Robert White

December 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Elrich Says Police Procedures Need Review

County Executive Marc Elrich was asked about the June 11 shooting of Robert White, who was walking through a Silver Spring neighborhood. The confrontation escalated to the point that the officer shot and killed him. Elrich also referenced the arrest of Samir Ahmed, a man police arrested after he summoned police to help a drunken […]

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August 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Demands Answers in Police-Involved Shooting

It was a full house at the Silver Spring Civic Center Tuesday evening where dozens of residents attended a community meeting to demand answers from Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy, regarding the officer-involved shooting that left an unarmed black man dead. Robert White, 41, was shot and […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Manger, Leggett Talk About Next Steps in White Investigation

The internal affairs investigation of Officer Anand Badgujar could take a few months, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger said Tuesday night. Badgujar shot and killed Robert White, an unarmed man, in a quiet Silver Spring neighborhood in June. The criminal investigation of the shooting was handed over to the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office, […]

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August 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Body Camera Footage Reveals Moments Before White’s Death

Montgomery County police have released the body camera footage of Officer Anand Badgujar who confronted Robert White on a Silver Spring street June 11. The incident led to Badgujar shooting White several times. At least seven shots are heard on the video. The police also added the body camera footage of a second officer who […]

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July 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

No Charges Against Officer in Silver Spring Shooting

No charges will be placed against Officer Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed Robert White on June 11, according to a statement from the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office. Based on a review of evidence and a review of the law, the Howard prosecutor determined that Badgujar’s actions were justified under the circumstances, a Montgomery […]

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June 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Meet With Howard County Prosecutors to Discuss White Killing

Montgomery Police met with the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office on Monday, and chose not to release the body-camera footage from the officer who shot and killed Robert Lawrence White on June 11, according to a police statement. White, who was unarmed, was killed by Officer Anand Badgujar after the two had a confrontation on […]

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June 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Officer in Shooting of Unarmed Man Declining to Be Interviewed, Police Say

Officer Anand Badgujar, who shot and killed unarmed Robert Lawrence White, has “declined to be interviewed” by police investigators, according to an update on the case released by Montgomery County police. Badgujar will be compelled to provide information once an internal administrative investigation begins, after the criminal investigation, police said. Badgujar shot White on a […]

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June 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Neighbor Describes Man Shot by Police as ‘Gentle Soul’

Although Robert White suffered from mental illness, Quentin Nardi considered her neighbor a friend. “It was clear he had some issues, but he was my neighbor, and I looked out for him, and he looked out for me,” Nardi said. “He was a gentle soul. He was a lovely man,” she said. And White walked, […]

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June 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Officer Tried to Use Pepper Spray Before Shooting Man

The man shot by a Montgomery County police officer was combative and the officer tried to use pepper spray on the man before opening fire, according to a police statement released Tuesday. The officer, two-year veteran Anand Badgujar, shot and killed the man, whom police identified as Robert Lawrence White, 41, of the 300 block […]

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