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October 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Teen Charged as Adult with Armed Robbery, Home Invasion

A Gaithersburg teenager is being charged as an adult with armed robbery and home invasion. Mohammed Timaji, 17, was arrested Sunday after Montgomery County Police (MCPD) and Rockville City Police (RCPD) officers responded to a home invasion report on Pitt Place in Rockville. According to MCPD Timaji went to the house to get money he […]

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July 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Vehicle on Beltway, Police Say

Maryland State Police (MSP) announced Wednesday they arrested and charged a man for shooting at a truck while traveling on the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring. Michael Andre Holmes, 25, of Annapolis is accused of the crime and is charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment from a car. In a statement Monday […]

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July 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged with Assault of 6-Year-Old Girl Outside Silver Spring Elementary School

A man was arrested and charged with rape and assault of a 6-year-old girl in Silver Spring.  On the morning of July 3, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers were sent to Oak View Elementary School for a report of a sexual assault, according to court documents. The complainant was with the 6-year-old girl, and […]

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June 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Almost Half of MCPS Students Arrested Were African Americans

Forty-five percent of the Montgomery County Public School students arrested on school premises during the 2018-2019 school year were African Americans although they make up about a fifth of the student body. According to a report by the Maryland State Department of Education, 163 Montgomery County students were arrested during that time. Of that total, […]

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April 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Two Suspects Arrested in Fairland Home Invasion Robbery

Montgomery County’s Department of Police have arrested and charged two suspects following a home invasion robbery that occurred on January 10 in Fairland. Suspects Dean Roy Thomas, age 49, of the 14700 block of 4th St. in Laurel and Luke Hinds, age 41, of the 1100 block of Woodduck Court in Upper Marlboro, were charged […]

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February 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Five Clarksburg High School Students Arrested for Robbery, Handgun Possession at School

Five Clarksburg High School students were arrested following a robbery Monday afternoon of a fellow student at the school that involved a handgun. According to Montgomery County Police, on Monday at 1 p.m., a school administrator informed the high school’s resource officer that a 15-year old student had been robbed earlier in the day and […]

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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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