November 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Thursday, Nov. 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Diabetes Day: First created in 1991 to help to spread awareness and education. Health officials say diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure and early death. Simple action can reduce the risk. […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Silver Spring Man with Indecent Exposure

Gaithersburg City police have charged 25-year-old Miguel Angel Jorge Vasquez of Silver Spring with indecent exposure. Police said on August 12 around 7 p.m., a man followed a person on the footpath in the 100 block of Treehaven Street in Gaithersburg where he allegedly exposed himself. The investigation by the police developed Vasquez as a […]

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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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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested For Illegal Possession of Firearms

Montgomery County police officers from the Gaithersburg District arrested and charged a man for firearm-related offenses during a traffic stop on Friday, Aug. 16. The man has been identified as 20-year-old Andre Duvall of Gaithersburg. Police say that the traffic stop occurred at 9:55 p.m. Friday. Gaithersburg district officers conducted the stop on Frederick Road […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested For Secretly Taking Lewd Photos, Videos of Women in Mall

Police have arrested a man for allegedly taking “upskirt” photos and videos of women in a Silver Spring mall, without their knowledge. According to police, 27-year-old Abdul Muhammad — of an unconfirmed address — faces four charges of using a camera “to conduct visual surveillance of the private area of victims without their consent.” He’s […]

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April 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Berliner Suggests Recordation Tax to Be Used to Pay for Bonds for School Construction (VIDEO)

The recordation tax could be used as a source of funding to pay for bonds that would in turn pay for projects to ease school overcrowding, Council President Roger Berliner said Monday. By putting $30 million a year for bonds, it would increase the amount of money the county has for school projects by $150 […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Suspect for July Wheaton CVS Pharmacy Robbery (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Montgomery County police have charged a Beltsville man for a robbery that occurred in July at a CVS Pharmacy located in Wheaton. Police have arrested and charged Derrick Austin Bacon, age 41, of the 3400 block of Castleleigh Road in Beltsville, with armed robbery, first degree assault, and theft. The robbery happened at 9:59 p.m. […]

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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Montgomery Village Man with Indecent Exposure (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers have charged 39-year-old John Stovall of Montgomery Village with indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself to two 11-year-old girls. Police said they were dispatched on Wednesday afternoon to the 19100 block of Stedwick Drive. According to police, the victims told police that the suspect approached them and exposed himself to […]

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February 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bond Review for Luis Reluzco Set for Friday

UPDATED 2.12.16 10:45 a.m. A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted the suspect driver who police say struck Officer Noah Leotta, while he was working as a member of  the Holiday Alcohol Task Force, last December. Leotta died from his injuries a week later. According to a Montgomery County Police Department news release, Olney resident […]

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December 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Masseur with Sex Offenses (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers have charged a masseur with sex offenses and detectives believe there may be more victims. Police said on July 7, a 32-year-old woman reported that she received a massage by Gavin Otto at the Red Door Spa in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg and that she was sexually assaulted during the […]

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