Montgomery County Police

December 3, 2020 | Charles Nyonga

Body Found in Aspen Hill; No Foul Play Suspected

Montgomery County Department of Police, Major Crimes Division, have identified the body found in Aspen Hill in a creek along Matthew Henson Trail near Georgia Avenue and Hewitt Avenue. Lawrence Wilson, 52, was discovered at approximately 11:57 a.m. on Wednesday by 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner […]

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December 3, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Suspect Arrested for Gun Possession, Drug-Related Offenses During Traffic Stop

A Holiday Alcohol Task Force officer arrested a suspect for possession of a handgun, drug related offenses and traffic offenses during a routine traffic stop on Nov. 24. The 18-year-old suspect, Damien Fox of Clinton, was arrested and charged with criminal offenses of possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun by a prohibited person, […]

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December 1, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Investiga Múltiples Estafas Dirigidas a los Abuelos

La policía del condado de Montgomery está investigando informes de actividades fraudulentas recientes en las que los residentes son víctimas de lo que se conoce como la “estafa a los abuelos”. Según un comunicado de prensa, los estafadores han recaudado casi $50 mil de las víctimas en las últimas tres semanas. La estafa involucra a […]

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December 1, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Police Investigating Multiple Scams Targeting Grandparents

Montgomery County police are investigating reports of recent fraudulent activity where residents are falling victim to the “Grandparent Scam.” According to a press release, the scammers have collected almost $50 thousand from the victims within the last three weeks. The scam involves a suspect that poses as the resident’s family member and tells them that […]

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November 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Pharmacy Robbery in Glen Echo

Montgomery County Police are investigating the robbery of a pharmacy in Glen Echo that happened on November 12 around 8:00 p.m. An investigation determined that two suspects entered the pharmacy located on the 7300 block of MacArthur Boulevard and went directly to the store’s rear where the prescription medicine is stored. The suspects ordered the […]

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November 17, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

County Police Kick Off Annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign

On Monday, Montgomery County Police kicked off the annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign, a dedicated enforcement of seat belt and driving under the influence laws, through the month of November. Not wearing a seat belt and impairment from drugs or alcohol is the leading cause of traffic fatalities in Montgomery County, according to the […]

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November 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Motor Vehicle Thieves Arrested After Fleeing Scene, Crash

Montgomery County Police arrested three suspects Sunday, Nov. 8 after the driver of a stolen Toyota Camry fled an attempted traffic stop and collided with a parked vehicle. Just after midnight on Sunday, officers responded to a call for a stolen vehicle. The owner of the stolen vehicle told police that he had located the […]

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November 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Auto Thefts in Montgomery County Up 21% Compared to 2019 Statistics

As of Oct. 31, auto theft is up 21% in Montgomery County from what it was as of the same date last year, according to Montgomery County Police 6th District Commander Capt. Michael Ward. Between Jan. 1-Oct. 31, 2019 there were 131 auto thefts in Montgomery County, according to a graph displayed by Ward at […]

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November 10, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

$13,000 Worth of Apple Products Stolen from 3 T-Mobile Locations in County

Apple products, worth approximately $13,000, were stolen from three T-Mobile stores located in Montgomery County on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 and detectives are asking for help. The thefts are believed to have been committed by the same three suspects. The following is a summary of the crimes: Suspects forcefully pulled products from security wiring […]

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November 10, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Man Charged With Handgun, Drug Offenses After Traffic Stop

A Silver Spring man was charged with possession of a handgun and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute it after police stopped him for a moving violation on Georgia Avenue. Deion Furr, 22, was stopped by Montgomery County Police on Nov. 4 just after 10 p.m. Police say the officer stopped the vehicle and […]

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