murder

January 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hillandale Man Charged with First-Degree Murder

A Hillandale man was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder, a Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) statement said. MCPD said officers arrested Andre Moore, 21, of Balmoral Drive, and charged him with the murder of Michael Sutton, 40. Moore and Sutton shared a residence, according to police. MCPD responded to a home on Balmoral […]

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January 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former UMD Student Sentenced to Life for 2017 Murder of Bowie State Student

Sean Urbanski, the former University of Maryland student who was charged with fatally-stabbing Richard Collins III on-campus in 2017, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday with the possibility of parole. Urbanski, 25, could be considered for parole after he serves 15 years, The Washington Post reported. The governor would have to approve if […]

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November 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Charged with Stabbing Two People at 7-Eleven in Silver Spring

A Washington, D.C. man has been charged with two counts of attempted second-degree murder after police say he stabbed two people in Silver Spring. According to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), detectives determined that on Monday night, Wayne Riley, 55, was trying to get into a storage area holding cigarettes at the 7-Eleven at […]

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October 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Sentenced in Two MS-13 Involved Killings

A Silver Spring man was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for two murders in which the victims were beheaded, dismembered and buried in shallow graves, the Department of Justice announced Oct. 15. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland, Albaro Rosa Moreno, 24, is a member of […]

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September 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Deaths of Divorced Silver Spring Residents Ruled Murder-Suicide

The deaths of two elderly Silver Spring residents last week have been ruled a homicide and suicide.  Last Thursday, Sept. 3 Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers found Donna Lewis, 70, and Arnold Ringgold, 71, deceased in their home. According to a police statement a family member had gone to their home and called 911 […]

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July 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Woman Charged With Starving Infant Daughter to Death

A Silver Spring woman has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of her infant daughter. The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said Kiearra Tolson, 23, was arrested and charged for the death of her daughter, Blair Niles, about 15 months old. The infant’s body has not been found. On Wednesday, Tolson’s […]

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘This Was a Murder in a Police Uniform’: Hogan Addresses George Floyd Killing

“This was not just a bad cop or bad policing, this was a murder in a police uniform, right? This is beyond anything you can possibly imagine.” Gov. Larry Hogan addressed the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and said police reform is needed at a press conference Wednesday.  “There’s no question […]

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May 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

White Oak Man Charged with Murder, Assault

A 63-year-old White Oak man has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree assault in the murder of a young woman May 11. Biet Van Tran, of the 900 block of Balmoral Drive in White Oak, is being held without bond. His preliminary hearing is set for July 10 […]

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May 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Suspect Arrested in Man’s Murder in White Oak Monday

UPDATE (May 12): Marcus Ahmed Jordan, 21, of Georgia, was shot to death Monday night in White Oak, and Montgomery County Police have arrested a suspect. The 26-year-old suspect called police about a shooting in his apartment in the 11500 block of February Circle. Upon arrival, police located Jordan, who died of an apparent gunshot […]

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May 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Update: Woman Murdered Monday in White Oak

Update May 14 Montgomery County Police identified the woman who was killed in White Oak May 11. The victim was Linh Ngoc Thai Pham, who had been staying temporarily in Florida prior to visiting the house on Balmoral Drive. _____________________________ Montgomery County Police are investing the murder of a female and the assault of two […]

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