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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June 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Man Faces Assault Charges

Mohammd Hussein Saeed Al-Haris, age 24, was charged with assault related charges and the discharge of a weapon within the city of Gaithersburg limits. According to police, on January 2, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department responded to a report of an assault in progress at the 200 block of Ellington Boulevard. Officers determined there […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat in Germantown

Germantown district police officers have arrested two men for their involvement in an assault and robbery that occurred in Germantown over the weekend. According to police, the two men arrested for their involvement in this incident are Jovan Crawford of Germantown, 27, and Scott Duncan Roberson of Washington D.C., 25. Police say that a man, […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Involved in Alleged Assault at Germantown Shoppers

Police have released photographs of a man who allegedly assaulted another person at the Shoppers Food Warehouse in Germantown. Montgomery County police said Germantown district officers responded to a call about 6:16 p.m. March 18 about a man assaulting a 21-year-old man in the grocery store. Police said investigators believe the assault was over a […]

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March 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Treating Armed Robbery, Assault as Hate Crime

Montgomery County police believe two masked men targeted a robbery victim based on his perceived sexual orientation, and detectives are investigating the incident as a hate crime, a police statement says. The robbery occurred about 10:17 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the 900 block of Navahoe Drive in Silver Spring, police said. The two men […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: After Receiving Tip, Police Make Arrest in Home Depot Theft

Update, Dec. 21: A tipster led police to Luis Andres Portillo, 29, of the 4100 block of Heathfield Road in Rockville, who has been charged with armed robbery, assault and theft offenses that he committed at the Home Depot in Aspen Hill on Dec. 2. On Dec. 13, detectives released a surveillance photograph of the […]

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December 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Knife-Wielding Man in Gaithersburg

Police officers used a Taser on a man Monday who was brandishing a knife outside a fast food restaurant in Gaithersburg, a Montgomery County police statement said. Adonias Gomez, 61, of the 100 block of Girard Street in Gaithersburg is being held on $10,000 bail, according to online court records. He faces charges of first-degree […]

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September 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Hope Someone Can ID Suspect in Robbery and Assault

Montgomery County police hope someone recognizes the perpetrator of a robbery and assault based on a computer-generated sketch of the suspect. The incident occurred about 8:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, on Laytonsville Road in Laytonsville. The investigation revealed that a woman was driving a black 2017 Toyota Rav4 sports utility vehicle, when she pulled over […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest 2 for Bethesda Mall Shooting

Two men — neither of whom have a confirmed address — have been charged in connection with a March 9 shooting in the parking lot of the Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda, a Montgomery County police statement said. David Orlando Montalvo, 23, and Lucas Austin Graves, 28, face attempted murder and assault charges as well […]

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