April 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Rabbi of Vandalized Rockville Synagogue: ‘It’s Horrifying’

A synagogue in Rockville was vandalized March 28. Swastikas and hate-based words were spray painted on Tikvat Israel Congregation, which is located on Baltimore Road, according to Montgomery County Police. During the early morning hours of March 28, a suspect drove to the synagogue’s parking lot and painted the derogatory messages. The suspect can be […]

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March 31, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía “No Detendrá al Azar” Bajo la Orden “Quedarse en Casa”

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery emitió una declaración en respuesta a la orden del Gobernador Larry Hogan “Quedarse en casa”, promulgada en Maryland el lunes 30 de marzo. Bajo la orden de Hogan, los residentes de Maryland que abandonan sus hogares por razones no esenciales y se congregan en grandes grupos pueden […]

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March 31, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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MCPD Coax Man Down from Building Ledge

Montgomery County Police coaxed a man down from a building ledge in downtown Silver Spring, Saturday, thereby preventing a possible tragedy. The Montgomery County Emergency Communications Center received a call around midnight on March 28 from a county garage security employee stating that a man was sitting on a ledge of the seventh floor of […]

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March 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPD ‘Will Not Randomly Stop Community Members’ Under ‘Stay at Home’ Order

Montgomery County Police Department issued a statement in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s “Stay at Home” order enacted in Maryland Monday. Under Hogan’s order, Marylanders who leave their homes for nonessential reasons and congregate in large groups can receive jail time or a fine of up to $5,000 for not adhering to the state’s efforts […]

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March 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s First Responders, Employees Get Locally Produced Hand Sanitizer

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a critical shortage of hand sanitizer for Montgomery County’s employees and first responders. In response, a dynamic partnership has been created to address the shortfall. Locally made hand sanitizer has made its way into the hands of Montgomery County Police and staff at the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation thanks […]

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March 30, 2020 | Grace Mottley

MCPD Investigates Gunfire in Montgomery Village

Montgomery County Police are investigating shots that were fired in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Montgomery Village on March 27, according to a press release from MCPD.  No victims were struck by gunfire and no property damage was found, but officers are looking for information regarding the identities of those who fired […]

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March 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre de Germantown Arrestado por Drogas y Actividad de Pandillas

La policía del condado de Montgomery arrestó a un sospechoso en relación con actividades relacionadas con drogas el 25 de marzo, menos de un mes después de un arresto en relación con actividades relacionadas con pandillas. El 28 de febrero, los oficiales de MCPD arrestaron a Shamauri Scott, de 19 años, con una orden de […]

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March 30, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Germantown Man Arrested in Connection to Drug, Gang Activity

Montgomery County Police arrested a suspect in connection to drug-related activity on March 25, less than a month after an arrest in connection to gang-related activity. On Feb. 28, MCPD officers arrested 19-year-old Shamauri Scott on a warrant for charges related to participation in a criminal gang, according to a press release from MCPD.  During […]

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March 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Ask For Help in Finding Missing White Oak Teenager

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are asking the public for help finding Tatyana Brooks, a missing teenager from the White Oak area.   Brooks, 17, is about 5’6’’, 140 pounds, with dark hair and brown eyes. She was reported missing by her family, according to police. She lives on Featherwood Drive. Police and family are […]

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March 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Take Educational Approach to Dispersal of Groups of Ten or More

In accordance with recent state mandated social distancing orders, the Montgomery County Police Department says they are addressing gatherings of ten people or more from an educational perspective rather than an enforcement point. MCPD says no arrests have been made when they encounter groups. Instead, they are reminding people of Governor Larry Hogan’s  Executive Order. […]

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