Public Safety

May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Register Now to Give Blood in Honor of Officer Noah Leotta on June 1st (VIDEO)

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on June 1st in honor of fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta. The blood drive will take place in the first floor conference room of the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters, which is located at 100 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg, between the hours of 10 a.m. […]

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May 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke


Bed Bug Infestation at Headquarters of Health and Human Services in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (H&HS) is dealing with a bed bug infestation at its headquarters at 401 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. H&HS Director Uma Ahluwalia says the department employs 400 employees at this location and she does not expect them back at the Hungerford location until the building is habitable, which […]

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May 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Travel Down I-270 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers escorted hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists down I-270 south on Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon. During the ride, dozens of passersby stood on highway overpasses and waved their American flags in honor of the riders below them. Motorcyclists headed to #RollingThunder on I270South near Montrose Rd. #Rockvilke @mymcmedia […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rolling Thunder Motorcycles in Washington DC for Rolling Thunder

Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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May 28, 2016 | Staff Writer


Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Elderly Man in Gaithersbug

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find a missing 81-year-old man from Gaithersburg. Police said that Willie Frank Brooks was last seen on Friday, May 27, at approximately 4 p.m., as he left his Anna Court residence. He is described by police as a black male, 5’ 6” tall, with a […]

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke


Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Darnestown Road in Beallsville

UPDATED 8:03 p.m. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a one car fatal collision that occurred Friday afternoon in Beallsville. According to police, it happened at 3:40 p.m. at the intersection of Darnestown Road and Beallsville Road. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Darnestown Road near Beallsville Road, […]

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Maryland State Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint on May 27

The Maryland State Police Department plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on May 27 in Montgomery County. According to a MDSP news release, the goal is to reduce the number of impaired drivers on Montgomery County roadways. Just last weekend, police arrested 14 drivers in Montgomery County for driving under the influence. SPIDRE Team arrested […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Beware the Dangers of the Potomac River (VIDEO)

As the weather warms up, local officials are stressing the importance of safety when out on the Potomac River. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Bed Bugs Discovered in Montgomery County HHS Building

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building located on 401 Hungerford Drive was recently treated for a bed bug infestation. According to County Spokesperson Patrick Lacefield, on May 18th  HHS staff notified the Department of General Services (DGS) Division of Facilities Management (DFM) of a possible bed bug infestation at the 401 […]

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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Water Safety Day Set for June 3 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Recreation Department and the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville plan to host a free Water Safety Day on June 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. “As summer gets underway and outdoor community pools open for the summer season, the timing is perfect to […]

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