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Police Looking For Missing Bethesda Teen

by Aaron Kraut | March 26, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 2,552 views | No Comments

Leila Khalil, photo via Montgomery County Police

(Update at 8:45 p.m. Thursday) Montgomery County Police say Khalil has returned home safe and unharmed.

(Original) Montgomery County Police are asking for help in locating a missing 17-year-old from Bethesda.

Police said Leila Anne Khalil, of the 4000 block of Broad Brook Drive, was last seen on Monday. Her family is concerned because of her age and a health condition that needs to be monitored.

Khalil is described as white, about 5-foot-4 tall and 130 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair.

Police said she’s often in Kensington and Bethesda and is “very familiar” with public transportation. Her family has not heard from her since Monday.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Leila Khalil is asked to call the Montgomery County Police-Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400 or the 24-hour police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

Photo via Montgomery County Police

UPDATED: Police Searching For Missing Kensington Man

by Aaron Kraut | July 30, 2013 at 7:00 am | 361 views | No Comments

Missing Kensington man Leonard "Rob" Stone, via MCP

UPDATE 8:56 a.m. Leonard Stone has been located, according to Montgomery County Police. According to police scanner traffic, Stone was brought to a local hospital by a good samaritan on Monday.

ORIGINAL Montgomery County Police are looking for a missing Kensington man who suffers from dementia and other medical issues.

Leonard “Rob” Stone, 65, of the 4500 block of Everett Street was last seen at about 9:30 a.m. on Monday at his home. Family and police are concerned for him. In a press release on Monday, police said Stone does not have prescribed medications with him.

Stone walks extremely slowly and with a limp and may have a cane with him. Police believe he has his ID and a small amount of cash with him.

Police described him as a white male, 5-foot-8 tall, who weighs about 155 pounds. He has a gray beard, blue eyes and wears rimmed glasses. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved, navy blue, crew neck shirt, a white undershirt and baggy, khaki pants.

Police are asking anyone with information on Stone’s whereabouts to call the Montgomery County Police Department’s non-emergency number: 301-279-8000.

Photo via MCP

UPDATE: Police Find Missing Bethesda Woman

by Aaron Kraut | July 12, 2013 at 5:05 am | 501 views | No Comments

Marie Elise Wilfart Tanabe, via MCPUPDATE 8:10 a.m. Police say Marie Elise Wilfart Tanabe has been found safe and unharmed.

ORIGINAL Police are asking for help in locating a missing Bethesda woman who was last seen leaving the Little Falls Swim Club.

Police say Marie Elise Wilfart Tanabe, 66, of the 5100 block of Allan Terrace was last seen at about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday when she was leaving the Club, which is at 5001 Little Falls Dr. Family is concerned for Tanabe’s welfare and her mental well-being, according to a police press release.

Tanabe is described as a 5-foot-5 white female with short blonde hair and a strong French accent. She was last seen carrying a towel and wearing a burgundy and magneta one-piece swimsuit with some type of skirt, police said. She did not have her purse or any ID and is believed to be on foot.

Anyone with information about Tanabe should contact the Department’s non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

Photo via MCP

Police Searching For Bethesda Man

by Aaron Kraut | June 4, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1,382 views | No Comments

Peter Rodney, missing Bethesda manU.S. Park Police are looking for a missing Bethesda man whose vehicle was found this morning near the C&O Canal.

Peter Rodney, 61, was reported missing to Montgomery County Police on Monday, according to a Park Police bulletin. He was last seen on Sunday at his home in Bethesda.

This morning, his car was found near Swain’s Lock in Potomac, where Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services are sending a river rescue team into the Potomac River.

Park Police are asking anyone who has seen Peter or knows where he could be to contact them at 202-610-7515.

Police Searching For Missing Bethesda Man

by BethesdaNow.com | January 3, 2013 at 8:00 am | No Comments

Montgomery County Police this morning are searching for a missing Bethesda man family says is without his medication.

Frank Jonathan Hirschel, 43, was last seen at his home in the 6000 block of Southport Drive at 3:45 p.m. yesterday (Tuesday). Police say because he is without his medication, there is concern for his well-being.

Hirschel is 5-feet-10, and weighs 170 pounds. Police don’t know what he was wearing when he left his home.

Any one with information on Hirschel should call MCPD at 301-279-8000.

Photo via MCPD

UPDATED: Missing Bethesda Woman Found

by BethesdaNow.com | December 24, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 649 views | No Comments

UPDATE, 9:45 p.m.: Montgomery County Police say Frances Granger Kress, who was reported missing from her Bethesda home earlier today, has been found in Washington, D.C.

ORIGINAL STORY: Montgomery County Police are asking for help to locate a missing Bethesda woman who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Police say Frances Granger Kress, 84, of the 8100 block of Cindy Lane left her house earlier today in a light blue 2005 Jaguar with Maryland tags 1DPF74.

According to police, she was wearing a dark purple sweatsuit and a white coat. Kress has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and also suffers from Dementia, police said.

Police said family is concerned for her and they are asking anyone who sees her to contact detectives from the 1st Police District.

Cindy Lane is just west of the Beltway, near the intersection of Seven Locks Road and River Road.

Photo via Montgomery County Police Department

UPDATED: Police Searching For Missing Bethesda Man

by BethesdaNow.com | October 3, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 899 views | No Comments

UPDATE (9:45 a.m.): Police say that Gregory Burkart’s family located him alive and unharmed on Wednesday. The family notified police at approximately 6:15 p.m.

Montgomery County Police are searching for a missing Bethesda man who left his home early this morning without taking any of his personal belongings.

Police say Gregory Gerhart Burkart, 48, of the 5900 block of Melvern Dr. left his house around 4 a.m. today without taking his keys, wallet, ID or cell phone.

Police described family as concerned for his well-being.

Burkart is a white male, 5-foot-6 weighing approximately 140 pounds. He wears glasses and has brown balding hair.

He’s believed to be wearing a tan light-weight jacket, a white t-shirt, blue sweatpants and tan moccasin slippers.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about Burkart to contact the police at 301-279-8000.

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