medical emergency

January 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

4-Year-Old Boy Honored for Helping Officers Find His Mother

Aiden George, 4, was awarded the Commander’s Certificate of Appreciation on Jan. 14 at the Germantown District Police Station. He was honored for helping officers locate his mother after she had a medical emergency and fell unconscious. He and his older sister, Malia, 5, received police badges. Sgt. Peter Johnson nominated Aiden for the award, […]

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Vape Pen Confiscated at Cabin John Middle School

A vape pen was confiscated at Cabin John Middle School in Potomac on Tuesday, according to police and officials with Montgomery County Public Schools. Cabin John Middle School is about a mile away from Churchill High School, where a student was hospitalized Tuesday for a medical emergency after ingesting “THC through a vaping device.” Gboyinde […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officer in ‘Critical Condition’ After Medical Emergency in Wheaton

Police say that a Wheaton district police officer suffered from a medical emergency while responding to a report about a theft at the Westfield Wheaton Mall. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon, according to a tweet from Montgomery County Police Department.  Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for MCPD said that officers received reports of a shoplifter […]

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January 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher Dies in Classroom

Montgomery County Public School teacher Deanna Perucci, 24, died suddenly while teaching a class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac Thursday morning. Herbert Hoover’s principal Dr. Yong-Mi Kim sent a letter home to families. According to Kim, Perucci’s “passing was the result of a medical emergency.” MCPS has already started offering support to students present […]

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June 3, 2014 | Staff Writer

Man Struck by Metro Train in Bethesda (Photos & Video)

UPDATED: A man was seriously injured when he fell onto the tracks at the Bethesda Metro Station shortly before 5 p.m. on June 3. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the man had what appeared to be a medical emergency when he fell onto the tracks and was hit by a slow moving train […]

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