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September 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Aspen Hill Teenager Found Safe, Unharmed

Update (Sept. 17): Montgomery County police announced on Sept. 10 that Zion Davis was found safe and unharmed. Original Post (Aug. 26): Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing teenager from the Aspen Hill area. Zion Davis, 14, lives on Hunter Mountain Lane. […]

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September 4, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

SS Justice Coalition: Officer Moris’ Sentence Was ‘A Real Slap On The Wrist’

Katie Stauss of the Silver Spring Justice Coalition called the two-year probation sentence given to Montgomery County Police Officer Kevin Moris “a real slap on the wrist and not very meaningful.” Moris was found guilty in December 2019 of second-degree assault and not guilty of misconduct in office in a July 3, 2019 incident in […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPD Officer Sentenced to Probation for Kneeling on Silver Spring Man’s Head in 2019

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Officer Kevin Moris was sentenced to two years supervised probation Monday after he kneed a handcuffed man in the head in 2019.  On July 3, 2019, Moris held handcuffed Arnaldo Pesoa, a Silver Spring man, on a sidewalk with his knee on his head outside a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill. […]

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September 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

Three Suspects Charged with Theft and Stolen Vehicle Offenses in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County Police charged three suspects with theft and stolen vehicle-related offenses in Aspen Hill last week. 34-year-old Christopher Wells, 36-year-old Marcus Wells of Temple Hills, and 31-year-old Nitalia Rivera, of Capitol Heights, were arrested after officers responded to the Home Depot located on the 14000 block of Georgia Avenue for the report of a […]

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August 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

UPDATE: Aspen Hill Pedestrian Hit and Run Collision Now Fatal

The Montgomery County Police Department continues to investigate the hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian in Aspen Hill on August 11. The victim, 62-year-old Robert Lawrence of Silver Spring, died at a local hospital on Friday, according to MCPD. A preliminary investigation revealed that on August 11, around 10:00 a.m. Lawrence stopped his vehicle in the far right […]

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August 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigating Serious Pedestrian Hit and Run Collision in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County Police are investigating a serious pedestrian hit-and-run collision that happened on Tuesday in the Aspen Hill area. A preliminary investigation revealed that on August 11, around 10:00 a.m. 62-year-old Robert Lawrence of Silver Spring stopped his vehicle in the far right lane of westbound Bel Pre Road just prior to London Lane. Lawrence […]

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August 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Man Charged with Residential Burglary, Assault, Attempted Vehicle Break-in

A Virginia man was arrested Sunday and charged with burglarizing a Glenmont home and assaulting the resident inside. According to a police report, at approximately 8:35 a.m., Montgomery County Police officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 2200 block of Greenery Lane. Emergency personnel found a woman inside with head trauma. She was […]

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August 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Aug. 4, and today the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its 230th birthday. You can celebrate its birthday by celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, which also is today. Here are five other things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Today is the last time Montgomery County Council meets before it […]

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August 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Aug. 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1. County Council Recess:  The Montgomery County Council meets Tuesday, Aug. 4 and then is in summer recess through Friday, Sept. 11. There are numerous public hearings scheduled for September, here is the list at this time. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s […]

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July 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the agenda. In the afternoon there’s a public hearing about County Executive Marc Elrich’s proposed $66 million budget cuts to the upcoming fiscal year. Councilmembers and Political Groups […]

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