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National Night Out Brings Community Together

Photo | Mac Kennedy

This team of girls from Lakelands won the National Night Out scavenger hunt on Aug. 4

All across the country, neighborhoods participated in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4.  This campaign was set up to create a closer relationship between citizens and law enforcement, while also strengthening community spirit within individual neighborhoods.  Kentlands and Lakelands teamed up…

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Mayor, Council Approve Contract to Buy Ballistic Vests, Equipment The Gaithersburg Police Department will soon have new ballistic vests and equipment. During the Aug. 3 Mayor and City Council meeting, officials voted unanimously to approve the $43,500 purchase. The department…

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Security Guard Charged With Making Meth at NIST A month after an explosion rocked the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a security guard has been charged with manufacturing the illegal drug methamphetamine at the federal facility. The U.S.…

Officers Represent U.S. in Games

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Sgt. Kathy Fairfield and Officer Marlon Ramirez from the Gaithersburg Police Department recently competed in the 2015 World Police & Fire Games.

Police officers represent their jurisdictions every time they put on their uniform, but it’s not often they get to represent the United States. Gaithersburg Police Department officers Sgt. Kathy Fairfield and Officer Marlon Ramirez recently competed in the World Police…

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Theft From Auto on Orchard Drive On June 14, 2015 at 2:37 a.m., a theft from auto was reported in the unit block of Orchard Drive.  Two unknown suspects entered a vehicle(s) and removed property. Suspect Arrested for Possession of…