CAIR Condemns Vandalism in Takoma Park

The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) yesterday condemned an act of vandalism where a swastika was spray-painted onto the back of a vehicle in Takoma Park, and welcomed a hate crime investigation by local authorities into the incident.

Winter Coat Drive Collects Over 600 Coats

The Takoma Park Police Department’s Winter Coat Drive has collected over 600 winter coats and over 200 other items in this year’s campaign. The annual coat drive, which began November 2 and ended December 18, was held in partnership with Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington and other local charities.

Takoma Park Mayor Issues Statement on Police Officer’s Arrest for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart has issued a statement in response to news of a Takoma Park police officer’s arrest for sexual abuse of a minor. Citing court documents, WJLA-TV last week reported that 42-year-old Eric Mueller had been arrested in a case involving a 17-year-old female juvenile that occurred shortly before Thanksgiving.