Public Safety

June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Three in Gun Shop Burglary

Detectives have arrested three people in connection with the Thursday morning burglary of a Randolph Road gun shop, a Montgomery County police statement said. Arrested were: Terrence Massey, Jr., 21, of Anne Arundel County Brandon Allen Jackson, 17, of Anne Arundel County, charged as an adult. A juvenile, 15, of Anne Arundel County, who was […]

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June 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Flag Presentation to Kyle Olinger’s Family

Kyle Olinger’s widow and mother were presented with American flags at a “Celebration of Life” memorial in Olney on Wednesday. Olinger, a former Montgomery County Police officer, died in April from wounds he sustained after he was shot in the line of duty in 2003. Here’s a look at the flag presentation for Olinger’s mother. […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Leaders Talk Elder Abuse Awareness Day

To commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County held its ninth annual Senior Safety Forum at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Silver Spring on Thursday. The event offered hundreds of seniors resources to combat elder abuse. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke to Montgomery County resident Ernestine Johnson, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Police, Firefighters Honored at Rockville’s 30th Annual Public Safety Awards

First responders who protect and serve Rockville were honored at the 30th annual Rockville Public Safety Awards held June 12 at Lakewood Country Club. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the city of Rockville are recognized for their outstanding service. Since 1990, 603 awards have been presented to members of Rockville’s public […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Buried by Debris, Woman Dies at Shady Grove Transfer Station

A Shady Grove Transfer Station employee died Thursday afternoon after she was buried by yard debris, according to Montgomery County officials. The woman, Gladis Loren Melendrez Fuentes, 35, died before crews could remove her from the debris. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said grief counselors will be available for staff at the transfer station. “The […]

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June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Pays Respect to Officer Kyle Olinger

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney on Wednesday to pay respects to the late Kyle Olinger, a former Montgomery County police officer. Olinger died in April, almost 16 years after he was shot in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop in Silver Spring on Aug. 13, […]

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June 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Montgomery County Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for  porttions of Montgomery County, including Barnesville and Beallsville. Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Brunswick MD, Shannondale WV, Adamstown MD until 5:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/lausmEMJvu — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) June 13, 2019   The National Weather Service has issued a […]

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June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Four Men Involved in Rockville Gun Shop Burglary at Large, Probably Armed

Montgomery County Police say five people robbed United Gun Shop in Rockville Thursday morning, fled the scene, and four of the suspects are on the loose. The fifth suspect has died, according to police. Marcus Jones, the acting chief for MCPD, urges county residents to proceed with caution when outside. “We believe the suspects that […]

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June 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Jawando describe su experiencia tras ser detenido por una infracción de tránsito

El concejal Will Jawando fue detenido por un policía del estado de Maryland el sábado, sólo unos días después de haber organizado un foro comunitario sobre vigilancia policial.  El oficial le preguntó si era el dueño del automóvil o si tenía órdenes judiciales pendientes.  “Entonces supe que esto era un pretexto, cuando un oficial de policía detiene a […]

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June 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Former Navy Employee from Silver Spring Faces 25-45 Years for Child Pornography

A former Navy employee from Silver Spring pleaded guilty Tuesday on child pornography charges, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Baltimore. Spencer Eugene Steckman, 35, faces 25 to 45 years according to the terms of his plea agreement, the statement said. U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm must still approve […]

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