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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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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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