Police say man may be a serial predator

Montgomery County police are investigating a Gaithersburg man — currently held in jail — who they think may have sexually assaulted a series of men over the last 10 years, officials said Monday.

The police began their case against Joey Poindexter, 38, last month after learning that he met a victim at Looney’s, a bar in College Park, the night of Oct. 3 and into the morning of Oct. 4. The two went back to Poindexter’s residence in Gaithersburg, police said, where the victim was sexually assaulted.

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“There are likely additional victims,” police said in a statement.

Online court records indicate that Poindexter was represented by a public defender at his bond review. The records do not identify a specific attorney assigned to his case.

Police officials have called a news conference for Tuesday morning to discuss details of the case.

 
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