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Landlord Arrested for Allegedly Hiring People to Kick Out an Elderly Tenant

A landlord in Olney is charged with trying to forcefully kick out an elderly renter and her son who the landlord claimed was behind on her rent. Police arrested Martin Winepol, 71, of the 17700 block of Cashell Road in Olney, who owns the home at 17700 block of Cashell Road in Olney. According to […]

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Gas Leak in Gaithersburg Shuts Down Roads near Quince Orchard Blvd.

UPDATED, Aug. 21, 12:45 p.m.-  Roads have reopened and the gas leak in under control in Gaithersburg, according to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer. ORIGINAL POST-  Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials are on the scene at about 10:30 a.m. of a gas leak that has some roads shut […]

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Driver Trapped When Car Slams into Building in Rockville

UPDATED, Aug, 20, 6 p.m.- Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer released new photos of a car that slammed into the MetLife office building Wednesday afternoon. 2403 Research Bl, MetLife Bldg at least 2 cars collided in parking lot (1 parked) & came to rest 25' in an office pic.twitter.com/wtELfLrbXv — Pete Piringer […]

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Branson Calls for Public Review of Police Excessive Force Complaint

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Montgomery County Councilmember Cherri Branson is requesting that the Montgomery County Police release publicly the results of an investigation of an allegation of excessive force in the Aug. 11 arrest of a teen in Germantown. In a letter to Montgomery County Police Chief  Thomas Manger dated Aug. 15, Branson wrote: “I am writing in reference to the […]

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Gas Leak in Clarksburg Causing Evacuations

A gas leak in Clarksburg has nearby Little Bennett Elementary School in a shelter in place order and some homes evacuated. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer reported in a tweet that the leak near Overlook Park Drive has been stopped and that crews are evaluating the scene. Clarksburg Gas leak, backhoe struck […]

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School Bus Safety (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials have produced a new public service announcement about school bus safety. Take a look:

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Police Locate Missing 12-Year-Old Rockville Girl

UPDATED 8-18-14 Jessica Leon, age 12, of the 12000 block of Turkey Branch Parkway in Rockville, has been located safe and unharmed. ORIGINAL POST Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Rockville juvenile. Police said Jessica Leon, age 12, of […]

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Human Trafficking Task Force Public Forum Set for Sept. 10

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The issue of human trafficking will be the subject of a public forum hosted by the County Executive’s Human Trafficking Task Force (HTTF), on September 10 at 7 p.m., at the Council Office Building. The HTTF was appointed in June by County Executive Isiah Leggett to explore possible new County legislation to combat human trafficking, […]

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Bel Pre Woman Missing

UPDATED, 11:45 a.m., Aug. 18- Evi Yancey,  29, from the 4700 block of Bel Pre Road in Silver Spring, has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post- Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman missing from her Bel Pre Road home. According to police, 29-year-old Evi Yancey resides in a group […]

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Gaithersburg Leaders Schedule Executive Session to Discuss Potential New Police Station Site

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Gaithersburg city leaders plan to hold an executive session or closed door meeting at the Mayor and City Council meeting on Aug. 18 to discuss acquiring a piece of property as a potential new police station site. An announcement about the meeting is posted on the city’s online agenda. No details about the property or […]

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