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March 30, 2020 | Grace Mottley

MCPD Investigates Gunfire in Montgomery Village

Montgomery County Police are investigating shots that were fired in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Montgomery Village on March 27, according to a press release from MCPD.  No victims were struck by gunfire and no property damage was found, but officers are looking for information regarding the identities of those who fired […]

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March 24, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Whetstone Elementary Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An employee at Whetstone Elementary School in Montgomery Village has tested positive for coronavirus, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services confirmed. The case is the first positive test of an Montgomery County Public Schools employee, according to County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. “While every case is concerning, it is not surprising […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Firefighters Contain Fast Spreading Bushfire in Montgomery Village

Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted Tuesday that dozens of firefighters contained a bushfire that was 5 to 8 acres long along powerlines in Montgomery Village. At around 3:15 p.m., the bushfire was encroaching nearby houses in the area of Duffer Way and Hickory View Place in Montgomery Village, but […]

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February 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuarto Peatón Muere en Montgomery, en lo que va del Año

Un peatón fue atropellado por un automóvil y murió el miércoles, en Montgomery Village. Oficiales del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) respondieron a la colisión, alrededor de las 7:05 p.m. en Midcounty Highway en Pier Point Place. Según el comunicado de prensa, un automóvil viajaba hacia el sur sobre la carretera cuando […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Fourth Pedestrian Killed This Year in Montgomery County

A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Wednesday in Montgomery Village.  Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers responded to the collision around 7:05 p.m. at Midcounty Highway at Pier Point Place. According to a press release, a car was traveling south on the highway when it hit an adult male crossing the highway […]

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January 31, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Montgomery Village Man Charged with Possession of Stolen Handgun

Devante Offutt, a 24 year old male from Montgomery Village, was arrested Thursday for handgun-related offenses. Offutt and an unnamed accomplice were observed by Montgomery County Police 6th district officers smoking marijuana in the parking lot of the Montgomery Village Center. When approached by the officers, Offutt fled the scene on foot and was seen […]

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January 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Mississippi Man Arrested for Handgun Possession in Gaithersburg

A man from Bay Shore, Mississippi was arrested on Jan. 15 for firearm-related offenses, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Police identified the man as Samuel Martone, 20. Officers from Gaithersburg and Montgomery Village district’s Community Action Team arrested Martone after stopping him on a traffic offense on Frederick Road at Game Preserve Road. […]

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January 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranks 2020’s Second Most Educated State

In a new study recently released by WalletHub, Maryland ranks as the second most educated state in the country, just behind Massachusetts. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income potential and the lower their chances of unemployment become. WalletHub compared all 50 states […]

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January 7, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video of Man Suspected of Montgomery Village Thefts from Cars

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man in the surveillance video that captured a theft from a car in Montgomery Village on Jan 2. The theft occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Jan. 2 in the garage of a home on Dellcastle Road. The man stole items from a car […]

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October 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Village Man Found Not Guilty of Sex Charges

A Montgomery Village man who faced sex offenses has been found not guilty by a Montgomery County Circuit Court jury. The jury deliberated about six hours in the case of Joshua Weston Johnson of the 7000 block of Yankee Harbor Drive. Johnson, 36, had been charged with a fourth-degree sex offense and second-degree assault from […]

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