Police Blotter

From Gaithersburg and Montgomery County Police Reports

Lakelands Accident

A single-vehicle accident occurred on Main Street in Lakelands near the entrance to the Public Safety Headquarters building on Feb. 13. According to Montgomery County Police, the 78-year-old driver of the vehicle said she accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake going around the curve. The vehicle went off the road, broke through a wooden barrier, and came to rest after hitting a tree down the embankment. The driver was transported with non-life threatening injuries to the hospital. Her passenger, also female, was not transported. Both are from Oakmont, Penn.

Strong Arm Robbery

On Feb. 3 at 1:16 p.m., a strong arm robbery was reported at Lakeforest Mall. The victim was in her vehicle when an unknown male entered the vehicle on the passenger side and demanded the car. The victim exited the vehicle and the suspect drove the car away in an unknown direction. Police have arrested a suspect in this case.