Montgomery County Police Department

January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: County officials celebrate the new 2nd District Police Station with a ribbon cutting ceremony; County Executive Ike Leggett talks about the County being on Amazon’s short list of possible locations for […]

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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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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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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 | 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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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

December for many residents means the start of the holiday season which means there are many celebrations where people may choose to drink alcohol. The Montgomery County Police Department is reminding people to drive responsibly, have a plan and choose a sober driver. On Dec. 1, officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and deputies […]

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November 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Unveils Plan to Completely Eliminate Traffic Deaths by 2030

Between 2012 and 2016, an average of 35 individuals lost their lives and 400 were severely injured annually on Montgomery County roads, according to Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. In an effort to reduce the number of severe and fatal collisions on the roads, Leggett joined Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner; Captain Tom Didone, director […]

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October 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Boyfriend Indicted for Pregnant Teacher’s Death (VIDEO)

Tyler Tessier was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday for the death of Laura Wallen. Wallen, 31, was a teacher at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia.  Her family reported her missing and held a news conference at the Montgomery County Police Department’s headquarters in Gaithersburg. She was found dead just days later in a […]

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