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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Issue 30 Citations at ‘Car Gathering’ in Effort to Stop Street Racing

In a joint operation with the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD), the Maryland State Police (MSP) Rockville Barrack responded to complaints of a “car gathering” in the MD-124 and I-270 area Tuesday.  The operation is part of an ongoing effort to address street racing and aggressive driving in Montgomery County. According to an MSP statement, police […]

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September 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Made 228 Traffic Stops in Montgomery County Over Labor Day Weekend

Police made 228 traffic stops over Labor Day weekend in Montgomery County.  Maryland State Police (MSP) teamed up with the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police over the weekend to crack down on aggressive driving in the county. The MSP Rockville Barrack focused on Route 270, Gaithersburg Police focused on Gaithersburg and […]

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December 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Release Week Three Alcohol Task Force Results, 39 DUI Arrests

The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force is running now through Jan. 7. The task force is comprised of officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section and patrol officers from the six police districts, as well as officers from the Gaithersburg City Police Department, the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department (Montgomery County Division), Maryland State […]

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September 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Troopers Cite Thousands of Motorists Over Labor Day Weekend

UPDATED Maryland State police officers issued 6,221 citations and 5,777 warnings to motorists traveling on state roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Of those stops, police said there were 110 driving under the influence arrests and over one thousand repair orders for defective vehicle equipment. In Montgomery County, Maryland State police officers sent out […]

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April 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Public safety issue at Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road featured on Montgomery Community Media.

Police Cite Drivers and Pedestrians in Downtown Silver Spring

Montgomery County police officers cited some drivers and pedestrians on Monday in downtown Silver Spring. The pedestrian safety enforcement action took place from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Colesville Road and Wayne Avenue. Police said the area has been identified as a pedestrian High Incidence Area (HIA) — an area with a higher frequency of […]

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February 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Warned About Unshoveled Sidewalks, Few Cited Following Blizzard of 2016

UPDATED There were hundreds of warnings but few tickets issued to Montgomery County property owners for failure to clear their sidewalks of snow and ice following the Blizzard of 2016, according to information obtained by MyMCMedia. In Montgomery County, there were 835 cases reported after the blizzard compared to 719 cases between Jan. 1 and […]

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October 15, 2014 | Krista Brick

More than 800 Drivers Cited for Passing Stopped School Buses

Since January 825 citations have been issued to drivers who passed a stopped school bus that has its stop sign and stop arm extended, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice said Monday. The council’s education and public safety committees met to get an update on the issue and other school issues Monday. According to County […]

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