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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Arrested in North Carolina in Connection with Germantown Carjacking

Two people were arrested in North Carolina in connection with carjacking and assault offenses that occurred in front of a Germantown convenience store on September 6. Detectives from Montgomery County’s Major Crimes Division have charged 18-year-old Kenneth Darnell Davis of an unknown address with carjacking and assault; they’ve also charged 16-year-old Kimberly Morales of Montgomery […]

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September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: Germantown Man Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Police Identify Victim

Update (Sept. 12, 10 a.m.): Montgomery County police say the victim in Monday’s homicide is 39-year old Jennifer Sparks.   Montgomery County police say a body found along Great Seneca Highway last month belonged to a 57-year-old Gaithersburg man. Montgomery County police arrested and charged a Germantown man with first-degree murder Monday night. Police responded to a […]

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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Village Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering His Wife

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Montgomery Village man with first-degree murder. According to police, 46-year-old Jean Pierre allegedly murdered his wife, Nerlande Foreste on August 24 and then reported his wife as missing to the police. Police issued a release to the media about Foreste’s disappearance the following day on August 25. […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Steps Aside After Prostitution Solicitation Charges

Days after he was charged with soliciting prostitution, Bethesda’s Seth Hurwitz announced Saturday he’s stepping aside from his responsibilities at 9:30 Club. Hurwitz is a co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington, D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion company. Hurwitz was arrested Aug. 21. Police said a licensed massage […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Charged For Soliciting Prostitution From Massage Therapist

Montgomery County detectives from the Vice and Intelligence Unit of the Special Investigations Division have charged a Bethesda man with soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage and physical therapist at her business. Police identified the Bethesda man as 60-year-old Seth Hurwitz who owns the 9:30 Club and the Anthem and manages and books Merriweather Post […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Man Arrested for Rape and Attempted Murder

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Silver Spring man with rape and attempted murder. According to police, 26-year-old Kevin Mendoza allegedly raped a woman outside an apartment building in the 8500 block of 16th Street in Silver Spring on Friday at approximately 11:55 p.m. The victim was carrying items from her car to […]

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June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Charge Man For Sandy Spring Bank Armed Robbery, Thanks to Tipster

Detectives from Montgomery County Police’s Major Crimes Division have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Montgomery Village in June 2017. Police say information from a tipster was essential in leading to this arrest. Police say Raul G. Castro, 32, of Gaithersburg, was arrested Friday near his home in Olde […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released in Connection with Guitar Center Theft in Silver Spring

Police released photographs of a woman wanted in connection for the theft of $1,000 worth of “musical instrument accessories.” According to police, the theft occurred on Thursday, March 7 at a Guitar Center located in the Ellsworth Place mall in Silver Spring. The woman who stole the items is believed to have “committed similar thefts […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Released of Woman Who Stole Purse in Starbucks

Police have released a composite sketch of a woman who stole a purse at a Starbucks in Germantown. According to police, detectives from the Germantown district say that the theft occurred on March 8 at around 3:30 p.m. Police say, a woman was inside the Starbucks shop on Kingsview Village Avenue when the thief stole […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving 2014 Homicide Case

Montgomery County Police is starting to periodically release information about ongoing investigations in the hopes that someone will come forward and have information to bring closure to the case. In a video released to the police’s Twitter account, Detective Katie Leggett said that Wednesday, Feb. 20, marked the five year anniversary of the homicide of […]

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