Montgomery County Police (MCPD)

April 8, 2020 | Grace Mottley

UPDATE: Missing Boyds Teen Located Safe, Unharmed

Update (April 8): Police report Sania Faizi of the Boyds area has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post:  The Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division is asking for the public’s assistance in their search for a missing teenager from the Boyds area. Sania Faizi is 17-years-old, and was last seen leaving […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albert Einstein Student Displayed Weapon During Online Class

An Albert Einstein High School student was investigated by police for displaying a weapon during an online class on April 3. The incident was confirmed by Einstein Principal Christine Handy who said in an email to the school community that the student was immediately reported to Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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April 3, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Gaithersburg Man Kills Wife and Neighbor, Later Kills Himself

A man killed two people in a shooting in Mt. Airy yesterday afternoon, and the suspect is dead as well, police say. Police responded to the 7900 block of Bennett Branch Road in Mt. Airy at around 2:50 p.m. for reports of shots fired. When they arrived at the scene, they found 18-year-old Noah Homayouni, […]

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March 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Ask For Help in Finding Missing White Oak Teenager

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are asking the public for help finding Tatyana Brooks, a missing teenager from the White Oak area.   Brooks, 17, is about 5’6’’, 140 pounds, with dark hair and brown eyes. She was reported missing by her family, according to police. She lives on Featherwood Drive. Police and family are […]

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March 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An officer from Montgomery County Police Department has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a Montgomery County press release. The statement says the officer worked “across several sections of the police department,” but had little interaction with the public. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said in a statement that this is the first […]

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March 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘He Saved My Life’: Woman Rescued From Burning Car Reunited with Police Officer

On February 26, 2019, Montgomery County Police Officer Michael Damskey rescued Rokhaya Ding from her burning car. Last week, the two reunited for the first time and Friday, they spoke to media about the experience. Ding thanked God for sending Damskey to save her life. The following video contains some graphic content that may not […]

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March 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Potomac Man Fatally Shot by Police Officer

A member of the Montgomery County Police tactical unit fatally shot a Potomac man early Thursday morning while in the act of serving the 21-year-old with a warrant. Members of the MCPD’s Special Operations Division – Tactical Unit were in the process of serving what they called a “high-risk warrant” related to firearms offenses at […]

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February 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Police Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Gaithersburg

On Friday night, a pedestrian in Gaithersburg was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on MD 355, also known as Frederick Road. Montgomery County Police are investigating the incident that occurred near the intersection of MD 355 and North Westland Drive. Police and Fire and Rescue services responded to the report of […]

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February 19, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Poolesville Acupuncturist Charged with Fourth-Degree Sexual Offense

A man was charged for committing a fourth-degree sexual offense by inappropriately touching an adult female patient during an acupuncture appointment, Montgomery County Police said in a statement. In late Aug. 2019, the victim arrived for an appointment with Sang Kim, the owner of Acupuncture Cure in Poolesville, at 20010 Fisher Avenue.  During the appointment, […]

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February 14, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Man Shot By Police in Virginia Beach Was Wanted for 1992 Homicide

The Montgomery County Police Department has identified the suspect involved in a 1992 homicide after a fatal shooting in Virginia Beach Wednesday. MCPD’s Cold Case Unit identified the suspect as 51-year-old Hans Huitz of Virginia Beach, Va. On March 22, 1992 at around 6 p.m., 57-year-old James Essel was found dead inside Sugarloaf Mountain Market […]

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