Montgomery County Police Department

November 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Several Injuries Reported After School Bus and Dump Truck Collide in Aspen Hill Area

Update, 11 a.m.:  At least nine people, including eight students and one adult, were transported to a local hospital following a crash that involved a school bus and a truck Monday morning in the Aspen Hill area, according to the police. The bus was taking students to Farquhar Middle School in Olney. The injuries are […]

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November 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Warning Residents About Utility Scam

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department are warning residents about a utility scam after receiving multiple reports of  scammers calling county residents, identifying themselves as Pepco employees, and asking for payment. According to police, a call was made to a resident on Oct. 30 and a person identified himself as a Pepco employee before […]

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October 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Releases Statement on School Safety Following Threats from Former Student

After a former Walter Johnson High School student was arrested and charged with making threats to the school,  officials from Montgomery County Public Schools said that they “commend the students who came forward to keep their school and classmates safe.” Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department said that Luis Cabrera, 18, threatened students at […]

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October 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Several Injuries Reported After School Bus and Truck Collide in Germantown

At least seven people, including two children, were transported to a local hospital following a crash that involved a school bus and a truck Monday morning in Germantown, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson, Pete Piringer. Officers from Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews responded to the intersection […]

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October 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Former Student Arrested For Making Threats Against Walter Johnson High School

Officers from Montgomery County Police Department have arrested a former Walter Johnson High School student for making threats to the school. Luis Amilcar Cabrera, of the 200 block of Congressional Lane in Rockville, was arrested in Towson Thursday evening.  He was charged with one count of threat of mass violence, and currently being held without […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Call Pedestrian Fatalities in County ‘Concerning’

During a briefing with Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee, Capt. Tom Didone, director of Montgomery County Police Department’s Traffic Division, said the number of pedestrian fatalities in the county are concerning. Didone told members of public safety committee that 11 pedestrians have lost their lives in 2018.  Seven of those fatalities have occurred since […]

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August 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Public Tips Leads to Arrest of Commercial Robbery Suspect

Montgomery County police say tips from the public have led to the arrest of a woman involved in a commercial robbery at a Germantown grocery store. Ashley Watts, 23, was arrested and charged with one count of robbery, one count of second-degree assault, and one count of destruction of property. Officers from Montgomery County Police […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Additional Video in Potomac Burglary

Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department have released additional home surveillance video from a residential burglary in Potomac that took place May 27. According to police, one or more suspects entered the rear door of a residence located in the 8500 block of Country Club Drive. The suspects stole property before fleeing the scene, and […]

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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 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Asking for Public’s Help in Germantown Car Vandalism Incidents

Montgomery County police officers are seeking help from the public to identify the person responsible for vandalizing multiple vehicles in the Dairymaid Drive area in Germantown. According to police, nine cars were reportedly vandalized Sunday night or Monday morning by a pellet or BB gun. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call […]

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