Category: Police Beat

Germantown Man Arrested on Sex Charges

Suspect Once Worked at LPMS Just a week after Montgomery County Police announced the arrest of a school bus driver on child pornography charges, another former school employee was arrested on charges he sexually assaulted a minor. Michael Rosenzweig, 52,…

Sroka Attends FBI Academy

Gaithersburg Police Chief Mark Sroka is now on administrative leave in order to attend an elite 10-week FBI National Academy for law enforcement leaders in Quantico, Va. He is scheduled to return in June. “It is an honor that Chief…

“Detectives Are Actively Working the Investigation”

UPDATE, APRIL 20 City police are investigating the report of a burglary that occurred in the 1300 block of Main Street on April 18 between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., according to the city’s online crime summary. The report said…

Thefts from Vehicles

Several Kentlands and Lakelands residents are reporting thefts from vehicles overnight, according to April 17 postings of a local neighborhood watch group. The addresses include Market Street East, Helene, Booth and Treehaven streets, and include reports of missing iPods and…

Police Patrol QOP Bus Stop

Some residents are voicing concerns about traffic safety near a Quince Orchard Park (QOP) school bus stop near the intersection of Elmira Lane and Highland Ridge Avenue. Gaithersburg police officers patrolled the area the morning of March 22 and issued…

Woman Arrested after Boarding LPMS Bus

A Gaithersburg woman was arrested after she attempted to catch a ride on a bus headed for Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) and then allegedly stole a car. Kidest Warren, 21 of Gaithersburg, was hanging out at the bus stop…

Train Accident in Olde Towne

A southbound CSX train hit a disabled car on the railroad tracks at the intersection of Summit Avenue in Olde Towne Gaithersburg around 7:47 p.m. on February 4. Gaithersburg Police Officer Dan Lane said no one was injured in the…

Police Search for Bank Robber

Montgomery County police are investigating the Feb. 1 armed robbery of the Sovereign Bank, 481 North Frederick Avenue, in Gaithersburg. According to police, a male suspect armed with a handgun entered the bank shortly before 3:30 p.m. and verbally demanded…

Police Beat

Bennett Named “Officer of the Year” Gaithersburg Police Officer Jonathan Bennett has been named the 2010 “Officer of the Year” for his outstanding commitment to duty, his professionalism and for his contributions to the city of Gaithersburg. Bennett said he…

Missing Woman Found, Then Dies

A 77-year-old woman who was reported missing overnight has died, most likely from exposure to the extreme cold weather, according to Montgomery County police. Addie Brown was reported missing by family members last night around 11 p.m. from Bryan Avenue.…