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November 17, 2021 | Staff Writer

State’s Attorney’s Office Releases List of Officers with Misconduct Records

There are 44 individuals from police agencies serving Montgomery County included on a list of officers who may have “credibility issues” and may not be ideal choices to testify in court. The agencies are the Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Metro Transit Police, Rockville City Police Department and Takoma Park Police Department. The […]

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October 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Boyds Man Pleads Guilty to Rapes

Philip Mauricio Kantor, 48, of Boyds pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree rape and one count of third-degree sex offense on Tuesday, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. In Jan. 2019, a woman reported a rape that occurred after she went to Clyde’s of Chevy Chase on Wisconsin Avenue, according to a […]

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June 17, 2021 | Marian Merewitz

Blog: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Event Day 2 June 16th – Combatting Elder Abuse through Community Connections

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. With the growing number of seniors in Montgomery County, the state, and the country, there is also a growing number of incidents of elder abuse.  This week the Montgomery County Elder Abuse Awareness Task Force set up a series of Awareness Day events to highlight some of […]

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February 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Monitoring Extremist ‘Chatter’ Marking Anniversary of Police Shooting

Anti-government extremists may be coming to Montgomery County next month to protest on the one-year anniversary of the police fatal shooting of Duncan Lemp. March 12 marks the one year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Lemp, 21, of North Potomac. According to John McCarthy, state’s attorney for Montgomery County, there has been chatter on […]

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February 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Catherine Hoggle’s Murder Charges

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg will not be dismissing murder charges against Catherine Hoggle according to court documents. The mother is accused in the death of her two children, Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, who were last seen with her back in 2014. A competency status hearing was held last week after Hoggle’s Attorney […]

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September 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

FBI Shows Crime Up as Council Considers Anti-Gang Funding

Violent crime across the United States increased for the second year in a row, and the homicide rate jumped 7.9 percent, according to statistics released this week by the federal government. The statistics show violent crime increased 3.4 percent nationwide in 2016 after increasing 3.3 percent the year before. Suburban areas posted a slower increase […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum In Rockville Will Focus on Maltreatment of Elders

To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County will host its 7th annual senior safety forum at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Seniors residents, their families and caregivers are invited to attend this free event to learn about the services and resources available for elder residents in the County. In Montgomery County […]

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May 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Wheaton Man Gets 6 Months for Animal Cruelty

A Wheaton man will spend six months in jail for animal cruelty, a judge ruled this week. James Edward Jones, 31, also is barred from owning or living with animals, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Jones is serving a yearlong term in federal prison for illegal possession of a firearm in the […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Appoints Koch, Sabett and Gelber to District Court

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointments of Sherri Koch, Marina Sabett, and Rand Gelber to the Montgomery County District Court. The governor’s appointments were made after reviewing submissions from the judicial nominating commission. “After conducting a thorough and comprehensive vetting process, I am honored to appoint Ms. Koch, Ms. Sabett, and Mr. Gelber […]

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May 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Teen Dating Seminar Set for May 22 Postponed

UPDATE, May 19, 4:41 p.m. The Montgomery County Commission for Women postpone the Healthy Dating for Teens seminar. A new date and time was not determined. The Montgomery County Commission for Women invites teens in grades seven through twelve to a seminar titled “Teen Dating: What does a healthy relationship look like?” for Sunday, May 22. […]

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