Montgomery County Police

June 25, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Bomb Squad to Conduct Training in Dickerson

The Montgomery County Bomb Squad will be conducting explosives training in conjunction with Montgomery County police on Wednesday, according to the police department. The training will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Outdoor Shooting Range off Elmer School Road in Dickerson. Police say that the explosive shots will be completely safe, […]

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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First African American Woman Police Captain Recognized by Council

Montgomery County Council recognized the first black woman in Montgomery County to achieve the rank of “Captain” in the MCPD force at its meeting on Tuesday. Councilmember Will Jawando sponsored the proclamation to honor Capt. Sonia Pruitt. Pruitt has served in the police force for 27 years, and during her time in the force, she’s […]

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June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Pays Respect to Officer Kyle Olinger

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney on Wednesday to pay respects to the late Kyle Olinger, a former Montgomery County police officer. Olinger died in April, almost 16 years after he was shot in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop in Silver Spring on Aug. 13, […]

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June 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Robert White’s Life Remembered at Vigil in Silver Spring

Family, friends, and the local community gathered to remember Robert L. White – whose life they say was tragically taken too soon. The June 2018 shooting happened on Three Oaks Drive in Silver Spring involving Montgomery County Police Officer Anand Badgujar and Robert White. A vigil marked the anniversary of his death at the exact […]

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June 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Names Lanham as Deputy Chief of Police

Laura Lanham brings 28 years of experience in law enforcement to Rockville Rockville Police Chief Victor Brito announced Monday that Laura Lanham will be Rockville’s next deputy chief of police. Lanham is a 28 year veteran with the Montgomery County Police Department. Most recently she has served as an assistant chief overseeing the Patrol Services […]

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May 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Germantown Shooting Under Investigation

Montgomery County police are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:25 p.m. Thursday in Germantown. According to police, officers from the 5th District and Fire and Rescue responded to a home in the 12600 block of Grey Eagle Court for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. Police said first responders found […]

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May 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight

Law enforcement officers from the Montgomery County Police Department and the city of Gaithersburg are conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening. This enforcement is a component of a continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. The exact location of the checkpoint has not been disclosed. It starts about 10 p.m., weather permitting. Officers […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Teacher on Leave for Attending Party With Underage Students

A Quince Orchard teacher attended a graduation party, where underage students drank alcohol. Principal Elizabeth Thomas sent a letter home to families, saying the incident occurred on  Thursday, May 16. “[A] Quince Orchard High School staff member attended a private graduation party where QOHS students openly consumed alcohol and participated in alcohol-related games,” Thomas said. […]

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May 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Faces Murder Charges For Stabbing Person in Silver Spring Parking Lot

 Update, May 17: Montgomery County police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that left a man dead in Silver Spring. Police say Oscar Danilo Manzano-Mora, 23, faces charges of first-degree murder for allegedly killing Edras Armando Munoz on May 8. According to police, after a dispute in a parking lot outside of […]

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May 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Silver Spring Man Arrested, Faces Charges From 2017 Rape

A Silver Spring man is behind bars and facing charges for a rape that occurred in 2017. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department say 26-year-old Victor Jamar Killen has been charged for the 2017 first-degree rape, assault, and kidnapping of an adult female victim. An investigation revealed that in December of 2017, two suspects […]

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