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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! — 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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July 18, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Public Safety Awards 53 of the County’s Finest

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters and Paramedics at their 21st Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast. The event was held on Friday, July 8 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This year we honored 53 of the County’s finest public safety officials from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery […]

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December 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg ‘Shop With a Cop’ Program Partners Officers with Youth (PHOTOS)

The Gaithersburg Police Department partnered with Lakeforest Mall to host the second “Shop With a Cop” holiday event on Tuesday, December 8th. According to a city news release, Lakeforest Mall donated gift cards so that children can purchase holiday gifts for themselves and their family members. Ten police officers from both the Gaithersburg and Montgomery […]

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November 26, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Police Holiday Alcohol Task Force Targets Drunk Drivers (PHOTOS)

For Montgomery County police, the holiday season is a time to be extra vigilant when it comes to drunk drivers. That’s why there is a special task force in place. The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force is made up of multiple departments including, officers from the Alcohol Initiatives Section, patrol officers from six […]

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September 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for Sept. 26 (VIDEO)

On Saturday, September 26  Montgomery County law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will give residents an opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your unused medications for disposal to any one of the drop-off locations […]

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