April 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Defense Will Appeal Conviction in Bethesda Tunnel Fire Murder Case

The man convicted Wednesday in a bizarre Bethesda murder will file an appeal, his attorney said Friday. After a seven-day trial, Daniel Beckwitt was convicted of a second-degree “depraved heart” murder of Askia Khafra, a 21-year-old Silver Spring man Beckwitt had hired to dig tunnels under his property. “There are issues raised in the course […]

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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Jury Convicts Man in Germantown Home Invasion, Murder

A jury convicted a Germantown man of two murder counts and other charges arising from an April 29, 2017, home invasion robbery, according to a statement from the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Furl John Williams, 26, will be sentenced Sept. 7 before Circuit Court Judge Gary Bair, the statement said. He faces life in […]

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April 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

State’s Attorney’s Office Win Murder, Attempted Murder Convictions on Same Day

The Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office won two convictions Monday —a murder charge against a man who killed his pregnant fiancée and an attempted murder charge against a man who participated in a botched drug deal. “Yesterday was a great day to be state’s attorney in Montgomery County,” State’s Attorney John McCarthy said Tuesday at […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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