Public Safety

April 14, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Captado en Video: Detectives Investigan Intento de Robo en una Gasolinera de Gaithersburg

La policía del condado de Montgomery continúa investigando un intento de robo en la gasolinera BP ubicada en la cuadra 19000 de Woodfield Road, en Gaithersburg. Los detectives dicen que el 19 de marzo, poco antes de las 4 a.m., los sospechosos intentaron forzar su entrada a la gasolinera pero no tuvieron éxito. Los sospechosos […]

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April 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Attempted Burglary of Gaithersburg Gas Station; Surveillance Video Released

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate an attempted burglary of the BP gas station located on the 19000 block of Woodfield Road in Gaithersburg. Detectives say that on March 19, shortly before 4:00 am, the suspects attempted to force entry into the gas station but were unsuccessful. The suspects fled the area on foot and […]

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April 14, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Un Hombre Muere tras un Tiroteo en Boyds, El Sospechoso Aún Sigue Prófugo

Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD) están investigando un tiroteo mortal que ocurrió en Boyds, el martes por la noche. Las autoridades no creen que este haya sido un incidente al azar. Poco antes de las 7 p.m., el centro de emergencia recibió una llamada que informaba de un tiroteo […]

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April 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Man Dies After Shooting in Boyds; Suspect Still at Large

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Boyds on Tuesday evening. Authorities do not believe this was a random incident. Emergency dispatch received a call for the report of a shooting on the 12000 block of Ethel Rose Way shortly before 7:00 pm. Responding officers found 23-year-old […]

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April 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers Including Montgomery County Schools

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 14 The Maryland Department of Health reported 117 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 68,377. Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, so the death toll remains at 1,447 which is the highest in the state. As of April 12, there […]

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April 13, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Fire in Silver Spring High-Rise Under Investigation

Firefighters put out a large fire at a high-rise on Manchester Rd. in Silver Spring Monday morning. No injuries were reported. The fire was put out quickly, and a cause is still being investigated, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue PIO Pete Piringer. Firefighters in Silver Spring battle large building fire: cause under investigation […]

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April 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: a Quarter of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 13 The Maryland Department of Health reported 116 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 68,260. As of April 12, the county reported that 108 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday, so the death toll in […]

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April 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Jawando y Rice: Grupo de Trabajo para Tratar el Tema de la Presencia Policial en las Escuelas

Los concejales del condado de Montgomery Will Jawando y Craig Rice anunciaron que convocarán un grupo de trabajo para desarrollar profesionales de salud mental y otros servicios de apoyo en las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), con la intención de que los oficiales de policía no estén en las escuelas todos los días. […]

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April 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Jawando, Rice Announce Task Force to Find Student Support Alternatives for Police Presence in Schools

Montgomery County Councilmembers Will Jawando and Craig Rice announced they will convene a task force to grow mental health professionals and other support services in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), with the intention that police officers will not be in schools everyday. “We know that our current systems are not working, particularly for our Black […]

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April 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Shooter Held Without Bond; Preliminary Hearing Set

David Hall Dixon, the off duty Pentagon police officer who was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and assault in two separate incidents, was ordered held without bond Monday afternoon. His preliminary hearing is set for 10:30 a.m. on May 7. Dixon was charged by Takoma Park Police with two counts of second degree […]

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