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Fireworks Mistaken for Bullet On 08/25/2014 at 8:21 p.m., a shooting was reported in the 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard.  Complainant stated that they heard one shot and observed someone lying on the ground.  Officers responded and observed nothing in…

Safety Tips for Starting School

Photo | Phil Fabrizio
Many children walk to Rachel Carson Elementary School on Tschiffely Square Road.

The smells of pencil shavings, whiteboard markers and freshly unwrapped notebook paper are again filling the air as area schools gear up for the start of the new year on Aug. 25. As school buses and classrooms become full again,…

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Thefts from Vehicles On July 17 at 7:03 a.m., a theft from auto was reported in the 700 block of Chestertown Street. An unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle and removed property. Also on July 17 at 7:39 a.m., a…

Patrons Get More Time for Errands

Patrons of the timed parking spaces in Market Square will be getting more time to shop and conduct their errands. During a recent city of Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting, the governing body agreed to increase the time limit…

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Two Arrested After Search Warrant Two men were arrested after Montgomery County Police executed a search and seizure warrant in the 16000 block of Howard Landing Drive on June 26, according to police. Carlos Herrera, 24, faces a charge of…

Police Search for Assault Suspect

The Gaithersburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be involved in an assault of a runner. A 17-year-old woman was running along the wooded trail in Malcolm King Park around 4:30 p.m.…

Drug Drop Box Will Soon Be Available

Need a safe, easy way to get rid of your expired or unused prescription medicine? The Gaithersburg Police Foundation has sponsored the first drug drop box in the city. Located at the police department’s headquarters on Fulks Corner Avenue, the…