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Residential Burglaries On 11/23/2014 at 12:54 p.m., two residential burglaries were reported in the 600 blocks of Main Street and Lake Varuna Drive. An unknown suspect(s) entered both garages and removed property from the vehicles.  Assorted items left in vehicles were…

Neighborhood Watches Are Resource for Police

The Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) was receiving complaints about drug activity in a community recently. In order to help catch the culprits, members of the neighborhood watch helped give officers critical information. “They gave us every bit of information we…

GPD Officer Receives Service Award

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The Meritorious Service Award was presented by Cleona, Pennsylvania, Mayor John Hartman to Officer Noah Grubic for his actions on Sunday, Aug. 31.

A Gaithersburg Police Department officer was recently honored by a Pennsylvania city council for his off-duty actions that led to the arrest of a man who had slashed another man with a knife. Officer Noah Grubic, a three-year veteran of…

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QO Alum Daniel Sirotkin Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison Daniel Mandel Sirotkin, age 31, pled guilty on Sept. 17 in Montgomery County court to sexually abusing a minor, soliciting a minor to produce child pornography and third-degree sex offence.…

Park Crime Depends on the Season

As the hot and humid summer temperatures give way to the cool, crisp fall weather, more and more residents will be using area parks for their enjoyment. But while local residents play, police agencies work hard to keep them safe.…