sexual assault investigation

April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hires External Firm to Investigate Damascus Sexual Assault Case

Montgomery County Public Schools published a letter that Superintendent Jack Smith emailed to the Damascus high school community on Sunday. The letter is about how MCPS is cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation into alleged rapes and violent assaults at Damascus, and they’ve also hired an external firm to internally investigate the school and football team […]

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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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November 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 21st, in Montgomery County: 1. Fire watch: Montgomery County firefighters have been responding to fallen trees, downed wires and fires as a result of windy and dry weather across Montgomery County. Remember, if you see a downed wire or pole use caution. The strongest winds today will […]

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