Thurmont Man Arrested For Breaking & Entering, Sex Offense

Police say he’s accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home.












Thurmont, Md (KM) A Thurmont man was arrested following a breaking and entering in the town early Monday morning.

Police say at around 5:00 AM, officers responded to a home on Sunhigh Drive for a burglary and assault. They say a woman who lived there said she woke up to find a neighbor in her children’s bedroom hiding on the floor. She escorted him outside of the house. .

Her children told her the man touched them inappropriately. Thurmont Police say they began an investigation which led to Jose Diez-Rodriquez, 21, of Sunhigh Drive,  being placed under arrest, and taken to the police station.

Police say they conducted additional interviews with the woman and her children, and placed charges against Diez-Rodriquez. He faces three counts of breaking and entering, two counts of sex offense and two counts of assault.



By Kevin McManus