Public Safety

May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Domino’s Offers Reward in Burtonsville Homicide

Domino’s Pizza has offered a $7,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the slaying of one of its employees. Francesco Michael DiGiovanni, 45, was a Domino’s Pizza delivery employee who was shot about 11 p.m. Monday near Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Two in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

A man and woman were charged Monday with conspiring to kill a witness in a home invasion that took place in April in Gaithersburg, a Montgomery County police statement said. Karen Diolamou, 44, and her boyfriend, Paul Bond, also 44, are both being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

One Driver in Two-Car Collision Dies

Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred Monday afternoon in Rockville, a police statement said. The driver of one of the involved vehicles died Monday night from her injuries. About 1:36 p.m. Monday, Rockville police district officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel, responded to a collision on Randolph Road at Rocking Horse […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 4:15 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter […]

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May 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

‘Noah on Patrol’ to Help Combat Drunken Driving

An effort to enhance drunken driving enforcement will be named for a Montgomery County police officer who was killed trying to enforce drunken driving laws. “Noah on Patrol” was named for Officer Noah Leotta, who was working a holiday alcohol enforcement in December 2015 when he was struck and killed by a drunken driver. In […]

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May 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Selects New Police Chief

Victor Brito has been chosen as the new police chief for the City of Rockville. Brito, who is currently the Police Chief for the City of Hagerstown Police Department, will begin his first day with the city June 18. Rockville City Manager Rob DiSpirito said in a statement, “His law enforcement experience, leadership skills and […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Fallen Officer

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Police Officer First Class Amy Caprio of the Baltimore County Police Department, who died in the line of duty May 21. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset, May 25, the day of interment. #BCoPD are confirming the […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

State Police Helicopter Conducts Rescue in Montgomery County

A Maryland State Police helicopter crew helped rescue an injured hiker Monday who had fallen down the side of a cliff in Montgomery County, state police said. About 3 p.m., state police Trooper 3, the helicopter based in Frederick, was dispatched to Sugarloaf Mountain. The pilots maneuvered the AW-139 helicopter into position 80 feet above […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Death in Burtonsville as Homicide

Montgomery County police said Tuesday morning that a man’s death in Burtonsville is being treated as a homicide. About 11 p.m. Monday, the county’s 911 center received multiple calls for the sound of shots fired in the area of Aldora Circle in Burtonsville, police said. Silver Spring police district officers responded to the area and […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Ask for Help Identifying Peeping Tom

Montgomery County police in Rockville have released an image of a man believed to be a peeping Tom who took photos underneath’ a woman’s dress while she shopped at a department store. Police hope someone can help identify the man. The incident occurred about 1:45 p.m. April 26, when the woman was shopping at the […]

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