Paul Starks

June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Neighbor Says Home Security Camera Captures Audio of Gunshots on Gallery Court (VIDEO)

A Montgomery Village resident says his home security camera captured the sounds of gunfire on Gallery Court on Monday night. That’s the time and place where two teenagers were killed in a parked car sometime around 10:30 p.m., according to Montgomery County police. Gordon Gipe says he forwarded the audio file to detectives today. DISCLAIMER: This […]

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September 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police Officers Arrest Dozens for DUI Over Holiday Weekend

Montgomery County police officers arrested dozens of motorists for driving under the influence (DUI) in Montgomery County over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) spokesperson Paul Starks said officers arrested 49 people between Friday night and noon on Labor Day. “Our cops worked overtime this holiday weekend to keep our roads […]

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February 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Investigation Into Fatal River Road Collision Could Take Weeks to Complete (VIDEO)

A fatal car crash killed three members of the Buarque De Macedo family on Saturday night in Bethesda. Michael Buarque De Macedo, his wife, Allessandra, and their son, Thomas, died at scene while a fourth passenger, Helena Buarque De Macedo remains hospitalized. Police are currently investigating the cause of the fatal collision. In this MyMCMedia […]

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December 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Death of 22-Year-Old as Homicide in Montgomery Village

UPDATE Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department have arrested Edwin Reyes-Martinez, of Gaithersburg, for his role in the Nov. 2nd homicide of Roberto Gutierrez Cruz. According to a news release, Reyes Martinez was a juvenile at the time of the murder, but is being charged as an adult. He is charged with being an […]

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December 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Increase Patrols in Germantown Neighborhood, Reward Offered for Information About Murder Suspect(s)

The Montgomery County Police Department is increasing patrols in a Germantown neighborhood following a murder there earlier this week. Police said the victim, 30-year-old Robert King of Frederick, was found shot in the 18600 block of Sage Way shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 16. According to police, King died from his injuries at the […]

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July 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Normal Operations Restored at Walter Reed Center in Bethesda

Normal operations are being restored to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after an investigation into an alleged report of a gunshot on the campus Monday morning. According to Montgomery County Police Capt. Paul Starks, police agencies conducted an “exhaustive” search of the campus and found no indication or evidence of a firearm as had […]

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February 4, 2015 | Krista Brick

Bomb Threat Reported at Ivymount School

The Ivymount School in Rockville was evacuated this morning after a bomb threat was called into the school, according to Montgomery County Police. A police search the school at 11614 Seven Locks Road using K9s turned up no incendiary devices, according to Montgomery County Police Capt. Paul Starks. The call came into the school about […]

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September 7, 2014 | Krista Brick

Investigation into Allegation of Police Excessive Force to Remain Sealed

The Montgomery County Police will not be releasing to the public the details of the investigation into allegations of excessive force in the August arrest of a Germantown teen. Police Spokesman Capt. Paul Starks said all internal investigations of the police agency are consider personnel matters and are sealed. In a letter to Police Chief […]

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July 31, 2014 | Sonya Burke

19-Year-Old and 13-Year-Old Arrested in Wheaton Shooting

UPDATED 10 A.M., 31-A 19-year-old is also now in custody in connection with the shooting of an 18-year-old woman in Wheaton on July 30. Montgomery County Police Spokesperson Cpl. Rebecca Innocenti said the teen was arrested last night but has not yet been formally charged as of 10 a.m. Thursday. She had no additional details […]

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September 15, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Police Tour

The Montgomery County Police Department’s Public Information Office held an open house for the media on Friday, September 14 at the Public Safety Headquarters building at 100 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg. About a dozen media representatives from local newspapers, online news sites and television stations attended the morning tour. I was particularly looking forward […]

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