Montgomery County Police

September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Photos To Help Identify Wheaton Park Homicide Victim

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in identifying a body found in Wheaton Regional Park on Sept. 5. Police on Friday released photos of the victim’s clothing and personal items that were recovered from his body. On Thursday, the county State’s Attorney’s Office confirmed the death was the result of gang activity. According […]

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September 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Say Potomac Man Found Safe, Unharmed (PHOTO)

Update, 6:18 p.m.: Police say Robby Moutcheu Happy has been located safe and unharmed. Original post: Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Potomac man. According to police, Robby Happy, 22, of the 8800 block of Tuckerman Lane was last seen leaving a residence on Amber Tree Court in […]

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 12, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Lyons Sisters: Lloyd Lee Welch goes on trial in Bedford County, Virginia, for the deaths of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, who were last seen leaving the Wheaton Plaza in 1975. 2. Re-entering the Work Force: One of four seminars that […]

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September 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Body of Man Found in Wheaton Regional Park

A body of a man was found in Wheaton Regional Park on Tuesday, a Montgomery County police statement released Saturday said. Neither the name of the man nor the cause of death were released. The statement said the investigation is continuing. On Wednesday, police previously released that a hiker found a body in Long Branch […]

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September 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Burtonsville Shooting Ruled A Homicide

The body of a 63-year-old Burtonsville man was found Wednesday shot inside a recreational vehicle in the 14000 block of Old Columbia Pike, a Montgomery County police statement said. Todd Mcdonough Pruit of the 14000 block of Old Columbia Pike was found after another man, who also appeared to be shot, entered the Silver Spring […]

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Man Dies After His Scooter Collides with Police Cruiser

Updated, 11:30 a.m.: The 74-year-old man killed when his scooter collided with an unmarked police cruiser has been identified Loreto Andal Canubas of Dewey Road in Kensington, according to a notice posted on the Montgomery County police news website. The police officer has been identified Officer Robert Farmer, who has been an officer for about eight-and-a-half […]

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September 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 7 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Power Women: The Power Conference: Women Doing Business runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road. 2. Apartment Inspections: County Executive Ike Leggett announces a county effort to step up apartment […]

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September 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know for Sept. 6 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 6, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Purple Line Challenge: Opponents of the Purple Line transit project are back in court today to request a restraining order to halt construction on the light-rail project. 2. Coffee with a Cop: Meet 4th district (Wheaton) police officers at Westfield Montgomery […]

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September 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Top 10 for Aug 25-31

With school about to start, it’s not unusual that some of our top stories are from the education beat: increased fines for passing a school bus and mold at Sherwood High. Public safety news includes an update in the Catherine Hoggle case and a bicycle theft. And a piece on Montgomery County sending crews to […]

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August 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 for Aug 18-24

With students returning to school in just over a week, it is no surprise that our story on the new mobile application offered by Montgomery County Public Schools was the top story based on web traffic. Our coverage on the solar eclipse, the expansion of a Gaithersburg based biotechnology company, and the sale of Lakeforest […]

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