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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Is Expected Back in Court on Aug. 31 (VIDEO)

The mental competency of Catherine Hoggle is expected to be discussed in a Rockville district courtroom Thursday morning. It’s been almost three years since the 30-year-old mother was charged with hindering, neglect and obstruction in the case of her missing children, Sarah (6) And Jacob (5). Since her arrest on the misdemeanor charges, she has […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Crews Remove Dozens of Trees Outside Public Safety Headquarters Building for New Microgrid Project (VIDEO)

If you have visited the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters building in Gaithersburg this week, you may have seen tree removal crews at work in the parking lot. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that dozens of trees are coming down so that the county can install a new microgrid project. According to the county’s website, Duke […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Reunite Juvenile Found Near Montgomery Mall With Parents

UPDATED Police report that the child found walking near Montgomery Mall overnight has been reunited with his parents. Update:Parents of boy located/reunited with child. TY! to media for coverage & residents for their help. https://t.co/M1u4UzTmpV — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) June 22, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to identify a […]

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June 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Release Drowning Victim’s Name (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police have identified the victim of the June 13 Rocky Gorge drowning as Douglas Alex Merino, 20, from the 500 block of Summit Hall Road in Gaithersburg. His death was ruled an accidental drowning, after an autopsy by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore, police said. The Rocky Gorge Reservoir is on […]

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June 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Olney Chamber Honors Fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta

The Olney Chamber of Commerce and Fair Hill Shopping Center honored fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday, which would have been Leotta’s 26th birthday. Leotta, who was assigned to the 4th District police station, was struck and killed by a drunk driver in Dec. of 2015 while working as a member of the Holiday […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Toddler Drowns at Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers have identified the toddler who was pulled out of Lake Whetstone in Montgomery Village on Friday evening. Police Captain Paul Starks said 22-month-old Malik Bojang died at a local hospital. An investigator, in the medical examiner’s office, confirms the cause of death was an accidental drowning. “Our hearts go out to […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Blood Drive to Honor Noah Leotta Set for May 31st

A blood drive in honor of fallen Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta is scheduled for May 31st, at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg. You can sign up to donate blood, here, or call the American Red Cross at 1.800.733.2767. Walk-in donors are welcome but wait times may be longer. The blood drive will […]

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May 3, 2017 | Nick Rhule

Montgomery County Honors its Fallen Heroes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County honored 20 of its fallen heroes at a ceremony on Wednesday in Gaithersburg. “Today, we honor 20 officers – Montgomery County and Montgomery County Sheriff’s and Park Police -who have given the ultimate sacrifice, they died in the line of duty, ” said Assistant Police Chief Betsy Davis. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Plazinski Named New 5th District Commander, Gillespie Takes Melbourne Police Chief Job

UPDATED 4.25.17 Montgomery County Police Captain Mark Plazinski, a 23-year veteran of the department, has been named the police department’s new 5th district commander. He begins his new assignment on May 1st, according to a news release from the Montgomery County Police Department. Plazinski takes over for Captain David Gillespie who is leaving the department […]

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February 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Silver Spring Teen (PHOTO)

UPDATED 2.28.17 Montgomery County police officers have safely located Hilmer Anibal Espino, according to a posting on the police department’s Twitter account. Update: Hilmer Anibal Espino has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing! https://t.co/4PmHdz4uFE pic.twitter.com/JvcH85EPsC — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) February 28, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are looking for a missing teenager […]

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