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December 3, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Body Found in Aspen Hill; No Foul Play Suspected

Montgomery County Department of Police, Major Crimes Division, have identified the body found in Aspen Hill in a creek along Matthew Henson Trail near Georgia Avenue and Hewitt Avenue. Lawrence Wilson, 52, was discovered at approximately 11:57 a.m. on Wednesday by 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner […]

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December 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Department of Health to Distribute COVID-19 Kits to Hard-Hit Neighborhoods

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it is delivering nearly 4,000 coronavirus emergency kits to neighborhoods that have been disproportionately affected by the spread of COVID-19. DHHS said in a statement that the following three zip codes are heavily affected: 20902, the Wheaton-Glenmont area, which, over the past 14 days, has […]

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October 8, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Police Investigating Armed Carjacking and Abuduction in Aspen Hill

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police are investigating an armed carjacking and abduction that happened in Aspen Hill on Sept. 27. Detectives determined that the incident occurred at approximately 4:15 a.m. near the 3800 block of Grand Pre Road. Police say the victim, who was driving home from work, noticed a vehicle behind him driving […]

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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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