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Child found after Amber Alert


Montgomery County police were alerted of a 15-month child taken from her home Thursday morning.

The child was found in Myersville, Frederick County later that night, said Rick Goodale, public information officers with the Montgomery County police.

She was taken by her father, Jason Winston Kelly.

After the Amber Alert, containing the license plate number, was issued that day, an officer pulled him over, Goodale said.

The child was taken from her mother’s home located in the 18900 block of Smoothstone Way in Montgomery Village at 8 a.m.

Goodale said there has been a history of domestic violence between the parents.

The mother was taken to the District Court in the county to get another protective order and awarded temporary custody, Goodale said. 



Police: Investigating shooting in Silver Spring

Silver Spring police are investigating a shooting that left two men with minor injuries Thursday night.

The incident took place in a home on the 900 block of the University Boulevard East, police said.

One victim was taken to a local hospital with a non-life threatening wound to his abdomen.

The second victim refused medical treatment on the scene for a gunshot to his arm.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s and wearing a white T-shirt, according to police.

The initial investigation revealed the men knew each other. The victims invited the suspect over, where an argument began and resulted in the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870. Callers can remain anonymous. 


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.

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