January 25, 2021 | Staff Writer

ATMs Targeted in Burglaries at Two Gas Stations in Germantown; Police Investigating

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating two separate gas station burglaries in Germantown. Police say they happened on Jan. 3, just minutes apart, and they believe the same suspects committed both crimes. According to authorities, the two suspects got away with an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from one gas station. The first […]

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January 25, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Continue to Investigate Pedestrian-Involved Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision in Hillandale

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate a pedestrian-involved fatal hit-and-run collision that happened in Hillandale on Jan. 15. Photos of the suspected vehicle have been released. An investigation determined that a 66-year-old male pedestrian crossing New Hampshire Avenue near Elton Road shortly before 8:30 p.m. was hit by a vehicle, believed to be a silver […]

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January 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispano Arrestado por Homicidio en el área de Wheaton

Un hombre de Wheaton fue arrestado y acusado de asesinato en primer grado después de que el cuerpo de la víctima fue hallado sin vida dentro de un apartamento, el viernes por la noche. La policía del condado de Montgomery dice que José Lara-Chacón, de 24 años, fue detenido después de que los oficiales respondieran […]

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January 20, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPD Teams With Other Law Enforcement During Presidential Inauguration in DC

Some Montgomery County Police Officers are in the nation’s capital today assisting other law enforcement agencies during the Presidential Inauguration. According to a Tweet, MCPD has participated in the historic event for several administrations. The officers will work with D.C. Police, U.S. Capitol Police, and other law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe 59th inauguration […]

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January 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hillandale Man Charged with First-Degree Murder

A Hillandale man was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder, a Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) statement said. MCPD said officers arrested Andre Moore, 21, of Balmoral Drive, and charged him with the murder of Michael Sutton, 40. Moore and Sutton shared a residence, according to police. MCPD responded to a home on Balmoral […]

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January 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Sospechoso es Arrestado y Acusado de Homicidio en Hillandale

Detectives de la Policía del Condado de Montgomery – División de Delitos Mayores acusaron a Andre R. Moore, de 21 años, de la cuadra 900 de Balmoral Drive en Hillandale, por el homicidio de Michael Sutton, de 40 años. La investigación determinó que Moore y Sutton eran inquilinos de la misma residencia en Balmoral Drive. […]

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January 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Local Police on Alert During Days Surrounding Inauguration

Montgomery County Police Department is collaborating with local and federal law enforcement officers surrounding the days of the presidential inauguration, which will be held on Wednesday. A group of county police officers will be assisting the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, which it has done since the 2001 Inauguration. It also is assisting the Capitol […]

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January 15, 2021 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Found Dead Inside Vehicle in Glenmont Area Being Investigated as Homicide

Update (Jan. 15): Montgomery County Police are investigating the homicide of a man that was found inside a parked car located in the Wheaton-Glenmont area. The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Martin Sean Nolan of Rockville. Authorities responded to the report of a shooting in the parking lot area of an elementary school located on […]

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January 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Education Seeks More Community Input on School Resource Officer Program

The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously for MCPS officials to go back into the community to seek additional input regarding the School Resource Officer (SRO) Program. During a virtual board meeting on Tuesday, members discussed options including: keeping the existing SRO Program, getting rid of it, or modifying it. Some members have expressed […]

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January 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

MCPD Investigating Two Separate Deadly Shootings in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Police are investigating two shootings that happened in Gaithersburg. One of them is a Gaithersburg Police Department Officer-involved shooting – while the other is being investigated separately as a homicide. On Friday, January 8, Gaithersburg Police Department Street Crimes Unit plain-clothed officers approached a man as he was walking in the area of South […]

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