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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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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Recover Drugs, Gun from Silver Spring Man During Traffic Stop

Silver Spring District police officers arrested a Silver Spring man for offenses involving firearms as well as drug possession and distribution. Police have identified the man as 27-year-old Vision Lewis, who lives on Lockwood Drive in Silver Spring. The incident occurred on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. during a traffic stop in the White Oak […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Man Arrested for Rape and Attempted Murder

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Silver Spring man with rape and attempted murder. According to police, 26-year-old Kevin Mendoza allegedly raped a woman outside an apartment building in the 8500 block of 16th Street in Silver Spring on Friday at approximately 11:55 p.m. The victim was carrying items from her car to […]

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August 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Man Charged with Robbing East County Businesses with Rifle

A 23-year-old Silver Spring man faces armed robbery and firearms charges in connection with a pair of robberies last week in the East County, a Montgomery County police statement said. William T. Thompson, 23, of the 600 block of Pebble Beach Drive, is being held without bail, according to online court records. Here’s what police […]

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June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Charge Man For Sandy Spring Bank Armed Robbery, Thanks to Tipster

Detectives from Montgomery County Police’s Major Crimes Division have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Montgomery Village in June 2017. Police say information from a tipster was essential in leading to this arrest. Police say Raul G. Castro, 32, of Gaithersburg, was arrested Friday near his home in Olde […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Oxon Hill Man for Shoplifting After Friday Police Chase

Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged an Oxon Hill man on Friday for assaulting officers, committing several thefts, fleeing the scene using a stolen vehicle, and ramming police vehicles. The incident occurred  Friday at around 1:27 p.m., police say. Wheaton district police officers were dispatched to a Kmart at 14014 Connecticut Ave. for reports […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Three in Gun Shop Burglary

Detectives have arrested three people in connection with the Thursday morning burglary of a Randolph Road gun shop, a Montgomery County police statement said. Arrested were: Terrence Massey, Jr., 21, of Anne Arundel County Brandon Allen Jackson, 17, of Anne Arundel County, charged as an adult. A juvenile, 15, of Anne Arundel County, who was […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested for Attempted Rape in Derwood

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old Gaithersburg man for attempted second-degree rape. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, Nov. 30. in a Derwood apartment complex located at 8010 Gramercy Blvd. At the time, police say, a woman was working as an apartment cleaner. Police say the man approached the woman and told […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Reports 17 Percent Increase in Hate Crimes in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online today, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger reports a 17 percent increase in hate crimes and bias incidents in Montgomery County. According to Manger, there have been 62 incidents reported to the police department this year. He said the hate crimes are generally motivated by race, religion, or sexual […]

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