Public Safety

December 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Home Security Cameras Capture Burglars in the Act

Montgomery County police Thursday released a video of a man taking a package from the front door of a Germantown home. The video came from a home security system. The culprit is the latest in a string of burglars who have been caught on camera. Here’s the story. Here’s the story. Here’s the story. Police […]

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December 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Video Released of Man Swiping Packages from Germantown Front Doors

Home security cameras caught images of the same man involved in the theft of packages from the front porches of two homes in Germantown, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police have released the security footage, which shows the man approaching the home and looking in the front door. Just off the camera it appears […]

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December 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man in Connection with Theft, Assault at Home Depot

Montgomery County police released a surveillance image Thursday hoping someone can identify a man wanted in connection of a theft and an assault on two employees at a Home Depot in Wheaton. The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Home Depot at 14000 Georgia Ave., a police statement said. Police said […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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December 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Stabbed at Westfield Shopping Center in Wheaton

A man was stabbed at the Westfield Shopping Center in Wheaton on Tuesday, a Montgomery County police statement said. Officers, responding to the 5 p.m. attack, found the man, who was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said he is expected to survive. Police do not believe the attack was random. Detectives […]

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December 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Human Remains Found in Rockville

Update, Dec. 11, 5 p.m.: The body found in Rockville is a white male, at least 60 years old and between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The Medical Examiner estimates the individual has been dead for at least a year, police […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Approves $200,000 Grant For Faith-Based Communities Targeted By Hate Crimes

Montgomery County has approved $200,000 for the Faith-based Facilities Security Operating Grant. The grant aims to cover security costs for faith-based communities―such as churches, synagogues, mosques, etc.―experiencing hate crimes. The county has officially opened the application for faith communities to apply for a grant of up to $20,000. Not only does the grant cover the cost […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hypothermia Alert Issued Through Tuesday Afternoon

Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert through Tuesday until 11 a.m. Montgomery County has activated the Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert from 5:00 pm Mon, 12/10 to 11:00 am Tues, 12/11.Expect the wind chill to be below 32°.Wear layers if you go outside.Take extra precautions if you spend significant time outdoors: https://t.co/jMV4anGEFq pic.twitter.com/U8bQRGLsWp […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested for Attempted Rape in Derwood

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old Gaithersburg man for attempted second-degree rape. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, Nov. 30. in a Derwood apartment complex located at 8010 Gramercy Blvd. At the time, police say, a woman was working as an apartment cleaner. Police say the man approached the woman and told […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Politicians Meet with Minority Business Leaders Over Breakfast

The Minority Legislative Breakfast brought together politicians throughout Maryland to hear the legislative priorities of minority business leaders. Indeed, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Asian American Political Alliance, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County hosted this event, which featured speeches from federal, state, and county level politicians. Above […]

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