June 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Report Two Heroin-Related Arrests in Latest Crime Summary

Rockville city police had two heroin-related arrests, according to the latest city police crime summary. The first was between 12:43 p.m. and 3 p.m. June 19 in the 200 block of West Gude Drive. A 23-year-old woman was arrested for two counts of second-degree assault on a police officer, obstructing and hindering a police investigation, […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Hotel Pool Bill: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the introduction of a bill that would exempt area hotels from having a lifeguard on duty at the pool. 2. A Legend: Legendary high […]

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April 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

ATF, Local Police Arrest Man with Cash, Guns, Heroin Laced with Fentanyl

Officers from Takoma Park police, Montgomery County police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested a man and seized three handguns, $37,000, drug-packaging material as well as narcotics suspected to be heroin laced with fentanyl, a Takoma Park police statement said Thursday. The arrest was part of a multiagency undercover investigation that […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Opioid Crisis: Maryland officials are warning residents about a carfentanil threat after three deaths in Anne Arundel and Frederick counties. 2. Westbard Rally: Members of the Macedonia Baptist Church are planning to demonstrate at 10 a.m. at the County Executive Office building to […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Issues Warning About Carfentanil After Three Deaths in Anne Arundel and Frederick Counties

The Opioid Operational Command Center is raising awareness of a carfentanil threat to Maryland communities after three residents in Anne Arundel and Frederick counties died in apparent overdoses from the synthetic opioid. “Carfentanil is the latest in a string of deadly drugs that have exacted a horrible toll on residents in Maryland and across the […]

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March 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Say Thief Makes Clean Getaway with Laundry Detergent

A man entered a business and took six containers of laundry detergent, according to the Rockville Police crime log. The thief entered the business, in the 1500 block of Rockville Pike, between 7:10 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. March 7, and went straight to the laundry detergent aisle, police said. The thief placed the detergent into […]

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March 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2nd, in Montgomery County: 1. Hold on to your hat! The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory that is in effect until 10 a.m. today. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency for the opioid crisis. 3. The results of a recent […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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September 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Overdose Deaths Up Statewide (VIDEO)

Some grim news from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH): in the first six months of this year, Maryland reported 920 fatal overdoses or 319 more than last year. The report is posted online, here. “We want to make sure Marylanders know that – if they are grappling with substance use disorder […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on the new Library Career Online High School Program, the upcoming Hispanic Gala, a gold medalist Olympian’s visit to Cashell Elementary School, and Montgomery College’s Tom Bichy soccer tournament. The show begins with a report about a ceremony of […]

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