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Rapper Shy Glizzy arrested in Silver Spring


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A popular rapper was arrested in Silver Spring late Monday night.

Court documents show D.C. native Marquis King, otherwise known as Shy Glizzy, has been charged with disorderly conduct, failure to obey lawful order, obstructing a police officer, riot and resisting arrest.

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In various videos which have spread across social media, King can be seen getting into a disagreement with officers as fans watching scream for the rapper to be released from police custody.

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MISSING: 65-year-old Silver Spring man


WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 65-year-old from Silver Spring who has Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and does not speak.

Ayalew Ishete was last seen Tuesday at 9 :30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Rosemary Hills Drive in the Woodside neighborhood of Silver Spring, police said.

Ishete is described by police as a black male, approximately 6'1" tall, and 200 pounds. He has short black hair and brown eyes.

Police say Ishete may be wearing a light blue, long- sleeve shirt with brown pants and brown shoes. He walks with a cane and may be wearing prescription glasses.

Anyone with any information regarding Mr. Ishete's whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

Weekend traffic work at busy Montgomery Co. intersection


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SILVER SPRING (WUSA9) -- Construction work this weekend is expected to cause a traffic headache at a busy Montgomery County intersection.

The Maryland Department of Transportation says travel lanes at the intersection of Georgia Avenue (MD 97) and Randolph Road will be restricted to one lane in each direction on both roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Drivers will be able to make left and right turns at the intersection.

Motorists who normally use that intersection are advised to take an alternate route like Connecticut Avenue.

Suspect sought in Silver Spring bank robbery


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) - Police are looking for a white male in his 50's in connection with a bank robbery at a Sun Trust Bank on Thursday morning.

The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. along the 8700 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring. The male suspect allegedly walked into the bank, passed a note over to a bank teller and walked away on foot.

Luckily for customers and employees at the bank, no weapon was used during the robbery. It is unknown how much money the suspect escaped with.

Police are still on scene and the bank is closed according to Montgomery County Police.

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30-40 evacuated due to CO leak in Silver Spring building


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Thirty to 40 people were evacuated from a Silver Spring apartment building Tuesday night, due to a carbon monoxide leak, according to Montgomery County fire.

The leak occurred in the 7700 block of Eastern Avenue. Fire officials say the building has been evacuated.

At least two people are being evaluated for carbon monoxide, fire officials said.

The building's management arrived on the scene and fire officials say the gas to the building was turned off.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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Maintenance vehicle hit by MARC train in Silver Spring


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A CSX dump truck was hit by a MARC train in Silver Spring, Md. Monday evening.

The accident occurred at Forest Glen Road and Seminary Road. Nearby roads were shut down for more than an hour while crews cleared the truck from the train tracks. All roads have been reopened.

Two people, including the driver of the truck, suffered minor injuries in the accident. Approximately 600 people were on board the MARC train.

The train was a Brunswick line train heading for Martinsburg, W. Va. Passengers were transferred to a new train and were late able to de-board once the truck was towed away.

Service on the Brunswick line has been restored, but delays are ongoing.

Both CSX and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the accident.

Man arrested for sexual assault while impersonating cop


SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) – A Silver Spring man was arrested Friday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman while impersonating a police officer.

Nicholas Morales-Macedo of the 9400 block of Thornhill Road in Silver Spring was charged two counts of second degree sex offense after he reportedly said he would arrest the woman if she did not perform sexual acts on him.

According to Montgomery County police, Morales-Macedo met his 44-year-old victim at the Days Inn in Silver Spring on January 15, 2012. The two had previously met online.

The victim told police that Morales-Macedo entered the hotel room she was in, displayed a silver badge and said he was a police officer. She then said Morales handcuffed her and told her she would not be arrested if she performed sexual acts on him.