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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Law Enforcement Officers Raise Money for Special Olympics

Police cars were covered in stickers Wednesday as Montgomery County law enforcement officers, from multiple agencies, gathered at the Chick-fil-A in Kentlands to raise awareness and money for Special Olympics Maryland athletes. In a event titled, “Cover the Cruiser,” county residents made donations that were represented on paper to be attached to police cars. More […]

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate From Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined law enforcement chiefs in congratulating the new graduates of the Montgomery County Police Entrance Level Training Session 64 at Northwest High School in Germantown on Aug. 4, according to a news release. The recruits began their training on Jan. 9 of this year. The training session included recruits joining the […]

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May 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

‘Bombs’ Found on Clarksburg Heights Trail

A pair of “drain-o bomb” devices were found along the Clarksburg Heights Trail, according to a statement from Montgomery Parks. The devices were found about 10:18 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, on the trail, which is in Little Seneca Greenway Stream Park, the statement said. The devices combine drain cleaner, water and aluminum in a plastic bottle. […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police to Participate in Tip-a-Cop Event to Benefit Special Olympics Maryland (PHOTOS)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department along with, the Chevy Chase Village Police Department, Maryland-National Capital Park Police (Montgomery County Division), Rockville City Police Department, and Montgomery County Police Explorer Post 1986 will be participating in a national Tip-a-Cop benefit event this Saturday. According to a news release, officers will volunteer their time to […]

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October 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATE: Police Arrest Two Suspects For The Fatal Shooting at Edgewood Park in Briggs Chaney

  UPDATE 10.26.15, 10:15 a.m. Montgomery County police have arrested two suspects for the Oct. 8 homicide of 22-year-old Garrett Alexander McClees, which happened in Edgewood Neighborhood Park. Earl Junius Bennette and Shante Gladden were arrested on Oct. 23rd and are being charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery, according to Montgomery County Police. UPDATED 10.9.15 […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Body Found by Hunters in Gaithersburg Ruled a Homicide

A body found at Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Gaithersburg by bow hunters on Saturday morning is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death is trauma to the upper torso of the victim, according to autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. Montgomery County police officers said […]

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August 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Bow Hunters Find Body in Montgomery County Park

The body of a man was found in a Montgomery County park area on Saturday by bow hunters taking part in a managed deer hunt, according to Maryland-National Capital Park Police. Lt. Rick Pelicano, a spokesperson for the Park Police, said the body was found on Saturday morning at Great Seneca Stream Valley #2. According to […]

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August 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate from Police Academy

The Montgomery County Police Academy held its graduation for the 58th Session Entrance Level Class at Northwest High School in Germantown on July 31. The class, which began its training on January 28, includes thirty-seven officers from the Montgomery County Police Department, three deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, four officers from the Gaithersburg […]

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July 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Body Pulled from Gaithersburg Pond

Montgomery County police are investigating a suspicious death in Gaithersburg. Police were called to a pond near the entrance of the Nike Missile Park in the 8500 block of Snouffer School Road shortly after 12:30 p.m. on July 21 after a passersby reported a body in the pond. Police and fire-rescue units located and recovered […]

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November 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Mounted Police Training (Video)

Some Montgomery County Park Police officers spend part of their time on duty on horseback. These mounted police patrol at fairs, parades and assist with crowd control. In this video, Sgt. Rick Pelicano of the Maryland National Park Police explains how the horses are trained. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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