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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Help Identifying Three Who Robbed Silver Spring Beer and Wine Store

Montgomery County Police Department released video footage showing three people robbing Spring Beer & Wine store in Silver Spring. The incident occurred Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10:40 p.m., police say. Officers in the Silver Spring District responded to calls about the robbery that occurred at the beer and wine store located at 9330 Georgia Avenue. […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Oxon Hill Man for Shoplifting After Friday Police Chase

Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged an Oxon Hill man on Friday for assaulting officers, committing several thefts, fleeing the scene using a stolen vehicle, and ramming police vehicles. The incident occurred  Friday at around 1:27 p.m., police say. Wheaton district police officers were dispatched to a Kmart at 14014 Connecticut Ave. for reports […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Memorial Service Route for Police Officer Kyle Olinger

The Montgomery County Police said traffic delays should be expected from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 during the memorial service for Police Officer Kyle Olinger. A funeral procession, which includes motor officers and marked police cruisers, will escort Officer Olinger’s ashes from the Rockville Town Square beginning at 10 a.m. The procession will […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Who Allegedly Stole Cigarettes From Two 7-Elevens

Police released surveillance images of a man sought in connection with thefts from two separate 7-Elevens in downtown Silver Spring. The two crimes occurred in late April, police say. Before 3 a.m. on April 25, Silver Spring district officers responded to reports of thefts that occurred at the 7-Eleven located at 8202 Georgia Avenue. Investigators […]

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May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County activated a new crossing signal in Aspen Hill Friday to improve pedestrian safety. County Executive Marc Elrich, County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, County Councilmember Evan Glass, and Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh attended a ceremony Friday at the crossing in Aspen Hill. The new high intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) beacon on […]

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April 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: New Hampshire Ave Near Sunshine Reopens

Update, 10:45 a.m.:  All lanes of New Hampshire Avenue between Georgia Ave. and Sapling Ridge Lane are now open, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Original post:  Alert Montgomery has posted a traffic alert for New Hampshire Avenue. The alert went out at 6:29 a.m. this morning advising motorists that New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rita’s Celebrates Spring with Free Italian Ice Wednesday

Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard is celebrating the start of spring by offering free Italian Ice on Wednesday. The celebration is from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. The following Rita’s are in Montgomery County, and they’ll be participating in this event: Olney: 3233 Spartan Road Derwood: 7211 Muncaster Mill Road Silver Spring: 13621 Georgia Avenue Lakeforest Mall: 701 […]

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February 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Women Hurt in Three-Car Wreck on Georgia Avenue

A woman faces life-threatening injuries after her minivan caught fire in a three-car crash Tuesday night, a Montgomery County police statement said. Police said the woman, driving a 1999 Ford Windstar and a 2018 Honda Accord were stopped a traffic signal on northbound Georgia Avenue at Bel Pre Road. For reasons still under investigation, a […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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December 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Officer, Pedestrian Identified in Collision on Georgia Avenue

Update, 12: 50 p.m.: Montgomery County police have identified Officer Fritz Calderon as the driver of the police cruiser that struck the pedestrian Thursday night. Police identified Ronald De Jesus Ramirez Ramos, 21, of Wheaton as the pedestrian. Original post: A Montgomery County police cruiser struck a man crossing Georgia Avenue Thursday night in Wheaton, […]

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