BETHESDA - Robert Koger, a former president and owner of Molinaro-Koger, a multi-billion dollar hotel brokerage and advisory firm headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Va., was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison for defrauding several hotel companies out of more than $55 million. One of the victims of Koger’s fraud schemes is Bethesda-based Host Hotels and Resorts. Koger is accused of pocketing up to $22 million from the sales of at least three Host-owned hotels, the Dulles Airport Marriott, the Stanford Sheraton and the Michigan Ritz.
GAITHERSBURG - In the late 1980s, Jeremy Cook, Sam Bates, Daniel Bates and Wes Stoy were classmates at the Montgomery Covenant Church Academy. Through their academic associations, they became friends. It would be years later before they realized they were all victims of former Covenant Life Church youth pastor and school administrator Nathaniel Morales.
Two weeks ago, Montgomery County Police arrested a 13-year-old and a 19-year- old for the shooting of an 18 year-old woman in Wheaton. Investigators believe both of the suspects are associated with the “Little R” gang.
A 33-year-old Burtonsville man will spend the next 25 years in prison after he was sentenced on Monday for the vicious beating of another man in a Bethesda parking garage that was caught on camera.
In the early hours of April 6, 2013, a Rockville man was walking towards his car that was parked in the garage on St. Elmo Avenue in Bethesda, when he was approached by Niccolo Manzanero. Manzanero started to attack the man until he was unconscious.
WHEATON - An 18-year-old woman has sustained serious but apparently not life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times early Wednesday morning in Wheaton.
Just before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, a 911 operator from Montgomery County Emergency Communications Center received a call with sounds of a woman in distress.