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April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place April 28 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the national event, which is meant to prevent […]

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 28

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, a day set aside as the 14th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will […]

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate From Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined law enforcement chiefs in congratulating the new graduates of the Montgomery County Police Entrance Level Training Session 64 at Northwest High School in Germantown on Aug. 4, according to a news release. The recruits began their training on Jan. 9 of this year. The training session included recruits joining the […]

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May 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Police Investigating Burglaries, Strong-Arm Robberies

A residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of Park Avenue. Sometime between April 14 to May 17, someone entered the home and removed property. The investigation is ongoing. A commercial burglary was reported in the 500 block of South Frederick Avenue. Someone entered a shed and removed property. The investigation is ongoing. A […]

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April 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Drug Take Back Day Takes Place Today at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 29. Montgomery County law enforcement agencies and the county’s Department of Health and Human Services will be participating in the national event, which is meant to […]

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April 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Reports 2 Armed Robberies, 2 Strong-Arm Robberies So Far in April

A strong-arm robbery was reported at 11:47 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in the 100 block of East Diamond Avenue. The victim and known suspects were involved in a physical altercation, resulting in known suspects obtaining property. The investigation is ongoing. A strong-arm robbery was reported at 1:13 a.m. Saturday, April 22, in the 100 block […]

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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Crime Drops 8.9 Percent in Gaithersburg, Report Says

Gaithersburg saw an 8.9 percent decrease in crime in 2016, according to a recent report issued by city police. The decrease was seen in “Part 1” crimes, or murder and nonnegligent homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, larceny-theft and arson. According to the report, 1,777 Part 1 crimes were reported in 2015, […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police and Fire to Help D.C. With Inauguration Safety and Security (VIDEO)

The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump takes place on Jan. 20, and about 100 Montgomery County police officers are assisting the Metropolitan Police Department with security. “The officers that are going down to Washington, D.C. are part of our SERT team, our Special Events Response Team,” said Police Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for the […]

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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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July 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Public Safety Officials Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) celebrated first responders on July 8th at its annual public safety awards. The ceremony happened just hours following the tragic shooting in Dallas, and Montgomery County Police Assistant Chief Darryl McSwain held a moment of silence in honor of the victims. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. “This is usually a celebration, but […]

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