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November 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Auto Thefts in Montgomery County Up 21% Compared to 2019 Statistics

As of Oct. 31, auto theft is up 21% in Montgomery County from what it was as of the same date last year, according to Montgomery County Police 6th District Commander Capt. Michael Ward. Between Jan. 1-Oct. 31, 2019 there were 131 auto thefts in Montgomery County, according to a graph displayed by Ward at […]

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October 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two People Seriously Injured in Wheaton Car Collision

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a serious car collision that hospitalized two people Sunday in Wheaton. Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to a crash report around 1:32 p.m. at Veirs Mill Road at Newport Mill Road. MCPD said a Toyota Sienna was making a left turn onto Newport Mill Road […]

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October 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Charged in September Armed Carjacking in Rockville

Two men have been charged in a Sept. 16 armed carjacking in Rockville. According to case records the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) charged Juan Angel Madrid, 25, of Rockville with: Armed carjacking First degree assault Armed robbery Criminal firearm use Michael Castillo Guzman, 26, was also charged with the armed carjacking. Police said he […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigate Four Carjackings in Under a Week in Downtown Silver Spring

Four armed carjackings have occurred in the downtown Silver Spring area since Sept. 19, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Detectives continue to investigate the crimes and said in three incidents the victim’s car was left running and/or unattended. All four victims’ cars were later found abandoned in Washington, D.C. The carjackings occurred as […]

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September 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Identify Victims in Double-Fatal Gaithersburg Crash

Police have identified the two Montgomery County residents who were killed in a double-fatal car collision at Muddy Branch and West Deer Park Roads in Gaithersburg Wednesday evening. On Thursday Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said Stephanie Angelica Vasquez, 25, of Kensington and Jonathan Charkas, 35, of Rockville were pronounced deceased at the scene. They were […]

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August 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Arrested After Ransacked Car Found in Silver Spring Garage

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested a Derwood man for offenses related to breaking into a car in Silver Spring. Police said in a statement that an officer was on routine patrol Saturday at about 4:07 a.m. when he heard a car alarm sound from the Wayne Avenue Garage. The officer found two men […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rescue Workers Retrieve Submerged Car From Seneca Creek

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) workers retrieved a car that was submerged in Seneca Creek on Tuesday morning. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for MCFRS, a recreational boater discovered the vehicle at the bottom of the creek before 8:10 a.m. It was close to boat dock near Riley’s Lock and Seneca Landing Park. […]

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August 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan Conductor que se Dio a la Fuga Tras Atropellar a un Peatón

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery ha publicado fotografías del vehículo involucrado en un accidente que involucra a un peatón, en Rockville. La policía está pidiendo la ayuda del público para obtener información sobre el vehículo que huyó de la escena o del incidente. Alrededor de las 6:26 a.m. del 3 de julio, […]

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Images Show Vehicle Involved in Rockville Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

Montgomery County Police Department has released photos of a vehicle involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run collision in Rockville from July 3. Police are asking the public’s help in coming forward with information about the vehicle or the incident. The incident occurred at around 6:26 a.m. July 3. A pedestrian—identified by police as 60-year-old Jose Reyes […]

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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Men Hospitalized After Car Flips Into C&O Canal

Update, 3:47 p.m.: Medics took the two for treatment for fears of hypothermia, said Sgt. Eduardo Delgado, of the U.S. Park Police. Delgado said the driver of the car had minor injuries. The passenger was in critical and now stable condition, he said. No charges have been filed yet, and if they are, the men […]

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