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January 27, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Silver Spring Mail Carrier Charged With Six Theft Offenses

On Jan. 9, officers from the 3rd District of Montgomery County Department of Police arrested Lorenzo Pugh in connection with the theft of mail property while Pugh worked as a United States Postal Service mail carrier in Silver Spring.  During an investigation regarding items stolen through the mail, Pugh was identified as a suspect and […]

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January 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

Surveillance Video: Police Investigate Burglaries at Westfield Wheaton Mall

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department believe that five male suspects are responsible for two burglaries and an attempted burglary that happened at Westfield Wheaton Mall. Surveillance video of the suspects and a surveillance photograph of the suspect’s vehicle has been released and Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them. According […]

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January 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

DNA Evidence Links Suspect to Attempted Armed Robbery in Germantown

A man has been arrested and is facing charges for an attempted armed robbery at a Subway in Germantown. Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department say DNA evidence helped link 44-year-old Larry Armwood to an attempted robbery that happened on October 24 at the Subway located on the 18000 block of Matney Road. DNA […]

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January 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Suspect Charged For Theft From Vehicles in Aspen Hill Area

Montgomery County Police have charged a suspect in connection to a string of thefts from vehicles that happened in the Aspen Hill area in November. Earlier this week, 19-year-old Deauntae Slaughter of Wheaton was arrested and charged with theft-related offenses after police linked him to two incidents that happened on November 10. Police say Slaughter […]

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January 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Two More Pedestrians Hit: Police Investigating Incident Involving Two Teens

Montgomery County Police are investigating a pedestrian accident involving two people on Georgia Avenue near Hathaway Drive in Wheaton that happened around 4:30 p.m. Police have confirmed that the two female pedestrians are high school aged, and have been transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The striking vehicle remained on the scene. Georgia […]

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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Magruder Teacher for ‘Inappropriate Conduct’ with Student

A teacher at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood is on administrative leave because of “allegations of inappropriate conduct” with a student, according to Leroy Evans, principal at Magruder. Evans sent the Magruder community an email about the allegations Monday, and noted that Montgomery County Public Schools “is fully cooperating with Montgomery County Police […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

We’ve reached this week’s halfway point! It’s Wednesday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation on Racial Equity, Social Justice: Tonight at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is teaming up with Council President Nancy Navarro to host another Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social […]

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July 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Police Advisory Commission Bill Press Conference: Councilmember Hans Riemer is holding a press conference tonight at 7 p.m. to introduce a […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! It’s July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. FIFA Women’s World Cup final: The United States Women’s National Team team beat the Netherlands, 2-0, in Sunday’s final. Washington Spirit’s Rose Lavelle scored in the 69th minute to make the score 2-0 and she was awarded the Bronze […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland State Holiday: Governor Hogan announced in late June that today would be a holiday for state employees. An unexpected day off. 2. Police Investigation: A video posted to Twitter Thursday prompts an investigation. The video shows a Montgomery […]

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