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Thirty-Three-Year-Old Arrested for First Degree Rape; Additional Victim's a Concern

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 10, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged with burglary and first-degree rape of a minor.

Eric Bacon was arrested on Friday, April 26, 2024, at approximately 5 a.m., in the 15900 block of Frederick Road by officers on routine patrol, following an investigation by the Montgomery County Department of Police- Special Victim’s Investigations Division (SVID). Detectives are concerned that more victims may not have contacted police.  

The investigation by detectives has revealed that on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, Bacon entered the victim’s apartment in the 15000 block of Frederick Road. At approximately 3 p.m., the juvenile victim arrived home to find Bacon inside the residence. Bacon sexually assaulted the victim and then left the residence with an undisclosed amount of stolen property. The victim’s brother arrived home at approximately 7 p.m. and observed Bacon still outside of their residence.

SVID Detectives are asking anyone who may have been a victim of Eric Bacon to call the SVID- Child Exploitation Unit at 240-773-5400 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 24-199
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: burglary , sexual-offense