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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 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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May 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Selects New Police Chief

Victor Brito has been chosen as the new police chief for the City of Rockville. Brito, who is currently the Police Chief for the City of Hagerstown Police Department, will begin his first day with the city June 18. Rockville City Manager Rob DiSpirito said in a statement, “His law enforcement experience, leadership skills and […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with transit news – construction on the Purple Line light-rail project connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton is underway. There are also reports on Montgomery College greeting students as the fall semester begins, the future of early childhood programs in the county, Gaithersburg […]

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March 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Thief Walks Off with Designer Shoes from Rockville Store

A thief took a pair of designer shoes, according to this week’s Rockville Police crime summary. The theft occurred March 21 in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike. The complainant reported a person, who entered the business between 1:25 p.m. and 1:33 p.m., walked directly to the men’s shoe department. The person removed a pair […]

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March 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Say Thief Makes Clean Getaway with Laundry Detergent

A man entered a business and took six containers of laundry detergent, according to the Rockville Police crime log. The thief entered the business, in the 1500 block of Rockville Pike, between 7:10 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. March 7, and went straight to the laundry detergent aisle, police said. The thief placed the detergent into […]

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February 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Arrest 3 Men for Burglary, Theft

At 8:39 p.m. Feb. 7, three men, 22 and 26, were arrested for second- and fourth-degree burglary and theft, after incidents that occurred in the 700 block of Garden View Way, 2100 block of Piccard Drive and 1000 block of Pleasant Circle. Other arrests At 2:47 a.m. Feb. 6, a 43-year-old man and a 34-year-old […]

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February 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Report Robbery Arrest

The following items were reported in the Rockville City Police weekly crime report for Jan. 29. Arrests On Jan. 17, a 23-year-old man was arrested for attempted robbery and second-degree assault, after an earlier incident that occurred on Dec. 7 in the 600 block of South Stonestreet Avenue. On Jan. 24, between 2:24 a.m. and […]

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