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SunTrust Bank Robber Found Deceased A man who police said was responsible for a series of robberies of SunTrust Bank branches located inside Safeway stores in the Quince Orchard area was found deceased in a motel room in Hagerstown. Police…

Annual Report Shows Crime Down in Gaithersburg

Photo | City of Gaithersburg Gaithersburg Police Department spokesman Officer Dan Lane said lower crime is the result of more community involvement with officers talking to residents and attending community events.

Personal, property and society crimes were all down last year even as calls for service increased, according to the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) annual report released in mid-March. Last year, officers were sent out on 37,710 calls for service, which…

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Police Request Assistance Gaithersburg City Police are asking residents for assistance in the case of an electric shopping cart that was stolen from the Kentlands Giant on March 29. Police located the shopping cart on the basketball courts in the…

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Electric Shopping Cart Stolen, Suspect Injured Most have seen the electric shopping carts that disabled and elderly people use in grocery stores. On the afternoon of March 29, someone stole the electric cart belonging to the Giant Store at 229…

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Photo | Montgomery County Police Police believe the same suspect robbed the SunTrust Bank located inside the Safeway grocery store at 14939 Shady Grove Road in Rockville three times this winter.

Same Suspect in SunTrust Bank Robberies Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate three robberies of a SunTrust Bank located inside the Safeway grocery store at 14939 Shady Grove Road in Rockville…

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Police detectives are continuing their investigation into three bank robberies that may have been committed by the same  suspect. On Jan. 12, a man disguised with a fake beard robbed the SunTrust branch in the Safeway at 12251 Darnestown Road.…

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Photo | Montgomery County Police Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who entered Butler Montessori School after hours on Dec. 28, 2018.

Burglary/Prowler, Butler Montessori School, 15951 Germantown Road, Darnestown on 12.28.18. Police are investigating an incident that happened between 10:44 p.m. and 11:23 p.m. when a man drove onto the property and entered the school by way of an unlocked classroom door.…

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Threat to bomb a building, 600 block of Main Street on 12.13.18. Shoplifting, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard on 12.14.18. Unauthorized use of a vehicle, 100 block of Upshire Circle on 12.14.18. Theft from building, 100 block of Fox Trail…

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Quince Orchard Teacher Charged in Traffic Death Quince Orchard High School English teacher and theater director Nicholas Saadipour was arrested by the North Carolina Highway Patrol on Nov. 22. He was charged with a variety of offenses, the most serious…

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Theft from construction site, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard on 10/24/2018. Arrest for selling narcotics, 100 block of Edison Park Drive on 10/26/2018. Recovered stolen property, unit block of Midsummer Court on 10/27/2018. Harassing phone calls, 1400 block of Main…