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May 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Reports: Md. District Court Judge Bans Staff from Wearing Thin Blue Line Flag

John P. Morrissey, the chief judge for Maryland district courts, has ordered all district court employees to stop wearing articles of clothing that donned the thin blue line flag. The “thin blue line” flag is often used by law enforcement officers to symbolize the line between police and their role in preventing society from descending […]

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May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Searching for Raccoon That Bit Child, Dog in Separate Incidents in Rockville

Updated (5:30 p.m.): The raccoon has not yet been located or captured, Rockville City Police Department Spokesperson Andrea Escher told MyMCM in an email. There remains a high concern that the raccoon is rabid because it bit a child and dog in two separate locations, she said. There were some reported raccoon sightings Tuesday, however […]

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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Arrest Fourth Suspect in 2020 Gaithersburg Shooting 

A fourth suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a 2020 shooting at a hotel in Gaithersburg, the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) said in a statement Thursday. On Oct. 3, 2020, GPD and Montgomery County Police (MCPD) responded to a shooting report at the 800 block of Russell Avenue. Officers found a male, […]

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May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Germantown Woman Killed After Tractor-Trailer Struck Her Following Crash on I-95 in Laurel

A Germantown woman was killed Wednesday evening after a tractor-trailer struck her following a crash between the woman’s Hyundai Accent and the tractor-trailer, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. Candy Noonan, 73, was driving on I-95 North in Laurel and drove in front of a tractor-trailer, striking its front right side, MSP said in a statement. […]

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April 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich on Chauvin Verdict: ‘Hopefully it’s a Beginning of a Reckoning’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said he breathed a sigh of relief when he heard Tuesday’s jury verdict for former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin; he was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. “I think that verdict probably spared this country a lot of pain,” Elrich said during a media briefing Wednesday. “A […]

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April 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Police Search for Man Accused of Two Burglaries in Silver Spring

Police are searching for a man accused of two smash and go burglaries at businesses in Silver Spring Wednesday morning. The burglaries occurred around 2 a.m. at the Arat Kilo Market and Restaurant on Easley Street and Euro Style, a clothing store on Georgia Avenue. The burglaries occurred around 30 minutes apart and are believed […]

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April 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County, State Leaders React to Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Montgomery County and state leaders are reacting to the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, who on Tuesday was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. Chauvin was found guilty on all three of his charges: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Chauvin was convicted for killing Floyd, […]

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April 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Suspect in Custody Following Search in Downtown Crown 

Updated (April 16): Montgomery County Police (MCPD) identified Twon Kelly, 25, as the suspect arrested for second-degree rape. MCPD said that during investigation, police found a gun under a doormat in the apartment building where police think Kelly fled. Detectives are investigating whether there is a connection between the gun and Kelly, MCPD said. More […]

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April 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Continue Investigation After Officers Hear Gunshot While Responding to Call 

The Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) is investigating a “suspicious situation” after officers heard a gunshot while responding to a call Wednesday, the department said Thursday. This incident is unrelated to a situation Thursday afternoon, in which the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said officers searched the Downtown Crown area in Gaithersburg for a wanted suspect […]

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