August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Woman Charged For Abandoning Newborn in Silver Spring

Montgomery County detectives from the Special Investigations Division arrested a woman who gave birth and abandoned her newborn infant in a wooded area in Silver Spring. Court records show that Leticia Guzman, 25, of Silver Spring faces charges for neglecting a minor and reckless endangerment. A passerby located the abandoned newborn in a wooded area […]

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April 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council Recognizes National Child Abuse Prevention Month (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council issued a proclamation today recognizing the month of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. County Councilmember Sidney Katz presented the proclamation and he was joined by representatives of The Tree House CAC of Montgomery County. Lisa Merkin and Angela Cabellon from Montgomery County’s Health and Human Services  (H & HS) department […]

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March 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Family Members Contend Catherine Hoggle is “Trying to Work the System”

MyMCMedia has obtained copies of three statements that are now part of the court record in the case of Catherine Hoggle, the Clarksburg mom who is suspected in the 2014 disappearance of her children, Sarah and Jacob. Hoggle’s mother, the father of her children, and her aunt all contend in affadavits that the 29-year-old mother […]

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November 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Catherine Hoggle Appears in Court, Defense Files Motion to Dismiss (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Catherine Hoggle appeared in a Rockville courtroom on Nov. 23rd for a status hearing about her competency and the judge assigned to the hearing also ruled against a defense motion that was filed to dismiss the charges against her in district court. After the hearing, defense attorney David Felsen fielded questions about that motion and […]

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June 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Resource Fair Helps Bring Awareness to Elder Abuse (PHOTOS)

Rhoda Baruch, of Chevy Chase, shared her experience as a victim of financial exploitation during the World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 10 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. In front of a full house made of seniors, social workers, family members, law enforcement, county and state officials, Baruch said, “I’m […]

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June 8, 2015 | Aline Barros

Senior Awareness Month in Montgomery County

Seniors, social workers, and family members are invited to participate at the fifth annual World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 10 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. Elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, and financial exploitation are among the topics to be discussed during the event. According to a news release, elderly abuse […]

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April 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police and CPS Investigate Possible Child Neglect in Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department’s Special Victims Investigations Division and investigators from Child Protective Services (CPS) are investigating possible child neglect allegations that occurred on Sunday in Silver Spring. According to a police account, shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday, the Montgomery County Emergency Call Center received a call to check the welfare […]

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