Montgomery County Police

February 24, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Man Arrested After Stabbing a Woman in Wheaton

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) arrested a man for stabbing a woman in Wheaton on Feb. 20. Christian Norman, 32, of an unknown address, allegedly stabbed a 40-year-old woman outside of a residence in the 2300 block of Arcola Avenue, according to a press release from MCPD. The investigation revealed that the woman and […]

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February 21, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Inmate Death at County Correctional Facility Under Investigation

At 7:01 p.m. on Feb. 19, 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue teams responded to a report of an unresponsive inmate at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds. Correctional staff began life-saving efforts and called for Fire and Rescue personnel.  Clair was pronounced deceased at the facility. 42 year-old Anthony Bernard Clair, was […]

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February 20, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Police Call Center Assisted in Four Baby Deliveries in 2020

Police aren’t trained to deliver babies, but when help is needed, the Montgomery County Police Department steps up to the plate. Cassandra Onley, director of the emergency communications center said out of the 727,000 calls the department received last year, call center personnel was able to assist in four successful baby deliveries. On Nov. 13, […]

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February 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Dr. Gayles on Return to In-Person Learning: ‘Guidance That We Provided Continues To Be The Same’

The Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education recently voted to allow students to return to the classroom in phases beginning March 1. Meanwhile, local health officials continue to offer guidance to help mitigate transmission of the COVID-19 virus as the transition back to in-person learning gears up. According to the MCPS Spring 2021: Recovery […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hombre de Silver Spring Acusado de Tocar Inapropiadamente a una Menor

Un hombre de Silver Spring fue acusado de un delito sexual por tocar inapropiadamente a una niña de 11 años en una lavandería en Aspen Hill, según un comunicado de prensa de la policía del condado de Montgomery. Julio Portillo-Hernández, de 56 años, fue arrestado y acusado de dos cargos de delito sexual en tercer […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Silver Spring Man Charged with Inappropriately Touching a Minor

A Silver Spring man was charged with a sexual offense for inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl in a laundromat in Aspen Hill, according to a press release from Montgomery County Police.   Julio Portillo-Hernandez, 56, was arrested and charged with two counts of a third-degree sexual offense.   The alledged sexual assault occured on Tuesday, Feb. 16 […]

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February 13, 2021 | Halle Grossett

National Weather Service Issues Ice Storm Warning for Montgomery County

An ice storm warning was issued just before 2 pm on Saturday and will remain in place until Sunday at 7:00 am. Residents should prepare for slick conditions and power outages. An emergency weather alert  was issued in Montgomery County as snow and freezing rain progress throughout the day. The winter weather advisory was put in […]

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February 13, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Detectives Investigating Stabbing, Attempted Robbery and Sexual Assault in Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg detectives are investigating the stabbing, attempted robbery and attempted sexual assault of a woman that occurred on Feb. 10. The victim, a 52-year-old woman, suffered a stab wound to her upper body. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment. According to the police statement, at approximately 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday, police officers […]

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February 12, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Police Request Help in Locating Suspects in Multiple Silver Spring Car Thefts

Montgomery County Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects linked to 21 car thefts in Silver Spring. Police released the surveillance photographs of the three male suspects in the thefts. Detectives Investigate Multiple Thefts from Vehicles Parked in Downtown Silver Spring Parking Garages; Surveillance Photographs of Suspects Released For additional details, visit: […]

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February 12, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Germantown Man, Operating as ‘Fence’, Arrested for Possession of Stolen Merchandise

Montgomery County detectives arrested a man on Tuesday with multiple counts of theft for knowingly possessing stolen property. According to the police statement, 43-year-old Ricardo Aparicio was arrested after 4th District detectives were notified of shoplifters reselling stolen products from loss prevention employees of retailers such as Target and Safeway. The department labeled Aparicio as […]

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