Public Safety

December 9, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Police Strengthening Community Relations Through a Flag Football Game

While the duties of a police officer include protecting and serving both people and property, some officers from the Montgomery County Police Department had a different responsibility on Thursday night: protect your team’s flags and football. Football players from the Watkins Mill High School football team partnered with officers from Montgomery Village for a game […]

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December 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Release Week Three Alcohol Task Force Results, 39 DUI Arrests

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force is running now through Jan. 7. The task force is comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section and patrol officers from the six police districts, as well as officers from the Gaithersburg City Police Department, the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department (Montgomery County Division), Maryland State […]

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December 7, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Bomb Threat Reported At Magruder High School

The Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a bomb threat made to Magruder High School. A police search with the help of K-9 units  determined it was not necessary to evacuate the students and staff. The school is located at 5939 Muncaster Mill Road. Schedule of events, according to Spokesperson for Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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December 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Woman Struck by Car in Rockville, Injuries are Life Threatening

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred last night in Rockville near the Twinbrook Metro. Police said the collision occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. at Chapman Avenue and Bouic Avenue. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, 63-year-old Esther Contreras was crossing Chapman Avenue in an eastern direction in the […]

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December 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: WSSC and EPA Monitor Mystery Sheen in Potomac River

UPDATED 12.7.16 According to a WSSC news release, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that a power plant in Dickerson is the source of an oily substance that leaked into the Potomac River late last month. WSSC officials report that its Potomac plant continues to operate at full capacity and has not experienced any […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Increase Patrols After Report of Attempted Kidnapping of Student Near Cider Mill Apartments

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a Watkins Mill High School student that occurred on Monday morning near the Cider Mill Apartments pool in the Gaithersburg area. Police said a student told detectives that she was walking to her bus stop on Monday morning when a man approached […]

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December 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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County Launches New Initiative for Families Affected by Dementia (VIDEO)

An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to The Alzheimer’s Association. In an effort to better support families and individuals, Montgomery County leaders launched its Dementia Friendly America Initiative early Monday. “The Dementia Friendly America Initiative, which as […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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93-Year-Old Woman Seriously Injured in Bethesda Crash

Montgomery County police officers said a 93-year-old woman was seriously injured in a one vehicle collision on Monday morning. According to police, the crash happened around 9 a.m. at 8015 Whittier Boulevard. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a 2003 Buick Century was making a left turn from eastbound Whittier Court […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Woodstock Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED 12.5.16 Police have safely located Achydam Monestime. Update: Achydam Monestime has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing! https://t.co/plKPnB4GWG pic.twitter.com/Rg9bH0S8KM — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) December 6, 2016 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Woodstock man. According to police, Achydam Monestime was seen on Dec. […]

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