gaithersburg police department

July 23, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Three Awarded Medal of Valor; First-Ever Community Service Award Presented

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty-eight Upcounty Police Officers and Emergency Medical Service Technicians at their 23rd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 13, 2018. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s Fire Department, Police […]

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May 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Residents Outraged by ‘White Genocide is Real’ Note

A number of Gaithersburg City residents are outraged by a note circulating the community titled, “White Genocide is Real.” According to Gaithersburg City Police,  the notes were left on multiple doors and windshields over the weekend.  The letter states that by 2040, “white people will be a minority in a country founded by our ancestors.”  […]

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January 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Alcohol Holiday Task Force Makes Nearly 200 Arrests in First 7 Weeks

Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force has released the results of their  seventh week of enforcement efforts.  The task force made 13 arrests of drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both.  Also, a driver struck a parked car while fleeing from a task force stop on the night of […]

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November 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Police Chief Message to Immigrants: ‘Report to Crimes to Police’

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka has a message for immigrants: don’t let your status scare you from reporting crimes. In a video statement, Sroka explained that Gaithersburg police officers will not investigate or make an inquiry relative to the immigration status of individuals during routine actions. “If people are afraid to have contact with the […]

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July 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Missing Gaithersburg Woman Located Safe (PHOTO)

UPDATED Gaithersburg Police Department report Terese Durkin located safe and unharmed. Update:Terese Ann Durkin has been located safe and unharmed. Thank you for sharing! https://t.co/b0n6wL291I — Gaithersburg Police (@GPDNews) July 31, 2017 The Gaithersburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Gaithersburg woman. According to police, 55-year-old Terese Durkin was last […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Observes Memorial Day at Christman Park (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg city leaders held their annual Memorial Day observance at Christman Park on May 30th. The ceremony included a presentation of colors by the Gaithersburg High School Cadet Color Guard, music, and a wreath laying ceremony. Dr. Richard Thomas (Major General Retired, U.S. Army) was the keynote speaker. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Gaithersburg Woman (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg police officers are asking for your help to find a critically missing Gaithersburg woman. According to police, 22-year-old Soraya Mascall of Park Avenue was last seen during the evening hours of April 25. Police said Mascall is considered to be critical as her mental capacity is that of a 12-year-old. Police said Mascall is […]

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March 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Phone Outage Reported at Gaithersburg Police Department

Due to a temporary phone outage, callers are asked to dial 301.258.6401 to reach the Gaithersburg Police Department, according to a Gaithersburg news release. For emergencies, residents should dial 911 and for non-emergency dispatched calls, dial 301.279.8000. Due to a temporary phone outage, please dial 301-258-6401 to reach the Gaithersburg Police Department. For emergencies dial […]

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January 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Woman Shot in the Leg, Gaithersburg Police Investigating

A woman was shot in the leg on Monday afternoon, according to a Gaithersburg police spokesperson. Gaithersburg Police Officer Dan Lane said officers responded to the shooting in the 100 block of Lamont Lane at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 2nd. At the scene, he said, police officers discovered a woman with a gunshot wound to […]

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September 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. No School: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have the day off today. It’s a professional day for teachers. 2. Safe Track: Metro’s General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is scheduled to hold a news conference this afternoon to discuss Metro’s longest Safe Track […]

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