Public Safety

January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Tipsters Help Police Nab Final Suspect in Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police say tipsters gave them key information leading to the arrest of a third and final suspect in a jewelry store armed robbery. Police charged 36 year old Kevin Joseph Harrington, of Washington, D.C., for the December 13 armed robbery of The Jewelry Exchange store at 7747 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. Third […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Elrich Reacts to Third Pedestrian Fatality in 2020

Only two weeks into the new year and already three people have died in pedestrian-related collisions on Montgomery County roads. The latest happened on Rockville Pike, near Wootton Parkway, around 6:30 on Thursday, January 16. This incident came 24 hours after pedestrian was hit and killed on Rockville Pike Wednesday night. These pedestrian fatalities come […]

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January 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Tercer Peatón Muere Atropellado en lo que va del Año

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery está investigando una colisión peatonal que ocurrió el jueves por la noche en Rockville Pike y que dejó una persona sin vida. Esta es la tercera muerte de peatones del año y la segunda muerte de peatones en Rockville Pike en un período de dos días. El […]

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January 17, 2020 | Staff Writer

Missing Takoma Park Teen Last Seen Thursday

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding a missing Takoma Park girl. Sarela Nely Lanza, 14, of Garland Avenue was reported as missing by her family on Thursday, Jan. 16. She was last seen leaving her home on foot. Lanza is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 135 […]

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January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Second Pedestrian Killed on Rockville Pike in Two Day Period

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred Thursday evening on the Rockville Pike. This is the third pedestrian fatality of the year and the second pedestrian fatality on the Rockville Pike in a two day period. According to a police statement, at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday, Rockville district officers, officers […]

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January 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Joven Hispana de Wheaton Desaparecida

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery está pidiendo ayuda para localizar a una joven desaparecida del área de Wheaton. Hayde Sarai Torres Cruz, de 16 años, fue vista por última vez por su familia aproximadamente a las 6:00 a.m. del martes 7 de enero, cuando salió de su casa de McMahon Road, a […]

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January 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Watch Elrich’s First State of the County Address

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich delivered his first State of the County Address on Tuesday in front of a packed room at the Silver Spring Civic Center. In a wide-ranging speech, Elrich unveiled his budget, discussed economic development, racial equity, affordable housing, climate change and much more.

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January 16, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Police Seek Help in Finding Missing Wheaton Teenager

Montgomery County Department of Police are asking for help in locating a missing teenager from the Wheaton area. Hayde Sarai Torres Cruz, age 16, was last seen by family at approximately 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, when she left her McMahon Road home on foot. Torres Cruz is approximately 5-foot-tall and weighs 115 pounds. […]

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January 16, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Second Pedestrian Fatality of 2020 Being Investigated

It’s only two weeks into the new year and already two Montgomery County residents have died after being struck by cars on county streets. Montgomery County police are still investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Rockville Pike around 8:40 pm on Wednesday, January 15th. Police say 28 year old Adam Moche Aseraph […]

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January 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Policía Halla a Menor de Wheaton Desaparecida

La Policía informó el miércoles 15 de enero que Cristal Nelly Tavara Samaniego, de 15 años, fue hallada sana y salva. NOTA PREVIA Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery están pidiendo la ayuda del público para localizar a una menor desaparecida. Cristal Nelly Tavara Samaniego, de 15 años, de Georgian Way […]

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