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January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Alcohol Holiday Task Force Makes Nearly 200 Arrests in First 7 Weeks

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force has released the results of their  seventh week of enforcement efforts.  The task force made 13 arrests of drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both.  Also, a driver struck a parked car while fleeing from a task force stop on the night of […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

State Police Report Decrease in Fatal Crashes During Holiday

Maryland State Police reported a decrease in fatal crashes over the holiday season. During this period, troopers responded to 1,074 crashes, including five fatal crashes reported. Last year, troopers responded to 1,103 crashes including 10 fatal crashes Officers with the Maryland State Police began increased holiday traffic enforcement efforts on Dec. 23 which continued through […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Funeral Held in Rockville for Officer Killed on I-270 (VIDEO)

An off-duty law enforcement officer who was killed last week was described as a compassionate man who loved to make people laugh, mourners recalled at his funeral on Thursday. Sander B. Cohen, who also served as Deputy Chief Fire Marshal with the Maryland State Police and a volunteer with the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department was […]

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December 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor FBI Special Agent Carlos Wolff

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff on Monday Dec. 11 in honor of FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Carlos Wolff. Wolff passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident on I-270 Friday night. The flags will return to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment.   Maryland flags fly […]

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December 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Fire Marshal Sander Cohen

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff on Sunday Dec. 10 in honor of Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen, who died in the line of duty on Dec. 8. Cohen was struck and killed in the line of duty when he responded to a crash on I-270 Friday night. The flags will […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Identities of Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Killed Friday Night on I-270 Released

Officials identified the two off-duty law enforcement officers were struck and killed Friday night while standing on the shoulder of I-270 at the scene of a traffic crash. The officers are identified as State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff. Sander Cohen, 33 was a Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal […]

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December 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland State Police Investigating Death of Two Off-Duty Officers Killed at I-270 Crash Scene

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of two off-duty officers who were killed Friday night on I-270 north of Gude Drive. Both were standing on the shoulder when a southbound vehicle struck the two men. Maryland State Police (MSP) said that around 10 p.m. Friday night an off-duty officer called the Rockville Barrack to […]

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December 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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Beltway Crash Kills Montgomery Man, State Police Say

A 53-year-old Montgomery County man was killed on the Capital Beltway on Tuesday night, Maryland State Police reported. The man was struck about 9:40 p.m. by a car driven by a 63-year-old North Potomac man on northbound spur to I-270 in Bethesda, a police statement said. Witnesses saw a Mitsubishi passenger car travel off the […]

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November 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

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State Police: Windows Shot Out on I-270

Several drivers reported the windows of their cars were shot out Friday evening on I-270, Maryland State Police reported. The Rockville barrack received several calls from drivers, and troopers were dispatched to the location and found four cars and one Montgomery County Ride On Bus were damaged on the driver side of the vehicles, state […]

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October 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland Police Warn Public About Calls From Fake Police Number

Maryland state police released a statement Monday warning state residents about scammers using a cloned state police number to offer credit card services. The full statement reads: Maryland State Police are warning the public about a reported telephone scam in which the caller cloned a state police number for a recording call offering credit card […]

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