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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 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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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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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officer Honored for Chasing Down Germantown Gunman

Officer Laura Zito earned a Silver Medal of Valor for chasing down a gunman in Germantown. The incident occurred on April 28, 2018, according to Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Police had received a call about a street fight in Germantown which involved sounds of gunfire. When Zito was on the way to the scene, […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Officer Honored for Preventing Suicide in Wheaton

Officer Emily Zupancic was honored for saving a man who was trying to kill himself at his home in Wheaton. Zupancic responded to a call on March 6, 2018 from the man’s wife, who said that her husband was in their home trying to kill himself; she indicated he had a large knife. Upon arriving […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First Responders Honored for Response to Armed Clarksburg Student, Silver Spring Fire

Montgomery County first responders were honored for acts of bravery at the 45th Annual Public Safety Award Luncheon. MCM’s Deirdre Byrne spoke with Montgomery County Police Officer Troy Melott and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services Capt. Chase Fabrizio about being honored: Melott was honored for peacefully responding to an armed Clarksburg High School student; […]

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January 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Surveillance Footage of Man Involved in Derwood Bank Robbery

Police have released surveillance footage of a man involved in a robbery at Bank of America in Derwood. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. According to police, the robbery occurred on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the morning. Gaithersburg police responded to the incident at 10:18 a.m. Police say that a man approached […]

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February 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Clarksburg Student Arrested After Bringing Gun to School

Update 10:20 p.m.: An 18-year-old from Germantown has been charged with bringing a loaded 9mm handgun to Clarksburg High School, a Montgomery County police statement released Thursday night said. Alwin Chen of the 11700 block of Gunners Drive in Germantown has been charged with possession of a handgun, possession of a firearm by a person under […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Neighbor Says Home Security Camera Captures Audio of Gunshots on Gallery Court (VIDEO)

A Montgomery Village resident says his home security camera captured the sounds of gunfire on Gallery Court on Monday night. That’s the time and place where two teenagers were killed in a parked car sometime around 10:30 p.m., according to Montgomery County police. Gordon Gipe says he forwarded the audio file to detectives today. DISCLAIMER: This […]

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