Anand Badgujar

July 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Del. Wilkins: ‘The Robert White Case is Really Part of a Pattern in Montgomery County’

As of Thursday, a petition to reopen the investigation into the Montgomery County police officer, Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed an unarmed black man on June 11, 2018, has received more the 740 signatures. MyMCMedia spoke to Del. Jheanelle Wilkins, who has publicly expressed her support for the petition. Wilkins called the investigation into Robert White’s […]

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July 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

More than 500 Sign Petition to Reopen Investigation into Robert White Case

More than 500 people have signed a petition to reopen an investigation into Montgomery County Police Officer Anand Badgujar who shot and killed an unarmed black man on June 11, 2018. Robert White was walking in his Silver Spring neighborhood when he was killed by Badgujar. After an investigation, Montgomery County Police Department released a five page […]

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April 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Manger Says Robert White Killing Was ‘Lawful and Justified’

The officer who shot and killed Robert White on a Silver Spring street was justified in doing so, according to a five-page memo written by Tom Manger, retired police chief of Montgomery County police. The memo was dated March 26, just days before Manger was set to begin his retirement. It was sent to Montgomery […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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August 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Demands Answers in Police-Involved Shooting

It was a full house at the Silver Spring Civic Center Tuesday evening where dozens of residents attended a community meeting to demand answers from Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy, regarding the officer-involved shooting that left an unarmed black man dead. Robert White, 41, was shot and […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Manger, Leggett Talk About Next Steps in White Investigation

The internal affairs investigation of Officer Anand Badgujar could take a few months, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger said Tuesday night. Badgujar shot and killed Robert White, an unarmed man, in a quiet Silver Spring neighborhood in June. The criminal investigation of the shooting was handed over to the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office, […]

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August 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Body Camera Footage Reveals Moments Before White’s Death

Montgomery County police have released the body camera footage of Officer Anand Badgujar who confronted Robert White on a Silver Spring street June 11. The incident led to Badgujar shooting White several times. At least seven shots are heard on the video. The police also added the body camera footage of a second officer who […]

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July 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

No Charges Against Officer in Silver Spring Shooting

No charges will be placed against Officer Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed Robert White on June 11, according to a statement from the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office. Based on a review of evidence and a review of the law, the Howard prosecutor determined that Badgujar’s actions were justified under the circumstances, a Montgomery […]

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June 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Meet With Howard County Prosecutors to Discuss White Killing

Montgomery Police met with the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office on Monday, and chose not to release the body-camera footage from the officer who shot and killed Robert Lawrence White on June 11, according to a police statement. White, who was unarmed, was killed by Officer Anand Badgujar after the two had a confrontation on […]

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June 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Officer in Shooting of Unarmed Man Declining to Be Interviewed, Police Say

Officer Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed unarmed Robert Lawrence White, has “declined to be interviewed” by police investigators, according to an update on the case released by Montgomery County police. Badgujar will be compelled to provide information once an internal administrative investigation begins, after the criminal investigation, police said. Badgujar shot White on a […]

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