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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Dies in Wheaton Motorcycle Collision

A man died in a motorcycle collision in Wheaton on Sunday according to Montgomery County police. Officers in the Wheaton District, Maryland National Capital Park Police, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel were dispatched to the scene on Randolph Road and Lindell Street a little after 3:30 p.m. on Sunday responding to reports of […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Found Dead in Rockville Creek, Police Say

Montgomery County police are seeking information about a man found dead in a Rockville creek. According to police, Rockville district officers assisted the Maryland-National Capital Park Police on April 21 in responding to calls about a man found dead in a Rockville creek bed. Police identified the man as Michael Lee Higgins, 29, of Rockville. […]

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December 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Selects Next Police Chief

Antonio “Tony” DeVaul was selected as the City of Takoma Park’s next police chief. DeVaul, who is currently the Police Chief for the Maryland-National Capital Park Police, will begin his first day with the city on Jan. 2, 2018. Takoma Park City Manager, Suzanne Ludlow, made the announcement Tuesday on the city’s website stating that […]

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October 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Meet Your Police Officers Oct. 4 for National Coffee With a Cop Day

National Coffee with a Cop Day serves to encourage positive communication between law enforcement personnel and the public. The Department of Justice designated the first Wednesday in October as National Coffee with a Cop day in 2016 as part of their National Community Policing Week. The practice of local police officers meeting with residents over […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Law Enforcement Officers Raise Money for Special Olympics

Police cars were covered in stickers Wednesday as Montgomery County law enforcement officers, from multiple agencies, gathered at the Chick-fil-A in Kentlands to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics Maryland athletes. In a event titled, “Cover the Cruiser,” county residents made donations that were represented on paper to be attached to police cars. More […]

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate From Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined law enforcement chiefs in congratulating the new graduates of the Montgomery County Police Entrance Level Training Session 64 at Northwest High School in Germantown on Aug. 4, according to a news release. The recruits began their training on Jan. 9 of this year. The training session included recruits joining the […]

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May 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

‘Bombs’ Found on Clarksburg Heights Trail

A pair of “drain-o bomb” devices were found along the Clarksburg Heights Trail, according to a statement from Montgomery Parks. The devices were found about 10:18 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, on the trail, which is in Little Seneca Greenway Stream Park, the statement said. The devices combine drain cleaner, water and aluminum in a plastic bottle. […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Participate in Tip-a-Cop Event to Benefit Special Olympics Maryland (PHOTOS)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department along with, the Chevy Chase Village Police Department, Maryland-National Capital Park Police (Montgomery County Division), Rockville City Police Department, and Montgomery County Police Explorer Post 1986 will be participating in a national Tip-a-Cop benefit event this Saturday. According to a news release, officers will volunteer their time to […]

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October 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATE: Police Arrest Two Suspects For The Fatal Shooting at Edgewood Park in Briggs Chaney

  UPDATE 10.26.15, 10:15 a.m. Montgomery County police have arrested two suspects for the Oct. 8 homicide of 22-year-old Garrett Alexander McClees, which happened in Edgewood Neighborhood Park. Earl Junius Bennette and Shante Gladden were arrested on Oct. 23rd and are being charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery, according to Montgomery County Police. UPDATED 10.9.15 […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Body Found by Hunters in Gaithersburg Ruled a Homicide

A body found at Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Gaithersburg by bow hunters on Saturday morning is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death is trauma to the upper torso of the victim, according to autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. Montgomery County police officers said […]

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