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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…

Beware of Virtual Kidnapping

The phone rings. It’s a number you don’t know but decide to pick up anyway. The person on the line tells you that a relative has been involved in a car crash and is hurt. Instead of taking the relative…

Teacher Will Serve Five Years in Prison

A former Montgomery County Public Schools substitute teacher will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty in April to allegations that he sexually assaulted two students. The Hon. Judge Joseph A. Dugan Jr. sentenced Jose Pineda, 50, to 10…

Police Blotter

Police Investigate Attempted Strong Arm Robbery The Gaithersburg Police Department is investigating an attempted strong arm robbery between 4:30 and 5 p.m. April 9 in the 100 block of North Market Street. A group of juveniles attempted to steal some scooters from…