Montgomery County Police

March 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An officer from Montgomery County Police Department has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a Montgomery County press release. The statement says the officer worked “across several sections of the police department,” but had little interaction with the public. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said in a statement that this is the first […]

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March 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Muere Peatón Hispano en Silver Spring

El peatón que fue atropellado por un automóvil en el área de White Oak, el jueves por la tarde, murió. David Rafael Velásquez de Silver Spring, de 65 años, sucumbió a sus heridas el jueves por la noche en un hospital local. Según un comunicado de prensa del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery, […]

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March 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

UPDATE: White Oak Area Pedestrian Involved Accident Now Fatal

The pedestrian who was hit by a car in the White Oak area on Thursday afternoon has died. 65-year-old David Rafael Velasquez of Silver Spring succumbed to his injuries on Thursday evening at a local hospital. According to a Montgomery County Police Department press release, an investigation revealed that a car that was traveling south […]

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February 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Dos Estudiantes de MCPS Acusados de Violación de Menores

Dos estudiantes de secundaria del condado de Montgomery están en la cárcel luego de ser acusados ​​de violar a niñas. Ambos incidentes no están relacionados y ocurrieron fuera de las instalaciones escolares. La Policía del Condado arrestó a Jonathan Coreas-Salamanca, de 20 años, residente de Silver Spring y estudiante de la escuela secundaria Montgomery Blair […]

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February 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two MCPS Students Charged with Rape of Minors

Two Montgomery County high school students are in jail after being charged with raping young girls. Both incidents are unrelated and occurred off school property. Arrested were Jonathan Coreas-Salamanca, 20, a resident of Silver Spring and a student at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring; and Ivan Reyes Lopez, 19, who lives in Silver […]

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February 19, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Poolesville Acupuncturist Charged with Fourth-Degree Sexual Offense

A man was charged for committing a fourth-degree sexual offense by inappropriately touching an adult female patient during an acupuncture appointment, Montgomery County Police said in a statement. In late Aug. 2019, the victim arrived for an appointment with Sang Kim, the owner of Acupuncture Cure in Poolesville, at 20010 Fisher Avenue.  During the appointment, […]

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January 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

ACTUALIZACIÓN: Hallan a Joven Hispana de Wheaton

Actualización (Enero 18 a las 2:30 p.m.): El Departamento de Policía de Montgomery informó que Hayde Sarai Torres Cruz fue hallada sana y salva. NOTA PREVIA El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery está pidiendo ayuda para localizar a una joven desaparecida del área de Wheaton. Hayde Sarai Torres Cruz, de 16 años, fue […]

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January 20, 2020 | Cindy Peña

UPDATE: Missing Teenager From Wheaton Found Safe

Update (Jan. 18 at 2:30 p.m.): Police say Hayde Sarai Torres Cruz has been located safe and unharmed. Original (Jan 16): Montgomery County Department of Police are asking for help in locating a missing teenager from the Wheaton area. Hayde Sarai Torres Cruz, age 16, was last seen by family at approximately 6:00 a.m. on […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Tipsters Help Police Nab Final Suspect in Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police say tipsters gave them key information leading to the arrest of a third and final suspect in a jewelry store armed robbery. Police charged 36 year old Kevin Joseph Harrington, of Washington, D.C., for the December 13 armed robbery of The Jewelry Exchange store at 7747 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. Third […]

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December 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Currently Hiring 9-1-1 Call Specialists

County Accepting Applications Through Feb. 3, 2020 Montgomery County currently has openings for 9-1-1 call taker/dispatchers in the County’s Emergency Communication Center (ECC). Applications may be submitted online from now through Feb. 3, 2020, here. The ECC is responsible for all 9-1-1 calls placed in the County. The Public Safety Emergency Communications Specialist (Emergency Call […]

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