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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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January 31, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Montgomery Village Man Charged with Possession of Stolen Handgun

Devante Offutt, a 24 year old male from Montgomery Village, was arrested Thursday for handgun-related offenses. Offutt and an unnamed accomplice were observed by Montgomery County Police 6th district officers smoking marijuana in the parking lot of the Montgomery Village Center. When approached by the officers, Offutt fled the scene on foot and was seen […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Mississippi Man Arrested for Handgun Possession in Gaithersburg

A man from Bay Shore, Mississippi was arrested on Jan. 15 for firearm-related offenses, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Police identified the man as Samuel Martone, 20. Officers from Gaithersburg and Montgomery Village district’s Community Action Team arrested Martone after stopping him on a traffic offense on Frederick Road at Game Preserve Road. […]

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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Surveillance Video of Suspect in Cloverly Gas Station Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives released surveillance footage of a Dec. 5 armed robbery of a Sunoco gas station in the Cloverly area. Detectives ask for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the video.  The surveillance video shows the suspect had his face covered and carried a handgun. He showed the gun […]

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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Charge Second Suspect Connected to Bethesda Jewelry Store Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department has charged a second suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a jewelry store in Bethesda on Dec. 13. Police identified the man charged as 49-year-old Anthony Starr of Southeast, Washington, D.C. Starr is one of three men allegedly involved in stealing about 100 pieces of jewelry, worth more than […]

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