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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First African American Woman Police Captain Recognized by Council

Montgomery County Council recognized the first black woman in Montgomery County to achieve the rank of “Captain” in the MCPD force at its meeting on Tuesday. Councilmember Will Jawando sponsored the proclamation to honor Capt. Sonia Pruitt. Pruitt has served in the police force for 27 years, and during her time in the force, she’s […]

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June 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Several Hospitalized From Multi-Vehicle Crash Near Georgetown Prep

Several people were taken to the hospital Monday morning, after a multi-vehicle crash outside of Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, said the multi-vehicle accident occurred southbound on the Rockville Pike near Strathmore Avenue at around 9:15 a.m. According to Piringer, one of the […]

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June 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Clarksburg Man Dies In Two-Car Crash

Montgomery County Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision that occurred Sunday in Clarksburg. Police say that at around 1 p.m. on Sunday, officers and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue responded to the collision on Snowden Farm Parkway, near Clarksburg Square Road. Update – Snowden Farm Parkway near Clarksburg Square Road, Clarksburg, […]

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June 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Flag Presentation to Kyle Olinger’s Family

Kyle Olinger’s widow and mother were presented with American flags at a “Celebration of Life” memorial in Olney on Wednesday. Olinger, a former Montgomery County Police officer, died in April from wounds he sustained after he was shot in the line of duty in 2003. Here’s a look at the flag presentation for Olinger’s mother. […]

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June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Pays Respect to Officer Kyle Olinger

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney on Wednesday to pay respects to the late Kyle Olinger, a former Montgomery County police officer. Olinger died in April, almost 16 years after he was shot in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop in Silver Spring on Aug. 13, […]

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June 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Robert White’s Life Remembered at Vigil in Silver Spring

Family, friends, and the local community gathered to remember Robert L. White – whose life they say was tragically taken too soon. The June 2018 shooting happened on Three Oaks Drive in Silver Spring involving Montgomery County Police Officer Anand Badgujar and Robert White. A vigil marked the anniversary of his death at the exact […]

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May 30, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Brain Cancer Awareness Walk: St Coletta, a non-profit organization serving adults with intellectual disabilities and supporting their families, is inviting people to support the walk and future efforts in community engagements.  This event will take place at 5301 Marinelli […]

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May 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Can you believe it’s the middle of the week already? Today is Wednesday, May 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. High School Graduation Season: Students are moving onto their next chapter! Today students from Wootton High and Sherwood High are graduating from DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. MCPS […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Respond to Council’s Call for More Body Camera Footage

Montgomery County police released a statement May 16, in response to the county council’s letter requesting more information about the May 9th incident involving an officer using a racial slur in Silver Spring. All nine councilmembers signed a letter on May 15 calling for the police to release body camera footage from all officers involved […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested For Secretly Taking Lewd Photos, Videos of Women in Mall

Police have arrested a man for allegedly taking “upskirt” photos and videos of women in a Silver Spring mall, without their knowledge. According to police, 27-year-old Abdul Muhammad — of an unconfirmed address — faces four charges of using a camera “to conduct visual surveillance of the private area of victims without their consent.” He’s […]

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