Public Safety

August 31, 2015

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Body Found by Hunters in Gaithersburg Ruled a Homicide

A body found at Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Gaithersburg by bow hunters on Saturday morning is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death is trauma to the upper torso of the victim, according to autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. Montgomery County police officers said […]

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August 31, 2015

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School Buses Collide at Falls Road and Glen Road, Minor Injuries Reported

UPDATED Two school buses collided at Falls Road and Glen Road on the first day of school, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. Officials said there were students on board when one school bus apparently rear ended the other school bus early this morning. Piringer described the injuries as minor and […]

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August 31, 2015

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Montgomery County Police Investigate Homicide

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday night near the intersection of Veirs Mill Road and Randolph Road. Police said they received a report at 9:12 p.m., from a road crew working in the area, that there was an unresponsive man in the service lane at 12232 Veirs Mill Road. Fire […]

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August 30, 2015

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Bow Hunters Find Body in Montgomery County Park

The body of a man was found in a Montgomery County park area on Saturday by bow hunters taking part in a managed deer hunt, according to Maryland-National Capital Park Police. Lt. Rick Pelicano, a spokesperson for the Park Police, said the body was found on Saturday morning at Great Seneca Stream Valley #2. According to […]

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August 30, 2015

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Police Remind Motorists to “Respect the Bus” (VIDEO)

Police are reminding drivers to “respect the bus.”  Over 1,950 violations were written in the first 18 months of the county’s automated school bus camera program.  Captain Tom Didone says the Montgomery County Police Department will have extra police officers on patrol this week for the start of the school year.  

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August 30, 2015

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Leggett Supports Attorney General’s Approach to End Racial Profiling (VIDEO)

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh unveiled new guidance designed to end racial profiling by police in Maryland this month and by his side was County Executive Ike Leggett. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 28, 2015

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Police Remind Drivers to Respect the Bus (VIDEO)

The first day of school is Aug. 31st in Montgomery County and police are reminding drivers to “Respect the Bus.” According to police, Maryland law requires vehicles to stop when traveling in the same direction of a stopped school bus with activated flashing red lights. Drivers on the opposite direction also must stop when approaching a […]

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August 28, 2015

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Police and School Officials Stress Back-To-School Safety (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials held a news conference on Friday afternoon to stress back-to-school safety. More than 156,000 students head back to class on Aug. 31. Police Chief Thomas Manger said approximately 160 crossing guards will be deployed to help students cross the street safely. MCPS Interim Superintendent […]

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August 28, 2015

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Fatal Bicycle Collision in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a vehicle and bicycle that occurred in Bethesda on Friday morning. Police said Timothy Holden, 64, of Bethesda, was hit by a Chevrolet Malibu just around 6:15 a.m. while riding his bicycle on Massachusetts Avenue. Police said Holden died at the scene. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County […]

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August 28, 2015

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UPDATED: Bethesda Bicyclist Killed in Collision

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that occurred at about 6:15 a.m. on Friday in the 6000 block of Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, Timothy Aloysius Holden, age 64, of Bethesda, was traveling eastbound on Massachusetts Avenue on a bicycle. […]

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