Montgomery County Police (MCPD)

December 1, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Vandal Strikes Same Olney Home a Third Time, Police Say

Montgomery County Police say a home in Olney was vandalized for the third time in the last month by the same male suspect. Detectives from the 4th District Investigative Section say the male suspect, caught on surveillance video, approached the home and stole a flag hanging from the homeowners second-story balcony. He used a “long […]

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November 17, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Germantown Man Arrested For Under-Age Handgun Possession

Terrill R. Townes, 20, of Honeybear Lane in Germantown was arrested Thursday, Nov. 12 after a report of suspicious activity. Montgomery County Police say Townes and three other occupants were sitting inside a parked vehicle at the 20000 block of Dunstable Circle. A resident reported that they appeared to be smoking marijuana. When officers arrived […]

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November 17, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Officers Arrest Silver Spring Man Linked to Suspected Domestic Violence

A Silver Spring man was arrested Thursday, Nov. 12 after fleeing the scene of a possible domestic violence incident. Montgomery County Police were called to the 800 block of Easley Street in Silver Spring after a witness told 911 responders that a woman was asking to use a phone. The witness, concerned for the victim, […]

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November 9, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

UPDATE: North Bethesda Teenager Found Safe, Unharmed

Update (Nov. 9): Montgomery County police announced on Nov. 9 that Tiara McDonald was found safe and unharmed. Update: Tiara McDonald has been located safe and unharmed. Thank you for sharing!https://t.co/wwtCG9gG3J — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) November 9, 2020 Original Post (Nov. 5): Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police Special Victims […]

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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 2, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Police Investigating Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian In Germantown

The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal collision in Germantown. The collision, which involved a pedestrian, happened the afternoon of Oct. 30. Kenneth Zirkle, 61, was crossing Germantown Road onto westbound Middlebrook Road when a 2012 Toyota Camry struck him. Vera Dydson-Dzissah, a 43-year-old who was driving the vehicle, did not suffer any […]

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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 23, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Virtual Panel Promotes Positive Police Interaction with Autism Community

In conjunction with Pathfinders for Autism, the Montgomery County Police Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Unit (MCPD Autism/IDD Unit) is hosting a virtual panel to discuss ways to promote positive law enforcement interaction within the autism community. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. and will include six speakers: Officer Laurie Reyes, […]

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October 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

MCPD Investigates Home Invasion Robbery in Fairland

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred on Sept. 30, according to a press release. At approximately 11:20 p.m., MCPD officers responded to a report of a home invasion on Turbridge Drive. Investigators determined that two masked suspects entered the home by cutting the window screen in the […]

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