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January 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rep. Andy Harris Seen Trying to Bring Firearm onto House Floor

Rep. Andy Harris, (R-MD) was prevented from bringing a gun onto the U.S. House of Representatives Jan. 21, according to a Huffington Post reporter who said he witnessed the event. The detectors were installed near the House chamber after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. “HuffPost witnessed the interaction and later confirmed with a […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect in Gaithersburg Home Invasion Robbery

Surveillance video released Monday shows a suspect in a home invasion robbery in Gaithersburg, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said. Police are asking residents for help identifying the suspect in the following video: MCPD said detectives do not think the November robbery was random. Close to midnight on Nov. 9, police said, officers responded […]

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August 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Adults Injured in Silver Spring Shooting

Two adults were shot Saturday night in Silver Spring, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Police said on Twitter that officers responded around 8:50 p.m. to a local hospital for an adult male and female, each with a gunshot wound. The wounds are not life-threatening, MCPD said.  After a preliminary investigation, MCPD believes the […]

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July 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting at Vehicle on Beltway, Police Say

Maryland State Police (MSP) announced Wednesday they arrested and charged a man for shooting at a truck while traveling on the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring. Michael Andre Holmes, 25, of Annapolis is accused of the crime and is charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment from a car. In a statement Monday […]

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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Conducting Homicide Investigation After Wheaton Shooting

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting in Wheaton on Tuesday, according to a police statement.  https://t.co/0OvG5Q2yRZ — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) May 27, 2020 At about 7:07 a.m. on Tuesday, officers were sent to the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle and found 29-year-old Francisco Anton […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albert Einstein Student Displayed Weapon During Online Class

An Albert Einstein High School student was investigated by police for displaying a weapon during an online class on April 3. The incident was confirmed by Einstein Principal Christine Handy who said in an email to the school community that the student was immediately reported to Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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December 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Airsoft Shooting Range in Montgomery Mall to Close After One Month

Aim Point, an airsoft shooting range that opened in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda less than a month ago, will close in January. Aim Point is located outside of the food court area across from Popeyes. According to an Aim Point employee, the decision to close the organization was made at the corporate level of […]

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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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