Public Safety

May 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday. About 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso approached a security employee outside of the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center at 19731 Germantown Road, a police statement said. The victim was taken with non-life-threatening injuries from the […]

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May 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Single-Vehicle Wreck Turns Fatal

Montgomery County Police Department-Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal, single-vehicle wreck Saturday on Montrose Parkway in Rockville, a police statement said. About 1:42 p.m., Bethesda police district officers, as well as Fire and Rescue personnel, responded to a wreck at Montrose Parkway near East Jefferson Street, police said. After a preliminary investigation, police […]

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May 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Extends Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has extended the flood watch in Montgomery County until 8:00 Saturday night as periods of rain continue across the region.  A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on the current forecasts.  Residents should expect additional rainfall amounts up to half inch, according to officials. The primary concern […]

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May 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda Family Displaced After Tree Falls on Home

Two people have been displaced after a tree fell on their home in Bethesda Friday afternoon, Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service confirmed. The incident happened on the 4500 block of Chelsea Lane.  There is significant damage to the home but no injuries were reported, according to Piringer. Power to the […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Upper Marlboro Man for 2010 Gaithersburg Rape

Montgomery County cold case detectives have arrested an Upper Marlboro man for a 2010 rape and robbery of an Asbury Methodist Village employee, police said Friday afternoon. Davon Gray, 30, of Georgian Drive is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. About 11 a.m. Dec. 7, 2010, […]

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May 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

As Rain Continues in the Region, Flooding Concerns Grow

As rain continues in the region, the National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warnings until Saturday morning.  This is at least the fourth weather alert this week regarding the rain, and officials said residents can expect 3 to 5 additional inches of rain. With more rain in the forecast, safety officials from Montgomery […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man for Burglary, Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

Montgomery County police seek a man who used credit cards stolen May 12 from a home in the Woodside area of Silver Spring. The cards were then used in stores in Wheaton and Silver Spring, police said. Police have released surveillance photographs of the man and hope someone among the public can help identify him. […]

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May 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Gas Leak Forces College Evacuation, Halts Trains

Update: Montgomery College students could return to campus about 11 a.m. and rail service was restarted about 1 p.m. ICYMI (~945a) Suburban Propane (SP), Derwood Circle, Rockville, valve on 1K gallon tank ‘sheared off’ during maintenance process, no fire, nearby rail traffic stopped til 1p, SP technicians ‘plugged’ leak w/ assistance of HazMat & FF […]

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May 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred near Sage Way and Cinnamon Drive, a Montgomery County police statement said. About 8 p.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man arrived at the Germantown Emergency Center with a gunshot wound, police said. Calls had arrived of an assault and the sound of shots at Sage Way […]

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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Surveillance Photos Released of Men Believed to Have Committed Burglaries

Germantown police district detectives believe the same two men committed the five residential burglaries between April 16 and April 23, and have released surveillance photos in hopes someone recognizes them. The burglaries took place in the Waring Station area of Germantown, police said. After the burglaries, the men then fraudulently used credit cards stolen during […]

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