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November 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged with Stabbing Two People at 7-Eleven in Silver Spring

A Washington, D.C. man has been charged with two counts of attempted second-degree murder after police say he stabbed two people in Silver Spring. According to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), detectives determined that on Monday night, Wayne Riley, 55, was trying to get into a storage area holding cigarettes at the 7-Eleven at […]

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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Pushed Man Off Bike Near Kensington Parkway

A 64-year-old man was seriously injured after he was pushed off his bike near Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway on Saturday, Maryland-National Capital Park Police said.  The victim suffered a broken hip and underwent surgery, Assistant Chief of the Park Police’s Patrol Branch Captain Jeffrey Coe said. He told MyMCMedia the victim is being released […]

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September 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Virginia Man Arrested and Charged With Second-Degree Rape

A 35-year-old man was arrested and charged with a second-degree rape that occurred on Aug. 23 in Olney, according to police. Douglas Clifton Stewart, a Virginia resident, was arrested in his home at approximately 9:15 a.m. on Sept. 16 by Montgomery County police. Suspect Charged with Second-Degree Rape; Possibility of Additional Victims a Concern: https://t.co/uB0yy3LMae […]

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September 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Charged for Assaulting Liquor Store Employee Over Mask Dispute

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) announced Thursday that they arrested and charged a man with assault in connection to a mask dispute incident at a liquor store in Potomac. Police identified the man as 31-year-old Donald Thomas-Gipson of Silver Spring. Thomas-Gipson faces first and second-degree assault charges, according to MCPD. Police say the incident […]

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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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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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July 20, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery Park Police Looking for Assault Suspect

Montgomery County Park Police is asking the public for help identifying an assault suspect. The assault occurred in Rock Creek Stream Valley #2, near Ament Street and Ireland Trail. The suspect is pictured in the tweet. If you can identify the suspect or have any more information the police ask that you call 301-929-2748 or […]

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July 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Takoma Park

A driver was killed and a passenger severely injured in a crash July 16 in Takoma Park that police believe began as an assault. Takoma Park Police responded to Walnut and Eastern avenues after hearing sounds of a car crash at 10:50 p.m. They found a 1997 Subaru that had crashed into a tree and […]

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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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January 27, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Police Release Surveillance Footage From Germantown Assault Investigation

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police, 5th District Patrol Investigations Unit released surveillance footage in connection with an assault that took place at a 7-Eleven in Germantown on Jan. 13. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in connection with the incident, according to a press release from the […]

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