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August 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

After Pandemic Cancellation Last Year, Police and Residents Connect In-Person for National Night Out

Montgomery County leaders and public safety officials joined residents at neighborhood events Tuesday for National Night Out. The annual event is meant for police to connect with residents and for leaders to encourage community relationships with law enforcement. Residents could also learn about crime prevention and other safety information or about county resources like COVID-19 […]

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August 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: 92-Year-Old Woman Died from Asphyxiation; Roommate Admitted to Killing Her Last Week

Julia Birch, 26, last week admitted to killing her roommate, 92-year-old Nancy Ann Frankel, according to Montgomery County Police (MCPD). Frankel’s cause of death was asphyxiation, Officer Carlos Cortes, with the police department’s Public Information Division, told MyMCM in an email Tuesday. According to police, officers and fire/rescue personnel responded to a home on Spruell […]

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August 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Public Safety Leaders, Police Officers Join Residents for National Night Out

Law enforcement leaders joined residents at numerous neighborhood block parties in Montgomery County for National Night Out on Tuesday. The event allows police to connect with residents and leaders to encourage community relationships with law enforcement. Residents could learn about crime prevention and how to avoid being victims of scams. Fire marshals educated residents about […]

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August 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía: Mujer Admite Quitarle la Vida a su Compañera de Habitación de 92 años en Kensington

Una mujer fue arrestada y acusada de quitarle la vida a su compañera de cuarto en Kensington, escribió la policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD) en un comunicado. Julia Birch, de 26 años, admitió haber matado a Nancy Ann Frankel, de 92 años, dijo la policía. MCPD señaló que alrededor de las 8:20 a.m. del […]

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August 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Woman, 26, Admitted to Killing 92-Year-Old Roommate in Kensington 

A woman has been arrested and charged with killing her roommate in Kensington, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) wrote in a release. Julia Birch, 26, admitted to killing 92-year-old Nancy Ann Frankel, police said. MCPD said that around 8:20 a.m. July 28, officers and fire/rescue personnel responded to a home on Spruell Drive in Kensington for […]

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August 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Fatal Shooting in White Oak 

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) charged a Prince George’s County man with a July 2 shooting in White Oak that killed 25-year-old Patrick Davion Gafford, who police said met with the suspect to commit a robbery. David Johnell Eggleston Jr., 25, of Oxon Hill, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and use […]

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July 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Mother of 21-Year-Old Killed by Police Speaks Out

Rhonda LeRoux says Montgomery County Police failed to de-escalate the situation that ended in officers fatally shooting her son, 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux. LeRoux was killed by Montgomery County Police (MCPD) officers July 16. Police said they were called to a Gaithersburg McDonald’s for a report that LeRoux was in the drive-thru refusing to pay for […]

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July 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Body Camera Footage from July 16 Fatal Shooting of Gaithersburg Man 

Montgomery County Police held a press conference Tuesday to review officer body camera footage from the July 16 fatal shooting of 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gaithersburg. According to police, a person called 911 to report LeRoux was in a McDonald’s drive-thru on Flower Hill Way refusing to pay for his food […]

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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Suspect Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Kidnapping in Olney

A 29-year-old is facing several charges after attempting to kidnap two women from a grocery store in Olney, according to a statement from Montgomery County Department of Police. MCPD confirmed to MyMCM that Kenon Leonard of Olney was charged with the kidnapping and assault of a 45-year old and 42-year-old at Harris Teeter on July […]

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July 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Gaithersburg Resident Fatally Shot by Officers

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) revealed the identity of the man who police said was shot and killed by officers following an armed standoff at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gaithersburg. Ryan Leroux, 21, of Gaithersburg, is the deceased, Police Chief Marcus Jones said during a press conference Monday. Jones said a person called 911 […]

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