Crime (79)

Police arrest suspect in Metro stabbing

Policelights 1ROCKVILLE – Rockville City Police arrested a suspect Tuesday night for the stabbing of two men outside the Rockville metro station that occurred early Monday morning.

Metro Transit Police obtained a warrant for Reginald Cooper, 38, who police have charged with second-degree murder. The stabbing, which took place at a Ride On bus stop near the Metro, escalated from a verbal argument, according to Metro Transit spokesperson Philip Stewart.


Police catch Wheaton man they say is responsible for sex offenses, kidnapping and armed robberies


WHEATON - Montgomery County police have caught the man they say is responsible for committing armed robberies, sexual assaults and other crimes in the Wheaton area since Dec. 1.

According to court records, county police officers arrested 20-year-old Christian A. Jordan of the 3000 block of Plyers Mill Road in Wheaton on Dec. 11. Officers charged him with three counts of armed robbery, three counts of kidnapping and two counts of first-degree sex offense.


County police investigate 17th homicide of the year

murder1BETHESDA – Montgomery County homicide detectives are investigating the county’s 17th homicide of the year.

The murder occurred Tuesday morning in an apartment at White Flint Station in the 11800 block of Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. MCPD Captain Paul Starks said county police and EMS units responded to the apartment building shortly after 10 a.m. for a reported body inside an apartment.


Teacher accused of touching students to remain in jail, undergo mental health treatment

handcuffedROCKVILLE- The Montgomery County substitute teacher accused of inappropriately touching the buttocks of four underage students during  a 10 year period will remain in jail after a Montgomery County District Court judge set bail at $150,000.

Judge Barry Hamilton also ordered Jose Pineda, 50, to undergo mental health treatment. Pineda is not allowed to have any contact with his victims, minor children, or go to any elementary, middle or high schools in the area.

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