White Oak

August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando: ICE Notice at White Oak Apartment A Hoax

Councilmember Will Jawando shared two photos Thursday on Facebook that showed a fake notice posted on doors at the White Oak Gardens Apartments in Silver Spring. The notice had the Department of Homeland Security’s crest in the upper left corner and claimed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would be on the premises starting Aug. […]

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July 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Shows Man Sought For Attempted Armed Carjacking in White Oak

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating an armed carjacking incident in White Oak on July 2. On July 12, MCPD released a sketch of a man of the man sought in connection with the incident. Police say the suspect is believed to be in his 30s and he’s described as “5’8′ to […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Automobile Theft in Fairland

Montgomery County Police Department’s Silver Spring District Patrol Investigations Unit is investigating two separate incidents involving thefts from vehicles and a stolen automobile that occurred in a Fairland neighborhood. On Friday, police released a surveillance photo of a man sought in connection of the thefts and they’re asking the public’s help identifying him. Detectives determined […]

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July 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, North Potomac and White Oak. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may […]

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July 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating White Oak Shooting

Montgomery County police detectives are investigating a July 10 shooting that took place in a stairwell of an apartment building in the 1500 block of November Circle in White Oak. Officers responded to the area and found several spent shell casings and what appeared to be blood in a stairwell of one of the apartment […]

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July 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Police Release Body Cam Footage from McDonald’s Incident in White Oak

Montgomery County police have released more than 200 minutes of body camera footage on its YouTube channel from the May 9 incident in which a white police officer used the N-word while a group of African-American men were being questioned and arrested. The video footage can be found here. The incident occurred at the McDonald’s […]

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July 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Revelan videos de cámaras corporales tras investigación por insulto racial

Hoy, el Jefe interino de policía del Condado de Montgomery Marcus Jones, realizó una conferencia de prensa para discutir el incidente del 9 de mayo que tuvo lugar en White Oak, donde un oficial usó un insulto racial. La Policía del Condado de Montgomery ha hecho público los 205 minutos de video tomado de la […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 12 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, July 12. 1.  Brookside Gardens Turns 50: It’s official — Brookside Gardens has been around for half a century. Join Montgomery Parks in celebrating Brookside Gardens’s fiftieth anniversary today at 9:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. For five […]

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July 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In White Oak, Community Participates in Racial Equity Forum

Dozens of people came out to the Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at the White Oak Recreation Center on Wednesday. MyMCMedia spoke to Council President Nancy Navarro and Councilmember Evan Glass about why Montgomery County has been organizing these forums. Here’s a look at how the event went down. Seven of the […]

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July 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Glass Received Hate-Filled Messages During Pride Month

Evan Glass, the first openly gay Montgomery County councilmember, said he was targeted by hate during Pride Month. Glass organized a series of pride events throughout June. At a drag show pride event at Denizens Brewery in Silver Spring on June 19, Glass explained that he felt a responsibility to organize Montgomery County Pride events, […]

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