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January 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Holiday Alcohol Task Force Concludes

The officers of the Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force devoted their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses during the holiday season.  The eight-week task force began on Nov. 15, 2017, and concluded on Jan. 6, 2018. During the eight weeks of the task force, task force officers arrested 205 people for […]

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January 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Identify Woman’s Body Found in Burtonsville

The Montgomery County police have identified a body they found earlier this week in a Burtonsville pond. Police said in a statement that the body found Jan. 3 behind the 14200 block of Ballinger Terrace was that of  Kristin Danielle Bessix, 36, of Burtonsville. Bessix was reported missing to police on Nov. 22 just days after […]

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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

Police Release Results of Holiday Task Force Enforcement During Week 5 & 6

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force released the results of their fifth and sixth weeks of enforcement efforts. The task force is comprised of patrol officers from the six police districts and from the Alcohol Initiatives Section. In the period from December 13 to December 23, the task force made 67 Driving Under the […]

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December 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Burglary in Germantown (VIDEO)

As the investigation of a burglary of the Montgomery County Liquor and Wine Store continues, detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department released video of the suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. On Dec. 15,  police responded to an alarm of the store, located at 18323 Leaman Farm Road in […]

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December 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Healthcare Enrollment: Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. IMPORTANT! @Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. Visit https://t.co/qec1n7qd5F today to get your 2018 health plan and peace of mind for you and […]

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December 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Officers Join Santa on a Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department were called in by Santa Claus to report for holiday duty. Dozens of officers joined Santa, who ditched his sleigh for a motorcycle early Wednesday, to collect donations from the community for kids residing in the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. “Our Santa Ride goes […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Santa Ride Will Benefit Children’s Inn at NIH

It’s that time of year where for one day, Santa will trade in his sleigh for Harley-Davidson motorcycle during the Montgomery County Police Department’s annual Santa Ride. Each year, the police department joins Santa as his motor officer elves as they travel throughout the county on their motorcycles to collect gifts and donations from local businesses […]

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December 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Results of Third Week of Holiday Alcohol Task Force Enforcement

Montgomery County Police released the results of the third week of the Alcohol Task Force enforcement efforts. The task force is comprised of patrol officers from the six police districts and from the Alcohol Initiatives Section. In its first three weeks, the task force made 86 DUI arrests. The Alcohol Holiday Task Force is made […]

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December 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Students Sent to Hospital Following Exposure to Pepper Spray

UPDATED 12.4.17 Below is the letter to the Seneca Valley High School Community from MCPS officials: “Good Afternoon Seneca Valley Community, “This morning during the latter part of our lunch hour, a student reported a strong smell in one of our hallways that we believe to have been pepper spray. “Out of an abundance of […]

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