arrests

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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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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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

State Trooper Honored For Arresting 150 Impaired Drivers in 2018

Maryland State Police Trooper Anthony Wallace made more impaired driver arrests than any other state trooper in Maryland in 2018. On July 12, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce presented Wallace with a Meritorious Service Citation for arresting 150 people who were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Montgomery County and neighboring areas. […]

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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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July 16, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Crime Rate Down in Takoma Park Since 2014, Officials Say

Crime in Takoma Park has gone down significantly since 2014, according to Andrea Artero, senior crime analyst for the Takoma Park Police Department. Total crime is reportedly down by a quarter since 2014. Larceny, the area’s most common crime, went down by almost a third since 2014. There is a direct relationship between certain arrests and the reduced […]

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May 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Troopers Make More Than 7,800 Traffic Stops on Memorial Day Weekend

Maryland troopers made more than 7,800 traffic stops on state roads over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. According to a Maryland State Police Department Facebook post, the stops resulted in the arrest of 111 impaired drivers. Police said their holiday traffic enforcement took place between May 26 and May 30. During that time period, troopers […]

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March 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Report Arrests and Other Incidents

Arrests A 29-year-old man was arrested for second-degree assault, after an incident that occurred between 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the 600 block of Ivy League Lane. A 36-year-old woman was arrested for aggressive panhandling, failure to identify herself to a police officer, and obstructing and hindering a police investigation, after an incident that […]

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December 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Release Week Three Alcohol Task Force Results, 39 DUI Arrests

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force is running now through Jan. 7. The task force is comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section and patrol officers from the six police districts, as well as officers from the Gaithersburg City Police Department, the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department (Montgomery County Division), Maryland State […]

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September 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Troopers Cite Thousands of Motorists Over Labor Day Weekend

UPDATED Maryland State police officers issued 6,221 citations and 5,777 warnings to motorists traveling on state roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Of those stops, police said there were 110 driving under the influence arrests and over one thousand repair orders for defective vehicle equipment. In Montgomery County, Maryland State police officers sent out […]

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July 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Make Arrests in Kentlands and Lakelands Thefts

Officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department have arrested and charged 19-year-old Jean Aka and 20-year-old Felipe Castellon with thefts from vehicles and garages in the communities of Kentlands and Lakelands during the early morning hours of July 17 and July 19. According to police, tips from residents helped in their investigation. A search and seizure […]

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