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February 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Vehicle Auction Set for Saturday

The vehicle recovery section of the Montgomery County Police Department hosts a monthly auction in order to sell abandoned or seized vehicles. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. and then the auction starts at 9 a.m. The location of the auction is 305 Metropolitan Grove Road in Gaithersburg. The vehicle recovery section removes abandoned, unregistered, and […]

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February 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Seek Public’s Help Solving 2014 Homicide Case

Montgomery County Police is starting to periodically release information about ongoing investigations in the hopes that someone will come forward and have information to bring closure to the case. In a video released to the police’s Twitter account, Detective Katie Leggett said that Wednesday, Feb. 20, marked the five year anniversary of the homicide of […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Northwest Students Create Pedestrian Safety PSA

Northwest High School students teamed up with Montgomery County Police, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital to produce a public service announcement about pedestrian safety. The video, which was directed by students Rishabh Karanth and Logan Loewenstien, features a student walking to school. As she’s walking through Germantown, she receives a […]

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February 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Officers Shoot Dogs Attacking Woman in Montgomery Village

Montgomery County police shot and killed two dogs Saturday that had attacked two women in Montgomery Village. Montgomery Village police district officers responded to a home in the 18000 block of Singing Pine Circle about 8:50 p.m. Saturday, a police statement said. Police said the dogs attacked one woman who was able to escape the […]

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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe the Same Man is Involved in Three CVS Armed Robberies

Police have released surveillance footage of a man believed to be involved in three armed robberies at two CVS Pharmacies in Montgomery County. The first armed robbery occurred at 9:55 p.m. Oct. 21 at a CVS on University West Boulevard in Wheaton. The second armed robbery occurred at 10:10 p.m. Nov. 18 at a CVS in […]

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January 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Surveillance Footage of Man Involved in Derwood Bank Robbery

Police have released surveillance footage of a man involved in a robbery at Bank of America in Derwood. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. According to police, the robbery occurred on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the morning. Gaithersburg police responded to the incident at 10:18 a.m. Police say that a man approached […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Richard Montgomery High School Confirms Two Hate Crimes in One Month

Richard Montgomery High School emailed parents this weekend about two hate crimes that occured on school grounds over the course of a month. The most recent incident involved a swastika that was spray painted in orange on “the side of a school building facing the stadium.” In the letter sent to families, Kiera Butler, Richard […]

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January 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares Today Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media that he is declaring today Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Maryland. Hogan put out a statement on social media thanking law enforcement officers for their hard work. Hogan said, “These brave men and women work tirelessly every day to keep us and our communities safe. Thank you for […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Temp Employee Steals Dump Truck After Learning of Termination

A temporary Rockville city employee stole a dump truck causing a low-speed pursuit, city police say. He was stopped at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive, drawing about 10 police cars. Earlier this morning the man was terminated from his temporary job with the City of Rockville. Upon exiting the […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Update: Wheaton Teenager, Baby Found Safe

Update, Nov. 13: Montgomery County police have reported that Wendy Hernandez and her son, Jason Hernandez, have been found safe and unharmed. Detectives from Montgomery County Police Department are asking for assistance in locating Wendy Orvelina Hernandez, 15, of Wheaton, and her two-month-old baby boy, Jason Hernandez. According to a police report, the two were […]

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