White Oak

July 1, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Actualización: Miembro de la Familia Enfrenta Cargos por Provocar Incendio

Actualización (martes, 7:45 p.m.): Pete Piringer tuiteó el martes que un hombre adulto ha sido arrestado en relación con el incendio de la casa de White Oak. Piringer le dijo a MyMCMedia que el hombre estaba relacionado con la familia que vivía en la casa. El hombre enfrenta cargos por incendio premeditado de primer grado, […]

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June 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Family Member Faces Arson Charges for White Oak Townhouse Fire

Update (7:45 p.m.): Pete Piringer tweeted Tuesday that an adult male has been arrested in connection to the White Oak townhouse fire. Piringer told MyMCMedia the man was related to the family that lived in the townhouse. The man faces charges for first degree arson, reckless endangerment, first degree malicious burning, and other charges are […]

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June 16, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

White Oak Library to Host Speculative Writing Workshop

White Oak Library in Silver Spring will host a virtual sci-fi/fantasy/horror writing workshop on Thursday, June 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be exclusive to speculative fiction writers and those who are interested in learning about the genre. To participate in this event, attendees will need to choose a prompt and […]

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June 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Protester: ‘We’re Not Doing This to Wreak Havoc’

Black Lives Matter protesters took part in a car protest on Thursday in White Oak. Cars lined up at the White Oak Community Recreation Center and drove to the police station on Milestone Drive. It ended at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Nationwide protests began after a video went viral of Minneapolis Police […]

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May 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts the third in a series of business and economic development briefings at 12:30 p.m.  Email Councilmember.Katz@montgomerycountymd.gov to register for the zoom meeting and submit questions. 2. CARES Act Programs to Help Small […]

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May 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

White Oak Man Charged with Murder, Assault

A 63-year-old White Oak man has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree assault in the murder of a young woman May 11. Biet Van Tran, of the 900 block of Balmoral Drive in White Oak, is being held without bond. His preliminary hearing is set for July 10 […]

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May 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Suspect Arrested in Man’s Murder in White Oak Monday

UPDATE (May 12): Marcus Ahmed Jordan, 21, of Georgia, was shot to death Monday night in White Oak, and Montgomery County Police have arrested a suspect. The 26-year-old suspect called police about a shooting in his apartment in the 11500 block of February Circle. Upon arrival, police located Jordan, who died of an apparent gunshot […]

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May 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Update: Woman Murdered Monday in White Oak

Update May 14 Montgomery County Police identified the woman who was killed in White Oak May 11. The victim was Linh Ngoc Thai Pham, who had been staying temporarily in Florida prior to visiting the house on Balmoral Drive. _____________________________ Montgomery County Police are investing the murder of a female and the assault of two […]

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May 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Body Camera Footage From Fatal White Oak Shooting

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) released body camera footage from Thursday’s fatal shooting in White Oak, where an officer shot a knife-wielding man.  Sgt. David Cohen shot Finan Berhe, 30, of the 1500 block of Hadden Manor Court in White Oak, a statement from MCPD says. The officer can be heard on the video […]

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May 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Police Investigate: A White Oak man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by a police officer responding to a call reporting a man wielding a large knife. Police anticipate releasing the identity of the deceased today. 2. […]

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