Public Safety

July 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Bethesda Man (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to locate a missing Bethesda man. Police said 51-year-old Alejandro Arlia of Millwood Road in Bethesda was last seen at his residence at noon on July 27. Arlia is described by police as a Hispanic male, 5’ 8” tall, and weighing 160 pounds. Police said he […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for MoCo

The National Weather Service has issued  a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County from now until midnight. Damaging winds are the primary threat, according to the NWS watch. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Montgomery County until midnight tonight. https://t.co/dnS6zGOMFS #mdwx — MC Emergency Mgt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Council to Hold Special Work Session on Outage of County’s 911 System (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special work session on Aug. 2nd to discuss the facts behind the July 10th outage of the county’s 911 emergency system. This special worksession before the full Council replaces a work session originally planned for July 28, before the Council’s Public Safety Committee. The work session will take […]

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July 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Fire and Rescue Crews Transport Five Rockville Residents for Carbon Monoxide Exposure (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews transported five residents from their Rockville area home, located on the 1000 block of Gaither Road, early Wednesday morning after they were exposed to carbon monoxide. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Daniel Ogren, residents woke to a “strange odor” and found their car running in the garage. The car had been […]

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July 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Seven Locks Swim Club Burglary in Potomac (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a burglary that occurred on June 27th at the Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club at 9929 Seven Locks Road in Potomac. According to the police account, around 12:45 a.m., June 27th, a man jumped a fence to gain entry to the pool area and then stole cash from […]

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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Official Says Pokemon Go Meeting in the Works

UPDATED The Pokémon Go phenomenon is not slowing down, in fact, it is the topic of an upcoming meeting of local recreation officials. Susan Hoffmann, communications and public outreach manager for Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation, is organizing the meeting. “We want to talk about impacts of people who might wander onto sites where young children […]

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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now thru 10 p.m. Residents should note that heat advisory remains in effect for Montgomery County until 8 p.m. tonight as well. According to Metro officials, trains are operating at a 35 mph speed restriction at all above ground stations […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Save the Date: National Night Out is August 2nd (VIDEO)

Local communities in Montgomery County will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd. More information is available online at MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov/police. The City of Gaithersburg has also released a list of its National Night Out celebrations planned for August 2nd. Brighton Village Apartments (7 – 9 p.m.) – Ice Cream Social in Clubhouse, 373 West […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Ike Leggett

County Hosts Two Town Hall Meetings on Police and Race Relations (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people attended two town hall meetings this month to discuss police and race relations in Montgomery County. The first meeting was held at the Civic Center in Silver Spring and the second was held at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. The dialogue served to address issues such as gun violence […]

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July 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County that is effective from noon – 8 p.m. on Monday, July 25. According to the Advisory, temperatures are expected to be in the mid 90s to around 100. A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures is expected. The combination of […]

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