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Police Make Arrests in Five Guys Robbery

Several arrests have been made in the Sept. 29 armed robbery of the Five Guys in Kentlands, according to Montgomery County Police. Two of the suspects are former company employees. Brenda Marisol Cortez, 19, of Gaithersburg, had been employed as…

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Residential Burglary On Oct. 4 at 5:34 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 300 block of Inspiration Lane. Sometime on Sept. 24, an unknown suspect(s) entered the garage and damaged property. An investigation is ongoing. Thefts From Autos…

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Residential Burglary On Sept. 24 at 3 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the unit block of Turham Court. An unknown suspect(s) entered the residence by breaking a rear door and removed property. On Sept. 24 at 10:26 p.m.,…

Protect Yourself: Get the Rabies 411

Photo | Robert Burton, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Raccoons are the primary carriers of rabies in Montgomery County.

Two rabid raccoons were reported in the city in June and July of this year—a fairly typical number—and several more cases were found countywide. As a result, although there is certainly no reason to panic, Animal Control Division Chief Lisa…

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Residential Burglary On Sept. 5 at 8:30 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of Thurgood Street. Sometime between Sept. 3 and 4, an unknown suspect(s) entered the garage and removed a bicycle. From Gaithersburg Police Reports

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Aggravated Assault On Sept. 1 at 12:14 a.m., an aggravated assault took place at the Pasha restaurant, 644 Center Point Way. A verbal dispute escalated into a physical altercation. The suspect was located, placed under arrest and charged accordingly. Source:…

Applications Now Being Accepted for MCP Citizen Academy

The Montgomery County Police Department is currently accepting applications for future sessions of the Citizen Academy. The program is free, but participants must be 18 years of age or older and either live or work in Montgomery County. Participants who…

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Commercial Burglaries On 08/07/2013 at 2:13 a.m., a commercial burglary was reported at the Liberty Gas located at 12175 Darnestown Road. An unknown suspect(s) entered the business and removed property. Gaithersburg Police investigation is ongoing. On 07/30/2013 at 9:32 a.m.,…