2021 | Police & Fire

Two teens, two men accused of Montgomery County armed carjackings, robberies

Eight incidents happened Jan. 29 to Feb. 19

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This story was updated at 9:30 p.m. March 9, 2021, to clarify that Jeremiah Cox has been charged as an adult.

Two teenage boys and two men, all from Washington, D.C., have been charged by Montgomery County police with being involved in a series of armed carjackings and armed robberies this year.

Police said eight incidents occurred between Jan. 29 and Feb. 19.

Jeremiah Cox, 17; Elijah Day-Quan Greene-Parker, 18; Antonio Daylos Myles, 21; and Rashaun Onley, 21, all of D.C., were involved in the carjackings and robberies, police said in a press release on Tuesday.

Police said that between one and three defendants have been charged in each incident.

The crimes police listed were:

  • An armed robbery of a customer at a Bank of America ATM at 8788 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring on Jan. 29 at 4:54 p.m. Police said one robber held a gun to the victim’s head. Cox, Greene-Parker and Onley were charged.
  • An armed robbery at Papa John’s at 1133 East West Highway in Silver Spring on Jan. 31 at 2:22 p.m. Three robbers entered and one displayed an assault-style rifle, while another had a handgun. Greene-Parker was charged.
  • An armed robbery of a customer at a Bank of America ATM at 8701 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring on Feb. 3 at 9:56 p.m. Police said two robbers approached the victim, with one pointing a handgun and demanding cash. Cox, Greene-Parker and Onley were charged.
  • A robbery of 7-Eleven at 7980 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring on Feb. 5 at 1:15 a.m. Police said two robbers went into the store, assaulted an employee and stole cash. Onley was charged and Greene-Parker has charges pending, police said. It is not clear if either robber was armed.
  • An armed robbery of a customer at the Capital One Bank ATM at 8676 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring on Feb. 5 at 2:39 p.m. One robber pointed a handgun at the victim and stole their wallet and cash. Cox, Greene-Parker and Onley were charged.
  • An armed carjacking in the 8700 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring on Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. Two robbers went up to the victim as he went to his vehicle. Robbers displayed handguns and demanded his vehicle and wallet. Cox, Greene-Parker and Onley were charged.
  • An armed carjacking in the 1400 block of East West Highway in Silver Spring at 6:04 p.m. on Feb. 5. Two robbers went up to the victim while she was sitting in her parked vehicle. Police said they displayed handguns and stole the vehicle. Cox, Greene-Parker and Onley were charged.
  • An armed carjacking at the Exxon gas station at 8301 Fenton St. on Feb. 19 at 6:57 p.m. Two robbers went up to the victim as he was pumping gas. They displayed handguns and stole his vehicle. Greene-Parker and Myles were charged.

Police said that while they were investigating a series of robberies and carjackings in Silver Spring and the greater Washington region, they identified the two teens and the two men as having been involved in the Montgomery County crimes.

Police said they also recovered two handguns.

Cox was arrested on Feb. 5 in D.C. in a vehicle he had stolen in Montgomery County. He has been charged as an adult and is in custody in D.C., police said.

Greene-Parker and Onley were arrested Feb. 27 in Arlington, Va., police said.

Greene-Parker was arrested on a warrant and was extradited to Montgomery County, where he was charged with multiple counts of armed carjacking, armed robbery, felony use of a firearm and first-degree assault, according to court records. He is due in court April 2.

Onley had warrants from other jurisdictions and was extradited to Prince George’s County to face charges there, police said.

Myles was arrested in D.C. on Feb. 19 and extradited to Montgomery County, police said.

According to court records, he has been charged with one count each of armed robbery, armed carjacking, first-degree assault, felony use of a firearm and conspiracy to commit robbery. He is due in court March 19.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com