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November 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Auto Thefts in Montgomery County Up 21% Compared to 2019 Statistics

As of Oct. 31, auto theft is up 21% in Montgomery County from what it was as of the same date last year, according to Montgomery County Police 6th District Commander Capt. Michael Ward. Between Jan. 1-Oct. 31, 2019 there were 131 auto thefts in Montgomery County, according to a graph displayed by Ward at […]

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October 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two People Seriously Injured in Wheaton Car Collision

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a serious car collision that hospitalized two people Sunday in Wheaton. Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to a crash report around 1:32 p.m. at Veirs Mill Road at Newport Mill Road. MCPD said a Toyota Sienna was making a left turn onto Newport Mill Road […]

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October 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Charged in September Armed Carjacking in Rockville

Two men have been charged in a Sept. 16 armed carjacking in Rockville. According to case records the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) charged Juan Angel Madrid, 25, of Rockville with: Armed carjacking First degree assault Armed robbery Criminal firearm use Michael Castillo Guzman, 26, was also charged with the armed carjacking. Police said he […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigate Four Carjackings in Under a Week in Downtown Silver Spring

Four armed carjackings have occurred in the downtown Silver Spring area since Sept. 19, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Detectives continue to investigate the crimes and said in three incidents the victim’s car was left running and/or unattended. All four victims’ cars were later found abandoned in Washington, D.C. The carjackings occurred as […]

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September 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Accused of Stealing Police Car, Hitting Another One in Olney

A man stole a police car before hitting another police car on Saturday in Olney, according to a Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Montgomery County Division statement. Police said a Park Police officer was flagged down by an adult male at Georgia Avenue and Prince Philip Drive at around 3:30 p.m. While they were talking the […]

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September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Victims in Double-Fatal Gaithersburg Crash

Police have identified the two Montgomery County residents who were killed in a double-fatal car collision at Muddy Branch and West Deer Park Roads in Gaithersburg Wednesday evening. On Thursday Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said Stephanie Angelica Vasquez, 25, of Kensington and Jonathan Charkas, 35, of Rockville were pronounced deceased at the scene. They were […]

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August 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Ransacked Car Found in Silver Spring Garage

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested a Derwood man for offenses related to breaking into a car in Silver Spring. Police said in a statement that an officer was on routine patrol Saturday at about 4:07 a.m. when he heard a car alarm sound from the Wayne Avenue Garage. The officer found two men […]

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June 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

102 Years Young: Drive-By Parade Celebrates North Potomac Woman’s Birthday

North Potomac resident Ida Pearl Green turned 102 years young on Thursday. Green’s family and friends honored her with a drive-by parade, honking, cheering and shouting “I love you’s” to celebrate her special day.

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June 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Protester: ‘We’re Not Doing This to Wreak Havoc’

Black Lives Matter protesters took part in a car protest on Thursday in White Oak. Cars lined up at the White Oak Community Recreation Center and drove to the police station on Milestone Drive. It ended at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Nationwide protests began after a video went viral of Minneapolis Police […]

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June 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg, White Oak MVA Branches to Open; No Road Test for Non-Commercial Drivers

The Gaithersburg and White Oak Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) branches will begin partially reopening on Monday, June 8, according to a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) MVA statement.  On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening will start Friday at 5 p.m., and starting June 8 some MVA offices can begin […]

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