Author: Jack Toomey

Police Blotter

Theft from construction site, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard on 10/24/2018. Arrest for selling narcotics, 100 block of Edison Park Drive on 10/26/2018. Recovered stolen property, unit block of Midsummer Court on 10/27/2018. Harassing phone calls, 1400 block of Main…

Police Beat

Northwest Band Students Robbed After Practice While the crime of robbery is not a frequent occurrence in Montgomery County, it happens enough to be a concern to both the police and to citizens. People get robbed on the Metro, in…

Police Blotter

Suspicious Person, 10/8/18. A suspicious person who was allegedly hiding in some bushes at Midtown and Booth Street was reported to the police. Nothing was found. In addition, several people claimed to have seen a similar person or a different…

Meet the Ghosts of Gaithersburg

Photo | City of Gaithersburg Learn about the history of the Kentlands Mansion and those who used to inhabit it at candlelit ghost tours on Oct. 26 and 27.

Know anyone with a crypt in their backyard? Ever encounter an apparition in an old house? What about exploring an area that has Native American healing power? Hear a short lecture about ghosts that may inhabit the area? No? In…

Expanded ‘Move Over’ Law Now in Effect

Maryland’s “Move Over” law was expanded Oct. 1 to include transportation, service and utility vehicles, as well as waste and recycling trucks, with yellow or amber flashing lights or signal devices. These vehicles join the list of protected vehicles under…

MCPS Continues Focus on Safety

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) started the 2018-19 academic year with a focus on safety. Bus and building safety, child abuse, bullying, suicide prevention and environmental safety continue to be important in creating a welcoming learning environment, according to the…

Police Blotter

8.31.18, 100 block of Main Street—assault 8.31.18, unit block of Golden Ash Way—burglary 9.1.18, liquor law violation—300 block of Main Street 9.5.18, 1300 block of Main Mews—theft (illegal use of credit card) 9.6.18, 500 block of Sheila Street—theft 9.10.18, 700…

Police Blotter

7.24.18, 900 block of Hillside Lake Terrace—theft; confidence game 7.25.18, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft 7.26.18, 100 block of Edison Park Drive—assault 7.26.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—making a false police report 7.28.18, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft 7.28.18, 100…

Gang Connection Suspected in Recent Incidents

On the night of July 23/morning of July 24, someone working under the cover of darkness entered three unlocked garages, one unlocked car on the street, stole items from cars and used red paint to deface a fence in the…