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December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Pedestrian Died After He Was Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton, Police Say

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said a pedestrian died Tuesday after he was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton. An adult male was struck on University Boulevard West at Georgia Avenue, MCPD tweeted Tuesday morning. Police said they received the call around 4 a.m., and close to 10 a.m. MCPD announced the man succumbed to his […]

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December 3, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Body Found in Aspen Hill; No Foul Play Suspected

Montgomery County Department of Police, Major Crimes Division, have identified the body found in Aspen Hill in a creek along Matthew Henson Trail near Georgia Avenue and Hewitt Avenue. Lawrence Wilson, 52, was discovered at approximately 11:57 a.m. on Wednesday by 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner […]

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November 30, 2020 | Staff Writer

MCPD Arrests Storage Unit Burglar in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police arrested and charged Brady Santos, 31, for the burglary of storage units in Silver Spring, according to authorities. At approximately 9:11 a.m. on Nov. 19, MCPD responded to reports of a burglary at the Extra Space Storage facility at 7722 Fenton Street. An employee stated that the suspect was seen entering and exiting through […]

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November 30, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Searching for Suspect in Wheaton Rape Case

Montgomery County Police are conducting an investigation after a woman was raped in Wheaton last week. On November 23, authorities responded to the report of a sexual assault in the area of Georgia Avenue shortly after midnight. Detectives say the victim was with a friend at Wheaton Veterans Park located on Amherst Avenue before she walked […]

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October 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Restaurant Declared ‘Unsafe Facility’ After COVID-19 Violations

The Society Restaurant & Lounge in Silver Spring has been declared an “Unsafe Facility” by Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles after repeated COVID-19 violations. The Georgia Avenue establishment was ordered to close on Tuesday following an inspection on Saturday. It must remain closed for 30 days or until Gayles approves reopening. Society previously […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigate Four Carjackings in Under a Week in Downtown Silver Spring

Four armed carjackings have occurred in the downtown Silver Spring area since Sept. 19, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Detectives continue to investigate the crimes and said in three incidents the victim’s car was left running and/or unattended. All four victims’ cars were later found abandoned in Washington, D.C. The carjackings occurred as […]

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September 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Accused of Stealing Police Car, Hitting Another One in Olney

A man stole a police car before hitting another police car on Saturday in Olney, according to a Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Montgomery County Division statement. Police said a Park Police officer was flagged down by an adult male at Georgia Avenue and Prince Philip Drive at around 3:30 p.m. While they were talking the […]

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September 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Ambulance, Several Other Vehicles Involved in Collision in Wheaton

An ambulance and several other vehicles were involved in a crash in Wheaton on Thursday shortly before 4:00 p.m. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say the Wheaton ambulance unit was en route to a call in Kensington traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in the area of Arcola Avenue when it collided with another […]

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September 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierran Dos Negocios en Montgomery por Violaciones de COVID-19

Los inspectores del condado de Montgomery visitaron cuatro negocios el fin de semana pasado, cerraron temporalmente uno y ordenaron a otro que cesara y desistiera. Se ordenó a Rockville Escape Room que cesara y desistiera y también recibirá una citación civil, según los documentos de inspección del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del condado […]

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September 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two County Businesses Shut Down for COVID-19 Violations

Montgomery County inspectors visited four businesses last weekend, temporarily closing one and ordering another to cease and desist.  Rockville Escape Room was ordered to cease and desist and will also receive a civil citation, according to inspection documents from the county Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Inspectors visited Friday and found the business […]

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