drugs

October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Burtonsville

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a man that occurred Tuesday night in Burtonsville as a homicide. According to police,  an assault call was dispatched shortly before 10:30 p.m. at a residence in the 4500 block of Sandy Spring Road. According to police, first responders entered the residence and located 22-year-old Syed […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces $3 Million to Fight State’s Heroin Epidemic

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced that his administration is providing $3 million in state grants to help eradicate the heroin epidemic in Maryland, including $35,000 for a heroin coordinator at the Montgomery County Police Department. According to a news release, a total of $931,371 will go toward funding a heroin coordinator in law enforcement […]

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April 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Department to Hold Prescription Drug Take Back Event on April 30 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is scheduled to hold a Prescription Drug Take-Back event on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at multiple locations across the County. This is an opportunity to to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by allowing residents the chance to get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and […]

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April 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BioTech Forum Focuses on Growing the Industry in DMV Region (VIDEO)

The 2016 Regional BioTech Forum was held this week at MedImmune in Gaithersburg, and the talk of the two-day meeting was the importance of growing the sector. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Pleased to meet Leaders of Tomorrow at #biotechforum16 #NIH pic.twitter.com/JOjQZ1GIOu — Francis S. Collins (@NIHDirector) April 19, 2016 Dr. Collins @NIHDirector @NIH, on exceptional […]

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December 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan: “Heroin Highway is Unacceptable” (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visited Washington County on Tuesday to announce two grants to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic. Hogan said the state is awarding over $90,000 to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and $125,000 to the Maryland State Police Department to identify and prosecute drug traffickers, particularly on Interstate 81, which, he […]

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November 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Discover Drugs While Investigating Death in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a 35-year-old man in the Kemp Mill area of Silver Spring. Police said they were called to a home on Winona Court on Wednesday evening where they found Ethan Wiley Villemez deceased. According to police, no foul play is suspected in Villemez’s death. Family members said […]

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June 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

Navarro Commends Police On Silver Spring Drug Bust Operation (VIDEO)

Fourteen people in Silver Spring were charged on June 8 with drug trafficking at a housing complex off Bel Pre Drive and another four were charged with selling drugs from a music studio in District Heights. Councilmember Nancy Navarro commends the work done by Montgomery County Police Department and said this is an example of […]

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June 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

Eighteen Indicted for Drug Trafficking In Silver Spring and District Heights

Law enforcement officials say they have shut down an open-air drug market operating from a housing complex in Silver Spring. Fourteen people in Silver Spring were charged with drug trafficking at a housing complex off Bel Pre Drive and another four were charged with selling drugs from a music studio in District Heights. A federal grand […]

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June 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

McCarthy Pushing for State Funds for Heroin Addiction Treatment (VIDEO)

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy talks about the effort to get more state funding for heroin addiction treatment in Montgomery County.   Related:

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