CRIME & SAFETY
Maryland Police Seek Identity Of Man Who Fled Scene Of A Crash In Montgomery County
Maryland State Police are seeking public assistance as investigators work to identify a man who reportedly fled the scene of a traffic crash that occurred in Montgomery County Friday afternoon. Police are searching for an African American man with an afro hairstyle wearing a white tee shirt and believed to...
“Inland Water Rescue” Required After Car is Driven Into Pond Near Lakeforest Sunday Evening
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call in the area of Russell Ave and Montgomery Village Ave, near the now-closed Lakeforest Mall, for a collision and “inland water rescue” after the vehicle was driven into the pond at the intersection. According to MCFRS Chief...
MCFRS Respond to Collision Early Sunday Morning
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a single vehicle collision on Sunday, December 10. According to Chief Spokesperson for MCFRS Pete Piringer, the collision occurred on Ashton Rd and New Hampshire Ave in Ashton-Sandy Spring. One patient was evaluated for injuries. Some lanes were blocked as of 5:52am. We will provide and update if additional information becomes available.
Local Man Arrested for Old MacDonald Road Murder in Gaithersburg
A 44-year-old man, Ronald Thomas Dwyer II, has been arrested in Gaithersburg, MD, for the murder of Charles Claggett, 60. The incident took place on Old MacDonald Road on November 28, 2023. Despite rescue efforts, Claggett was declared dead at the scene.
Local Resident Arrested for Robbery on Georgia Avenue, Accomplice Still at Large
Curtis Cardel Jackson, 32, from Washington D.C., was arrested for a robbery on Georgia Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, on October 2, 2023. The crime took place at a Marathon Gas Station. Jackson and another man threatened an employee and stole money and items.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Howard County, Maryland
Howard County, Maryland, frequently earns recognition as one of the top places to reside in the United States, boasting excellent education, healthcare, and economic opportunities. Nevertheless, safety levels in the county can vary, and certain neighborhoods experience higher crime rates than others. How Does Howard County Compare to Other Counties...
GoFundMe started for man shot, killed in Takoma Park
TAKOMA PARK, Md. — The community is coming together to help raise money for the family of a man shot and killed in Takoma Park. A GoFundMe has been started in honor of the father of two, 40-year-old Ronih Murat Pacal, who died from his injuries on Tuesday. On...
Local Police in Gaithersburg Seek Public's Help in Locating Missing 34-Year-Old Woman
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public's assistance in locating Amanda Maryann Singe, a missing 34-year-old woman. # # #Visit here for more details.
Man Charged In Connection With The Death Of A Disabled Relative Who Was In His Care
Wagswoofs – According to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), the death of a 66-year-old disabled man, who was discovered deceased in a Silver Spring apartment, has been determined to be a homicide. On the evening of Friday, December 1, 2023, at around 7:07 p.m., officers from the Montgomery...
Police and Family Searching for Missing 13-Year-Old
Detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Genesis Flores, a missing 13-year-old from Silver Spring. Flores was last seen on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at appxoimately 10:15 p.m., in the 9000 block of Piney Branch Rd. in Silver Spring. She...
Two Men Indicted for Nightclub Double Murder
After being involved in a fight at a nightclub in the past, two men are now facing a double murder accusation for allegedly shooting into an occupied vehicle in 2021, which resulted in the deaths of two people. The defendants, who are currently residing in California, are currently awaiting their arraignment as their defense contests the claims.
Montgomery County man losing sight in one eye fighting for right to work as full duty police officer
Should an officer who can only see out of one eye be allowed to protect and serve? One 26-year-old man out of Montgomery County says: yes. He’s fighting to at least finish Field Training where superiors determine if he can actually do the job or not.
Woman Attacked, Stabbed and Robbed on Way to DC Metro Station, Police Seek Three Suspects
In a shocking incident, a woman was stabbed and robbed while en route to a DC Metro station. Three suspects, two females and a male, are being sought by authorities after they assaulted the victim, stole an iPhone, and fled. A $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to their arrest.
Approximately 65 Firefighters on the Scene For Early Sunday Morning Fire
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call for a fire at a single family home on the 25300 block of Oak Drive in Damascus at approximately 12:30am Sunday. According to a 3:03am update by MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer, approximately 65 firefighters responded to the fire...
Man hits person with bat, barricades self inside apartment in Fairfax County
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — The Fairfax County Police Department said a man has barricaded himself inside his apartment after hitting someone with a bat on Sunday evening. Officers said they were dispatched to the 6000 block of Bellview Dr in Bailey’s Crossroads for a man barricaded alone with a knife in his […]
3 Laurel High School students charged with attempted murder for shooting
LAUREL, Md. — Three suspects under the age of 18 are facing attempted murder charges for a shooting near Laurel High School last week. According to the Laurel Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division and Community Action Team, the shooting happened just before 2:45 p.m. in the 14900 block of Belle Ami Drive.
Weekly Safety Report: Convicted Murderer, Shootings, and Carjacking Attempts in Montgomery County, Maryland
This week in Montgomery County, Maryland, several incidents occurred, including a man being convicted of murder and assault during a stabbing spree in Rockville, a man being arrested a month after a shooting outside a restaurant, an indecent exposure case at a restaurant in Derwood, an attempted armed carjacking in Silver Spring, another attempted armed carjacking in Bethesda, and a passenger admitting to shooting and killing a man in Southeast DC.