August 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Shooting in White Oak

Silver Spring police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday afternoon. About 5:33 p.m., police and rescue services responded to a report of a shooting at a home in White Oak. According to the police, a man was found with a gunshot wound in a home in the 11500 block of Lockwood Drive […]

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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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July 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Shot in Takoma Park by Man She Met on Social Media

A woman was shot Thursday night in Takoma Park after she met her assailant on a social media app, city police said. The shooting occurred about 7:55 p.m. in the 8300 block of Flower Avenue in Takoma Park. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she has non-life-threatening injuries, police said. After the […]

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June 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

One Germantown Traffic Stop Yields Three Guns

Four men — three from Montgomery County — face gun charges after a traffic stop Wednesday night, Montgomery County police said. One of the men faces charges in connection with shots fired into a Germantown home, police said. The Germantown police district’s District Community Action Team (DCAT) have arrested and charged: Jordan Becraft, 20, of […]

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May 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday. About 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso approached a security employee outside of the Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center at 19731 Germantown Road, a police statement said. The victim was taken with non-life-threatening injuries from the […]

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May 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Shooting in Germantown

Germantown police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred near Sage Way and Cinnamon Drive, a Montgomery County police statement said. About 8 p.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man arrived at the Germantown Emergency Center with a gunshot wound, police said. Calls had arrived of an assault and the sound of shots at Sage Way […]

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February 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Investigating Silver Spring Shooting

Silver Spring police district detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning in that community, a police statement said. About 6:17 a.m., Silver Spring district officers responded to the area of the 8500 block of Piney Branch Road for the report of an assault that had just occurred, police said. Upon arrival, first responders […]

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January 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Video from Germantown Shooting in December

Germantown District detectives have surveillance video that shows what they believe to be two men who were connected with a Dec. 12 shooting outside a McDonald’s restaurant in the 19600 block of Gunners Branch Road, a Montgomery County police statement said. The video, from a business in the same block, has been released in hopes […]

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January 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Resident Shoots Man He Believed Was Stealing from Him

A Rossiter Court resident shot an 18-year-old he believed was stealing from his automobile, Montgomery County police said. The teen and two juveniles fled after the shooting but officers found them, police said. No names were included in the report because it is police policy not to identify someone who has not been charged, said […]

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December 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Dec. 8-14

Our Top 10 this week was dominated by the deaths of State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff, who were killed on I-270 late Dec. 8. We’ve collected all our coverage of their deaths into the top story, which reported their deaths Dec. 9.   Identities of Two Off-Duty Law […]

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