January 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Rockville as Homicide (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Authorities in Montgomery County say a man was found dead at a tent fire in Rockville overnight. It happened just around midnight in the 5400 block of Randolph Road near Parklawn Drive at what a county fire official described as a small homeless encampment. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said […]

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January 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Motorcyclist Dies After Crash on Sunday in Spencerville

A Silver Spring man was killed in a motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon in Spencerville, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. It happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Jan. 3rd.  That’s when police said 42-year-old Joe Odeh Dababneh was traveling east on Spencerville Road on a silver, 2004 Yamaha. According to police, a […]

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December 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Damascus

UPDATED Dec. 23, 2015 – Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred Tuesday evening in the 5200 block of Damascus Road. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a silver, 2002 Volkswagen Passat was traveling north on Damascus Road. For reasons still under investigation, police said the vehicle left the […]

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December 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Police Chief Manger Pays Tribute to Officer Noah Leotta (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Montgomery County Police Department paid tribute to Officer Noah Leotta at the 4th District Police Station on Dec. 10th in Wheaton. Hundreds of officers lined the street as a procession passed by in front of the station on Randolph Road. “The residents of this county lost a great cop,” said Chief Tom Manger. […]

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December 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Officer Noah Leotta Dies at Age 24 (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, who was struck by a vehicle one week ago today while working as part of a Holiday Task Force in Rockville, has passed away at a local hospital. The Montgomery County Police Department paid tribute to Leotta today outside the Wheaton Police Station on Randolph Road. Leotta, 24, […]

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October 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Columbia Pike in White Oak

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred shortly after 6 a.m. on Thursday along Columbia Pike (U.S. Route 29) south of New Hampshire Avenue in the White Oak area of Silver Spring. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian, identified as 18-year-old Michelle Sena Hoyah of […]

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October 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: 95-Year-old Woman Struck and Killed on River Road in Bethesda

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that killed a Bethesda woman shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday night in the 5500 block of River Road. According to the police department’s preliminary investigation, the woman, identified by police as 95-year-old Margaret McDowell Wydro was crossing River Road from south to north at […]

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October 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

Driver Killed in Fiery Crash in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A 21-year-old Takoma Park man was killed in a fiery crash overnight in Silver Spring. MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the crash happened at Gist Avenue and Ray Drive around midnight. On his Twitter account, Piringer said the vehicle crashed into a tree and caught on fire. According to Piringer, the driver was pinned […]

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October 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

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68-Year-Old Woman Killed in Crash Overnight

Montgomery County police say a 68-year-old woman, identified as Penelope Ann Garland of Woodbine, was killed in a single vehicle crash shortly after midnight on Georgia Avenue at the Inter-County Connector (ICC). According to a police account, officers were responding to a call for service at approximately 12:05 a.m. on Oct. 17th when they observed […]

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September 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle Crash on Darnestown Road (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal and fiery one-vehicle crash on Darnestown Road between Germantown Road and White’s Ferry Road. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the driver was killed in this collision overnight. The police department’s preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road, around […]

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