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Police Prep for Kentlands Day

Residents and visitors will be coming to town on May 3 as a part of the annual Kentlands Day celebration. To ensure that everyone enjoys the planned events that include a parade, car show and summer job fair, the Gaithersburg…

Calls for Service Down for Police

The Gaithersburg Police Department saw an overall decrease in calls for service last year but an increase in arrests, according to the agency’s annual report. Released in mid-March, the report showed the department received 30,638 calls in 2013, which is…

Officer, Supervisor Win Annual Awards

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Officer of the Year was awarded to Larbi Dakkouni by the Gaithersburg Police Department.

After sorting through nominations and looking over statistical performance, investigative work, case closures and additional information, Gaithersburg Police Department (GPD) Chief Mark P. Sroka and his command staff recently awarded Officer of the Year to Larbi Dakkouni and Supervisor of…

Police Blotter

Attempted Burglary On March 21 at 10 p.m., an attempted commercial burglary was reported at O’Hair Salon located at 424 Main St. A known suspect attempted to enter the business after hours. From Gaithersburg Police Reports

Detective Wade Caron Honored

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Detective Wade Caron is the Gaithersburg Police Department’s December Officer of the Month.

Two brothers are recovering after being stabbed multiple times when a squabble turned nearly deadly in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 2013. Gaithersburg Police Department Detective Wade Caron has been working to find those responsible. One person has…

Police Blotter

Theft from Autos On Jan. 14 and 15, three thefts from autos were reported in the areas of Little Quarry Road and Kent Square Road. In all three incidents, an unknown suspect(s) entered the vehicles by unknown means and removed…