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August 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Gaithersburg ‘Distraction Theft’ After 6 Women Steal $24,000 in Cell Phones

Montgomery County police’s Gaithersburg District Investigative Section seeks information about six women suspected of committing a “distraction theft” at a Gaithersburg Verizon store. Police believe one of the women pretended to be pregnant to steal 29 cell phones worth around $24,000, as the other five women distracted store employees. Police say the incident happened July […]

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August 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan Conductor que se Dio a la Fuga Tras Atropellar a un Peatón

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery ha publicado fotografías del vehículo involucrado en un accidente que involucra a un peatón, en Rockville. La policía está pidiendo la ayuda del público para obtener información sobre el vehículo que huyó de la escena o del incidente. Alrededor de las 6:26 a.m. del 3 de julio, […]

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Images Show Vehicle Involved in Rockville Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

Montgomery County Police Department has released photos of a vehicle involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run collision in Rockville from July 3. Police are asking the public’s help in coming forward with information about the vehicle or the incident. The incident occurred at around 6:26 a.m. July 3. A pedestrian—identified by police as 60-year-old Jose Reyes […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Photo of Man Burglarizing Etchison Country Store in Damascus

Police have released photos of the man wanted in connection with a committed commercial burglary at Etchison Country Store in Damascus. According to police, the incident occurred on Dec. 28 around 3:30 a.m. Germantown police officers had responded to a commercial burglary alarm, but by the time they arrived at the Etchison Country store, the […]

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Firefighters Battle Blaze at Damascus House

UPDATED Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters battled a blaze in the 9400 block of Primrose View Court in Damascus on Monday night that has displaced a family of five. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said three people escaped the house with no injuries. According to Piringer, there is significant fire damage to the two-story […]

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October 2, 2014 | Krista Brick

Enterovirus Has Not Yet Been Reported in Montgomery County

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting that there has been at least one diagnosed case of enterovirus in Maryland, but so far no cases have been reported in Montgomery County. From mid-August to October 1, CDC or state public health laboratories have confirmed a total of 500 people from 42 states and the District […]

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