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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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October 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Son-in-Law Dies; Father-in-Law Charged

Update, 1:45 p.m.: A Montgomery Village man faces a first-degree murder charge after police were called to his home finding his son-in-law dead, a police statement said. Officers arrived at the home, in the 10200 block of Wild Apple Circle, about 10 p.m. Thursday, the statement said. In an upstairs bedroom, officers found two men […]

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October 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 26

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, a day set aside as the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will take pills […]

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October 23, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Rockville Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Montgomery County Police arrested a man who allegedly robbed a SunTrust bank in Rockville last week.  Police say Jason Kenneth Rollins, 34, of Montgomery Village was arrested on October 16 for robbing the bank on the 100 black of Gibbs Street in Rockville. Rollins entered the bank at 2:28 p.m. and approached the teller with a note demanding money and stating that he […]

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October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Occupants Safe After Montgomery Village House Fire

On Monday at around 12:45 p.m., about 65 firefighters responded to a call about a house fire on Faber Court in Montgomery Village. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that occupants of the house got out safely. Here’s a look at Piringer’s tweets about the incident for more details: […]

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September 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Police Seek Donations for Bahamas Hurricane Relief

Drive Continues Through Oct. 10 The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is collecting items to send to the Bahamas to assist with hurricane recovery efforts. Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on Sept. 1 as a Category 5 hurricane. Damage estimates are over $7 billion and so far the death count is at 51, however many […]

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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Arrested in North Carolina in Connection with Germantown Carjacking

Two people were arrested in North Carolina in connection with carjacking and assault offenses that occurred in front of a Germantown convenience store on September 6. Detectives from Montgomery County’s Major Crimes Division have charged 18-year-old Kenneth Darnell Davis of an unknown address with carjacking and assault; they’ve also charged 16-year-old Kimberly Morales of Montgomery […]

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September 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Over a Thousand MCPS Students Still Need Vaccinations; Deadline is Sept. 23

About 1,100 MCPS students in 7th through 12th grades are not compliant with Maryland immunization requirements. All Maryland school students in the 7th through 12th grades must show proof of one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Those students who do not provide proof will be excluded from attending school starting September 23. […]

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August 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Village Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering His Wife

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a Montgomery Village man with first-degree murder. According to police, 46-year-old Jean Pierre allegedly murdered his wife, Nerlande Foreste on August 24 and then reported his wife as missing to the police. Police issued a release to the media about Foreste’s disappearance the following day on August 25. […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Village Fire Leaves No Injuries

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services tweeted about a vehicle fire Monday on Montgomery Village Avenue before Route 355. MCFRS Units in the scene WB Montgomery Village Ave prior to 355. Vehicle fire/ no injuries. MV Ave currently closed. @mcfrs @MCFRSNews pic.twitter.com/o0Tv36srYj — Daniel Ogren (@mcfrsPIO4) August 26, 2019 Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for MCFRS […]

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