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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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November 18, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Police Thank Students for Peaceful Protest (PHOTOS)

Students from Montgomery County Public Schools protested President-elect Donald Trump all week long. Gaithersburg High School students joined the demonstration on Friday.  According to Gaithersburg City Police, students gathered at roughly 9:30 Friday morning and marched to Lake Forest Mall.  Upon arriving to the mall, students from Watkins Mill High School joined the students in […]

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October 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Thefts from Autos Reported in Kentlands Community of Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg police officers are reminding motorists to lock their vehicle’s car doors and windows. Officer Dan Lane said between Oct. 2nd and Oct. 9th, there have been four thefts from automobiles along Inspiration Lane, Booth Street, Treehaven Street and Chestertown Street in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg. According to Lane, in each case an unknown […]

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October 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tires Slashed in East Deer Park Community

Gaithersburg police officers are investigating vandalism of numerous vehicles in the East Deer Park community of Gaithersburg that occurred over the weekend. According to police, tires were slashed to multiple vehicles along Woodland Road, Tulip Drive and Oakton Road. Officer Dan Lane said the first report came in shortly before 3 a.m. on Sunday in […]

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June 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Kentlands, Dog Bites Driver

A pedestrian walking a dog was struck by a vehicle on Monday afternoon at Little Quarry Road and Chestertown Street in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg. Gaithersburg Police Officer Dan Lane said the vehicle was traveling along Little Quarry Road and was turning onto Chestertown Street when the collision occurred. He described the pedestrian’s injuries […]

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April 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gaithersburg Teen Charged With Shaare Torah Vandalism Regrets His Actions (VIDEO)

It was an emotional interview for Sebastian Espinoza-Carranza at his home in Gaithersburg. The teen was arrested and charged with vandalizing a Gaithersburg synagogue. The 18-year-old teen says he is not a racist person and that he is really sorry. The congregation’s surveillance video helped lead police to Spinoza-Carranza. It shows him allegedly spray painting swastikas, […]

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April 8, 2015 | Aline Barros

Surveillance Video of Vandalism at Shaare Torah Synagogue in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

UPDATED Gaithersburg police officers are looking for the vandal(s) who defaced the Shaare Torah synagogue in Gaithersburg. “At this time, detectives are continuing to investigate the incident,” said Officer Dane Lane. “They are following up on leads and speaking with citizens who may have or may not have seen anything. We are always looking for more […]

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April 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

Police Identify ‘Person of Interest’ in Vandalism Case at the Shaare Torah Synagogue (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka said detectives have identified a “person of interest” who could be involved in the Shaare Torah Synagogue vandalism case. Local authorities have surveillance footage showing a masked person running away from the building.  Sroka said the report came in at 7:10 a.m. this morning. That’s when police officers found eleven swastikas and other […]

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December 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Local Police Departments Reviewing Use of Body Cameras (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said county police are moving forward with a review and plan for introducing body cameras to the force. Take a look: Dan Lane, the public information officer for the Gaithersburg Police Department, said the city’s department is also considering the implementation of body worn cameras. […]

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