online sales

December 8, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Online Seller Held at Gunpoint Over Scarce PlayStation 5, Police Say

The recently released PlayStation 5 (PS5) has been hard to come by this year, and with the holidays quickly approaching, people looking to buy one have been forced to search online marketplaces like Craigslist and OfferUp. But for one seller on OfferUp, the parking lot transaction for his PS5 did not go as planned. According […]

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June 19, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Brookside Gardens Offers Online Plant Sale of Summer Annuals

Brookside Gardens is holding their online plant sale of summer annuals Saturday, June 20. Within this sale, individuals have access to pre-selected flats. All flats include 15 plants in 4” pots.  The Montgomery Parks website states, “If you don’t need 15 plants – arrange with your family or neighbors to share a flat! A flat […]

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July 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Online Sales Turned Into Robberies in Wheaton

Montgomery County police are investigating two unrelated robberies that started as online sales, and officers are encouraging residents to use “safe exchange zones” to conduct such transactions. Here’s a MyMCMedia video of Germantown District Capt. Mark Plazinski describing the safe exchange zone at the district’s station at 20000 Aircraft Drive. Both robberies took place in […]

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