April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Asking for Public’s Help in Germantown Car Vandalism Incidents

Montgomery County police officers are seeking help from the public to identify the person responsible for vandalizing multiple vehicles in the Dairymaid Drive area in Germantown. According to police, nine cars were reportedly vandalized Sunday night or Monday morning by a pellet or BB gun. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call […]

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June 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Man Arrested After Being Caught Vandalizing 2nd Police Cruiser

A 24-year-old Silver Spring man has been charged with vandalizing a marked police cruiser, Montgomery County police said. Hector A. Pacheco, 24, of the 12300 block of Barbara Road in Silver Spring, faces destruction of property, assault and resisting arrest charges after he was seen vandalizing a marked police vehicle in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County police […]

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July 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigating Vandalism to Police Station

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a vandalism to Montgomery County Police Department’s Third District Station located at 1002 Milestone Drive in White Oak. According to a news release, an employee discovered that an exterior window on the lower level of the police station had been vandalized. Detectives believe the vandalism was caused by a projectile […]

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July 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for July 14-20

Sunflowers, politics, shopping and, of course, public safety were among our top stories for last week.

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May 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Fallen heroes: Montgomery County police continues its annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg. 2. Council meets Metro: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority meets the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation Committee […]

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May 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens of Cars Vandalized in Montgomery Village, Police Charge Three Teens with Destruction of Property

Imagine waking up to find your vehicle’s windshield had been smashed in overnight. That’s what happened to dozens of residents in Montgomery Village on Monday morning, according to a Montgomery County police spokesperson. Officer Rick Goodale said 36 cars were vandalized, and the majority of the damage was smashed in windshields and side windshields. He […]

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April 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police are Investigating Hate-Based Vandalism in Wheaton

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a hate-based vandalism that occurred at a residence on McMahon Road in Wheaton on Thursday. According to police, the preliminary investigation by officers indicates that the homeowner left the home in the morning and returned at approximately 3:20 p.m. that afternoon. That’s when police said the homeowner discovered that […]

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February 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Vandalism at Churchill and Walter Johnson High Schools (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find the vandals responsible for defacing two Montgomery County high schools. According to police, graffiti was discovered at Winston Churchill High School and Walter Johnson High School between Jan. 27 and Jan. 31, and police believe the vandalism is related to a sports rivalry between […]

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December 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Burtonsville Vandalism (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police are investigating a vandalism that happened at a residence in Burtonsville on Nov. 30. According to police, officers responded to a home located at the 3000 block of Spencerville Road at approximately 6:25 a.m. for a reported vandalism. Preliminary investigation revealed that the homeowner discovered swastikas, the word “racist”, and other derogatory […]

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