Category: Police Beat

Child’s Death First Homicide of the Year

Investigators are calling the death of a 12-year-old Gaithersburg girl a “homicide.” Police have identified the girl as Jessica Nguyen of the 700 block of Raven Drive. City and county officers responded to the report of a pediatric injury on…

Police Department Vacancies Grow

Another Gaithersburg police officer, suspended by Chief Mark Sroka earlier this year, has left the employment of the city. “As of May 5, 2011, the last remaining officer on suspension resigned as a police officer with the Gaithersburg Police Department,”…

Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County until late tonight and police are warning motorists to be careful. Heavy rains may cause severe and unexpected flooding within the next 24 hours, according to the…

Another Police Officer Departs

Another city police officer has resigned from the Gaithersburg Police Department. Police Officer Dan Lane, who also serves as the police department’s public information officer, said the officer resigned effective May 5. “As of May 5, 2011, the last remaining…

Police Follow Tips and Leads in Thefts and Vandalism

Police patrols have been increased in the Kentlands and Lakelands following reports of vandalism and thefts during the month of April, but so far no arrests have been made. Graffiti, a burglary, attempted burglary, vandalism to vehicles and thefts from…

Police Meetings in Kentlands

The Gaithersburg Police Advisory Committee (PAC) will hold its next two monthly meetings at the Kentlands Clubhouse, according to PAC Volunteer Sigrid McCutcheon. Residents are invited to attend the 7 p.m. meetings on May 11 and June 8. Although the…

Police Beat

Thefts from Vehicles Detectives from the Montgomery County Police — 5th/6th District Investigative Section are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for several thefts from vehicles in the Longdraft corridor of Gaithersburg. Since April 6, there have…

More Departures at Police Department

There are more departures to report at the Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD). Captain Chris Bonvillian, who has worked for the city for nearly 25 years, has announced he is retiring sometime before June 30. “The captain has advised the city…