Public Safety

January 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen, Cardin Introduce Bill to Award Officer Goodman Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) are among a bipartisan group of senators introducing a bill to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal. In addition to Van Hollen and Cardin, the bill is co-introduced by U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). NEW: […]

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January 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Chevy Chase Assault, Armed Carjacking

A Prince George’s County man has been charged with a Jan. 14 assault and armed carjacking in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said in a statement. Tyrece Jones, 19, of Oxon Hill, is charged with armed carjacking, first-degree assault and the use of a firearm during the commission of crime, according to online case […]

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January 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Police Say Station Evacuated After Receiving Bomb Threat

The Gaithersburg Police Department evacuated its station Thursday after an anonymous bomb threat was made, the Gaithersburg Police Department said. Around 1:36 p.m., police staff received a call with a recorded message saying a bomb was near the station, Spokesperson and Officer Dan Lane told MyMCM in an email. Staff was evacuated and county Fire […]

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January 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports 57 New COVID-19 Deaths: 8 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 22 The Maryland Department of Health reported 420 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 55,951. Montgomery County recorded eight new coronavirus-related fatalities Friday, bringing the death toll to 1,220. The county reports 258 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Jan. 21. […]

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January 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 Deaths Thursday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 21, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 328 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning bringing the county’s cumulative case count is 55,531. Montgomery County recorded 11 new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,212. The county reported Jan. 19 that 279 patients were hospitalized with […]

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January 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Reunión Virtual Tratará el Tema de Seguridad Peatonal en Montgomery

El concejal Evan Glass invita a los residentes del condado de Montgomery este sábado 23 de enero a las 10 a.m. a que se unan a una conferencia virtual del programa Vision Cero para discutir los esfuerzos del condado sobre seguridad en las calles para conductores y peatones. En 2020 hubieron 18 muertos y 501 […]

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January 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 2:30 P.M. Press Briefing with State Superintendent

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with Maryland Public Schools State Superintendent Karen Salmon. Watch here: Hogan’s address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. I’ll hold a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. with @MdPublicSchools Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon. Watch live here on Twitter, Facebook, or […]

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January 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Silver Spring Arrestado por Presunta Participación en el Ataque al Capitolio

Un “supremacista blanco autoproclamado” de Silver Spring fue arrestado el domingo por cargos relacionados con el asalto al Capitolio el 6 de enero. Bryan Betancur enfrenta cargos que incluyen ingresar a terrenos restringidos y actividades ilegales en terrenos del Capitolio, según una declaración de un agente especial del FBI. Betancur estaba en libertad condicional luego […]

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January 20, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Need Help Identifying Man Connected to Germantown Restaurant Burglary

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate the Jan. 5 burglary of a restaurant in Germantown. An investigation by authorities revealed that a male suspect entered Mi Rancho restaurant located on the 19700 block of Germantown Road and held a conversation with employees around 12:40 p.m. According to an MCPD press release, the suspect then left, […]

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January 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Surpass 55,000; Deaths Top 1,200

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 20, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 368 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 55,203. Montgomery County recorded five new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,201. As of Wednesday, 16 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, […]

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