March 25, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Jawando Sponsors Bill to Better Address Workplace Sexual Harassment

On March 25, the Montgomery County Council introduced legislation to define the terms “harassment” and “sexual harassment,” in order to help victims better confront workplace harassment, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Council.  Councilmember Will Jawando sponsored the bill and Councilmember Nancy Navarro is a cosponsor.  The legislation would define harassment as […]

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August 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Troopers Arrest Germantown Man for Harrassment of Miss Maryland

Maryland State police officers have arrested and charged a Montgomery County man for the harassment of Miss Maryland, Hannah Brewer. Police said Germantown resident Valencio Fernandes Pires, 51, is charged with harassment, stalking, and electronic mail harassment of the 19-year-old. According to a police account, Brewer reported unwanted and frightening contact from Pires. She filed […]

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