CRIME & SAFETY
Strong-arm robbery at Rockville grocery store
A Rockville grocery store that has recently made news for the wrong reasons is back in the headlines again. Rockville City police responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery at a supermarket in the 600 block of Hungerford Drive Thursday morning, September 28, 2023. The robbery was reported at the store at 10:00 AM Thursday. There is a Giant store on that block of Hungerford Drive, where 3 people have been assaulted since August 11 of this year.
Police Respond to Shots Fired Early Saturday
Montgomery County Police responded to the reports of shots fired on Saturday, September 30. According to police, “MCPD responded to the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road at approximately 12:17 a.m., for the sound of shots. No victims were located at that time. A short time later officers became aware of an adult male at an area hospital, suffering from a gunshot wound. The injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening at this time.”
Man, 40, arrested in killing an off-duty Howard County deputy in South Baltimore
BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Police announced on Saturday that its officers had arrested a suspect of killing an off-duty Howard County deputy in Federal Hill.Jewel Crowder, 40, of Baltimore, was taken into custody by S.W.A.T and the Warrant Apprehension Task Force around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Crowder has been charged with first-degree murder.The shooting took place outside of Wayward Bar and Kitchen, located at 1117 South Charles Street. "This unfortunate incident is a great loss to the law enforcement community, his family and friends, and each of us," acting Police Commissioner Richard Worley said.Police said that shortly...
Scooter Rider Struck and Critically Injured by Driver Saturday Night
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a collision involving a scooter rider on Saturday, September 30 in Layhill. According to police, “MCPD responded to the area of Bel Pre Road and Layhill Road at approximately 7:44 p.m., for the report of a two-vehicle collision involving a scooter. The adult male driver of the scooter has been transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on scene.”
Howard County Sheriff expresses heartbreak following murder arrest announcement
Witness the raw emotion as Howard County Sheriff, Marcus Harris, shares his heartbreak during a press conference. The announcement of a murder arrest brings a mix of relief and sorrow, showcasing the human side of law enforcement.
One injured in shooting at Wheaton park, Maryland Park police say
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (7News) — National Capital Park Police in Montgomery County, Md. are investigating a shooting that took place at Wheaton Forest Local Park Saturday night. Officials said they responded to the 1700 block of University Boulevard W. where a victim was found with a gunshot wound to...
Strong-arm robbery in Rockville
Rockville City police responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery in the Southlawn industrial area early Wednesday morning, September 27, 2023. The robbery was reported in the 1300 block of E. Gude Drive at 2:23 AM Wednesday.
MCFRS Respond to Dumpster Fire at Rockville Condo Building
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) responded to The Grand Condos at 5801 Nicholson Ln in Rockville around 7pm on Saturday, September 30 for the initial report of smoke in the building. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, firefighters located a dumpster on fire in a basement trash room which led to smoke on several upper level floors. The fire was extinguished and the basement is being ventilated.
Armed robbery at Rockville restaurant
Montgomery County police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at a restaurant in Rockville on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. The robbery was reported at a restaurant in the 5200 block of Randolph Road at 11:30 AM. That appears to be a restaurant at Loehmann's Plaza.
Minor shot during incident in Frederick County
FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSCO) said a juvenile was shot during an incident early Saturday morning. FSCO said that at about 1:43 a.m., officers responded to a shooting incident at the 8000 block of Admiralty Place. Deputies said the incident involved multiple juveniles. The juvenile injured was […]
Search for suspects after multiple car part thefts in University of Maryland garage
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (DC News Now) — The University of Maryland Police Department was looking for the suspects involved in multiple car part thefts. Police said that there were multiple incidents in the Mowatt Lane Parking Garage on Monday, Sept. 25, between 1:32 a.m. to 4:05 a.m. One of the suspects drives a black Dodge […]
Lieutenant with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department arrested
A lieutenant that has worked with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department for 17 years was arrested for obtaining drugs by fraud, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
Man acquitted of shooting YouTube prankster stuck in jail anyway
The Virginia man, who shot a prankster during a bizarre YouTube scheme, was acquitted of most of the serious charges but will remain in jail after jurors returned a split decision.
Police Respond to Armed Carjacking Wednesday Night
Montgomery County Police responded to an armed carjacking on Wednesday, September 27 in Silver Spring. According to police, “At approximately 9:49 p.m., MCPD responded to the 8300 block of Garland Ave. for the report of an armed carjacking. The suspects stole the victim’s vehicle and fled the scene. No injuries have been reported. There are no suspects in custody at this time. This is an active and ongoing investigation.”
Montgomery County superintendent says she was unaware of allegations against principal
Members of the Montgomery County Council grilled the superintendent for the county school system for hours Thursday about the investigation into a principal who was promoted despite being accused of sexual harassment and bullying. Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight told the Council's Education and Culture Committe she did not know about...
Concern for Missing 77-Year-Old
The Montgomery County Department of Police – 6th District Investigative Section is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Prativ Jani. Jani, 77, was last seen on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at approximately 3:20 p.m., in the 8400 block of Meadow Green Way in Gaithersburg. He is 5-feet, 7-inches tall, 140 lbs., with brown hair, brown eyes, glasses, and was last seen wearing a white long sleeve button down shirt, black pants, black and white tennis shoes.
Montgomery County Police Asking For Public’s Help Identifying Attempted Armed Robbery Suspect
Montgomery County, Md. (BW)- Montgomery County Police have released the surveillance footage of an attempted armed robbery that occurred in Silver Spring on Sunday, Sept 17. Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect. The suspect is described as a 5′ 10″ male approximately 20-years-old. He was...
Howard County Officers saved a man who attempted to jump off of a parking garage
Officers quick actions saved a man's life. They were able to rescue a man who was attempting to jump off of the ledge.
Police looking for 6 suspects for carjacking in Silver Spring
The Montgomery County Department of Police is looking for six suspects involved in an armed carjacking.
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Help Identifying Theft Suspect
(Photo Courtesy of Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page) Frederick, Md. (BW)- The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft that occurred at the New Market Food Lion on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Deputies are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect. He is described as a...