, Francine Abell? "Sooo many ADULTS let her down? Did I let her down? Did YOU let herRead More down? The ONLY PEOPLE WHO LET HER DOWN WERE HER OWN PARENTS, who did not care enough not to leave here with some strange man for over 28 days before they reported her missing. Believe it or not, people are supposed to be responsible for their own children. This mom (and we never even learn about a real dad, just some dude the mom is shacking up with in a homeless shelter--it's doubtful mom and dad were ever even married to each other) was too irresponsible to fulfill the most basic responsibility a parent has to her child. STOP PERPETUATING the damaging lie that everyone else is to blame for the selfishness of crappy people. I'm already paying taxes to house the mother and her boyfriend. What else do you think I should do? I legally can't do the only thing that would have prevented this: require the mom to be sterilized.
Timothy Davison of Maine was traveling home after a visit to family in Florida when he was run off the road and gunned down. Credit: Screen capture of WJZ video
L.B. March 27, 2014 at 10:16 am
I can understand if this were my son I would be right there THAT JERK!!!! HAS TO PAY I amRead More sorry for your loss truly
Anastasia March 27, 2014 at 11:41 am
What a senseless loss of life. I hope they find this murderer soon! My heart goes out to his familyRead More and I will share this so that others can look out for the vehicle in question.
Steven Spiegel March 28, 2014 at 12:12 pm
People are ruthless on the road these days. I don't understand what could go wrong going down theRead More road so bad that it would make someone want to kill someone. I have been in accidents were people have rear ended me and it didn't get me mad enough to want to kill them. I hope that they find this guy and prosecute him to the fullest . I just lost my father to cancer on New years eve and he was 84 and it hurt so bad . I could not imagine having my son murdered it would kill me !!! I hope that the family will heal soon but it takes time and I am sure the healing process would be greatly accelerated if they found those who were responsible .
Relisha Tenau Rudd. Credit: Prince George's County Police
Kim Cooke March 27, 2014 at 08:06 am
Race card, Justin? That's rich. Especially considering the circumstances during which that phraseRead More was popularized in this country. So now when any reasonable questions arise about disparity in treatment, the motivation must be to frivolously steer people toward a false impression? It couldn't be that feelings about, and attitudes toward, certain groups of people are still prevalent? It couldn't be that an injustice may have been done? And incidentally, we as a community are perfectly capable of focusing on the missing Rudd child while simultaneously asking important questions about the process.
Teresa Cody March 27, 2014 at 01:48 pm
Thank you Kim Cooke
Deneen Morgan-Burley April 6, 2014 at 03:23 am
I wish Amber Alert was out when I was kidnapped/abducted,sexually assaulted and raped in 1975. ItRead More devastated me for 38 years. I'm just getting the courage to really speak about it...I hope it turns out differently for @RelishaTRudd. I'm praying she is found alive and unharmed.