Public Safety

August 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Video in Attempted Robbery, Asking for Public’s Help

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying two  suspects they believe are responsible for an attempted robbery at a Germantown grocery store. Officers responded to the report of an assault at the Shoppers Grocery Store, located at 18066 Mateny Road, Saturday evening. Investigators said two female suspects entered […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man for Attempted Sexual Assault in Rockville

A computer-generated image released Friday is the face of a man who tried to assault a woman in Rockville. Montgomery County police said a sexual assault occurred about 11 p.m. Monday at a Rockville apartment complex in the 200 block of Rollins Avenue in Rockville. A man approached a woman who was sitting outside talking […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Dies Crossing Norbeck Road, Police Say

Montgomery County police say a 34-year-old man was killed at Norbeck Road and Gude Drive on Thursday night. The man has been identified as Julio Danery Rodriguez-Gonzalez, of an unconfirmed address, police said Friday afternoon. The incident occurred about 4 p.m. Police said Rodriguez-Gonzalez was crossing the eastbound lanes of Norbeck Road when for reasons […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Public’s Help on Shots Fired into Piney Branch Home

Montgomery County police detectives are asking for the public’s help in their investigation of an Aug. 3 shooting into a home near Piney Branch. Although the home was occupied, no one was hurt in the shooting, police said. The shooting occurred before 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at a home in the 1000 block of […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Thursday Afternoon

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Thursday from 1 to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation, senior centers, […]

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August 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Image of Man Sought for Burglary

Montgomery County police released a surveillance photograph Wednesday of a commercial burglary in Montgomery Village in hopes someone can identify the culprit. The burglary took place Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Shades of Elegance Hair Salon at 19122 Montgomery Village Ave. About 6 a.m., a man forced entry through the front door of the salon […]

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August 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Frederick Road Reopens After Fire at Clarksburg Recycling Facility

Updated at noon: All lanes of Frederick Road between Clarksburg Road and Old Hundred Road have reopened. Original post: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services are on the scene of a two-alarm fire at a recycling facility in Clarksburg. Both directions of Frederick Road (MD355) between Clarksburg Road (MD121) and Old Hundred Road (MD109) are […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police ID Pedestrian Killed on Georgia Avenue

Montgomery County police Tuesday identified the man killed in a weekend collision in Wheaton as a 58-year-old Silver Spring man. Leonel A. Reyes of the 14600 block of Glenhaven Drive in Silver Spring died trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Viers Mill Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was declared dead at the […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images in Connection with Bank Robberies

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection for bank robberies that have occurred since March, a police statement said. Police hope someone can identify him. The following bank robberies and attempted bank robbery were reported to MCP: About 11 a.m. March 29, the man entered the Capital One Bank […]

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