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April 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Say Female Threatened Juvenile with Handgun in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives released witness cell phone video as they continue to investigate a Jan. 16 first-degree assault with a handgun in downtown Silver Spring, a police statement says. According to the statement, the incident occurred following a traffic dispute around 2:25 p.m. Police say their investigation found that a male juvenile […]

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January 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

D.C. Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Takoma Park

A Washington, D.C. man was arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection with a Dec. 1, 2020 shooting in Takoma Park. Alphonzo Marki Fluellyn, 21, of Sheridan St. NW, was charged with attempted first degree murder, attempted armed robbery, first degree assault, reckless endangerment and possession of a loaded handgun. According to Takoma Park […]

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January 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Chevy Chase Assault, Armed Carjacking

A Prince George’s County man has been charged with a Jan. 14 assault and armed carjacking in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said in a statement. Tyrece Jones, 19, of Oxon Hill, is charged with armed carjacking, first-degree assault and the use of a firearm during the commission of crime, according to online case […]

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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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November 4, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Suspect Arrested for Handgun Possession After Hit-and-Run Collision in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police arrested a suspect for possession of a handgun after he was involved in a hit-and-run collision in Silver Spring, according to a press release. The suspect was identified as Mario J Rios, 21, of Schrider Street in Silver Spring. He is being charged with criminal offenses to include possession of a handgun, possession […]

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October 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Handgun, Drug Offenses in Fairland Area

Montgomery County police have arrested a suspect for possession of a handgun and drug offenses during a traffic stop in the Fairland Area of Silver Spring, according to authorities. Police arrested and charged Jefferson Ayala-Castillo, 21, of Columbia, Md., with criminal offenses that include possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun by a prohibited […]

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October 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Man Charged with Firearm Offenses After Police Respond to Suspicious Activity Call

A Gaithersburg man has been arrested and charged with firearm offenses including loaded handgun possession and firearm possession by a prohibited person. Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested Christopher Bacchus, 28, last week on Oct. 7. According to online case records he is charged with: Handgun on person Loaded handgun on person Illegal ammunition […]

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September 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Joel Turcios, 25, of Silver Spring was arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder, Takoma Park Police announced Sept. 3. According to Chief Antonio DeVaul, at 12:45 a.m. on Aug. 6, police responded to the IHOP restaurant in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue for reports of a shooting. A male victim was […]

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February 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Arrest Man for Possession of Stolen Handgun in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested Edward Lay, 26, of Clinton, Maryland on Feb. 19 in Silver Spring. He was charged with possession of a stolen handgun and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, according to a statement from MCPD.  At around 10:28 p.m., an officer was driving on Georgia Avenue during […]

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February 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Five Clarksburg High School Students Arrested for Robbery, Handgun Possession at School

Five Clarksburg High School students were arrested following a robbery Monday afternoon of a fellow student at the school that involved a handgun. According to Montgomery County Police, on Monday at 1 p.m., a school administrator informed the high school’s resource officer that a 15-year old student had been robbed earlier in the day and […]

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