detectives

June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Charge Man For Sandy Spring Bank Armed Robbery, Thanks to Tipster

Detectives from Montgomery County Police’s Major Crimes Division have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Montgomery Village in June 2017. Police say information from a tipster was essential in leading to this arrest. Police say Raul G. Castro, 32, of Gaithersburg, was arrested Friday near his home in Olde […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released in Connection with Guitar Center Theft in Silver Spring

Police released photographs of a woman wanted in connection for the theft of $1,000 worth of “musical instrument accessories.” According to police, the theft occurred on Thursday, March 7 at a Guitar Center located in the Ellsworth Place mall in Silver Spring. The woman who stole the items is believed to have “committed similar thefts […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Released of Woman Who Stole Purse in Starbucks

Police have released a composite sketch of a woman who stole a purse at a Starbucks in Germantown. According to police, detectives from the Germantown district say that the theft occurred on March 8 at around 3:30 p.m. Police say, a woman was inside the Starbucks shop on Kingsview Village Avenue when the thief stole […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First Responders Honored for Response to Armed Clarksburg Student, Silver Spring Fire

Montgomery County first responders were honored for acts of bravery at the 45th Annual Public Safety Award Luncheon. MCM’s Deirdre Byrne spoke with Montgomery County Police Officer Troy Melott and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services Capt. Chase Fabrizio about being honored: Melott was honored for peacefully responding to an armed Clarksburg High School student; […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving 2014 Homicide Case

Montgomery County Police is starting to periodically release information about ongoing investigations in the hopes that someone will come forward and have information to bring closure to the case. In a video released to the police’s Twitter account, Detective Katie Leggett said that Wednesday, Feb. 20, marked the five year anniversary of the homicide of […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested for Attempted Rape in Derwood

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old Gaithersburg man for attempted second-degree rape. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, Nov. 30. in a Derwood apartment complex located at 8010 Gramercy Blvd. At the time, police say, a woman was working as an apartment cleaner. Police say the man approached the woman and told […]

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October 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Suspected in Germantown Killing Shoots Self During Arrest

Update, Wednesday: Montgomery County police said Valentino Pritchett, 18, shot himself as officers tried to arrest him for the Oct. 23 killing of 20-year-old Stephen Frazier of Germantown. Pritchett, of an unconfirmed address, was developed as a suspect during the investigation, police said. About 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers found Pritchett traveling in a vehicle in the area […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Deceased Man Found in Bethesda Park, Death Investigation Underway

UPDATED Police have identified a deceased man found in a Bethesda creek last night as 40-year-old Daniel Taylor Evans of Sykesville. According to Montgomery County police, Evans had been reported to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office as a missing person. Police have not released the cause of death and said an autopsy is pending. Anyone […]

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August 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video from Bank Robbery

Montgomery County police officers have released a surveillance video, see below, in hopes you can help them identify a bank robbery suspect. The bank robbery happened on July 28 shortly after 5 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Bank on Westlake Drive in North Bethesda. According to the police investigation, the suspect entered the bank and […]

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July 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Describe Effort to Catch Gaithersburg Rapist (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the report of a sexual assault that occurred last week in Gaithersburg. Officer Rick Goodale said police received the report during the early morning hours of July 26. Goodale provides more details about the case and the investigation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Montgomery County police have released […]

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