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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…

Police Prep for Kentlands Day

Residents and visitors will be coming to town on May 3 as a part of the annual Kentlands Day celebration. To ensure that everyone enjoys the planned events that include a parade, car show and summer job fair, the Gaithersburg…

Calls for Service Down for Police

The Gaithersburg Police Department saw an overall decrease in calls for service last year but an increase in arrests, according to the agency’s annual report. Released in mid-March, the report showed the department received 30,638 calls in 2013, which is…

Officer, Supervisor Win Annual Awards

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Officer of the Year was awarded to Larbi Dakkouni by the Gaithersburg Police Department.

After sorting through nominations and looking over statistical performance, investigative work, case closures and additional information, Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) Chief Mark P. Sroka and his command staff recently awarded Officer of the Year to Larbi Dakkouni and Supervisor of…

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Attempted Burglary On March 21 at 10 p.m., an attempted commercial burglary was reported at O’Hair Salon located at 424 Main St. A known suspect attempted to enter the business after hours. From Gaithersburg Police Reports