February 19, 2020 | Grace Mottley

WMATA Proposes Eliminating Seven Montgomery Bus Routes

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s proposed budget for the fiscal year 2021 completely eliminates seven Metro Bus routes within Montgomery County.  Montgomery County officials, including Sidney Katz, President of the County Council, as well as state senators and delegates, have signed a letter calling for WMATA to reconsider its budget plan.  The proposal eliminates lines […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Believe Fatal Shooting in Fairland is Homicide

Montgomery County Police say that the shooting that occurred in Fairland on Dec. 22 is now being investigated as a homicide. Police say the incident occurred at 6:25 p.m. at the 2000 block of Treetop Lane. At the time, the Emergency Communications Center was notified about the sound of shots fired in the area and […]

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December 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Investigating Shooting in Fairland

Montgomery County Police Department Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened in Fairland on Sunday evening. 911 dispatch received several calls for shots fired in the area of the 2000 block of Treetop Lane shortly before 6:30 p.m. When first responders arrived  they located a 28-year-old male on Treetop Lane suffering from an apparent gunshot […]

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October 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Surveillance Video Shows Woman Being Robbed in Fairland

A woman was robbed at home in Fairland, a neighborhood in Silver Spring, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police are asking anyone with information to contact detectives. The robbery, which was caught on surveillance video, took place about 3 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, police said. Silver Spring police district officers responded to the home […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Automobile Theft in Fairland

Montgomery County Police Department’s Silver Spring District Patrol Investigations Unit is investigating two separate incidents involving thefts from vehicles and a stolen automobile that occurred in a Fairland neighborhood. On Friday, police released a surveillance photo of a man sought in connection of the thefts and they’re asking the public’s help identifying him. Detectives determined […]

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April 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Shots Being Fired at Parked Vehicles in Fairland Neighborhood

Police are investigating an incident that involved parked vehicles being shot by gunfire in a Fairland area neighborhood. On April 19, police say that Silver Spring district officers responded to report that multiple gunshots were going off around the 12300 block of Featherwood Drive at 11:50 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene, police say […]

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March 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Dog Attacks in Fairland

A dog attacked a woman Monday night and the dog remains loose. Police are asking if anyone knows the dog’s owner. The attack occurred about 7 p.m. in the 3400 block of Gateshead Manor Way, Fairland, a Montgomery County police report said. The woman was walking in an apartment complex parking lot when she was […]

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July 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Dies from Injuries in Fairland Shooting

Update, 9:10 a.m. Thursday, July 26: John Carlos Natera-Perez died from his injuries Wednesday evening, police said. His body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy, according to a police statement. Original post: Montgomery County police have offered new details in the domestic violence incident in […]

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July 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Shoot Man in Domestic Violence Incident; 3-Year-Old Unharmed

Update, 3 p.m.: Police said the officer has been placed on administrative leave, per protocol. Jean Perez was shot in the upper part of the body. Original post: A man is in grave condition Tuesday morning after he was shot by a Montgomery County police officer during a domestic violence incident, and a 3-year-old boy who was in […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, heavy rain is falling across the area. Up to two inches have already fallen and more rain is expected. The locations that may experience flooding are Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Aspen […]

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