crime

September 25, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Surveillance Video of Vandalism and Theft Suspects

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) continues to investigate a vandalism and theft crime that took place June 11 in Downtown Silver Spring. Detectives released surveillance video of the three suspects on Sept. 23. The suspects slashed all tires to three vehicles in the Cameron Street Garage around 2 p.m. June 11. Suspects also stole […]

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September 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Officials Still Investigating 2016 Disappearance of Gaithersburg Man

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and the FBI are still investigating the disappearance of Ronal Giovani Vasquez-Flores in 2016, the MCPD said in a statement Monday.  Vasquez-Flores is from Gaithersburg and was 23 when he disappeared on July 16, 2016. Investigators think he was a victim of foul play and that his disappearance is […]

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August 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Charged with Firearm-Related Offenses and Drug Possession

A man and woman from Fairfax, Virginia have been arrested and charged with auto theft, firearm-related offenses, and possession of methamphetamine and heroin. According to a press release obtained from the Montgomery County Police Department, 33 year-old Kevin Salisbury and 28 year-old Courtney Rucker, were arrested Aug. 6 in Silver Spring. A police officer noticed […]

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June 3, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Seek Help Identifying Silver Spring Stabbing Suspects

Montgomery County police detectives have released a photo calling for the public to help identify two men in connection with the stabbing of a 34-year-old man on May 8. The stabbing occurred on Bonifant Street in downtown Silver Spring. Detectives reported that the victim and the first man were involved in an altercation at around […]

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May 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Jersey Man Arrested After Breaking, Entering Laytonsville Home

Montgomery County police arrested a man on May 24 for allegedly breaking and entering into an occupied Laytonsville home. Twenty-five-year-old Thomas Walton of Clifton, N.J., faces first-, second- and fourth-degree burglary charges, as well as two counts of malicious destruction of property. Police say the alleged burglary occurred around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. According […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Surveillance Photo Shows Suspects Involved in Wheaton Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Montgomery County Police from the Wheaton District need help identifying two adults suspected of stealing a wallet and committing credit card fraud in Wheaton. The theft occurred on January 11, according to police. The victim was working “in the 110000 block of Veirs Mill Road” when the person’s wallet was stolen, police say. According to police, […]

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January 30, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Burtonsville Man Gets 420 years on Child Porn Charges

A Montgomery County man was sentenced Wednesday to 420 years behind bars for producing child pornography. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, 33-year-old Kyle Stephen Thompson of Burtonsville engaged in sexually explicit conduct with three young females from May 9, 2015, to Jan. 28, 2017. According to […]

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January 28, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Rockville Man Arrested and Charged for Armed Robbery at Local Bank of America

A Rockville man has been arrested and charged for an armed bank robbery in Derwood. According to a press release obtained from the Montgomery County Police Department, 28-year-old Jerail M. Netcliff was recently arrested for an armed robbery that occurred on the morning of January 24th at the Bank of America located on the 17000 […]

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January 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Suspect in Silver Spring Bank Robbery Attempt Shot and Killed

It all started at 10:48 a.m. Wednesday when police responded to the BB&T Bank on the 1100 block of Wayne Avenue in downtown Silver Spring. Sgt. Rebecca Innocenti with Montgomery County Police says they believe the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. Officials say the suspect mentioned that he had a bomb in a book bag, and […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Photo of Man Burglarizing Etchison Country Store in Damascus

Police have released photos of the man wanted in connection with a committed commercial burglary at Etchison Country Store in Damascus. According to police, the incident occurred on Dec. 28 around 3:30 a.m. Germantown police officers had responded to a commercial burglary alarm, but by the time they arrived at the Etchison Country store, the […]

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