January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Believe Fatal Shooting in Fairland is Homicide

Montgomery County Police say that the shooting that occurred in Fairland on Dec. 22 is now being investigated as a homicide. Police say the incident occurred at 6:25 p.m. at the 2000 block of Treetop Lane. At the time, the Emergency Communications Center was notified about the sound of shots fired in the area and […]

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August 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Video Connected to Wheaton Mall Homicides

Montgomery County police hope someone can identify a person in surveillance video whom detectives believe is responsible for the January 2017 deaths of two men who were stabbed at Westfield Wheaton mall. The stabbings took place sometime after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, and the victims were Angel Alfredo Gomez-Pineda, 24, of Silver Spring, […]

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Crime Dips in County but Area Chiefs Concerned About Gang Activity

Crime in Montgomery County posted a 5 percent decline, according to a report by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments that will be discussed Wednesday. But report says the organization’s Police Chiefs Committee remains concerned about gang-related activity across the region. The report is contained in material supplied to the Council of Governments in advance […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Proposes Truth in Sentencing Legislation to Fight Baltimore Crime

Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday his administration would present “truth in sentencing” legislation in the 2018 General Assembly, which starts in January. Hogan made the comment after he emerged from a meeting in Baltimore with representatives of the city’s criminal justice system. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss crime in the city and the […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Neighbor Says Home Security Camera Captures Audio of Gunshots on Gallery Court (VIDEO)

A Montgomery Village resident says his home security camera captured the sounds of gunfire on Gallery Court on Monday night. That’s the time and place where two teenagers were killed in a parked car sometime around 10:30 p.m., according to Montgomery County police. Gordon Gipe says he forwarded the audio file to detectives today. DISCLAIMER: This […]

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December 9, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Chief Manger on County Homicide Increase (VIDEO)

At a Dec. 7th County Council Public Safety Committee meeting, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger briefed County Councilmembers on crime statistics. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Chief Manger talks about the rise in homicides in 2015. Related:

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November 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Homicides are up in Montgomery County this year. 2. Dave and Busters is one of several businesses that has signed a lease at Ellsworth Place in downtown Silver Spring. 3. Eight of Montgomery County’s nine Councilmembers have sent a letter to […]

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November 12, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Homicides Up In Montgomery County (PHOTO)

This year’s crime statistics may have Montgomery County councilmembers do a double take when the council’s Public Safety Committee meets in December. Year-to-date, Montgomery County police officers have investigated 25 homicides in 2015 compared to 16 homicides during the same time period last year. That’s an increase of 56 percent and a 10-year high. The […]

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May 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Reward Set in Vilardo Homicide Case

Montgomery County Police say the couple slain at their Rockville home had returned from an outing in Charles Town, West Virginia with friends May 9. Their bodies were found the next day by relatives. The deaths of Richard and Julianne Vilardo, of Ridge Road in Rockville are being ruled homicides by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner […]

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May 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Death of Married Couple at Rockville Home as Homicide

UPDATE 3:24 p.m. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating the death of a married couple at their Rockville home as homicides. Police said the deceased couple was discovered by a family member shortly after noon on May 10th. Investigators believe an entry was made into the home through a window, but the […]

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