crime

July 31, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigate Burglary of Business in Downtown Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police are investigating the burglary of a Dunkin’ located on the 8400 block of Colesville Road in downtown Silver Spring. On July 12, shortly before 7:00 p.m., a suspect forced entry to the restaurant through the front door. According to an MCPD press release, the suspect stole electronics and food and placed the […]

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June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Police Search for Cyclist in Connection to Assault in Bethesda

Police are investigating an assault involving a cyclist on Capital Crescent Trail. The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Monday near the Dalecarlia Tunnel in Bethesda. According to police, the suspect began arguing with three young adults posting flyers in support of Black Lives Matter before grabbing the flyers from a young girl and pushing […]

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April 13, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Gaithersburg Restaurant Burglary Being Investigated, Surveillance Video Released

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a burglary at a restaurant in Gaithersburg. Items were stolen from Hershey’s Restaurant located on the 17000 block of Oakmont Avenue on March 26. Surveillance video shows that a male suspect cut the screen on the deck of Hershey’s Restaurant shortly before 2:00 a.m., and then […]

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February 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Charges Could Be Dropped for Hoggle, Judge To Make Decision

Charges could possibly be dropped for Catherine Hoggle, the mother who was charged with the murder of her two children. Sarah and Jacob Hoggle were last seen with their mother Catherine, before they vanished in 2014. A competency status hearing was held on Tuesday. This comes after Hoggle’s Attorney David Felsen, filed a motion to […]

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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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