The county police officer that was shot in the Town Center garage this morning died from his wounds, Acting Police Chief Marcus Jones confirmed. Speaking at a press conference this afternoon, Jones identified the victim as Officer Thomas J. Bomba, a 13-year veteran of the department.Read More
A county police officer was shot this morning in the Town Center garage at the corner of Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, according to the department’s Twitter feed. “The injured officer called out on radio with disorderly subject in the parking garage at approximately 8:49 am and was located by a responding officer suffering from a gunshot wound,” the department posted.Read More
Detectives with the 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to identify six suspects in an assault and robbery of two female juveniles inside Ellsworth Place. The incident took place in mid-afternoon on Oct. 2, when a 16-year old and a 17-year-old were inside a fourth-floor mall restroom and were confronted by the six suspects.Read More
The Montgomery County police are asking for help to identify a suspect they believe is responsible for seven residential burglaries in two neighborhoods near downtown Silver Spring. The affected homes are located in the Chelsea Heights and Seven Oaks-Evanswood neighborhoods.Read More
The Montgomery Parks Foundation has reached a $300,000 civil settlement with a former employee accused of misappropriating foundation funds, according to a statement from John Robinson, the foundation’s president. Robinson discovered discrepancies in the foundation’s bank statements and other financial records in mid-January. The Maryland-National Capital Park Police and the county’s State’s Attorney Office investigated the case.Read More
UPDATE: Detectives from the Special Investigations Division have arrested Leticia Guzman, age 25, of the 1500 block of Korth Place in Silver Spring, and charged her with child neglect and reckless endangerment, according to a press release.
Montgomery County police have identified the mother of an abandoned newborn baby found Friday near Sligo Creek north of Dennis Avenue. The infant female was found naked in the woods after a man walking in the 10000 block of Tenbrook Drive heard a baby crying, found the child and called 911.
Montgomery County police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify three suspects in an Aug. 3 armed robbery, according to a press release. The incident took place Sunday evening, and police responded at about 10:40 p.m. to the Spring Beer & Wine Store at 9330 Georgia Ave.Read More
Montgomery County police have identified the mother of an abandoned newborn baby found Friday near Sligo Creek north of Dennis Avenue. The infant female was found naked in the woods after a man walking in the 10000 block of Tenbrook Drive heard a baby crying, found the child and called 911.Read More
National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign designed to promote partnerships between police departments and local neighborhoods, will be held tomorrow, Aug. 6, around the country. The county’s police department will be participating in various community events.Read More
The Department of Permitting Services issued a “Do Not Occupy” order at Merkato Market, which effectively shut down the business at 955 Bonifant St. The business was operating without proper permits and had been the subject of several complaints this year.Read More
Scammers posing as law enforcement officers are using a phone scheme to swindle consumers in several counties, according Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. Potential victims are being accused of missing jury duty or appearing as a witness, and immediate payment is demanded to settle the issue.Read More
Montgomery County police have released a surveillance photo of two suspects in a stabbing that occurred May 8 in the 900 block of Bonifant Street. The department is asking for the public’s help to identify the two men.Read More