Press Releases

John McCarthy at a microphone

Memorandum of Understanding: Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy joins State’s Attorney for Howard County Rich Gibson at signing ceremony for their Memorandum of Understanding concerning in-custody/police involved death investigations.

Report:  In the matter of the June 13, 2019 police-involved shooting in Rockville, Maryland

Report:  In the matter of the January 16, 2019 death of Mikyas Tegegne

​State v Daniel Beckwitt: 

SAO Seeks Justice for Youth Killed in Tunnel, Stock Trader Daniel Beckwitt Held Accountable in Death of Askia Khafra.


The 2nd Degree Depraved Heart Murder Conviction of the Bethesda man exposes him to 30 years in prison.  SA John McCarthy commends jury for seeing the recklessness and extreme lack of regard for human life of the defendant, praises family for strength and faithfulness under difficult circumstances.