Dan Morse

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Dan

A Rockville couple is charged with keeping adult sons in a locked room at night with no light and no furniture.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Pavel Ivanov, who allegedly stabbed a man who’d been texting, will remain in jail.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Montgomery Circuit Court race, normally a sleepy affair, has a salacious twist.

  • Jul 4, 2014

Authorities say the woman did not have a Maryland license at the time of the crash Tuesday evening.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Officials are investigating the incident, in which the vehicle’s driver apparently lost control near a school.

  • Jul 2, 2014

Rescuers called off the search for the evening but are expected to return Saturday.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Brittany Norwood’s attorneys cite how her interviews were conducted and how police testimony was used.

  • Jun 9, 2014

The suspect allegedly offered $1,000 and showed an officer he thought was a hitman where his ex-wife lived.

  • Jun 9, 2014

Parents had to pull over to shoulder of I-270 for delivery on Friday morning. Mom, baby in fine health 2 days later.

  • Jun 8, 2014

A Frederick County couple’s baby is born along the side of Interstate 270 during morning rush hour.

  • Jun 6, 2014

The 18-year-old foreign exchange student recorded her host sliding an iPad under the door, authorities said.

  • Jun 4, 2014

Don Pen Soh Boma, 18, entered water with two others, got caught in rip current.

  • Jun 3, 2014

Police say the 20-year-old man is being held without bond after the attacks in Maryland and Virginia.

  • Jun 2, 2014

Pastors face scrutiny about what they knew about an ex-church member’s abuse.

  • Jun 1, 2014

Rickley Joshua Senning is charged with kidnapping and assaulting a Montgomery County judge.

  • May 28, 2014

Audrey Creighton, who was romantically involved with the suspect, was able to escape.

  • May 23, 2014

Charges stem from Monday night incident.

  • May 23, 2014

The beach town passes emergency ordinances banning the items for safety before the holiday weekend.

  • May 23, 2014

Police identify the victim as Maurice Munford Jr., 22. The cause of death is not yet determined.

  • May 21, 2014

A body was found Tuesday morning in a pond in Gaithersburg, officials said.

  • May 20, 2014
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About Dan

Post staff writer Dan Morse covers courts and crime in Montgomery County, Md. He arrived at the paper in 2005, after reporting stops at the Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun and Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He is the author of The Yoga Store Murder, to be published Nov. 5 by Berkley Books.

Dan grew up in Urbana, Ill., earned an environmental engineering degree from Vanderbilt University and is married to Post staff writer Dana Hedgpeth. An archive of his work can be found at www.danmorsearchive.com.