police involved shooting

May 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Council Unanimously Passes Police Accountability Bill

The Montgomery County Council unanimously passed the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act, or the LETT Act, on Tuesday. Will Jawando, the lead sponsor, said that the bill addresses a “need for community trust and input in all policing matters.” The LETT Act requires, that if a police officer is involved in the death of […]

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April 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery, Howard Sign Agreement on Police-Involved Shootings

The state’s attorneys of Howard and Montgomery counties inked a pact Tuesday that would spell out how the counties would investigate deaths from police-involved shootings. Previously, the two counties were working under a verbal agreement dating back to 2015, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy said. Howard County would investigate Montgomery’s cases, and vice versa. […]

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April 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Manger Says Robert White Killing Was ‘Lawful and Justified’

The officer who shot and killed Robert White on a Silver Spring street was justified in doing so, according to a five-page memo written by Tom Manger, retired police chief of Montgomery County police. The memo was dated March 26, just days before Manger was set to begin his retirement. It was sent to Montgomery […]

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January 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Update About Attempted Armed Robbery at BB&T Bank in Silver Spring

Update: 2:31 p.m.: Assistant Chief of Montgomery County Police’s Investigative Service Bureau Marcus Jones spoke live Wednesday afternoon about reports of an attempted armed robbery at BB&T Bank on Wayne Avenue in Silver Spring. Bank robbery investigation update Posted by Montgomery County Police Department on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 According to Jones, a man walked into […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Germantown Man Charged With Six Counts of First-Degree Assault

Devin Conlon Brunner, 26, of Germantown, was charged with six counts of first-degree assault. According to police, on Sunday afternoon, Brunner was in the parking area of a townhouse community in Cross Lauren Court in Germantown. He pointed what resembled a handgun at several homes. A male resident told police Brunner pointed the gun directly […]

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November 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Shot by Police in Germantown Cul-De-Sac

A man whom police say was armed was shot by one or more officers in Germantown, according to a Montgomery County police statement. The man, who remains unidentified, was in serious condition at a local hospital, police say. NBC4Washington spoke with police Capt. C. Thomas Jordan who wouldn’t say how many officers fired their weapons […]

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August 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Body Camera Footage Reveals Moments Before White’s Death

Montgomery County police have released the body camera footage of Officer Anand Badgujar who confronted Robert White on a Silver Spring street June 11. The incident led to Badgujar shooting White several times. At least seven shots are heard on the video. The police also added the body camera footage of a second officer who […]

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July 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Dies from Injuries in Fairland Shooting

Update, 9:10 a.m. Thursday, July 26: John Carlos Natera-Perez died from his injuries Wednesday evening, police said. His body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy, according to a police statement. Original post: Montgomery County police have offered new details in the domestic violence incident in […]

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July 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Shoot Man in Domestic Violence Incident; 3-Year-Old Unharmed

Update, 3 p.m.: Police said the officer has been placed on administrative leave, per protocol. Jean Perez was shot in the upper part of the body. Original post: A man is in grave condition Tuesday morning after he was shot by a Montgomery County police officer during a domestic violence incident, and a 3-year-old boy who was in […]

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