Montgomery County Police

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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June 4, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Hundreds Expected at Last Iftar Dinner Hosted by County Executive Leggett Tuesday

The Montgomery County Muslim Foundation will celebrate County Executive Ike Leggett’s last year in office with an Iftar Dinner on Tuesday in the County Executive Cafeteria. Iftar is the dinner eaten after sunset to break the fast each day during the month of Ramadan. “This is going to be our last event we are going […]

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June 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in Rockville, Police Say

UPDATE 6.4.18 Detectives from Montgomery County police have identified the the pedestrian as Silvano Lemus, 43, of an unconfirmed address. Officials from the Montgomery County Police Department confirmed that a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in Rockville Saturday. Rockville City police, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services responded to 502 Hungerford […]

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June 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Man Suspected in Germantown 7-Eleven Armed Robbery

Montgomery County police detectives said tips from the public is what led to the arrest of a man suspected in an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Germantown. 21-year-old Logan Lawson was arrested and charged with one count of armed robbery, one count of first-degree assault, and one count of the use of a […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Warn Residents of Bitcoin Blackmail Scam

Montgomery County police are warning residents of a bitcoin blackmail scam which has been reported in other parts of the county and is now happening in Montgomery County. According to a Facebook post, the police are responding to reports of scammers sending an email or mailing a letter to County residents demanding payment in bitcoins. […]

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May 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Pass Through Montgomery County May 27

Hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists rode down I-270 south Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon escorted by Montgomery County police officers. Dozens of passerby stood on highway overpasses and cheered and waved American flags to honor the riders below. Hundreds of motorcycles headed to #RollingThunder on I-270 At Montrose Rd. #Rockville @mymcmedia #MemorialDayWeekend2018 […]

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