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Two Males Arrested and Charged with the December 2021 Rockville Homicide

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested 16-year-old, Maynor Josue Bonilla-Flores of Washington and 18-year-old, Cesar De-La-O-Rodriguez of Washington for the December 19, 2021, homicide that occurred in the 13000 block of Ashby Road in Rockville.   


On Sunday, December 19, 2021, at approximately 3 a.m., 4th District officers responded to the location for the report of a shooting that just occurred. Officers arrived on scene and located three adult victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of the victims sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The third victim had a gunshot wound to his upper body. All three victims were transported to area hospitals. The victim, suffering from the gunshot wound to his upper body, identified as 22-year-old, Danis Alcides Salgado-Mata of Rockville, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.   


Through the course of their investigation, detectives were able to identify 16-year-old, Bonilla-Flores and 18-year-old, De-La-O-Rodriguez as suspects.   


On August 11, 2022, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Bonilla-Flores, charging him with first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder. Bonilla-Flores was already in custody for a previous incident.    


On August 13, 2022, investigators obtained an arrest warrant for De-La-O-Rodriguez, charging him with first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder.  On Tuesday, August 17, 2022, De-La-O-Rodriguez was arrested and transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit.   


This is an active and ongoing investigation. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are asking anyone who has information about this homicide to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous.  

Cesar De-La-O-RodriguezCesar De-La-O-Rodriguez (Original Image)


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Release ID: 22-413
Media Contact: CTDurham  
Categories: homicide