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December 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Charge California Man with Trafficking Marijuana

Montgomery County police officers have charged 53-year-old Steven Tosi of California with criminal charges related to possession and trafficking approximately 250 pounds of marijuana. Police said the arrest resulted from a traffic stop for speeding on southbound Interstate 270 just north of the Clarksburg Road exit on Dec. 5th. According to a police account, when […]

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December 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Elected as New County Council President, Riemer is VP (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Council members unanimously elected Roger Berliner as president of the Council on Tuesday morning. Council member Hans Riemer was elected as vice-president of the Council. Berliner succeeds Nancy Floreen as Council president. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports: During his remarks at the dais, Berliner thanked his colleagues for their support and said he […]

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December 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Floreen to Meet with Reporters on Monday (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen will meet with reporters on Monday for her last news  conference as president of the County Council this year. Floreen is expected to discuss her accomplishments this past year as well as other hot topics, including increasing the minimum wage, the new landlord tenant bill, and the Bethesda Downtown […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Participate in Tip-a-Cop Event to Benefit Special Olympics Maryland (PHOTOS)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department along with, the Chevy Chase Village Police Department, Maryland-National Capital Park Police (Montgomery County Division), Rockville City Police Department, and Montgomery County Police Explorer Post 1986 will be participating in a national Tip-a-Cop benefit event this Saturday. According to a news release, officers will volunteer their time to […]

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October 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Wheaton

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a serious vehicle collision involving a pedestrian that occurred last night, around 7:30 p.m., in the area of Georgia Avenue and Dawson Avenue in Wheaton. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2010 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by an adult male, was traveling south on Georgia Avenue. Police said […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Posts Online Message About Clown Social Media Posts

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have written a letter to parents and guardians this week about “vague threats via social media” to several schools that were shared under a “clown” alias. The letter has also been posted on the district’s website. According to MCPS, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is aware of the threats […]

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September 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving Along I-270

Maryland troopers and Montgomery County police officers are cracking down on distracted and aggressive driving along I-270 in Montgomery County. On Wednesday morning, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., police pulled over 129 motorists and issued 119 traffic citations and 69 warnings. According to a news release from the Maryland State Police Department, this joint […]

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September 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Troopers Cite Thousands of Motorists Over Labor Day Weekend

UPDATED Maryland State police officers issued 6,221 citations and 5,777 warnings to motorists traveling on state roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Of those stops, police said there were 110 driving under the influence arrests and over one thousand repair orders for defective vehicle equipment. In Montgomery County, Maryland State police officers sent out […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Check Point Tonight in Honor of Officer Leotta

Montgomery County Police will conduct a sobriety check point tonight in partnership with officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Rockville Police Department, and Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department in memory of fallen Officer Noah Leotta. According to a news release, officers will be handing out cards that include a picture of Leotta, a message about […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Arrest Nine People at Sobriety Checkpoint in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police officers arrested nine people for driving under the influence (DUI) at a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in the city of Gaithersburg. The checkpoint was set up from 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 27 at Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road. ‘ On Monday, the Maryland State Police Department announced […]

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