Man Arrested For Rape of 13 Yr Old Girl

Germantown man charged with raping teen from Washington County.

GERMANTOWN,, Md (DG). – Montgomery County Police have arrested a Germantown man for the sexual assault of a Washington County girl.

Charles Ebenezer Berry, Jr. is charged with the rape of a 13-year old female.

Police say the victim’s family reported her missing on June 23rd. The next day, on June 24th, the girl phoned family members and said she was at the Extended Stay America in Germantown.

Charles Ebenezer Berry Jr.


The girl told police Berry picked her up at her home in Washington County, and they drove to a hotel in Germantown, where they allegedly engaged in sexual acts.

Investigators said the pair began communicating on Snapchat and Instagram in 2016 when the girl was just 12-years-old.

Officials say there may be other victims of Berry and they are encouraged to call police.

Berry was arrested July 27th and is being held without bond.

-Dianah Gibson