Montgomery County Police

April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the national event, which is meant to prevent […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Seeking Help to Identify Vehicle Theft Suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department  have released surveillance video of a suspect who they believe stole property from two vehicles in the Layhill and Aspen Hill areas. According to the police department’s Facebook page, surveillance captured the suspect on video breaking into a car parked on the 13000 block of Rippling Brook Drive.  […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest 2 in Connection with Germantown Homicide

Two Silver Spring men have been arrested for the death of a Germantown man in December, a police statement released Monday said. Kairee Deyonte Dorsey, 21, of the 13600 block of Sir Thomas Way and Christopher Arthur Breeden Jr., 23, of the 11200 block of Lockwood Drive are being held without bail, according to online […]

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February 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Police Pledges To Release Hate Crime Data

Montgomery County police is one of 26 police forces across the country that has accepted a challenge from the Police Foundation for releasing hate crime information. The information is available through the website the county operates to release data, datamontgomery. It can be viewed here. The data show six incidents so far in 2018 and […]

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January 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Holiday Alcohol Task Force Concludes

The officers of the Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force devoted their full time and attention to detecting alcohol-related offenses during the holiday season.  The eight-week task force began on Nov. 15, 2017, and concluded on Jan. 6, 2018. During the eight weeks of the task force, task force officers arrested 205 people for […]

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January 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Victim Identified in Germantown Shooting

Update Friday: The dead man found in Germantown on Wednesday has been identified as Maurice Cortez Mercer, 30, of the 12500 block of Cross Ridge Way, Montgomery County police said. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled his death as a homicide by gunshot wound.  Original post: Montgomery County police found a man dead […]

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January 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Crime Summary from Montgomery County Police

Thefts From Vehicles Summary: Rockville District Two thefts from vehicles occurred between about 4 p.m. Dec. 2 and about 1 p.m. Dec. 3. One theft occurred in the 12100 block of Devilwood Drive and one theft occurred in the 13500 block of Hayworth Drive. No force; property was taken. Bethesda District Multiple thefts from vehicles […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Results of Holiday Task Force Enforcement During Week 5 & 6

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force released the results of their fifth and sixth weeks of enforcement efforts. The task force is comprised of patrol officers from the six police districts and from the Alcohol Initiatives Section. In the period from December 13 to December 23, the task force made 67 Driving Under the […]

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December 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Burglary in Germantown (VIDEO)

As the investigation of a burglary of the Montgomery County Liquor and Wine Store continues, detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department released video of the suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. On Dec. 15,  police responded to an alarm of the store, located at 18323 Leaman Farm Road in […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Funeral Services for Off-Duty Officers: The funerals for two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest today. 2. Traffic Delays: The Maryland State Police said traffic delays should be expected from 7 a.m. to […]

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