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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: Germantown Man Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Police Identify Victim

Update (Sept. 12, 10 a.m.): Montgomery County police say the victim in Monday’s homicide is 39-year old Jennifer Sparks.   Montgomery County police say a body found along Great Seneca Highway last month belonged to a 57-year-old Gaithersburg man. Montgomery County police arrested and charged a Germantown man with first-degree murder Monday night. Police responded to a […]

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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Village Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering His Wife

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Montgomery Village man with first-degree murder. According to police, 46-year-old Jean Pierre allegedly murdered his wife, Nerlande Foreste on August 24 and then reported his wife as missing to the police. Police issued a release to the media about Foreste’s disappearance the following day on August 25. […]

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August 30, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Mujer Arrestada por Abandonar a Recién Nacida en Silver Spring

Los detectives del condado de Montgomery de la División de Investigaciones Especiales arrestaron a una mujer que dio a luz y abandonó a su bebé recién nacida en un área boscosa en Silver Spring. Los registros de la corte muestran que Leticia Guzmán, de 25 años y residente de Silver Spring, enfrenta cargos por descuidar […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Woman Charged For Abandoning Newborn in Silver Spring

Montgomery County detectives from the Special Investigations Division arrested a woman who gave birth and abandoned her newborn infant in a wooded area in Silver Spring. Court records show that Leticia Guzman, 25, of Silver Spring faces charges for neglecting a minor and reckless endangerment. A passerby located the abandoned newborn in a wooded area […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Steps Aside After Prostitution Solicitation Charges

Days after he was charged with soliciting prostitution, Bethesda’s Seth Hurwitz announced Saturday he’s stepping aside from his responsibilities at 9:30 Club. Hurwitz is a co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington, D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion company. Hurwitz was arrested Aug. 21. Police said a licensed massage […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Charged For Soliciting Prostitution From Massage Therapist

Montgomery County detectives from the Vice and Intelligence Unit of the Special Investigations Division have charged a Bethesda man with soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage and physical therapist at her business. Police identified the Bethesda man as 60-year-old Seth Hurwitz who owns the 9:30 Club and the Anthem and manages and books Merriweather Post […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Man Arrested for Rape and Attempted Murder

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Silver Spring man with rape and attempted murder. According to police, 26-year-old Kevin Mendoza allegedly raped a woman outside an apartment building in the 8500 block of 16th Street in Silver Spring on Friday at approximately 11:55 p.m. The victim was carrying items from her car to […]

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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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