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March 31, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía “No Detendrá al Azar” Bajo la Orden “Quedarse en Casa”

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery emitió una declaración en respuesta a la orden del Gobernador Larry Hogan “Quedarse en casa”, promulgada en Maryland el lunes 30 de marzo. Bajo la orden de Hogan, los residentes de Maryland que abandonan sus hogares por razones no esenciales y se congregan en grandes grupos pueden […]

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March 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPD ‘Will Not Randomly Stop Community Members’ Under ‘Stay at Home’ Order

Montgomery County Police Department issued a statement in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s “Stay at Home” order enacted in Maryland Monday. Under Hogan’s order, Marylanders who leave their homes for nonessential reasons and congregate in large groups can receive jail time or a fine of up to $5,000 for not adhering to the state’s efforts […]

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March 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Man Arrested for Hosting 60 People at Bonfire

Gov. Larry Hogan is not messing around. In what could be seen as a stern message to every resident of the state of Maryland, a Charles County man was arrested and charged with failure to comply with an emergency order after he hosted 60 people for a bonfire Friday night.  This is the second time […]

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March 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Police Arrest 2 Connected to ‘Shots Fired’ Incident in Wheaton-Glenmont; 1 Still at Large

Update (March 30, 10:30 a.m.): Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department’s Wheaton district are investigating the discharging of a firearm that occured in the Wheaton-Glenmont area on Friday. Police say there have been no reported victims or injuries from the gun fire. Initially, officers pursued a suspect’s vehicle to Olney, which is where two other […]

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March 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Police Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An officer from Montgomery County Police Department has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a Montgomery County press release. The statement says the officer worked “across several sections of the police department,” but had little interaction with the public. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said in a statement that this is the first […]

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March 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Need Help Finding Missing Spencerville Boy

The Montgomery County Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a missing boy from the Spencerville area. Police identified the boy as 12-year-old Kevin Edwards. According to a police statement, Edwards was last seen Thursday at around 5:30 p.m. leaving his home on Peach Orchard Road “in a dark grey 2015 Hyundai Santa […]

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March 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Public Comment Sought on Gaithersburg Police Department Accreditation

Accreditation assessment team invites public comment The City of Gaithersburg Police Department is seeking re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA or ‘Commission’). The CALEA team will be onsite on Monday, March 23, to examine all aspects of the Gaithersburg Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. […]

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March 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Rockville Seeks Community Comments for Police Department Review

Wanted: Community’s Comments for Rockville City Police Department Re-Accreditation The city of Rockville asks the community to offer comments about the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) at a public hearing, in writing or by phone, as part of the department’s reaccreditation process. A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, […]

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February 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Former Kennedy High Student for Threatening School

Montgomery County Police Department has arrested a Takoma Park man for making threats against John F. Kennedy High School in Wheaton. Police say Jason Salinas, 20, made threats against the students, staff, and teachers at Kennedy on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Police say officers from the Wheaton district immediately investigated threats after a 2:21 […]

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February 25, 2020 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Missing Germantown Teen Found Safe and Unharmed

Update Feb. 24: Police say Justice Navarro has been located safe and unharmed. Original: Montgomery County police are asking the public for help to locate a missing 14-year-old Germantown girl. Justice Navarro was last seen near the 11000 block of Brundidge Terrace on the afternoon of Feb. 13. Navarro is described as 5 feet 1 […]

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