Public Safety

October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Northwest High School Students Struck by Car

Two Northwest High School students were struck by a car Monday afternoon crossing Great Seneca Highway at Richter Farm Road, according to a statement from the school’s principal. Principal Jimmy D’Andrea, on a message distributed on Twitter, said emergency responders took the students to a local hospital where they have non-life-threatening injuries. The students were […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Dies After Motorcycle Collides with Car in Ashton

A 56-year-old Ashton man died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with an automobile on Md. 108, a Montgomery County police statement said. Gregory Viccharelli, 56 years old, of Astoria Lane in Ashton was taken to Suburban Hospital where he died from his injuries, police said. The collision occurred about 7 p.m. Saturday, police said. Viccharelli […]

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October 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Stabbing Pregnant Teen

A Silver Spring man responsible for stabbing his pregnant ex-girlfriend was sentenced to 70 years on Friday. Dakota Brothers was just 18 years old when he led his 19-year-old girlfriend behind a wooded area in Kensington on Aug. 31, 2016 in attempt to kill her and the unborn child. According to Montgomery County State’s Attorney […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Tries to Rob Kensington 7-Eleven

A woman tried to rob a convenience store in Kensington on Tuesday, and on Thursday, police released surveillance video in hopes someone can identify the culprit. The attempted robbery took place about 3:45 p.m. at the 7-Eleven at 3507 University Blvd. West, police said. The woman entered the store, holding a handgun inside a plastic […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Ask Help in Finding Woman

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding a woman who was last seen Aug. 10. Bernadette Arrington, 49, was last known to be a resident of the Laytonsville (Safe) Haven Shelter at 5834 Riggs Road, Laytonsville, police said. She left the shelter on August 10, 2018, and said she would return in […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Body Identified after Germantown House Fire

This story was updated at 3:45 p.m. Thursday. The man whose body was found in a Germantown home Wednesday was identified as Richard Michael Bauer, 69, of the 19200 block of Cross Ridge Drive, Montgomery County police said. Police said they are still awaiting autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.  Police […]

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October 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Say Projectile Hits Cruiser During Silver Spring Call

Montgomery County police said someone fired a weapon, possibly a pellet gun, at police cruisers when officers were responding to a large group of disorderly people. The Silver Spring police district officers were sent to the 7900 block of Georgia Avenue about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Some of the people were at the 7900 […]

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October 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Student Suffering from Life-Threatening Injuries from Crash

Update, 3:45 p.m.: A 15-year-old boy, hit while waiting for a school bus Tuesday morning, faced life-threatening injuries, Montgomery County police said in a statement. The others injured were a 15-year-old girl and two 14-year-old girls, police said. The incident occurred at 6:56 a.m. when a 2007 Ford Five Hundred left a gas station at […]

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October 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MD Task Force One Heads to Florida to Help with Hurricane Michael Relief

Just one month after helping with Hurricane Florence in South Carolina, Maryland’s Task Force One is back on the road. The team was called on by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist with Hurricane Michael Relief efforts in Florida. According to The National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a Category 2 and  […]

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October 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Collision Involving Motor Scooter Turns Fatal

A woman has died when the motor scooter she was riding on was hit from behind by a car, Montgomery County police said. The collision occurred about 11:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the eastbound lane of Veirs Mill Road and Aspen Hill Road, police said. Maria Delmis Lemus-Nolasco, 24, of Epping Road in Silver Spring […]

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