Montgomery County Police (MCPD)

November 13, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Police Investigate Sexual Assault at Gaithersburg Lake

Montgomery County police officers are investigating an alleged sexual assault case of a woman in a wooded area near a Gaithersburg lake.   At approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 6th District officers and Gaithersburg Police Department officers were called to Longdraft Road near Clopper Lake.   Police said that the victim was on the footpath when the suspect […]

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November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chief Jones on Flag Controversy: I’m Trying to ‘Bring the Sides Together’

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones weighed in on the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy on Friday night. After he was officially sworn in as police chief at Gaithersburg High School, Jones told MyMCMedia that his goal to work through the strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Jones noted that the flag has […]

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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 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Arrested for Burglarizing Two Silver Spring Homes, Assaulting Homeowners

Police arrested a Germantown man who they say burglarized two houses in Silver Spring. A statement released by Montgomery County police department identified the man as 56-year-old Steven Anderson. Maryland court records show that Anderson faces seven charges related to first-degree burglary, property destruction, and second-degree assault. Police say the first incident occurred Saturday, Oct. […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chevy Chase Pastor Says Suspect Vandalized Church Grounds, Memorial Garden

Montgomery County detectives released a surveillance video of a suspect believed to have burglarized a church in Chevy Chase. The video shows a shirtless man eating packaged food and drinking bottled water taken from a donation box in the church. According to police, the man broke into Chevy Chase Methodist Church, located at 7001 Connecticut […]

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October 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Registration for Montgomery County’s Emergency Preparedness Class for Oct. 19 Now Closed

Update: The Emergency Preparedness Class is full. A waitlist is available. Montgomery County is providing a free three-hour emergency preparedness training class on Saturday, October 19. Topics covered in the class include response to active shooter incidents, high-performance CPR, the use of tourniquets and family emergency planning. The class is recommended for age 18 and […]

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September 27, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Join MCPD Officers Next Week for National Coffee with a Cop Day

Oct. 2 is National Coffee with a Cop day, and the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) wants county residents to participate. Residents can join MCPD officers at Starbucks at 12091 Rockville Pike in Rockville from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and at the Watershed Cafe at 19639 Fisher Ave. in Poolesville from 6 p.m. to […]

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September 25, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Surveillance Video of Vandalism and Theft Suspects

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) continues to investigate a vandalism and theft crime that took place June 11 in Downtown Silver Spring. Detectives released surveillance video of the three suspects on Sept. 23. The suspects slashed all tires to three vehicles in the Cameron Street Garage around 2 p.m. June 11. Suspects also stole […]

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September 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Police Seek Donations for Bahamas Hurricane Relief

Drive Continues Through Oct. 10 The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is collecting items to send to the Bahamas to assist with hurricane recovery efforts. Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on Sept. 1 as a Category 5 hurricane. Damage estimates are over $7 billion and so far the death count is at 51, however many […]

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