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March 24, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Suspect Arrested for Gun and Drug Possession in Downtown Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged 39-year-old Zachary Scott with drug and firearm related offenses following an incident that occurred in Silver Spring. Scott is a resident of the 5900 block of Surratts Village Drive in Clinton. On Monday, March 23, at about 6 p.m. police noticed drug activity occurring outside of a convenience […]

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February 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Four People Arrested for Attempted Home Invasion in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department arrested four people in connection to an attempted home invasion robbery in Silver Spring on Jan. 23. Police have identified the four individuals as Innis Sherper, 18, of Kensington; Kalvin Gomez, 17, of Silver Spring (police haven’t released a mug shot of Gomez since he’s a minor, but he’s being charged […]

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January 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

B-CC, Walter Johnson Principals Release Joint Statement on Student Arrests

Three students involved in altercations after a basketball game between Walter Johnson High School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School were arrested at B-CC in Bethesda on Friday night. Shelton Mooney—the acting principal of B-CC—and Jennifer Baker—principal of Walter Johnson—emailed the school communities in a joint letter over the weekend calling the incident “unacceptable.” The principals […]

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January 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Idaho Man Faces Charges in Montgomery County for Abducting his Child

Montgomery County Police Department’s Special Victims Investigation Division released a statement noting that an Idaho man has been arrested for allegedly abducting his child in October 2019. Police have identified the man as Chase Rogers, 25, of Pocatello, Idaho. MCPD was notified by the State of Idaho on Sept. 14, 2019 that Rogers and his […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Faces Several Peeping Tom Charges

Montgomery County Police Department’s Bethesda district station has announced the arrest of a Peeping Tom suspect in Silver Spring. Police have identified the man as 43-year-old Mario Verhage of Silver Spring. Verhage was taken into custody on Jan. 15 because of the strength of an arrest warrant, police say. According to Maryland court documents, Verhage […]

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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Charge Second Suspect Connected to Bethesda Jewelry Store Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department has charged a second suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a jewelry store in Bethesda on Dec. 13. Police identified the man charged as 49-year-old Anthony Starr of Southeast, Washington, D.C. Starr is one of three men allegedly involved in stealing about 100 pieces of jewelry, worth more than […]

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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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October 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested for Burglarizing Two Silver Spring Homes, Assaulting Homeowners

Police arrested a Germantown man who they say burglarized two houses in Silver Spring. A statement released by Montgomery County police department identified the man as 56-year-old Steven Anderson. Maryland court records show that Anderson faces seven charges related to first-degree burglary, property destruction, and second-degree assault. Police say the first incident occurred Saturday, Oct. […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: Germantown Man Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Police Identify Victim

Update (Sept. 12, 10 a.m.): Montgomery County police say the victim in Monday’s homicide is 39-year old Jennifer Sparks.   Montgomery County police say a body found along Great Seneca Highway last month belonged to a 57-year-old Gaithersburg man. Montgomery County police arrested and charged a Germantown man with first-degree murder Monday night. Police responded to a […]

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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Village Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering His Wife

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Montgomery Village man with first-degree murder. According to police, 46-year-old Jean Pierre allegedly murdered his wife, Nerlande Foreste on August 24 and then reported his wife as missing to the police. Police issued a release to the media about Foreste’s disappearance the following day on August 25. […]

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