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September 18, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Jawando Receives Threatening Comment on Social Media

Less than a month after reporting a racist, threatening comment on Instagram, Councilmember Will Jawando received another threat on social media. Jawando was going to participate in a virtual town hall Thursday night about alternatives to having police in school, he told MyMCMedia. The user made the threatening comment on a post promoting the virtual […]

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September 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Aspen Hill Teenager Found Safe, Unharmed

Update (Sept. 17): Montgomery County police announced on Sept. 10 that Zion Davis was found safe and unharmed. Original Post (Aug. 26): Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing teenager from the Aspen Hill area. Zion Davis, 14, lives on Hunter Mountain Lane. […]

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September 15, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

UPDATE: Missing Silver Spring Man Found Safe, Unharmed

Update (Sept. 15): Montgomery County Police said Armando Perez has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post (Sept. 14): The Montgomery County Police 3rd District Investigation Section is asking the public to help find a 71-year-old man from the Silver Spring area who has dementia.  Armando Perez was last seen by family leaving his University […]

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September 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Deaths of Divorced Silver Spring Residents Ruled Murder-Suicide

The deaths of two elderly Silver Spring residents last week have been ruled a homicide and suicide.  Last Thursday, Sept. 3 Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers found Donna Lewis, 70, and Arnold Ringgold, 71, deceased in their home. According to a police statement a family member had gone to their home and called 911 […]

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September 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Made 228 Traffic Stops in Montgomery County Over Labor Day Weekend

Police made 228 traffic stops over Labor Day weekend in Montgomery County.  Maryland State Police (MSP) teamed up with the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police over the weekend to crack down on aggressive driving in the county. The MSP Rockville Barrack focused on Route 270, Gaithersburg Police focused on Gaithersburg and […]

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September 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Charged for Assaulting Liquor Store Employee Over Mask Dispute

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) announced Thursday that they arrested and charged a man with assault in connection to a mask dispute incident at a liquor store in Potomac. Police identified the man as 31-year-old Donald Thomas-Gipson of Silver Spring. Thomas-Gipson faces first and second-degree assault charges, according to MCPD. Police say the incident […]

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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Elderly Residents Found Dead in Silver Spring Home

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating the deaths of two elderly Silver Spring residents.  On Thursday morning officers found Donna Lewis, 70, and Arnold Ringgold, 71, deceased in their home. According to a police statement a family member had gone to their home and called 911 when they found the two deceased.  Police […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPD Officer Sentenced to Probation for Kneeling on Silver Spring Man’s Head in 2019

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Officer Kevin Moris was sentenced to two years supervised probation Monday after he kneed a handcuffed man in the head in 2019.  On July 3, 2019, Moris held handcuffed Arnaldo Pesoa, a Silver Spring man, on a sidewalk with his knee on his head outside a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill. […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Wants Montgomery County Police to Avoid Thin Blue Line Mentality

Montgomery County’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force met for the first time Monday to introduce goals for the group.  73 members were on the virtual meeting and Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich joined as well. He shared his own experience with police profiling and how his privilege is something not everyone has. “I had an […]

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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Will Hold First Meeting Monday

The Montgomery County Reimagining Public Safety Task Force will have its first meeting Monday, Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. according to a statement from the county.  In late June, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that he was creating the task force. He said he would hire an outside consultant to conduct a full review […]

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