firearm

September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wear and Carry Applications Going Online

The Maryland Wear and Carry Permit application for firearms is going digital on Oct. 1, 2019, according to a news release from Maryland State Police on Sept. 10. It will be totally online and paper applications will not be accepted after Sept. 30. In the release, state police said that going online will make applying […]

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Recover Drugs, Gun from Silver Spring Man During Traffic Stop

Silver Spring District police officers arrested a Silver Spring man for offenses involving firearms as well as drug possession and distribution. Police have identified the man as 27-year-old Vision Lewis, who lives on Lockwood Drive in Silver Spring. The incident occurred on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. during a traffic stop in the White Oak […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested For Illegal Possession of Firearms

Montgomery County police officers from the Gaithersburg District arrested and charged a man for firearm-related offenses during a traffic stop on Friday, Aug. 16. The man has been identified as 20-year-old Andre Duvall of Gaithersburg. Police say that the traffic stop occurred at 9:55 p.m. Friday. Gaithersburg district officers conducted the stop on Frederick Road […]

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June 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two More Arrested in Connection with Rockville Gun Shop Burglary

Police announced on Friday that they’ve made two new arrests in connection with the United Gun Shop burglary in Rockville on June 13. Demico Henderson Jr., 18, of Glen Burnie was arrested on June 25, and police say he faces charges of second-degree burglary with the intent to steal a firearm and possession of a […]

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December 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Accuse Man of Shooting Gun at Church

A 35-year-old Gaithersburg man faces charges in connection with shooting a firearm that damaged a church on two occasions, Montgomery County police said in a statement. Peter Kevin Banfield, 35, of the 1100 block of Southern Night Lane in Gaithersburg, was charged with reckless endangerment and destruction of property. The church is the New Life […]

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February 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nearly 5,000 Deer Killed in Montgomery County During 2016-17 Season

Nearly 5,000 deer were killed in Montgomery County during the 2016-17 hunting season, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported Friday. County hunters killed 1,505 antlered deer, a 7.4 percent increase, and 3,368 antlerless deer, a 0.7 percent increase. The total deer kill was 4,873, a 2.7 percent increase, according to statistics compiled by DNR. […]

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October 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Investigate Shooting

UPDATED Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Fifth and Sixth District Investigative Sections have arrested two Germantown brothers in connection with a shooting that occurred at 10:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg on October 19. According to police, one victim was located in the 7700 block of Prince Hall Court and another victim was found in the […]

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