Silver Spring, MD Crime & Safety

Police Find Wanted Suspect with Loaded Gun During Glen Burnie Traffic Stop

An Anne Arundel County Police Officer seized a loaded handgun from a wanted suspect during a traffic stop in Glen Burnie. On November 25, 2021, at approximately 12:25 a.m., the officer stopped a blue 2010 Honda Accord on Ritchie Highway and E 11th Avenue in Glen Burnie. The driver was found to have an open warrant and subsequent to the arrest, a loaded 9mm Zigana PX9 handgun and a small amount of marijuana were located in the vehicle.
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1 suspect in custody, 2 others sought in Glen Burnie attempted ATM theft

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — A suspect is in custody Monday while police search for two others in connection with an attempted ATM theft in Anne Arundel County. Around 5 a.m. Monday, a cargo van crashed into the Walgreens on Crain Highway in Glen Burnie, leaving behind a gaping hole where the front entrance used to be, county police said.
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Video, photos released in Herndon shooting

The Herndon, Virginia, police on Monday released video in a shooting at a crowded establishment earlier this month. The police said two men were asked to leave the establishment in the 700 block of Elden Street Nov. 6 at about 10 p.m. During a confrontation between the men and employees...

Police: 18-Year-Old Arrested After Officer Interrupted Robbery in Progress

An 18-year-old Hyattsville man was arrested after a police officer interrupted a robbery in progress in Downtown Silver Spring, according to a release from the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). Daniel Osmin Sanchez is charged with robbery, resisting arrest, and second-degree assault, according to online case records. Last Wednesday, Nov....

“Beginning today the Metropolitan Police Department will be conducting a traffic safety campaign targeting safety in school zones”

“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chief Robert J. Contee, III of the Metropolitan Police Department, and District Department of Transportation Interim Director Everett Lott announced new traffic safety enhancements around schools. “Ensuring our young people have everything they need to succeed means keeping them safe before, during, and after school. Whether...

Shootings, smoke affect service on Metro’s Red, Yellow, Green lines

Two separate shootings on the Green Line and a malfunction that caused smoke on the Red Line disrupted service throughout the Metrorail system Monday. First, a Metro spokesman said Metro Transit Police received the report of a shooting on board a train at the Columbia Heights station at 3:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg while inside a Green Line train, and he was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

19-year-old shot on train car at Columbia Heights Metro station

WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - A 19-year-old male was injured after a shooting in a Green Line train car at the Columbia Heights Metro station in D.C., according to WMATA. MTPD received a report of a shooting at the Columbia Heights station around 3:45 p.m. on Monday afternoon. One 19-year-old...

Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Germantown 7-Eleven; Surveillance Photos of Suspects Released

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the November 19 armed robbery of a convenience store in the 12300 block of Middlebrook Rd. in Germantown. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the male suspects and asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.

Attorney General’s Office Investigating After Deadly Police Shooting In Glen Burnie

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — The Maryland Attorney General’s Office is investigating after an officer shot and killed a man Sunday in Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County Police said the man who was shot had a knife. After the shooting, police found the body of an elderly woman. “I saw a whole rack of police cars in the neighborhood,” neighbor Justina Asare said. “I did not know what was going on.” Anne Arundel County Police said they got a call from a woman at home on Braden Loop around 1:30 Sunday afternoon saying a man had chased his family members out of the...

Home Depot worker dies after getting trapped underneath forklift

FAIRFAX, Va. (WHDH) — A Home Depot worker died after becoming trapped underneath a forklift in Fairfax, Virginia last Tuesday. Emergency crews responding to the store on Merrilee Drive just after midnight found Paul Gato, 43, of Woodbridge, dead under the forklift, according to Fairfax County police. A preliminary investigation...

Police seek three suspects in a robbery of a 7-Eleven in Brooklyn Park

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (WBFF) — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a robbery that occured early Monday morning at a 7-Eleven. Officers responded to a robbery at approximately 2:30 a.m. at 4000 Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park, according to police. A man hopped over the counter, displayed a gun, and...