Montgomery County Police

September 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police: Family Member’s DNA Used to Crack Cold Case

A Germantown man has been arrested for a series of rapes committed more than 10 years ago after police used DNA from a family member to track down the suspect. Marlon Alexander, 39, was charged in connection with four sexual assault and burglary incidents that happened between 2007 and 2011 in Germantown, according to Montgomery […]

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August 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

More Than 160 School Buses are Passed Illegally Every Day in Montgomery County

An alarming number of motorists illegally pass a stopped school bus in Montgomery County. On average, about 167 violations are happening a day, according to Captain Tom Didone, Director of Montgomery County Police Traffic Division.  In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Captain Tom Didone from the Montgomery County Police Department has the details:  Montgomery County began a school bus camera program to catch and issue […]

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August 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Demands Answers in Police-Involved Shooting

It was a full house at the Silver Spring Civic Center Tuesday evening where dozens of residents attended a community meeting to demand answers from Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy, regarding the officer-involved shooting that left an unarmed black man dead. Robert White, 41, was shot and […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Update: The police have idenitified the pedestrian as Tierno Siradiou Bah of the 12000 block of Holdridge Road in Silver Spring. Original post: A pedestrian succumbed to his injuries Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle on Georgia Avenue in the Wheaton area. Police officers and fire and rescue crews responded to Georgia Avenue […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 15-week academy plans a graduation on or about Dec. 18. Participants are required to attend 12 […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police and Communities to Come Together for National Night Out Against Crime

Block parties, cookouts, safety demonstrations, seminars, and visits from emergency personnel will bring residents and law enforcement officials together to campaign for safe neighborhoods. National Night Out is an annual event celebrated by millions of people across the United States that focuses on enhancing the relationship between law enforcement and communities. Here’s how to celebrate […]

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July 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Identify Teen’s Body Found Near Elementary School

Police have identified the body found in the South Lake Elementary School parking lot last week. According to detectives, the decedent has been identified as a 17-year-old Gaithersburg male and his family has been notified.   Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department responded to the report of an unresponsive male in the school’s parking lot […]

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July 24, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue With Montgomery County Police: Elder Abuse

Host Blanca Kling speaks with Eileen Bennett a Program Manager with Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services. Their discussion is focused on elder abuse and raising awareness in the community. Remember that if someone is in immediate danger you should CALL 911. If you need County services and not sure which agency can help you […]

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July 23, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Three Awarded Medal of Valor; First-Ever Community Service Award Presented

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty-eight Upcounty Police Officers and Emergency Medical Service Technicians at their 23rd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 13, 2018. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s Fire Department, Police […]

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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

SoberRide Available For July Fourth Holiday

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this holiday and to choose a sober driver. The police will have additional officers on duty to enforce impaired-driving laws.  The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s 2018 Independence Day SoberRide program will be offering free Lyft rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. […]

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