CRIME & SAFETY
At least 6 killed after car crashes into highway work zone in Maryland
Authorities say at least six highway workers were killed after the driver of a grey Acura entered a work zone and struck multiple construction workers. WBAL reports.March 23, 2023.
DC-area middle schoolers prevented kidnapping attempt at bus stop, allowing classmate to 'break free'
A group of Maryland middle schoolers stopped a kidnapping suspect from abducting one of their classmates at a Gaithersburg bus stop, according to Montgomery County Police.
MCFRS Respond to Collision With Overturned Vehicle Wednesday Evening
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a two vehicle collision on Randolph Road, near Glenmont Circle, around 8pm on Wednesday, March 22. According to public safety reporter Cordell Pugh, one sedan overturned onto its roof and only minor injuries were reported. Both involved vehicles were towed from the scene. Photos courtesy of @0_o_willliam_o_0 on Instagram.
Police: 2 dead after shooting in Southeast DC
Two men are dead after being shot in Southeast D.C. Wednesday night. D.C. police said it happened in the 4300 block of 3rd Street Southeast just before 7:30 p.m. Both men are in their early 20s, police said. Police said they do not have a lead on a possible suspect.
Two-car collision in Rockville leaves one injured
A Tuesday morning collision at the intersection of Route 28 and Bel Pre Road in Rockville left one person seriously injured. The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. [DC News Now]. Fewer MoCo cars drive past stopped school buses, new safety report shows. Montgomery County Police stated...
Driver dies in single-car collision early Wednesday in Gaithersburg
The driver of a Toyota 4Runner was pronounced dead at the scene in Gaithersburg on Wednesday after their car left the road, struck several trees and overturned, Montgomery County Police announced in a news release. Police said the cause of the collision, which occurred at 12:27 a.m. on the 11440...
Assault at Rockville gas station
Rockville City police responded to a report of an assault at a gas station in the King Farm area of the city Sunday afternoon. The assault was reported at a gas station in the 700 block of Gaither Road at 1:10 PM. That is the Shell station next to Dunkin' Donuts.
Suspects Apprehended For Murder Following Silver Spring Shooting: Montgomery County Police
Two men are in custody for their alleged roles in the murder of a 20-year-old Takoma Park man in Montgomery County earlier this month. Silver Spring resident Javier Reyes, 21, and Brian Gaitan-Sanchez, 20, of Bladensburg, were both arrested this week following an investigation into the fatal shooting of Walter Woods, authorities announced on Tuesday, March 21.
Man shoots himself in rideshare car after police chase, traffic stop
ARLINGTON, Va. (DC News Now) — A man shot himself in a rideshare car after an attempted traffic stop in Arlington on Wednesday evening, police said. Ashley Savage, public information officer for Arlington County Police, said that Virginia State Police had pursued a car into the county. Arlington County Police received notice about this chase […]
Motorcyclist Transported to Hospital by Helicopter After Collision in Germantown
Montgomery County Police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a collision involving a motorcycle on Wednesday evening in Germantown. According to MCPD, “At approximately 6:48 p.m., MCP officers responded to the area of Frederick Rd. and Cider Press Place in Germantown for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.
Arrest Made In D.C. Triple Shooting
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Three men were shot, killing one in Northeast D.C. on February 21st. Now the DC Metro Police Department has announced that an arrest was made. Shortly after 10:30 pm, a shooting report led officers to the 1400 Block of Saratoga Avenue. At the location, police found three adult men suffering from gunshot wounds. 21-year-old Jayvon Jones died later at a nearby hospital. The other two victims suffered from non-life-threatening injuries. 33-year-old Justin Borum, of Maryland, was arrested yesterday by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and charged with second-degree murder while armed. This case still The post Arrest Made In D.C. Triple Shooting appeared first on Shore News Network.
Washington D.C. man leads multiple police departments on high-speed chase in MI and IN
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A Washington D.C. man is behind bars after leading police on a high-speed, two-state chase Tuesday evening, March 22. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office, the chase began in the village of White Pigeon when police tried to stop the driver for speeding through town around 7:30 p.m. The driver then sped away on eastbound US-12, reaching speeds of up to 130 miles per hour.
3 teenagers injured in 2 DC shootings
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Police were investigating two separate shootings in D.C. on Wednesday. The victims in both incidents were teenagers. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) said that the first shooting happened around 5:03 p.m. on the 3300 block of New Hampshire Ave. NW. Police found two teenage boys. Both were conscious and breathing. […]
Gun violence involving teens surging in DC
WASHINGTON - More violence in the District involving teenagers for the second night in a row. In the past 36 hours, five teenage boys were shot in four separate incidents; One has now died, and the other four are expected to survive. The most recent shooting happening around 5:30 p.m....
2 people found dead on Fairfax County trail
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — Police were on a trail in the Reston area where someone found two people dead Wednesday. The Fairfax County Police Department tweeted at 3:31 p.m. that officers were in the 2300 block of Players Pond Ln. which is located near the trail where the bodies of the people […]
Police Investigating Fatal Collision That Occurred Early Wednesday Morning
Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred at approximately 12:27 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 in Darnestown. According to MCPD, “The preliminary investigation has revealed that the driver of a gray Toyota 4Runner was traveling west in the 14400 block of Turkey Foot Road. For reasons that are still under investigation, the Toyota left the roadway and struck multiple trees, causing the vehicle to overturn. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Montgomery County Department of Police, Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating this collision. A news release will be distributed once more information is available, including the name of the deceased following proper notification of next of kin.”
Family lawyer: Police shooting caught on video was execution
The lawyer for the family of a Virginia man fatally shot by police after he allegedly stole a pair of sunglasses called the death “an execution.”
Two Arrested in Connection to March 7 Homicide
Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested 21-year-old Javier Reyes of Silver Spring and 20-year-old Brian Gaitan-Sanchez of Bladensburg for the homicide that occurred on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, in the 1700 block of Hampshire Green Ln. in Silver Spring. Reyes and Gaitan-Sanchez are accused of killing 20-year-old Walter Woods, of Takoma Park. Through the investigation, detectives identified Reyes and Sanchez as suspects.
Beyond MoCo: Baltimore Fire Department Responds to Report of Vehicle in the Water at the Inner Harbor
With a recent string of crashes leading to overturned vehicles and one driving into a building in the last two days here in Montgomery County, the Baltimore Fire Department had to swiftly jump into action when they responded to a call shortly after 4pm on Wednesday afternoon for a report of a car in the water at the Inner Harbor.
2 men arrested for shooting man to death in Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Police have arrested two men in connection to a deadly shooting earlier this month. According to the Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD), officers were called to the 1700 block of Hampshire Green Lane just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7. When officers arrived,...
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