Public Safety

November 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Hagerstown Enfrenta Cargos de Pornografía Infantil

La policía del estado de Maryland acusó, el martes, a un hombre de Hagerstown de varios cargos de pornografía infantil, según un comunicado emitido por la policía, y fue arrestado en el condado de Montgomery. Hugo J. Arce, de 40 años, está detenido sin derecho a fianza en el centro de detención del condado de […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hagerstown Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police charged a Hagerstown man Tuesday with several counts of child pornography, a police statement said. He was arrested in Montgomery County. Hugo J. Arce, 40, is being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Center, according to online court records. Arce was arrested without incident at a relative’s home, police said. […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Identify Pedestrian Killed After Twinbrook Collision

Update, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.: Montogmery County Police Department identified the pedestrian who died in the Nov. 6 collision as 77-year-old Kankanige Chandralatha Perera of Aspen Hill in Rockville. Perera was hit by an SUV in Twinbrook while she was trying to cross McAuliffe Drive in Rockville. The investigation is ongoing. Woman Dies After Collision With […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Rockville Teen Located Safe, Unharmed

Update (Nov. 13 at 1:40 p.m.): Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Wednesday afternoon, saying that Lemlen Earley has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post (Nov. 13): The Rockville Police Department is searching for a Rockville teenager and is requesting the public’s help finding her. According to a police statement, 13-year-old Lemlen Earley […]

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November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Man Who Sexually Assaulted Juvenile in Rockville Area

Police are investigating the sexual assault of a girl that happened in the Rockville area on Oct. 31. Investigators released a composite sketch of a man sought for the assault and are asking the public to come forward with information. According to a police statement, the victim told detectives she was walking between apartment buildings […]

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November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hyattsville Man Arrested for Discharging Gun Near Silver Spring Gas Station

A Hyattsville man was arrested on Nov. 7 for discharging a gun in the parking lot of a Sunoco gas station in Silver Spring. Police identified the man as 27-year-old Desmond Jones. According to a police statement, Jones has been charged with handgun possession, resisting arrest and firearm possession by a prohibited person. The incident […]

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November 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Teenager in Critical Condition After Being Hit by a Car

A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a car on Friday evening while riding her bike in Bethesda. According to a Montgomery County Police press release, on Nov. 8, around 5:45 p.m. the teen was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk of northbound Old Georgetown Road at the entrance ramp on […]

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November 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Fire at Chevy Chase Home Causes $750K Worth of Damage

Firefighters responded to a fire Sunday morning in Chevy Chase that caused about $750,000 worth in damage.   The fire started around 2:45 a.m. in a two-story, single-family home on the 5100 block of Westport Road in the Wohlshire neighborhood of Chevy Chase.  Approximately 85 firefighters battled the fire which had spread throughout the home. The home was unoccupied […]

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November 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Tiene Nuevo Jefe de Policía

Marcus Jones juramentó oficialmente como nuevo Jefe de Policía del condado de Montgomery. En su ceremonia en la Escuela Secundaria Gaithersburg, el viernes por la noche, Jones, junto con su familia, amigos y compañeros del cuerpo policial celebraron su logro. Jones dijo que prestar juramento en Gaithersburg High fue particularmente especial, porque sus tres hijos […]

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November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chief Jones on Flag Controversy: I’m Trying to ‘Bring the Sides Together’

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones weighed in on the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy on Friday night. After he was officially sworn in as police chief at Gaithersburg High School, Jones told MyMCMedia that his goal to work through the strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Jones noted that the flag has […]

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