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October 8, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested During Armed Bank Robbery in Gaithersburg

Update (October 8): Officers from both the Montgomery County Police Department and Gaithersburg Police Department arrested and charged 30-year-old Samrat Lama for the armed robbery of a WellsFargo bank in Gaithersburg on Tuesday. An employee called 9-1-1 shortly after 10:00 a.m. and stated that the bank located on the 600 block of North Frederick Avenue was […]

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September 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

Three Suspects Arrested for Stolen Vehicle, Gun, and Drug Offenses in Gaithersburg

According to the Gaithersburg Police Department, three suspects were arrested and charged for stolen vehicle, gun and drug offenses on Tuesday. 18-year-old Dewaun Matthew Jordan of Gaithersburg faces charges for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and conspiracy to commit auto theft. 17-year-old Jvar Rashad Allen and 16-year-old Tejion James Jones are both being charged […]

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September 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Policía de Montgomery Detuvo 228 Vehículos Durante Fin de Semana Feriado

La policía detuvo a 228 vehículos durante el fin de semana del Día del Trabajo en el condado de Montgomery. La Policía Estatal de Maryland (MSP) se asoció con el Departamento de Policía de Gaithersburg y la Policía de la Autoridad de Transporte de Maryland (MDTA), durante el fin de semana, para tomar medidas enérgicas […]

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September 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Made 228 Traffic Stops in Montgomery County Over Labor Day Weekend

Police made 228 traffic stops over Labor Day weekend in Montgomery County.  Maryland State Police (MSP) teamed up with the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police over the weekend to crack down on aggressive driving in the county. The MSP Rockville Barrack focused on Route 270, Gaithersburg Police focused on Gaithersburg and […]

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May 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Baseball Team Turns Caps Into Masks for First Responders

Over the last few weeks, many groups have begun making masks for others to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. This story has a slightly different spin. You could call it a whole new ballgame. There’s a new group of masks makers in Montgomery County and they’re not making masks with sewing machines or […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, March 10, and it’s the Jewish holiday Purim, which is also known as the Festival of Lots. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. The council will be giving proclamations recognizing […]

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November 13, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Police Investigate Sexual Assault at Gaithersburg Lake

Montgomery County police officers are investigating an alleged sexual assault case of a woman in a wooded area near a Gaithersburg lake.   At approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 6th District officers and Gaithersburg Police Department officers were called to Longdraft Road near Clopper Lake.   Police said that the victim was on the footpath when the suspect […]

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July 22, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber Awards Forty-Nine First Responders

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored forty-nine Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at its 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast “It’s so important for the community to take a moment and thank our first responders for all that they do to keep us safe,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / […]

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July 12, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Gaithersburg’s K9 Max Passes Away

K9 Max of the Gaithersburg Police Department has passed away. Max, who was 12 and a half years old, was a member of the department for almost nine years starting as a one-year-old puppy until his retirement in 2015. He was the faithful partner of officer Eastman. According to the police department, Max was their […]

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December 20, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Alcohol Task Force Charged 208 People for DUI Since November

Over the past five weeks, Montgomery County Police’s Alcohol Holiday Task Force arrested 208 people for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The task force not only consists of officers from six police districts, it also includes Maryland State Police troopers, Montgomery County sheriff deputies, officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department, as well […]

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