Latest from Dan Morse

Serial arsonist tracked through dog hair, surveillance video and grudges, officials allege

Investigators say they began to draw connections to ex-Laurel police chief David M. Crawford after Prince George’s County released evidence seeking tips in 2019.
  • Mar 4, 2021

Judge clears Montgomery officer of assault conviction for slamming knee into handcuffed suspect

Kevin Moris is expected to rejoin the county force as a sworn officer.
  • Mar 3, 2021

Teens drive brutal spike in carjackings with covid limiting school and supervision

Sharp rise in violent car thefts in 2020 has gotten worse this year, police say.
  • Feb 25, 2021

With children stuck at home during coronavirus shutdowns, online sexual predators can swoop in

“It’s absolutely terrifying,” a veteran child exploitation investigator says. During the first nine months of 2020, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says it received 30,236 reports of possible “online enticement.”
  • Feb 12, 2021

Previously convicted bank robber allegedly hits new bank while under covert surveillance, gets arrested

Police in Maryland say Carisa Cline, 44, had recently been released after more than 15 years in federal prison for bank robbery.
  • Feb 12, 2021

Video shows fatal shooting of man by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy

The man who was shot caused two car crashes and attacked the deputy with a large piece of wood, investigators said.
  • Feb 7, 2021

In Maryland’s largest suburb, an ambitious police overhaul faces roadblocks

After months of racial justice protests, Montgomery lawmakers are split over certain key bills.
  • Feb 4, 2021

‘Off the rails’: Bethesda bike-trail assailant gets probation for attack in flier-snatching case

Anthony Brennan, 61, had earlier pleaded guilty in a case that captured national attention.
  • Feb 2, 2021

Murder conviction reversed in Bethesda nuclear bunker case

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals upheld a lesser manslaughter conviction against Daniel Beckwitt.
  • Jan 29, 2021

911 call released in FBI Metro shooting details possible attack on agent before encounter

The caller said the FBI agent was “attacked” by the other passenger but did not describe how and did not indicate whether there was any physical contact before the shooting.
  • Jan 27, 2021