What was the top story for Gaithersburg in 2012? We're counting down the year's top 30 stories on Gaithersburg Patch as 2012 comes to a close. Interested in more top stories? Check out the top 24 stories from across all Maryland Patch sites in 2012 on Gaithersburg Patch.
No. 30-26 in the Gaithersburg Top 30 countdown were revealed Wednesday and No. 25-21 on Thursday.
20. UPDATE: Shooting Victim Collapses in Front of CVS (Sept. 27, 2012) -- A man who was shot multiple times in Montgomery Village walked to the Montgomery Village Center, where he collapsed at the doorstep of the CVS Pharmacy.
19. Missing Man Found Dead in Trunk Near Shady Grove Metro (Dec. 4, 2012) -- Maryland State Police are investigating the apparent murder of a missing Frederick County man whose body was found Monday in the trunk of his car parked in a Montgomery County lot.
18. Gaithersburg Man Charged With Multiple Sex Offenses (May 7, 2012) -- Aaron William Murray Lamere, of the 25400 block of Jarl Drive, was arrested for several sex-related offenses.
17. Police Respond to Possible Burglary (May 20, 2012) -- Montgomery County Police searched the Lowe's in Kentlands on the report of a burglary.
16. Report: Lakeforest Mall Sold For Nearly $100M (Sept. 4, 2012) -- Five Mile Capital Partners, an asset management firm based in Stamford, Conn., acquires mall for nearly $100 million.
Check back with Gaithersburg Patch on Saturday for No. 15-11.