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August 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan a Hispano por Asaltar y Robar a un Anciano en el área de Aspen Hill

La policía necesita la ayuda del público para localizar a un hombre acusado de robo, asalto en primer grado y robo de vehículos. La Sección de Investigación del Distrito de Wheaton obtuvo una orden de arresto contra Raúl Martínez-Rodríguez, de 43 años, por agredir a un anciano de 79 años que vive en el área […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Assaulting and Robbing Elderly Man in Aspen Hill Area

Police need the public’s help locating a man sought for robbery, first-degree assault, and vehicle theft. The Wheaton District Investigative Section has obtained a warrant to arrest 43-year-old Raul Martinez-Rodriguez for assaulting a 79-year-old elderly man who lives in the Aspen Hill area. Police say the incident occurred on Monday, Aug. 12 at around 3 […]

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March 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Free and Discounted Transportation Service Available to Seniors

Montgomery County provides free and discounted transportation to residents age 65 and older. Ride On and Metrobuses in Montgomery County offer free rides to seniors Monday through Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Also free rides are available Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Discounts are 50 percent at all other times. Residents […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Senior Forum Set for Oct. 19 at Twinbrook Recreation Center in Rockville

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Twinbrook Recreation Center located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. The forum will focus on four major areas: avoiding senior scams, fire prevention and safety, public safety in the senior community and spotting elder abuse. It will be accompanied by […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Say Elderly Woman Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton Passes Away

UPDATED 1.30.17 Montgomery County police officers say an 82-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton on Jan. 15, died from her injuries at the hospital on Sunday. Police continue to investigate the collision. Update: January 15 Pedestrian Collision (Wheaton) Now Fatal: https://t.co/9uE45ZLo1I — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) January 30, 2017 ORIGINAL POST […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Locate Missing Bethesda Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED Police have safely located Norberto Goldberg. Update:Located – Norberto Goldberg has been located safe and unharmed in Washington DC. The Silver Alert has been canceled. TY for sharing pic.twitter.com/OtvHgGHibN — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) September 28, 2016 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Bethesda […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Kensington Man (PHOTO)

UPDATED: Police locate Gerald Webster, safe and unharmed. Update: Gerald Webster has been located, safe and unharmed. Thank you! Original release: https://t.co/xAwl4aXWwO pic.twitter.com/FbF4I8opRz — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) August 8, 2016 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers need your help to find a missing Kensington man with dementia. Police said that 73-year-old Gerald Webster was […]

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Suspicious Death of 72-Year-Old Woman in Wheaton as a Homicide

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the suspicious death of a 72-year-old woman, whose body was found in her home on Arcola Avenue Wednesday afternoon, as a homicide. Police said on August 3rd, at approximately 4:19 p.m., officers from the 4th District responded to the residence in the 2700 block of Arcola Avenue in […]

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August 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Supports Two Senior Transportation Initiatives (VIDEO)

Montgomery County approved two initiatives to enhance senior transportation. One lowers the eligibility age for the Call-n-Ride program from 67 to 65 years of age. The second extends the seniors ride free on Ride On and Metrobus to include Saturdays.

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection investigates consumer complaints. Watch this report, below, for information about a recent investigation in Rockville involving unlicensed tree trimmers:

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