Montgomery County Police

November 22, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Police Task Force Battles Drinksgiving with Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday on our roads. Over 800 people died nationwide in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period from 2012 to 2016. The night before Thanksgiving has become known as “Drinksgiving” because of the binge drinking done by college students and others, home […]

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October 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

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County Public Safety Agencies Provide Halloween Safety Tips

With Halloween quickly approaching, the Montgomery County Police and Fire and Rescue Services offer some important tips for a safe Halloween. Plan a safe route: The most important safety tip is to “trick-or-treat” only in neighborhoods and at homes known to your family. Only visit homes with a porch light on, accept treats at the […]

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Agencies Planning Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

During the Halloween weekend people may choose to celebrate and drink alcohol. The Montgomery County Police Department is again reminding motorists to have a plan, drive responsibly, and choose a sober driver. On Oct. 27, officers from the Montgomery County Police, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and troopers from Maryland State Police will […]

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October 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images from 7-Eleven Robbery in Fairland

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of an Aug. 28 armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in the Fairland area in hopes the public can identify the culprits. The robbery occurred about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at the 7-Eleven at 13880 Old Columbia Pike, according to a police statement. Silver Spring District officers responded to […]

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October 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Approves Extra Funding To Fight Gangs in County

Montgomery County police and the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office will be getting nearly $844,000 to help combat gangs in the county, after action Tuesday by the County Council. The police will receive nearly $600,000 and the money will be used to restructure its Central Street Gang Unit allowing two sections to work together, according […]

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October 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man Who Stole From Autistic Victim

Financial Crimes Section detectives are investigating a fraud case involving an autistic victim. Officers are releasing surveillance video and photos in hopes the public can help identify the culprit. Investigators revealed that the perpetrator befriended the victim and gained his trust over a period of time, police said. The culprit asked the 22-year-old victim for […]

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October 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Meet Your Police Officers Oct. 4 for National Coffee With a Cop Day

National Coffee with a Cop Day serves to encourage positive communication between law enforcement personnel and the public. The Department of Justice designated the first Wednesday in October as National Coffee with a Cop day in 2016 as part of their National Community Policing Week. The practice of local police officers meeting with residents over […]

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October 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Police Crime Summary

Rockville: A commercial burglary occurred at the Hinode Restaurant at 134 Congressional Lane between about 11:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and about 10 a.m. on Aug. 11. Forced entry; cash was taken. A theft from vehicle occurred in the 12200 block of Braxfield Court between about 6 p.m. Aug. 8 and about 1 p.m. Aug. 9. […]

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October 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Unity Walk Will Bring Faith Communities Together

Faith communities from across Montgomery County are partnering with the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and the County Executive’s Faith Community Advisory Council to host a resource fair and unity walk on Oct. 8. The resource fair will include voter-registration opportunities; basic human rights information; getting involved with programs welcoming refugees and immigrants; and a […]

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September 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Body Found Inside Car at White Flint Plaza

A man was found dead inside a car at the White Flint Plaza shopping center, a Montgomery County police statement said. The man was identified as Joseph Sylvester Ndyamukama, 51, police said. He has an unconfirmed address. He was found about 2 p.m. Monday at the shopping center, at 5110 Nicholson Lane in Kensington, near […]

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