Public Safety

December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Life Savers Honored During Awards Ceremony

The Emergency Medical and Integrated Healthcare Services Awards Ceremony was a chance to acknowledge the heroic actions of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel and community members for assisting in EMS calls. The event, held at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Wednesday, detailed 12 different incidents where people who had near-death experiences […]

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December 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Hucker Wants to Install Cameras to Catch Distracted Drivers

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker wants the Maryland General Assembly to pass a bill that would install road cameras to film and catch distracted drivers in the county.  Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher introduced the bill on Hucker’s behalf.  MC 24-20 would let the county put “distracted driving automated monitoring systems” on highways, and the systems would […]

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December 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Hallan a Menor Hispana Desaparecida

Actualización, 11 a.m. 6 de diciembre: Asucenia Martínez-Benítez ha sido ubicada sana y salva. NOTA PREVIA La policía del condado de Montgomery está pidiendo la ayuda del público para encontrar a una niña desaparecida de Aspen Hill. Asucenia Martínez-Benítez, de 13 años, de Arctic Avenue, fue reportada como desaparecida por su familia el 22 de […]

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December 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Missing Aspen Hill Girl Found, Police Say

Update, 11 a.m. Dec. 6: Asucenia Martinez-Benitez has been located safe and unharmed. Original post: Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding a missing Aspen Hill girl. Asucenia Martinez-Benitez, 13, of Arctic Avenue, was reported as missing by her family on Nov. 22. She has contacted her family since that time but […]

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December 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Refuerza Medidas para Detener a Conductores Ebrios

Los oficiales del Grupo de Trabajo sobre el Alcohol durante las Fiestas han dedicado todo su tiempo y atención a detectar delitos relacionados con el alcohol en esta temporada, así lo informó el departamento de policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD). Durante la operación policial de la semana del 20 de noviembre al 24 de […]

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December 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

D.C. Man Arrested in Connection With Coin Store Burglary

A Washington, D.C., man has been charged with the Aug. 30 burglary of a Silver Spring coin store, a Montgomery County police statement said. Tony Arrington, 49, is being held at the Montgomery County Detention Center in lieu of $1,000 bail, according to online court records. The burglar took about $6,500 worth of coins and […]

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December 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Olney Ale House Closes After Fire

The Olney Ale House has closed after a fire, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman said. The cause of the fire was combustibles that overheated, according to a tweet from Pete Piringer. Damages were estimated at $250,000. ICYMI (12/3) Olney Ale House CLOSED for business https://t.co/OlFFjGr0M6 — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) December 4, 2019 The […]

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December 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigan Homicidio de Hispana en Montgomery

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery está investigando como homicidio la muerte de una mujer que fue encontrada sin vida en un área boscosa en el área de Dickerson, así lo reveló en un comunicado. El viernes 29 de noviembre, aproximadamente a las 12:21 p.m., el Centro de Comunicaciones de Emergencia recibió una […]

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December 2, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Police Seek Help Identifying Burglary, Vandalism Suspect in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Police are investigating a commercial burglary and vandalism that happened at 9890 Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg at Oakwood Apartments. On Nov. 15 at approximately 12:09 a.m., a male suspect was seen on surveillance footage forcing entry into the lobby via the secured front door, according to the police. The suspect then forced entry […]

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December 2, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Germantown Enfrenta Cargos por Tráfico Sexual y Humano

Un hombre de Germantown está detenido sin derecho a fianza y enfrenta a 16 cargos de tráfico sexual y humano, luego de una investigación policial del condado de Montgomery, según registros judiciales. Yixian Ma, de 48 años, de Summer Sweet Circle, deberá presentarse ante la corte el 2 de enero. Según la investigación, Ma aparece […]

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