Montgomery County Police

December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Boundary Analysis Public Meeting:  MCPS is holding a series of regional meetings for residents to learn more about the boundary analysis process and give feedback on opportunities and challenges. Tonight’s meeting takes place at Gaithersburg High School from 7 […]

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December 2, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Police Seek Help Identifying Burglary, Vandalism Suspect in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Police are investigating a commercial burglary and vandalism that happened at 9890 Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg at Oakwood Apartments. On Nov. 15 at approximately 12:09 a.m., a male suspect was seen on surveillance footage forcing entry into the lobby via the secured front door, according to the police. The suspect then forced entry […]

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December 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Missing Germantown Teen Found

Update: Montgomery County police say Jordyn Oliver has been located. Original Post: Montgomery County police are asking the public for help to locate a missing 14-year-old Germantown girl. Jordyn Oliver was last seen about 10:30 p.m. Sunday night leaving her Ansel Terrace home. Oliver is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 135 […]

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November 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dickerson Man Dies in Single-Car Wreck

It happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday.  A 46-year-old Dickerson man died in a single-car wreck Sunday night, according to a statement from the Montgomery County police. Jerry Lee Ray Thompson Sr. died after his southbound 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 struck several trees, according to preliminary findings of the police investigation. The incident occurred before […]

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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 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Council Confirms Marcus Jones as County’s New Police Chief

The County Council unanimously confirmed Marcus Jones as the new chief for Montgomery County police. Jones, who has been serving as the acting chief of police since June, was officially nominated by County Executive Marc Elrich for the post on Oct. 2. County Council is about to interview the County Executive’s appointee for Montgomery County […]

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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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November 3, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Daylight Saving Time: Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery

Get ready for an extra hour of sleep this weekend. Daylight saving time comes to an end in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 3. Montgomery County fire and police departments remind us that as we change our clocks, we should also change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in […]

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November 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

¡Llego la Hora de Cambiar la Hora del Reloj!

Prepárese para una hora extra de sueño este fin de semana. El horario de verano llega a su fin en las primeras horas de la mañana del domingo 3 de noviembre. Los departamentos de bomberos y policía del condado de Montgomery nos recuerdan que a medida que cambiamos nuestros relojes, también debemos cambiar las baterías […]

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October 30, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Church Burglar Arrested

30 year old Jose A. Obando-Segura, of Magellan Avenue in Rockville, is charged for the October 2 burglary of the Chevy Chase United Methodist Church. The incident took place around 11:00 p.m. Surveillance cameras caught Obando-Segura allegedly breaking the glass on the front door of the church at 7001 Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase.  For […]

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