October 27, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

UPDATE: Potomac Woman, Five Cats Rescued From House Fire

Update (2:06 p.m.): Fire and explosive investigators from the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service believe the fire was intentionally set. Damages are estimated to be approximately $100,000. Officials are asking that anyone with information call the Arson Tip Line at 240-777-2263. Update – ARSON – just after 1030p Monday 10/26 – 11100blk Korman Dr. neighborhood […]

Read more

February 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Four Arrested for Meth Possession in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested four people on drug offenses, including possession of crystal meth.  Anastasia M. Colucci, 28, of Gaithersburg, Kelyne Patrica Moore, 29, of North Bethesda, Carlos Manuel Manzano, 30, and Jose Luis Ruiz-Rubio, 40, both from Hyattsville, were arrested on Jan. 29. Around 11:15 p.m., officers were checking the Cameron […]

Read more

October 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested for Burglarizing Two Silver Spring Homes, Assaulting Homeowners

Police arrested a Germantown man who they say burglarized two houses in Silver Spring. A statement released by Montgomery County police department identified the man as 56-year-old Steven Anderson. Maryland court records show that Anderson faces seven charges related to first-degree burglary, property destruction, and second-degree assault. Police say the first incident occurred Saturday, Oct. […]

Read more

January 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Department Adds K9s, Including Police Dog Named After Fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is welcoming three new K9 graduates: K9 Arco, K9 Gabby, and K9 Noah. According to a MCPD news release, K9 Noah is named in memory of fallen Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta. The three K9s graduated from K9 Basic Patrol School on Jan. 6. The 12-week class was […]

Read more

September 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Montgomery County Police Car

UPDATED: Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Clarksburg Pharmacy (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Clarksburg Pharmacy, 23213 Stringtown Road, on Thursday morning. Police said a male suspect entered the pharmacy shortly before 10 a.m.and displayed a handgun. According to police, the suspect took prescription drugs and then fled. Police have released surveillance video from the robbery, […]

Read more

October 15, 2014 | Krista Brick

Police Still Searching Aspen Hill Area for Two Men Who Fled From Arrest

UPDATED, Oct. 15, 11:25 a.m. – Montgomery County Police are still searching for the two men who fled from police Tuesday, but they have recovered a firearm at the spot where police first attempted to stop their vehicle. Capt. Paul Starks said no shots were fired in the Tuesday incident. ORIGINAL –  Montgomery County Police […]

Read more

December 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

Metro Extends K9 Bus Service Beginning Dec. 29

One year after the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) created the K9 limited-stop bus service from the Fort Totten Metro Station to Northwest Park, it is extending the service to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)/Federal Research Center beginning December 29. The service will further help relieve crowding along the busy New Hampshire Avenue […]

Read more

October 19, 2012 | Staff Writer

K9 Crimefighters (Video)

A look at the Sheriff department’s K9 unit.  In this video essay, Sgt. Joseph Stanton introduces us to his crime fighting canine. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Read more

August 10, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Chief Sroka Presents Distinguished Service Citations

Distinguished Service Citation (Video)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce hosted the public safety awards breakfast at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Aug. 10. Dozens of police officers and firefighters were honored for their bravery and heroism. In this video clip, Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka presents the Distinguished Service Citation to officers of the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery County […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter