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November 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus’ Varsity Game Against Century Was Clouded By the JV Team’s Controversy

Damascus’ varsity football team maintained its winning streak last night, beating Century High School 42-3. The varsity team’s victory came as the school and the community dealt with the fallout from rape allegations involving the junior varsity team. During the day on Friday, the school received a “concerning call,” threatening administrators if the varsity game […]

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April 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Department to Hold Prescription Drug Take Back Event on April 30 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Police Department is scheduled to hold a Prescription Drug Take-Back event on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at multiple locations across the County. This is an opportunity to to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by allowing residents the chance to get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and […]

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February 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED Police Need Your Help Locating Missing Germantown Woman with Alzheimer’s (PHOTO)

UPDATE Feb. 8  On Monday, police officers conducted a search of the wooded area near Strohmeyer’s residence. There is no foul play suspected in this missing person case. Update: Active Search for Missing Woman with Alzheimer’shttps://t.co/tMWEYrk8tA pic.twitter.com/FonSsrtjiO — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) February 8, 2016 ORIGINAL Feb. 4 Montgomery County police officers need your help to locate […]

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December 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Increase Patrols in Germantown Neighborhood, Reward Offered for Information About Murder Suspect(s)

The Montgomery County Police Department is increasing patrols in a Germantown neighborhood following a murder there earlier this week. Police said the victim, 30-year-old Robert King of Frederick, was found shot in the 18600 block of Sage Way shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 16. According to police, King died from his injuries at the […]

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August 17, 2015 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Public Safety Awards 46 of the County’s Finest

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce honored Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters and Paramedics at their 20th Annual Public Safety Awards breakfast. The event was held on Friday, August 14 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This year we honored 46 of the County’s finest public safety officials from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery County […]

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