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July 2, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Beware Unlicensed Plumbers and Gas-Fitters Says the Office of Consumer Protection

After investigating numerous complaints, the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection warns County residents of an increase in unlicensed plumbers and gas-fitters. The OCP has had to issue refunds, citations and settlement agreements following a trend of Master plumbers and gas-fitters allowing unlicensed plumbers to use their credentials illegally for a fee.  The practice is […]

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May 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Reports: Md. District Court Judge Bans Staff from Wearing Thin Blue Line Flag

John P. Morrissey, the chief judge for Maryland district courts, has ordered all district court employees to stop wearing articles of clothing that donned the thin blue line flag. The “thin blue line” flag is often used by law enforcement officers to symbolize the line between police and their role in preventing society from descending […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Oxon Hill Man for Shoplifting After Friday Police Chase

Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged an Oxon Hill man on Friday for assaulting officers, committing several thefts, fleeing the scene using a stolen vehicle, and ramming police vehicles. The incident occurred  Friday at around 1:27 p.m., police say. Wheaton district police officers were dispatched to a Kmart at 14014 Connecticut Ave. for reports […]

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December 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Center Offers Supervised Visitation, Monitored Exchanges for Families with Court Orders

A new center in Montgomery County allows families with a county court order for shared custody and child visitation to transfer a child between the residential and visiting parent free of charge. Funded by the County’s Department of Health and Human Services, The Safe Passage Center enables children to remain close to both parents regardless […]

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July 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hoggle Remains Incompetent to Stand Trial, but ‘Restorable’ (VIDEO)

Catherine Hoggle’s doctors determined that the woman, charged with hindering, neglect and obstruction in the case of her missing children, remains incompetent to stand trial and dangerous, her lawyers said in Montgomery County District Court on Thursday. The doctors do, however, find her restorable. Judge Zuberi Williams set another competency hearing for Aug. 31. Hoggle’s […]

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June 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Hoggle’s Trial Scheduled for July

The mother of the missing Hoggle toddlers is scheduled for a July trial in the misdemeanor charges she faces in their disappearance. Catherine Hoggle is being treated for mental illness at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center charged with child neglect and obstructing and hindering an investigation in connection with the disappearance of her two […]

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April 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

Hoggle Still Incompetent to Face Charges in Disappearance of Her Children (PHOTOS)

Catherine Hoggle is still incompetent to stand trial in the case against her, as police and family members continue their search for the two toddlers missing since early September. Montgomery County District Court Judge Eugene Wolfe said a recent report from Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, where Hoggle is being treated for mental illness, stated that the […]

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