Mother of Missing Children Still Not Competent to Stand Trial

Catherine Hoggle, the mother of two children who went missing in 2014, will be in court for a competency hearing in August, 2017, after spending more than two years at the Clifton T. Perkins psychiatric hospital.

wtop.com, July 6th 2017

 


Montgomery County Teacher Sentenced to 48 Years for Child Molestation

Long-time Montgomery County teacher, John Vigna, has been sentenced to 48 years in prison for several counts of child molestation dating back decades.

wtop.com, August 4th 2017

 


State's Attorneys Office Successfully Convicts Man of Animal Cruelty

James Edward Jones has been sentenced to six months in jail for animal cruelty charges involving two puppies in 2015. The puppies are alive and well.

wtop.com, May 17th 2017

 


State's Attorney Clamors for Harsher Gang Laws

John McCarthy says that vague laws are crippling efforts to tackle the growing MS-13 gang problem in Montgomery County.

Fox5DC.com, July 13th 2017

 


Crime down in Montgomery County

Overall, the number of crimes in the county dropped by 26 percent from 2007 to 2013, according to year-end crime statistics from the county. Nationwide, the number of crimes declined by 9 percent from 2007 to 2012

Gazette.Net, February 25th 2014

 


County's top prosecutor seeks third term

"I love the job," said McCarthy ... "I think we put into place exactly what we campaigned on, and told the community what we would do when I ran the first time."

Gazette.Net, January 8th 2014

**For more information and continuing updates on criminal activity in Montgomery County, please visit the State's Attorneys Office website, here.