Silver Spring, MD Crime & Safety

23-year-old hit by 3 cars, left dead on I-95 after pulling woman from roadway

COLUMBIA, Md. — A 23-year-old from Columbia, Maryland was attempting to pull a woman out of the roadway on I-95 Sunday morning when a car ran him over, followed by another car and ultimately, a third. Maryland State Police troopers headed to the scene in the area of southbound...
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Detectives Investigate Friday Morning Homicide; Victim’s Name Released

Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, December 2, 2022. At approximately 3:05 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to the parking lot of the Summit Hills Apartment complex, in the 8500 block of 16th St., for the report of a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 29-year-old Nathaniel Potts, of Silver Spring, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he was pronounced dead.

Armed robbery in Rockville

Montgomery County police responded to a report of an armed robbery in Rockville Friday afternoon, December 2, 2022. The robbery was reported on the street in the 12000 block of Parklawn Drive, north of Randolph Road, at 4:30 PM.

Two Injured in Gaithersburg Collision on Sunday Evening

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) were called to the scene of a collision with entrapment on Quince Orchard Road and Sioux Lane in Gaithersburg at approximately 5:20pm on Sunday evening, according to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Upon arrival crews found two vehicles involved in the collision with...

Community gathers to bid farewell to Jayz Agnew

HILLCREST HEIGHTS, Md. (DC News Now) — There were hugs, tears and — most of all — love on Sunday, all in honor of 13-year-old Jayz Agnew. “It was very peaceful. I sense that everything was in order and it was a true reflection of who Jayz is. So yeah, it was the outpour of […]
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Columbia Man killed after three vehicles hit him on I-95 and two drive off

Maryland State Police are investigating a hit-and-run collision that killed a 23-year-old Columbia man on Sunday, according to authorities. That man, Ceasar Alfred Charles Burke, was killed after a Nissan Altima and tractor-trailer struck him in the area of southbound I-95 and the Intercounty Connector, police said. Police received a...

Body found in car floating in C&O Canal

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a car found in the canal near an Edward’s Ferry boat ramp on Sunday. Rescue crews located a body in the vehicle. According to an announcement by Fire & Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer, the car was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. The car was located in the C&O Canal, near Edward’s Ferry Road and River Road in Poolesville.

MCFRS-EMIHS Responds to Call For Injured Restaurant Employee at Fallsgrove Village Center

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) as well as Emergency Medical and Integrated health Services (EMIHS) responded to a call for an injury sustained by an employee of Taipei Tokyo in the Fallsgrove Village Center in Rockville at approximately 6pm on Saturday evening. According to MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete...

Residents 'Scared' After Man Murdered Outside Their Doorsteps

A Silver Spring apartment area was roped off during a murder investigation after one man was shot in the complex's parking lot, reports NBC Washington. The man was shot around 3 a.m., in the Summit Hills Apartments lot located in the 8500 block of 16th Street and was rushed to a hospital where he later died. A black sedan was later seen loaded onto a tow truck to be taken away as evidence, the outlet continues.

Detectives Asking for Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing 64-Year-Old Man

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 64-year-old man from Silver Spring. Peter Keith Henderson was last seen on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, in the 3000 block of Shepperton Ter. Henderson is...

Victim assaulted during break-in at apartment in Rockville

Rockville City police responded to a report of a burglary at an apartment Thursday afternoon, December 1, 2022. The break-in was reported in the 700 block of Monroe Street at 1:55 PM. Officers found evidence of forced entry at the apartment. An individual reported being the victim of a 2nd-degree assault during the incident.

Update: Friday Morning Shooting Now Being Investigated as Homicide

According to MCPD, the adult male victim that was shot early this morning in Silver Spring has been pronounced deceased and the incident is now being investigated as a homicide. Per MCPD: “On Friday, December 2, 2022, at approximately 3:05 a.m., 2nd District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the 8500 block of 16th St. for the report of a shooting.

Fairfax teacher arrested for assault of student

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Fairfax County Public Schools special education teacher was arrested and charged with two counts of simple assault of a special needs student. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, a staff member at George C. Marshall High School in the Tyson’s Corner area witnessed 50-year-old […]

Another Illinois Man Charged In January 6th Insurrection

Another Illinois man is now facing criminal charges in connection with the 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Federal prosecutors have filed felony and misdemeanor charges against 61-year-old James McNamara of Chicago. He’s accused of assaulting or impeding law enforcement, and interfering with law enforcement during a civil disorder. He’s accused of lunging and swinging at officers and using a metal bike rack to ram doors of the Capitol as police tried to keep the rioters out.

Woman shot dead in Southeast neighborhood

WASHINGTON - One woman is dead after shots were fired near a Southeast apartment complex Friday night. D.C. police said they arrived at the scene in the 1700 block of W Street SE around 8:20 p.m. The officers who arrived in the neighborhood said they found a woman inside of...