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Cold Case Detectives Use Cutting Edge Technology to Track Down and Arrest Germantown Man Believed to



Between August of 2007 and January of 2011 police believe that one man broke into four Germantown and Gaithersburg area homes and raped or attempted to rape women. On Friday, Montgomery County Police announced that detectives from the Cold Case Squad had arrested a Germantown man in connection with those crimes.

At a press conference held Friday afternoon, Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas J. Manger announced that detectives had arrested Marlon Michael Alexander, age 39, of the 13000 block of Dairymaid Drive in Germantown for attempting to commit a sexual offense and for committing three, first-degree rapes in the Gaithersburg and Germantown area from 2007 to 2011. Alexander has also been charged with first-degree burglary in these four crimes as he gained entry into the victims’ homes before sexually assaulting them.


Police said Alexander was arrested on Thursday morning at the Safeway grocery store in the Germantown Central Business District. He will have a bond hearing in Rockville District Court on Monday, Sept. 17.