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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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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Will Hold First Meeting Monday

The Montgomery County Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will have its first meeting Monday, Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. according to a statement from the county.  In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that he was creating the task force. He said he would hire an outside consultant to conduct a full review […]

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July 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Over 200 Applicants Later, Policing Advisory Commission Members Finalized

On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council approved members for the Policing Advisory Commission. The commission was established in December 2019 and is meant to provide oversight of the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and improve community relations with police. The group will also update councilmembers about policing matters and give recommendations about policies and best […]

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June 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Just Show That You Care a Little Bit’: Protesters Upset After Officers Don’t Listen In

Black Lives Matter protesters gathered by the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) 1st District station in Gaithersburg on Wednesday. A few protesters said they asked officers who were congregated by the main building to join and listen in on what was being said. Eventually, a few came and stood nearby. “I’d rather have them in […]

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March 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Man Arrested for Hosting 60 People at Bonfire

Gov. Larry Hogan is not messing around. In what could be seen as a stern message to every resident of the state of Maryland, a Charles County man was arrested and charged with failure to comply with an emergency order after he hosted 60 people for a bonfire Friday night.  This is the second time […]

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June 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Car Crash in Kensington

A 62-year-old Rockville woman was killed in a car crash that occurred Friday night in Kensington, according to Montgomery County police. Police said it happened shortly after 6 p.m. on June 9 at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Franklin Street. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2014 Toyota Camry was traveling […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Double Homicide in Montgomery Village

Two Northwest High School students were killed Monday night in Montgomery Village, and both were set to graduate today in ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall, police and school officials said. The victims were identified as Shadi Adi Najjar, 17, of Breezedale Lane in Germantown, and Artem S. Ziberov, 18, of Flag Harbor Drive in Germantown, […]

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May 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Troopers Make More Than 7,800 Traffic Stops on Memorial Day Weekend

Maryland troopers made more than 7,800 traffic stops on state roads over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. According to a Maryland State Police Department Facebook post, the stops resulted in the arrest of 111 impaired drivers. Police said their holiday traffic enforcement took place between May 26 and May 30. During that time period, troopers […]

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May 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Teen

UPDATED 5.2.17 Police have safely located Maurice Kirkland, Jr. Update: Maurice Edward Kirkland Jr. has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing!https://t.co/KMNcaavt4R pic.twitter.com/scqNpGpNTm — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) May 2, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help in locating a missing teenager from the Fairland area. Police said 15-year-old Maurice Edward […]

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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: MCASAC Releases New Photo of Runaway Goat (PHOTO)

UPDATED 4.13.17  An official at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center has released a new photo of the runaway goat that was caught in Aspen Hill on Wednesday. In the new photo, the goat, who has been named Truffles by staff members at the MCASAC, appears to be resting comfortably on some hay […]

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