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Man charged for 2010 murder; driver dies in crash

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Published on: Thursday, March 28, 2013

By Donna Broadway

BRIGGS CHANEY- Tyshon Jones is currently being detained in Knoxville, Tenn., for the August 2010 robbery, assault and subsequent murder of Julian Kelley. Following the discovery of a 2010 warrant, Knoxville police arrested Jones on charges for assault and disorderly conduct.

According to police, Kelly, 27, was assaulted by a group of men on Aug. 21, 2010. He was robbed, beaten, and shot four times—twice in the head and twice in the chest. Kelly succumbed to his injuries on Sept. 4, 2010.

Kelly was walking home from a bus stop near the 14000 block of Castle Boulevard when he was attacked. Police identified four men—Shamire Moore, Charles Baxter, Khalil Fields, and Tyshon Jones—as the perpetrators of the assault.

Jones, 20, was identified as the shooter. Moore, Baxter, and Fields were arrested and charged with first-degree murder, the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and armed robbery in late August 2010.

Jones eluded capture for a warrant filed on September 7, 2010. He is currently awaiting extradition.

Driver Dies in Second Single Car Crash in Two Days

GAITHERSBURG-Jose Antonio Ayala, 49, died in a single vehicle accident early morning March 24. This is the second single fatal vehicle accident in less than two days.

According to police, an off-duty police officer reported a gray pick-up truck driving erratically on Route 108 and Hawkins Creamery Road in Gaithersburg.

Ayala veered off the eastbound lane of Route 108 and slammed into a tree. He died at the scene.

Ayala’s family told police that he was diabetic and insulin dependent.

Ayala was last seen by his family Saturday evening when he left to buy groceries.  

Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

Dog Dead After Attack

TAKOMA PARK-On March 21, two loose dogs attacked and killed a dog while on a morning walk in Takoma Park. The owner was fined $100 for allowing the dogs to remain at large and $500 for allowing the dogs to engage in unwanted contact.

According to police, the dogs were declared potentially dangerous—therefore they must be leashed when off their owner’s property and under the control of a physically capable person at least 18 years old who can restrain them.

In addition, the dogs must be micro-chipped and muzzled whenever they are off the owner's property.

 Toddler in Serious Condition After Falling Out of Window

ASPEN HILL-Police are investigating the circumstances behind a three-year-old’s fall from a fourth story apartment window Monday.

The girl is currently in stable but serious condition at Children’s Hospital.  Police say two adults were home at the time.

Hyattsville Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

TAKOMA PARK-Renee Talbott, 19, of Hyattsville, Md., was arrested on March 14, 2013, in Takoma Park for an outstanding warrant on attempted murder.

Talbott was an active participant in a September 2012 gang related attempted murder in which the victim was stabbed over 30 times, police say. The attack occurred in Montgomery County.

Talbott was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit.

Bank Robbery

TAKOMA PARK- On March 12, the SunTrust Bank in Takoma Park was the target of an armed robbery.

According to police, the suspect gave a bank teller a note demanding money. The bank teller complied and the suspect fled on foot on Laurel Avenue towards Washington, D.C. A weapon used during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’1” to 5’3” and 120 to 130 lbs. He was last seen wearing black pants, a red shirt, a black military style sweater, black tactical vest, black ski hat and black reading glasses.

Police have not released the amount taken during the robbery.

Juvenile Charged with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and


TAKOMA PARK-A 17-year-old male from Silver Spring was arrested in Takoma Park for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.

On March 20, the unidentified juvenile—who was wanted on other unrelated charges—fled from police after being confronted, police say. After being taken into custody, enough evidence was found on his person to indicate intent to distribute.

The next day, police executed a search and seizure warrant at the juvenile’s Silver Spring residence, authorities say. The amount of drugs inside the home indicated intent to distribute.

The Department of Juvenile Services was contacted and declined the case. The juvenile was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, along with other charges, and released to the custody of his parents.

Crime Tidbits:

On March 23, a physical altercation in Gaithersburg resulted in a stabbing. The victim sustained minor injuries and the assailant was taken into custody.

Three juveniles, whose ages range from 13 to 16 years old, are in police custody following a residential burglary in Burtonsville. The amount of property taken is unknown.

On March 8, four juvenile males were arrested for an armed robbery attempt that occurred in Burtonsville. The victim, also a juvenile, was threatened with a weapon but no property was taken. The ages of the assailants range from 15 to 17 years old..  

A 25-year-old Takoma Park man was taken into custody for assaulting officers while being arrested for disorderly conduct. He was charged with disorderly conduct and simple assault.

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