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February 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Deputy Who Shot, Killed Laytonsville Man

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy – who police say shot and killed a Laytonsville man after he struck the deputy with a long piece of wood  – has been identified, according to a sheriff’s office statement. Sgt. Frank Pruitt is the deputy involved in the shooting, the statement reads. He is an 18-year veteran of […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía Emite 30 Citaciones en un Esfuerzo por Detener las Carreras Callejeras de Autos

En una operación conjunta con el Departamento de Policía de Gaithersburg (GPD), la Policía Estatal de Maryland (MSP) Rockville Barrack, respondieron a las quejas de una “reunión de automóviles” en el área MD-124 e I-270, el martes. La operación es parte de un esfuerzo continuo para abordar las carreras callejeras y la conducción agresiva en […]

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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Issue 30 Citations at ‘Car Gathering’ in Effort to Stop Street Racing

In a joint operation with the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD), the Maryland State Police (MSP) Rockville Barrack responded to complaints of a “car gathering” in the MD-124 and I-270 area Tuesday.  The operation is part of an ongoing effort to address street racing and aggressive driving in Montgomery County. According to an MSP statement, police […]

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April 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Campaign Offers Resources for Family Violence Victims

The number of domestic violence related cases has increased in Montgomery County during the shutdown. According to Montgomery County Police, the department reports a 25% uptick in domestic violence case assignments. The County Executive and law enforcement leaders recently launched the Family Violence Awareness and Prevention Campaign to provide resources for people in need. The new […]

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February 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sheriff Warns Residents of Phone Scam to Prevent Arrest (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s office is warning residents of a nationwide phone scam currently targeting Montgomery County residents. The caller, claiming to be from the sheriff’s office, says that a warrant for their arrest will be served unless money is immediately paid. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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October 5, 2012 | Staff Writer

image of Hannak Sassoon Director of Family Justice Center

Family Justice Center Benefit (Video)

Save the date: the third annual benefit for the Montgomery County Family Justice Center (FJC) is set for October 14 from 5- 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda. In this video clip, FJC Director Hannah Sassoon previews the gala. You can register for Annual Benefit here.

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