Rockville Police Department

July 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Windows Hit by Bullets in Separate Incidents at iHeartRadio

The City of Rockville Police Department confirmed that they’re investigating an incident earlier this month in which a bullet was shot through a window at iHeartRadio on Rockville Pike. Employees at iHeartRadio — the parent company to radio stations Hot 99.5, DC101 97.1 WASH-FM, and 98.7 WMZQ — were informed that three windows on the […]

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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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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sugarloaf Mountain Mural Featured in 2019 Forever Stamp Series

The U.S. Postal Service’s 2019 Forever Stamp Series features a mural of Sugarloaf Mountain. In a press release, the Postal Service said, the stamp is sold within a pane of 10 stamps that depict “five different murals designed to add a touch of beauty to Post Office walls and help boost the morale of Americans during […]

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December 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Man Arrested for Attempted Rape in Derwood

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old Gaithersburg man for attempted second-degree rape. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, Nov. 30. in a Derwood apartment complex located at 8010 Gramercy Blvd. At the time, police say, a woman was working as an apartment cleaner. Police say the man approached the woman and told […]

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January 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Police Converse With Residents During Coffee with a Cop (VIDEO)

Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative launched by police officers in Hawthorne, California that allows local law enforcement to interact with the residents they serve each day. Since its launch in 2011, police officers from across the county have hosted Coffee with a Cop programs as a way to bring the community and […]

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July 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Here’s Where to Celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 1

Local communities will celebrate National Night Out on Aug.1. Sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), National Night Out is an event celebrated nationwide to generate neighborhood support and participation in crime prevention efforts. The following communities have provided their itinerary of events to the Montgomery County Police Department: District 1  (Rockville, Darnestown […]

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March 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Earlier in the week, Gov. Larry Hogan criticized Montgomery County Public Schools over its handling of the rape charges at Rockville High School. On Thursday, at an event in Bethesda, he seemed to tone down his rhetoric, saying he believed the school […]

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March 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

The Past Week’s Top Stories

The top stories at run the gamut, from police and fire news, to a quirky story about an attempt to dispose of a statue of a Confederate soldier. Use the links below in case you missed any of them. The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist Board of Education Adopts Updated School […]

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March 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Man Charged after Assaulting Woman, Dog

A Rockville man faces several charges after assaulting a woman and his dog, police said Wednesday. The man, 57, of the unit block of Alsace Lane, apparently struck the woman late Feb. 14 or the early morning of Feb. 15, acting police Chief Bob Rappoport said. When the woman went to the doctor’s office to […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Charge Man with Assault, Sex, Animal Cruelty Charges

A 57-year-old man was arrested Feb. 18 for first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, attempted second-degree sex assault, animal cruelty-torture of an animal, animal cruelty-failure to provide care, and aggravated cruelty to an animal, after an earlier incident that occurred between 10 p.m. Feb. 14 and 2 a.m. Feb. 15 in the unit block of […]

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