6th district

May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Rep. David Trone Announces Run for Reelection 

Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6) announced Friday morning that he is running for reelection to his 6th District seat in the House of Representatives. “Leading with compassion, civility, and competence, we’ve been able to accomplish great things, from addressing the addiction and mental health crises ravaging our communities, to reforming our unjust criminal justice system […]

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February 13, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Detectives Investigating Stabbing, Attempted Robbery and Sexual Assault in Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg detectives are investigating the stabbing, attempted robbery and attempted sexual assault of a woman that occurred on Feb. 10. The victim, a 52-year-old woman, suffered a stab wound to her upper body. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment. According to the police statement, at approximately 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday, police officers […]

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November 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Auto Thefts in Montgomery County Up 21% Compared to 2019 Statistics

As of Oct. 31, auto theft is up 21% in Montgomery County from what it was as of the same date last year, according to Montgomery County Police 6th District Commander Capt. Michael Ward. Between Jan. 1-Oct. 31, 2019 there were 131 auto thefts in Montgomery County, according to a graph displayed by Ward at […]

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September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Prescription Drug Drop Boxes Available at Six MCPD District Stations

The following six Montgomery County Police Department District Stations officially have prescription drug disposal boxes available for residents to use: Rockville District, Bethesda District, Silver Spring District, Wheaton District, Germantown District, and the Gaithersburg/Montgomery Village District. Residents can use these boxes to drop off unused, expired, unwanted prescription medications safely. The boxes are available seven […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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March 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Becomes Battleground for Congressional Districts

A proposed redrawing of the boundaries of the 6th Congressional District has been released and a public hearing has been set for Tuesday. The hearing will be 7 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. The existing map and the proposed map can be seen here. Under the existing […]

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November 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Maryland’s Sixth District Boundaries Struck Down by Court

A U.S. District Court panel has ruled unconstitutional the boundaries for Maryland’s Sixth District, which runs from Montgomery County to Backbone Mountain in Garrett County. And as part of the ruling, the court wants new boundaries drawn for the 2020 elections — boundaries that would be redrawn again for the 2022 election once 2020 census […]

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May 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Targeted at 6th District Candidate Forum

Seven of the eight Democrats who want to succeed Rep. John Delaney answered questions Thursday night ranging from nuclear war to Israel, from transportation to marijuana. But the main target wasn’t the Republicans that Democrats hope to defeat to win back Congress, but one of their own. Millionaire David Trone, who is making his second […]

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August 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Expects to Raise Lots of Small Donations to Fund Campaign (VIDEO)

David Trone, who announced his bid to be a Democratic candidate for the 6th District on Wednesday, said Sunday that he expected to collect more smaller checks from supporters than all the other candidates combined. Trone of Potomac spent $13 million of his own money in 2016 to come in second in the race for […]

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August 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Trone Announces He’s Running For Congress (VIDEO)

David Trone, a Democrat, is running for Congress again. This time, the Potomac businessman, is running for the Maryland 6th District seat that John Delaney is leaving. You may remember that last year Trone ran for the Maryland 8th District seat. That seat was won by Jamie Raskin. Trone posted a video and unveiled his […]

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