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Md. officer accused of condom, oatmeal theft in off-duty job

Jose A. Barahona was hired as a Montgomery County Police Officer in October of 2014. (Montgomery County Police photo)

GERMANTOWN — A Maryland police officer is accused of stealing several items including instant oatmeal and two boxes of condoms during his off-duty security job at a Walmart. News outlets report Montgomery County Police Officer 25-year-old Jose A. Barahona was ...

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Montgomery Co. police officer appeals denial of immunity in Legal Aid free speech lawsuit

‘If you don’t know your rights, you cannot fight for your rights,’ says Nohora Rivero, a Maryland Legal Aid employee. ‘It is very important for the farm workers to see us and others that want to see them.’ Legal Aid has filed a federal lawsuit against Montgomery County challenging the constitutionality of a no-trespass order issued to Rivero after she attempted to speak to migrant workers on a Dickerson farm. (Courtesy of ACLU of Maryland)

A Montgomery County police officer facing a civil suit for issuing a no-trespass order to Legal Aid employees who attempted to visit migrant farmworkers at a local farm is appealing a federal judge’s denial of qualified immunity protection. The county and officer ...

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Montgomery County police: New body cameras defuse situations

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County police say wearing body cameras has been beneficial despite some challenges. WTOP Radio reports that Capt. Paul Liquorie says the cameras tend to de-escalate situations. Liquorie told the County Council’s Public Safety Committee that the cameras ...

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Montgomery County officer charged with trying to rape inmate

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County Police have arrested a corrections officer they say tried to rape a pre-trial services inmate on a work detail. Thirty-two-year-old Jereme Simmons of Laurel was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted second-degree rape and other offenses. ...

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Va. man accused of ripping off Md. homeowners

ROCKVILLE — A Virginia man is accused of ripping off several Maryland homeowners by falsely promising home improvement work. Montgomery County Police say Karl Leroy Davis, of Alexandria, would meet with homeowners, promise to make home improvements and then cash ...

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