Montgomery County Department of Police

November 20, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Police Say Olney Home Was Vandalized Twice, Suspect Video Released

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is searching for a man who police said has twice spray-painted derogatory words on the garage door of an Olney residence. Investigators have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him. The suspect appears to be wearing dark clothing, glasses and […]

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November 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Motor Vehicle Thieves Arrested After Fleeing Scene, Crash

Montgomery County Police arrested three suspects Sunday, Nov. 8 after the driver of a stolen Toyota Camry fled an attempted traffic stop and collided with a parked vehicle. Just after midnight on Sunday, officers responded to a call for a stolen vehicle. The owner of the stolen vehicle told police that he had located the […]

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November 10, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Police Arrest Armed Bank Robber; ‘BB Gun Believed To Be Weapon’

The Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD) Major Crimes Division arrested and charged a Rockville man who they say committed three armed bank robberies. Noel Omar Lorenzo, 41, of Freeland Road was arrested at his residence just after 11 a.m. on Nov. 4. Police arrested Lorenzo on a criminal warrant, charging him “with three counts […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Investigators Search For Suspect In Possible Bias-Based Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police Fourth District Investigative Section are investigating what they believe to be a bias-based armed robbery. Investigators say they responded to a gym at the 11000 block of Veirs Mill Road, where the victim stated that the suspect approached him while in the locker room. “The suspect made […]

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November 3, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

2020 Fatal Collisions on Pace to Surpass 2019 Totals

Montgomery County Police are concerned about the number of fatal collisions. So far in 2020, the number of such collisions and fatalities is almost equal to the totals for all of 2019 and there are almost nine weeks left in the year. According to police, there have been 32 fatal collisions with 34 victims so […]

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November 3, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County Plans on Doubling Number of Traffic Cameras

Beginning as early as 2021, drivers speeding through Montgomery County might fall victim to newly added speed and red-light cameras, as the county plans to double the number in use. At an Oct. 29 Public Safety Committee meeting, Assistant Chief Tom Didone of the Montgomery County Department of Police told County Council members that the […]

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October 30, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Telephone Scam Leads to $1.5 Million in Losses for County Residents

The Montgomery County Department of Police are warning of a current phone scam that has cost nearly 20 county residents a total of $1.5 million. In a press release, the Montgomery County Police Fraud Unit says that since June, they have been investigating multiple reports of scammers identifying themselves as law enforcement. “In many of […]

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October 26, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Rockville Man Involved in Motorcycle-Car Collision Dies

A Rockville man was killed Oct. 23 when a car crashed into the motorcycle he was riding while traveling west on Norbeck Road in the Colesville area, the Montgomery County Department of Police said in a press release. The motorcyclist, 24 year-old Christian Richardson of Dumbarton Drive in Rockville, later died from life-threatening injuries at […]

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October 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Gaithersburg Bike-Involved Collision Now Fatal

The victim of a severe bike-involved collision in Gaithersburg has died due to injuries caused by the accident, police confirmed. On October 9, Jose Lopez Hernandez, 36, was riding his bike on Snouffer School Road near Sweet Autumn Drive. After colliding with a car, he was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Montgomery County […]

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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Department of Police Accepting Food Donations Thursday

Food donations for people and pets will be accepted Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. County residents can drop-off their donations at Ronald McNair Elementary at 13881 Hopkins Road in Germantown. The event is organized by Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and two non-profits. Attendees can drive their cars up to the tent near […]

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