May 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday. About 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso approached a security employee outside of the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center at 19731 Germantown Road, a police statement said. The victim was taken with non-life-threatening injuries from the […]

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May 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred near Sage Way and Cinnamon Drive, a Montgomery County police statement said. About 8 p.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man arrived at the Germantown Emergency Center with a gunshot wound, police said. Calls had arrived of an assault and the sound of shots at Sage Way […]

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February 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Investigating Silver Spring Shooting

Silver Spring police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning in that community, a police statement said. About 6:17 a.m., Silver Spring district officers responded to the area of the 8500 block of Piney Branch Road for the report of an assault that had just occurred, police said. Upon arrival, first responders […]

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January 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video from Germantown Shooting in December

Germantown District detectives have surveillance video that shows what they believe to be two men who were connected with a Dec. 12 shooting outside a McDonald’s restaurant in the 19600 block of Gunners Branch Road, a Montgomery County police statement said. The video, from a business in the same block, has been released in hopes […]

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January 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Resident Shoots Man He Believed Was Stealing from Him

A Rossiter Court resident shot an 18-year-old he believed was stealing from his automobile, Montgomery County police said. The teen and two juveniles fled after the shooting but officers found them, police said. No names were included in the report because it is police policy not to identify someone who has not been charged, said […]

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December 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Dec. 8-14

Our Top 10 this week was dominated by the deaths of State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff, who were killed on I-270 late Dec. 8. We’ve collected all our coverage of their deaths into the top story, which reported their deaths Dec. 9.   Identities of Two Off-Duty Law […]

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December 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Men Shot Outside Germantown McDonald’s

Two men were shot outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Germantown on Tuesday evening, a Montgomery County police spokesman said. One of the bullets passed near an empty high chair, Capt. Paul Starks said. The restaurant was in the 19600 block of Gunners Branch Road, Starks said. “It was fortunate no one inside that McDonalds or […]

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October 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

One Man Arrested as Two Try To Rob Silver Spring Family

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by Metropolitan Police Department officers after a robbery and shooting that took place in Silver Spring, according to a statement from Montgomery County police. Marlo Jenard Johnson, who has an unconfirmed address, is in the custody of Metropolitan Police and will be charged with three counts of armed robbery […]

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October 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Tessier Trial To Begin in April

A 10-day jury trial has been scheduled for Tyler Tessier, the Montgomery County man who has been accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend and burying her in a shallow grave outside Damascus. According to online court records, Judge Michael D. Mason will convene the trial April 9, 2018. Laura Wallen, 31, was believed missing over […]

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October 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Officials React to Las Vegas Tragedy

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement on the Oct. 1 tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada: “The First Lady and I are praying for Las Vegas in the aftermath of the horrific shooting last night – an unconscionable and violent act of hate. We send our deepest sympathies to everyone who lost loves ones […]

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