Mark Sroka

February 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka Honors City Employee for Saving a Life (VIDEO)

A Gaithersburg counselor at the Wells/Robertson House is being recognized for going beyond the call of duty to save a life. At a Gaithersburg City Council meeting last night, Police Chief Mark Sroka recognized Michelle Jones for her lifesaving efforts at the Wells/Robertson House on Jan. 7th. The Wells/Robertson House provides transitional housing for the […]

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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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December 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Police Chief Updates City Leaders About Stabbing at Lake Forest Mall

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka told the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council that he is confident that police will make an arrest in the attempted armed robbery and stabbing that occurred last week outside the Lake Forest Mall. According to police, a 63-year-old woman was stabbed as she exited the mall and entered her vehicle […]

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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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April 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Vandalism at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

UPDATED Gaithersburg police are investigating vandalism at the Shaare Torah Synagogue at 1408 Main Street in Gaithersburg. Swastikas and other hate crime graffiti were spray painted on the building overnight. Officer Dan Lane said a citizen flagged down a passing police officer at about 7:10 a.m. this morning to report the vandalism at the synagogue, […]

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August 18, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Police Interns Recognized (Video)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka presents the Meritorious Service Citation to police interns Anthony Jones and Orlando Jarquin. Take a look. Related:

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August 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Public Safety Awards Ceremony Recognizes Police Officers and Firefighters (VIDEO)

For 19 years, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce has recognized the men and women who are sworn to protect and serve the Upcounty by hosting the Public Safety Awards Ceremony and breakfast. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that this year there was a record turnout for the event that is held traditionally on the first day […]

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August 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Police Chief Sroka Presents Distinguished Service Citation Awards (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka presents the Distinguished Service Citation awards to Gaithersburg Police Officer Chris Leach, Gaithersburg Police Officer Nathan Provost, Montgomery County Police Sergeant Robert Lumsden, Montgomery County Police Officer Matthew Stoycos, Montgomery County Police Officer Andrew Ingalls and Montgomery County Police Officer Amy Krone at the Public Safety […]

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