montgomery county state’s attorney

July 22, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Fox 5 D.C. Anchor Moves Her Desk

Lauren DeMarco moved from the anchor desk at Fox 5 TV to the Public Affairs Office at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office.  She called it a wrap after almost 17 years at Fox 5 D.C. when she anchored her last nightly newscasts on July 18. DeMarco, a longtime Maryland resident, told MyMCM, “I’m so […]

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April 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Campaign Aims to Help Victims of Family Violence During Shutdown

Montgomery County officials are well aware of the growing problem of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. County Executive Marc Elrich and a variety of other county leaders launched a new Family Violence Awareness and Prevention Campaign on Thursday during a virtual media briefing. Among those on board are MCPD, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, […]

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February 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Judge Delays Decision on Dismissing Murder Charges Against Hoggle

The expectation was that the case of Catherine Hoggle — which received local, national and international attention six years ago – would come to a resolution on Tuesday. That did not happen. For the first time, Troy Turner had the opportunity to speak in court. He made it clear that he just wanted justice for […]

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April 16, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Charges Dropped Against Kellyanne Conway’s Alleged Assaulter

Prosecutors dropped all charges yesterday against the woman accused of assaulting White House counselor Kellyanne Conway at a Bethesda restaurant. The trial for Mary Elizabeth Inabinett of Chevy Chase was scheduled to begin yesterday, but the second-degree assault and disorderly conduct charges were dropped before court proceedings could begin. Inabinett, 63, approached Conway while she […]

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October 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Boyfriend Indicted for Pregnant Teacher’s Death (VIDEO)

Tyler Tessier was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday for the death of Laura Wallen. Wallen, 31, was a teacher at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia.  Her family reported her missing and held a news conference at the Montgomery County Police Department’s headquarters in Gaithersburg. She was found dead just days later in a […]

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November 10, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County State’s Attorney Says Hosting Underage Drinking Should Carry Harsher Punishment (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy says that there should be a tougher penalty for those who host underage drinking. McCarthy mentions Kenneth Saltzman, who is cited twice for furnishing alcohol to a minor on June 25th at his home. Related coverage:

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July 8, 2015 | Aline Barros

Silver Spring Man Convicted in Rockville Metro Stabbing

A jury found Reginald Cooper, 38, guilty on two counts of attempted second-degree murder. Cooper, a Silver Spring resident, stabbed two people while they were waiting for their bus at the Rockville Metro station in December 2014. He faces up to 60 years in prison, according to officials from the Montgomery County State’s Attorney Office. […]

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April 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

News Conference in Hoggle Case (VIDEO)

Catherine Hoggle, charged in the disappearance of her two small children, appeared before District Court Judge Eugene Wolfe Thursday morning. You can watch the press conference that followed in its entirety here. Related:

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March 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Phil Andrews Talks About Mental Health Court Proposal (VIDEO)

The issue of mental health and the court system is a growing one. Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives for the Office of the State’s Attorney, talks about his effort to create a mental health court in Montgomery County.

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