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Trone calls opioid flow from Mexico ‘remarkably worse’ than expected

Plus: Men broke into Gaithersburg church, stole bronzed crucifix, police say; Shots fired during bank robbery in Wheaton, police say

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Trone calls opioid flow from Mexico ‘remarkably worse’ than expected

U. S. Rep. David Trone (D-Potomac) spent four days in Mexico City and El Paso, Texas, last week to see what the United States can do to stop the flow of synthetic opioids.

Trone led members of the Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking, which he co-chairs, on the trip. [Montgomery Community Media]

Men broke into Gaithersburg church, stole bronzed crucifix, police say

Two men broke into a Gaithersburg church and stole a bronze crucifix Wednesday, according to police.

Detectives said surveillance photos show two people forcing their way into St. Martin of Tours. [Fox 5]

Shots fired during bank robbery in Wheaton, police say

Authorities say someone fired shots during a bank robbery in Montgomery County.

The incident happened Friday in the 2600 block of University Boulevard West in Wheaton. [Fox 5]

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