Montgomery County Police

December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Fire Department Employee Charged with Sexual Assault Offenses

A 33 year-old Gaithersburg man has been charged with three counts of fourth-degree sexual offenses, and one count of second-degree assault. According to a police statement, the charges come after an incident from July 3. Mario Arturo Obando-Rodriguez, who worked as a Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services employee since 2013, was providing treatment to […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Germantown Man Charged With Six Counts of First-Degree Assault

Devin Conlon Brunner, 26, of Germantown, was charged with six counts of first-degree assault. According to police, on Sunday afternoon, Brunner was in the parking area of a townhouse community in Cross Lauren Court in Germantown. He pointed what resembled a handgun at several homes. A male resident told police Brunner pointed the gun directly […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Update: Wheaton Teenager, Baby Found Safe

Update, Nov. 13: Montgomery County police have reported that Wendy Hernandez and her son, Jason Hernandez, have been found safe and unharmed. Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department are asking for assistance in locating Wendy Orvelina Hernandez, 15, of Wheaton, and her two-month-old baby boy, Jason Hernandez. According to a police report, the two were […]

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November 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus’ Varsity Game Against Century Was Clouded By the JV Team’s Controversy

Damascus’ varsity football team maintained its winning streak last night, beating Century High School 42-3. The varsity team’s victory came as the school and the community dealt with the fallout from rape allegations involving the junior varsity team. During the day on Friday, the school received a “concerning call,” threatening administrators if the varsity game […]

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November 8, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Bicyclist Killed By BMW in Wheaton

A 47-year old male bicyclist was killed in Wheaton after a collision involving a 2019 BMW M240i on Wednesday evening. The bicyclist was crossing the westbound lanes of Randolph Road and approaching Goodhill Road, when he was struck by the vehicle traveling in the same direction. Montgomery County Police confirm that the bicyclist was not […]

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October 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Suspected in Germantown Killing Shoots Self During Arrest

Update, Wednesday: Montgomery County police said Valentino Pritchett, 18, shot himself as officers tried to arrest him for the Oct. 23 killing of 20-year-old Stephen Frazier of Germantown. Pritchett, of an unconfirmed address, was developed as a suspect during the investigation, police said. About 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers found Pritchett traveling in a vehicle in the area […]

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October 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Update: Pedestrian Dies from Injuries after Being Struck on Hungerford Drive

Update, Monday: Dingguo Guo, 61, who was hit as he was trying to cross Hungerford Drive at Frederick Avenue, died Friday from his injuries, Montgomery County police said Monday. Original post: A 61-year-old man was struck by a car in Rockville Thursday morning near Hungerford Drive, according to officers with the Montgomery County Police Department. […]

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September 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police: Family Member’s DNA Used to Crack Cold Case

A Germantown man has been arrested for a series of rapes committed more than 10 years ago after police used DNA from a family member to track down the suspect. Marlon Alexander, 39, was charged in connection with four sexual assault and burglary incidents that happened between 2007 and 2011 in Germantown, according to Montgomery […]

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August 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

More Than 160 School Buses are Passed Illegally Every Day in Montgomery County

An alarming number of motorists illegally pass a stopped school bus in Montgomery County. On average, about 167 violations are happening a day, according to Captain Tom Didone, Director of Montgomery County Police Traffic Division.  In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Captain Tom Didone from the Montgomery County Police Department has the details:  Montgomery County began a school bus camera program to catch and issue […]

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