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April 3, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Suspicious Device Found in Arson Investigation of Gaithersburg House Fire

A Gaithersburg house fire is being investigated as an arson case after a suspicious device that may have been used to cause the fire was found. The fire occurred early morning on April 1 at 16 Marquis Drive in Gaithersburg. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) spokesperson Pete Piringer says emergency responders reported to […]

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March 28, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Man on Dirt Bike Killed in Collision in Takoma Park

On Friday, March 26, at approximately 9:48 p.m., Takoma Park Police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to the report of a serious collision involving a dirt bike. An initial investigation determined that a Honda CRF 250R dirt bike was traveling south on New Hampshire Avenue approaching Glenside Drive. A 2017 Hyundai Sonata was […]

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March 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Dead After Shooting in White Oak, Police Say  

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are conducting homicide investigations after police said two adult males died from gunshot wounds in White Oak. MCPD officers arrived to the 1500 block of November Circle in White Oak around 11:54 p.m. Wednesday after receiving reports of sounds of gunshots, according to a police statement. Officers found Brian […]

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March 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Police Investigating Potomac Restaurant Burglary

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a burglary at the Sugo Pizza & Bar restaurant in Potomac that occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 21. The restaurant’s surveillance video shows the suspect entering the closed business at approximately 1:20 p.m. when he stole property and fled the scene. Surveillance video has been released for […]

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February 21, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Inmate Death at County Correctional Facility Under Investigation

At 7:01 p.m. on Feb. 19, 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue teams responded to a report of an unresponsive inmate at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds. Correctional staff began life-saving efforts and called for Fire and Rescue personnel.  Clair was pronounced deceased at the facility. 42 year-old Anthony Bernard Clair, was […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Handgun Displayed During Robbery in Takoma Park

Takoma Park Police responded to a report of an armed robbery on Jan. 30 in the 7300 block of Hilton Avenue. According to police, at 4:10 p.m. the victim was standing in the front of his or her home when a gray Chevy pulled up and two young Black males got out of the vehicle, […]

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December 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Woman Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Car on Shoulder

A woman was struck and killed on I-270 North near exit 9A after she got out of her car on the shoulder, state officials said. Kelly Elizabeth Vanaman, 34, of Frederick was driving on I-270 North at I-370 North around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. She struck debris, which police believe was […]

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December 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Red Line Cars That Separated Had Loose Bolts

Initial reports concerning a recent Red Line incident in which metro cars separated point to problems with loose bolts, according to the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. The commission, WMATA and a coupler manufacturer reviewed the coupler assembly on the train cars that separated near the Glenmont station Nov. 24 and found that there were five […]

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October 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two People Seriously Injured in Wheaton Car Collision

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a serious car collision that hospitalized two people Sunday in Wheaton. Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to a crash report around 1:32 p.m. at Veirs Mill Road at Newport Mill Road. MCPD said a Toyota Sienna was making a left turn onto Newport Mill Road […]

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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Elderly Residents Found Dead in Silver Spring Home

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating the deaths of two elderly Silver Spring residents.  On Thursday morning officers found Donna Lewis, 70, and Arnold Ringgold, 71, deceased in their home. According to a police statement a family member had gone to their home and called 911 when they found the two deceased.  Police […]

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