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April 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Official: ‘Speeding a Common Complaint Against County Officers’

Speeding and courtesy are the two most common complaints called in by residents against Montgomery County police officers, according to Sgt. Pete Baker. Baker, who currently serves in Montgomery County Police Department’s internal affairs division, revealed this information to residents during a free seminar regarding the department’s compliment and complaint process. “It’s important for the […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Third District Police Station Welcomes New Commander

Montgomery County Police Department’s Third District has a new commander. Captain William Montgomery is no stranger to the police department. He has been with MCPD department for more than 20 years. “Before I came here I held a position in our special operations division,” he said. “Prior to that I was with internal affairs and […]

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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

To continue their efforts to curb impaired driving and underage drinking, law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the Maryland State Police, are conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The location of the checkpoint anticipated for Friday April 6, has not been disclosed and is expected to begin at […]

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March 29, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Police Officer Michael Prather

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery, host Blanca Kling is joined by Montgomery County Police Community Services Officer, Michael Prather. Officer Prather has been awarded by the City of Rockville and been a well known and loved member of the community for a very long time. On the second half […]

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March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Seeking Help to Identify Vehicle Theft Suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department  have released surveillance video of a suspect who they believe stole property from two vehicles in the Layhill and Aspen Hill areas. According to the police department’s Facebook page, surveillance captured the suspect on video breaking into a car parked on the 13000 block of Rippling Brook Drive.  […]

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March 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Spring Equinox: Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere begins at 12:15 p.m. 2. Winter Weather Advisory: And while the first day of spring may be marked on the calendar to begin today, residents should expect winter weather instead of warmer temperatures. A Winter […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest 2 in Connection with Germantown Homicide

Two Silver Spring men have been arrested for the death of a Germantown man in December, a police statement released Monday said. Kairee Deyonte Dorsey, 21, of the 13600 block of Sir Thomas Way and Christopher Arthur Breeden Jr., 23, of the 11200 block of Lockwood Drive are being held without bail, according to online […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Update: Police Identify Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Gaithersburg

Update, Jan. 24, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police have identified the victim as Dwight Nathaniel Demar, 67, of Chestnut Street in Gaithersburg. Update, 5:15 p.m.: Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by an eastbound Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon in Gaithersburg. About 1:55 p.m., the man was hit […]

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January 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Police Station Opens in Bethesda After Nearly 60 Years

Bethesda is changing which is evident just by traveling down Wisconsin Avenue where any biker or driver alike, can hear the construction happening downtown. Montgomery County Department of General Services Director David Dise called it the “sound of prosperity” early Monday as he welcomed county leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Montgomery County […]

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