November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Reports 17 Percent Increase in Hate Crimes in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online today, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger reports a 17 percent increase in hate crimes and bias incidents in Montgomery County. According to Manger, there have been 62 incidents reported to the police department this year. He said the hate crimes are generally motivated by race, religion, or sexual […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection investigates consumer complaints. Watch this report, below, for information about a recent investigation in Rockville involving unlicensed tree trimmers:

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July 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Investigate a Peeping Tom Case in Germantown (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers need your help to identify a suspect in a Peeping Tom case that occurred earlier this summer. Police said on June 15th a woman was shopping at T.J. Maxx on Frederick Road in Germantown when she noticed a suspect using a cell phone to take photos underneath her dress. Police said […]

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June 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Teen’s Death as Homicide at Gaithersburg Park

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of an 18-year-old male whose body was discovered in a Gaithersburg park on Friday evening as a homicide. Police said shortly before 8 p.m. on June 17th, officers from the 6th District station and Gaithersburg Police Department responded to Malcolm King Park, located at 1200 West Side […]

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May 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Victims’ Rights Foundation to Host Prayer Vigil for Shooting Victims

The Victims’ Rights Foundation has scheduled a prayer vigil tonight to honor the victims in last week’s shootings in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. Greg Wims, founder and president of the Victims’ Rights Foundation, said he plans to announce a new fund for the victims at tonight’s vigil. According to Wims, the funds will be […]

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April 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Shooting in Wheaton

Montgomery County police say a 27-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after he was found shot along Centerhill Street in Wheaton on Tuesday night. Shortly after 9:30 p.m., police officers from the 4th District station responded to the 12100 block of Centerhill Street for the report of a shooting. According to a police account, […]

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April 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Essex Man Arrested for Sex Offenses; Police Believe There May Be More Victims (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police have charged an Essex man with committing sexual offenses against a 14-year-old girl. Police arrested Roy David Evans Jr., age 31, of Woods Court in Essex, on March 31, and charged him with three counts of third degree sex offense. Police said investigators learned of a sexual relationship between Evans and a […]

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December 21, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Montgomery County Police Are Investigating Damascus Homicide (PHOTO)

UPDATE Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division have charged Francisco Trujillo, of Ridge Road in Damascus, with the homicide of Mario Perez. The Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division is investigating a homicide that occurred early Monday morning in Damascus. According to a news release, the Emergency Communications Center (9-1-1) […]

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September 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Identify Homicide Victim Found in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers continue to investigate the discovery of a homicide victim who was found in a shallow grave in the Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Gaithersburg. According to police, the victim was located off the Greenway Trail, approximately 200 yards from Watkins Mill Road. On Saturday, August 29, at approximately 10:40 a.m., […]

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August 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

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UPDATED: Teen Acted in Self-Defense in Fatal Silver Spring Stabbing

UPDATED: A 19-year-old man acted in self-defense when he killed an 18-year-old Silver Spring man in the Briggs Chaney area, according to Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office spokesman Ramón V. Korionoff. Zio was released on Aug. 7 but had been in jail since June on a charge of second-degree murder in the stabbing of Derik […]

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