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Police Sobriety Checkpoint Results

The Alcohol Initiatives Section of the Montgomery County Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday night, Sept. 20, at Veirs Mill Road and Aspen Hill Road. According to police, six people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol; four criminal citations were issued; 57 traffic citations were issued; and 17 equipment repair […]

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Police Ask Business Owners for Help in Hoggle Investigation

The Montgomery County Police Department continues to investigate the missing persons case of Jacob (2) and Sarah (3) Hoggle and now police are asking for help from Montgomery County business owners. Specifically, police want business owners to review exterior video camera footage from Sunday, Sept. 7 between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. […]

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Craig Rice on the Search for Jacob and Sarah Hoggle (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Council President Craig Rice shares his thoughts on the status of the search for missing toddlers Sarah (3) and Jacob (2) Hoggle. Take a look: The Hoggle children were reported missing on Sept. 8 by their father Troy Turner. Police search teams have scoured over 13,000 acres in Montgomery County looking […]

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Leggett Warns Consumers About IRS Telephone Scam

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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today announced a warning from Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) and Montgomery County Police Financial Crimes Section, about a nationwide telephone scam that relies upon intimidation to steal millions of dollars from consumers. Telephone scammers contact consumers and assert that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has prepared a […]

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County Launches Campaign to Pass on Message about Not Passing Stopped School Buses

Montgomery County government, police and public schools are teaming up to educate drivers about the importance of complying with Maryland laws pertaining to stopped school buses with activated flashing lights and stop arms. This week, a new easy-viewing informational outreach campaign, #PassItOn, is being launched through social media. Each day a new video message will […]

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Hoggle Search Continues by Air and Land

The search for missing toddlers Sarah (3) and Jacob (2) Hoggle continues in Montgomery County. On Sunday evening, a candlelight vigil was held in Germantown for the missing siblings who were reported missing on Sept. 8 by their father Troy Turner. Over the weekend, dozens of volunteers looked for the children by ground and by […]

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County Announces Teen Pedestrian Safety Program (VIDEO)

You Only Live Once or YOLO is the theme of a new educational safety campaign in Montgomery County to curb pedestrian collisions involving teens. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. Related:

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Scrap Metal Fire Closes Southlawn Lane

A portion of Southlawn Lane in Rockville was closed Saturday as firefighters worked to put out a large pile of scrap metal on fire in the area. #mcfrs FFs work to cool & extinguish fire involving large pile of scrap metal at Montgomery Iron & Metal Co, R'ville pic.twitter.com/Ng3F52oL7X — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 20, […]

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Crews Investigating Suspected Methamphetamine Lab in Germantown

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue teams are on the scene of what might be a methamphetamine lab in a Germantown townhome. U/D Waterside Ct, #mcfrs hazmat crew suspect chemical odor related to possible drug production (Meth lab), EMS evaluating 6 people — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 20, 2014 HazMat – Unit blk Waterside Ct, Germantown, […]

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Search for Hoggle Toddlers Continues

Troy Turner, the father of the missing Hoggle toddlers, said he is leading search teams this weekend into wooded areas in Upcounty, but also reviewing surveillance video of area businesses hoping to find signs of his children. Turner said so far he hasn’t come up with any evidence on either front. “It’s all about trying […]

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