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April 10, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Silver Spring Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

A Silver Spring man has been sentenced to federal prison on child pornography charges. Anjan Ghosh Tagore, 48, will spend 15 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography as well as 18 months in federal prison for violating his supervised release on a previous conviction. After his initial child pornography charge, Tagore entered […]

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April 7, 2021 | Michael Hernández

El Concejo Analiza el Incidente Policial que Involucró a un Niño de 5 años

Durante una reunión del concejo, Marcus Jones, el jefe de policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD), dijo que el resultado de una investigación interna sobre un incidente en el que una cámara corporal captó a dos oficiales del condado gritando y esposando a un niño de 5 años que se había salido de su escuela, no se […]

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April 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Definition of School-to-Prison Pipeline’: Council Discusses Police Incident Involving Kindergartner

The outcome of an internal investigation into a 2020 incident, in which body camera footage shows two Montgomery County police officers screaming at and handcuffing a kindergartner who left his school, cannot be revealed due to state law, MCPD Chief Marcus Jones said during a council meeting. Council President Tom Hucker convened a discussion Tuesday […]

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April 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

D.C. Man Charged for 19 Commercial Burglaries in Bethesda, Police Say

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives charged a Washington, D.C. man with committing 19 commercial burglaries in downtown Bethesda, 18 of them occurring between January and March, a police press release said. MCPD charged Patrick Stanley Nichols, 56, of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C. for 18 commercial burglaries between Jan. 4 and March 24, police […]

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April 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

Council to Discuss Police-Student Incident Shown in Recently Released Body Camera Video  

The Montgomery County Council will hold a discussion Tuesday afternoon regarding Montgomery County Police Department’s (MCPD) response to a 2020 incident — in which body camera footage shows officers screaming at and handcuffing a kindergartner who left his school. The council will hold the discussion at 2:30 p.m. as part of its Tuesday session. MCPD […]

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April 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Investiga Colisión Fatal en Fairland, la Víctima es Hispano

Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery están investigando una colisión fatal, en donde un solo vehículo está involucrado, y que ocurrió en Fairland el sábado por la tarde. Los equipos de emergencia respondieron a la colisión en Greencastle Road en Pitcairn Place alrededor de las 5:45 pm. Durante una investigación preliminar, […]

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April 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Fairland

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that happened in Fairland on Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the collision on Greencastle Road at Pitcairn Place shortly around 5:45 pm. During a preliminary investigation, detectives determined that a 2016 Chrysler 200 was traveling east on Greencastle Road near Pitcairn […]

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April 3, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Suspicious Device Found in Arson Investigation of Gaithersburg House Fire

A Gaithersburg house fire is being investigated as an arson case after a suspicious device that may have been used to cause the fire was found. The fire occurred early morning on April 1 at 16 Marquis Drive in Gaithersburg. Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) spokesperson Pete Piringer says emergency responders reported to […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Update: North Kensington Man Accused of Killing Wife Indicted for Murder

Update (April 2): The North Kensington man that’s behind bars for killing his wife last month was indicted for murder in court on Thursday, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorneys Office. 43-year-old Reginald Dunlap is accused of murdering his wife, 40-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Charles, after she was found dead in their home on the […]

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April 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía: Joven es Amenazado con un Arma de Fuego en Silver Spring

Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) publicaron el video del teléfono celular de un testigo, mientras continúan investigando el asalto en primer grado con un arma de fuego, en el centro de Silver Spring el 16 de enero, según un comunicado de la policía. Según el comunicado, el incidente ocurrió […]

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