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Concern for Gaithersburg Man

Eric TaibDetectives from the 6th District are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg man.
Eric Stephen Taib, 41 years old, was last seen at his residence on Centerway Road in Gaithersburg.  Prior to leaving the house, he had an argument with family members and threatened to harm himself.
Eric Taib is described as a white male who is 6′ 1″ tall, and weighing 210 pounds.  At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a black shirt and camouflage shorts.  Detectives believe he may be in the Arlington, Virginia area.
Police and family are concerned for his emotional well-being and physical welfare.  Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Eric Taib is urged to immediately contact the police.  Callers may remain anonymous.

Montgomery County Public Safety Blood and Food Drive

Join us for the Montgomery County Public Safety Blood and Food  Drive to be held on Wednesday, July 2.

“Dough Raiser” Event to be Held on August 27

logo-special-olympics-1Cici’s Pizza and Montgomery County law enforcement agencies (including MCP and Rockville City Police) are teaming up to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD).

The Rockville location (12111 Rockville Pike) of CiCi’s will be holding a “Dough Raiser” event on Tuesday, August 27.

Officers from Montgomery County Police and Rockville City Police will be at the restaurant and will be helping to sell icons stating that the purchaser supports SOMD.  Purchasers of the icons will then help “cover the cruiser” by placing the icons on police cruisers.

Additionally, Cici’s will donate a percentage of its proceeds for the day to SOMD.

Please come out and help support local law enforcement, Cici’s restaurant, and SOMD!!

Results of Montgomery County Regional Gun Turn-In Event

The organizers of the Montgomery County Regional Gun Turn-In event, held in cooperation with the Maryland Attorney General’s First Annual Statewide Gun Turn-In Day, are pleased to announce the results of today’s effort.

The event was held between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at three locations in the County:  the Public Safety Headquarters located at 100 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg, the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg and at the East County Regional Services Center/ MCPD Satellite Facility at 3300 Briggs Chaney Road in Silver Spring.

The preliminary numbers for the event are:

Total: 111 guns

69 handguns
27 rifles
15 shotguns
In addition 1 grenade, 11 BB guns, 1 sword, and approximately 10,000 rounds of ammunition were turned in.

Organizers of the event will be making a donation for each gun turned in to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s  R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

The Gun Turn-In event was co-sponsored by the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Montgomery County Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the Gaithersburg Police Department, the Rockville City Police Department, the University of Maryland Shock Trauma, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission and the Victim’s Rights Foundation.

Media Advisory: MCP Fallen Officers Memorial Service

  • What:  MCP Fallen Officers Memorial Service
  • When:  Wednesday, May 8, 11:00 a.m.
  • Where:  Public Safety Training Academy, 9710 Great Seneca Highway, Rockville

The Montgomery County Police Department will hold a Memorial Service to pay tribute to and honor our fallen heroes.