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April 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

83-Year-Old Potomac Woman Struck By Car Dies

Police say an 83-year-old woman died Wednesday — a little less than a week after she was struck by a vehicle in Rockville. The woman has been identified by police as Huo K Li of Potomac. The incident occurred on Thursday, April 11, according to police. Police say that at 2:24 p.m., Rockville police officers […]

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Charged With Abusing 85-Year-Old Father

Montgomery County Police’s Elder/Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit is charging a Silver Spring man “with causing abuse to his 85-year-old father.” Detectives have determined that George McGrath IV, 55, is the primary caretaker for his father, according to police. Police say a local hospital contacted Montgomery County Adult Protective Services about the possibility that elder abuse […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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April 16, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Man Shot in Olney Monday Afternoon

Two suspects shot a man Monday afternoon in a residence located on the 3400 block of Olney’s Bantry Way, according to police. The incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. and the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Montgomery County Police Department spokesman Rick Goodale. “We don’t believe this was a random […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat in Germantown

Germantown district police officers have arrested two men for their involvement in an assault and robbery that occurred in Germantown over the weekend. According to police, the two men arrested for their involvement in this incident are Jovan Crawford of Germantown, 27, and Scott Duncan Roberson of Washington D.C., 25. Police say that a man, […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say North Bethesda Man Charged With Rape May Have More Victims

A North Bethesda man has been charged with multiple sex offenses for incidents that police say occurred in October 2017 and January 2019. Austin Blaine Vann of North Bethesda, 29, allegedly committed sexual offenses against two women that police are aware of. Vann met the first woman in July 2017 at a party, police say. […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Woman Allegedly Involved in Credit Card Fraud, Theft

Montgomery County police have released photos of a woman they say is involved in credit card fraud and theft. According to police, investigators from the Wheaton district say that the woman stole a victim’s credit card and has been using it to make purchases in stores across the county. Anyone who recognizes the woman in […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officer in ‘Critical Condition’ After Medical Emergency in Wheaton

Police say that a Wheaton district police officer suffered from a medical emergency while responding to a report about a theft at the Westfield Wheaton Mall. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon, according to a tweet from Montgomery County Police Department.  Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for MCPD said that officers received reports of a shoplifter […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Northbound I-270 Reopens

UPDATE: All lanes of Northbound I-270 before MD 109 (Exit 22) have reopened. Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management tweeted that drivers should expect “significant residual delays.” All lanes of NB I-270 prior to MD 109 (Exit 22) have reopened from earlier traffic incident. Expect significant residual delays. #mdtraffic — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) April […]

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