At approximately 9:20 p.m., Saturday, August 5th, RPD officers were called to the 1000 block of St. Paul Street for a report of a person who’d been shot. When they arrived they located the victim, Nyjai Johnson, 18, of the 500 block of Bancroft Avenue, outside lying on the ground. He had been shot multiple times.
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MURDER USA No honor among thieves or drug dealers; Rueben Ortiz robbed by Sulaiman Jalloh who was then robbed and murdered in retaliation
Later, Ortiz and a small group of subjects went to Jalloh’s Days Inn room and demanded that the shoes and cash were taken in the robbery be returned.
Since that time, Montgomery County detectives have been working tirelessly with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police, looking for evidence and gathering information that may indicate that Welch and other persons had a connection to the girls’ disappearance. We believe that there are people, including family members of Dick and Lloyd Welch, who have information that would further this investigation.
Detectives from the Montgomery County Police –Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged Morris Kenneth Thweatt, age 46, of the 7600 block of Maple Avenue in Takoma Park, for the robberies of three banks in Silver Spring.
Investigation by Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes detectives revealed that during these bank robberies, the male suspect, later identified as Thweatt, would enter the bank and pass a note to the teller stating that he had a bomb. Thweatt would then display a device wrapped in foil, claiming it was a bomb.