Montgomery County Police Department

November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Stands By Decision to Prohibit Divisive Flag

County Executive Marc Elrich met with members of the media Monday afternoon and doubled down on his decision to prohibit a Thin Blue Line flag from being displayed at the Germantown District police station. Elrich said his problem with the flag is that it’s been appropriated by Blue Lives Matter, a media group started in […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Believe Same Culprit Committed Seven Silver Spring Burglaries

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating seven home burglaries in Downtown Silver Spring. Police believe all seven were committed by the same person. Some homes were occupied during the burglaries. The crimes happened in the Chelsea Heights and Seven Oaks-Evanswood neighborhoods. One burglary occurred on Sept. 21 and six occurred on Sept. 22. […]

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August 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Reunited and It Feels So Good: Missing Support Dog Back with Best Friend

A support dog has finally been reunited with his best friend. Macks, a therapy dog for a four-year-old disabled boy, went missing in the area of Cold Spring Road in Potomac in May. After an extensive search and help from MCPD’s 4th District Special Assignment Team, members of the Special Operations Division K9 Unit and […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Police Seek Help Identifying Montgomery Village Armed Robbery Suspects

Montgomery County Detectives Release Photos of Montgomery Village Armed Robbery Suspects Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in a July 27 armed robbery. A man and woman were walking on the 10100 block of Ridgeline Drive in Montgomery Village when two suspects confronted them, according to a police […]

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August 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigating Commercial Burglary in Chevy Chase

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a burglary at a business in Chevy Chase. Video surveillance shows that on June 5 around 2:30 a.m. the suspect entered the Chevy Chase Florist located on Wisconsin Circle wearing a blue book bag and carrying a red and black tool bag and took items from […]

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August 7, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Celebrates National Night Out

Montgomery County Police Department and residents celebrated the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, Tuesday. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. And so it begins… National Night Out 2019 is kicking off at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets! #MCPDNNO2019 #MCPDCommunityCounts pic.twitter.com/w2IaY4R9Hx — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) August 6, 2019 […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dispose of Unused Medications in Silver Spring Wednesday

Montgomery County police and the Department of Recreation are hosting a Medication Take Back Event on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. People can drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Mid-County Recreation Center, located at 2004 Queensguard Road in Silver Spring. Need to dispose of expired or unused medication? If so, […]

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July 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

MCPD to Host Blood Drive in August

The American Red Cross is calling for blood donors due to an emergency need. According to the Red Cross, more blood is being used per day than is being donated. Chief medical officer Dr. Pampee Young, spoke about the necessity of blood donors. “Each day, kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced to the emergency […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe Man Is Linked to Burglaries in Silver Spring, Bethesda, Bowie

Police from the Rockville and Silver Spring districts are investigating burglaries they believe were committed by the same person. The Montgomery County Police Department says that they’re working on this investigation with The City of Bowie Police Department because they believe the person is the same suspect who committed a commercial burglary in Bowie on […]

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