Montgomery County crime report

Montgomery County

These were among incidents recorded by the Montgomery County Police Department. For information, call 240-773-5030.

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DISTRICT 1
ROCKVILLE STATION
240-773-6070

ROBBERIES

Gallant Fox Lane, 14600 block, 8:45 p.m. Nov. 19. Two men wearing ski masks threatened a person and demanded property, then fled empty-handed.

Gum Spring Dr., 13600 block, 7:54 p.m. Nov. 19. Two masked men threatened a person with a weapon and took property.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Amberlea Farm Dr., 11300 block, Nov. 16. A break-in occurred at a residence. An acquaintance of an occupant is suspected.

Blue Ash Way, 14100 block, 7 p.m. Nov. 14. A residence was entered by force.

Greenbriar Preserve Lane, 11200 block, Nov. 12 to 17. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Halpine Rd., 3900 block, 9 a.m. to 6:11 p.m. Nov. 16. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Marcia Lane, 600 block, 11:22 a.m. to noon Nov. 15. A residence was entered by force.

Randolph Rd., 5400 block, 9:15 a.m. Nov. 19. Property was stolen from two businesses entered by force. A 25-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested.

Yellowstone Way, 7700 block, 2 to 3:45 p.m. Nov. 16. Property was stolen from three residences, two of which had been left unlocked. A 14-year-old Silver Spring male and a 14-year-old Germantown male were arrested.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Brushwood Way, 10 p.m. Nov. 18 to 8 a.m. Nov. 19. A vehicle was stolen using a key that had been left inside it.

Frederick Rd., 15900 block, 6:45 p.m. Nov. 15 to 7:30 a.m. Nov. 16. Two vehicles were stolen from an auto dealership.

Glen Rd., 11700 block, 11 p.m. Nov. 12 to 8 a.m. Nov. 13. A vehicle was stolen using a key that had been left inside it.

DISTRICT 2
BETHESDA STATION
301-652-9200

ASSAULTS

Woodmont and Rugby avenues, 11:30 p.m. Nov. 18. A man armed with a weapon threatened a person.

ROBBERIES

Montrose Rd., 10500 block, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18. A man threatened and robbed a person.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Curtis Ct., 3700 block, Nov. 17 to 18. Property was stolen from outside a residence.

Democracy Blvd., 6700 block, Nov. 16. Break-ins occurred at two offices.

Friendship Blvd. and Western Ave., Nov. 18. Clothes were stolen from a vehicle entered by force.

Nevis Rd., 7200 block, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15. A residence was entered by force.

Old Georgetown Rd., 7500 block, 4:20 p.m. Nov. 14. Property was stolen from a shopper at a grocery store.

The Hills Plaza and S. Park Ave., Nov. 19. Clothing was stolen from a vehicle entered by force.

Valerian Lane, 5900 block, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force. Police have linked the burglary to an attempted break-in at a residence in the 11000 block of Cedarwood Drive that same day at 12:15 p.m. Nothing was reported missing in that incident.

Walhonding Rd., 6400 block, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Property was stolen from a residence.

16th St., 8500 block, Nov. 16 to 17. A Global Positioning System unit was among property stolen from four vehicles entered by force in a lot at a residence.

DISTRICT 3
SILVER SPRING STATION
301-565-7740

ROBBERIES

Broadbirch Dr. and Bournefield Way, 9:46 p.m. Nov. 14. A group of four males and a female threatened and robbed a person.

Manchester Pl., unit block, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 20. A man threatened and robbed a pedestrian. At 9:25 p.m., a man demanded property from a pedestrian a short distance away. A 20-year-old Silver Spring man linked to both incidents was arrested.

Piney Branch Rd., 8600 block, 8 p.m. Nov. 18. A group of five males, one of whom was armed with a weapon, robbed a pedestrian of property.

Valleybrook and Greenhill drives, 6:14 p.m. Nov. 15. A robbery occurred. Two Silver Spring males, ages 17 and 19, were arrested.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Arbor Hill Dr., 9800 block, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 15. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Dunes Way, 3900 block, noon to 2:28 p.m. Nov. 14. Property was stolen from a residence.

Garland Ave., 8400 block, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 15. An attempt was made to enter a residence by force.

Lauer Terr., unit block, 5:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Light Dr. E., 9600 block, 11 p.m. Nov. 16 to 7:30 a.m. Nov. 17. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Lima Dr., 12400 block, 9:53 p.m. Nov. 16. Property was stolen from a residence.

Mansfield Rd., 600 block, 7 p.m. Nov. 16 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17. A residence was entered by force.

Mansion Dr. S., 1000 block, 12:01 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15. Property was stolen from a residence.

Melbourne Ave. E., 200 block, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Property was stolen from one of two residences entered by force.

Mintwood St., 9200 block, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20. An attempt was made to enter a residence by force.

Old Columbia Pike, 11700 block, Nov. 13 to 15. Property was stolen from five residences, two of which were entered by force.

Old Columbia Pike, 15500 block, 2:42 a.m. Nov. 13 and 2 to 3 a.m. Nov. 14. A restaurant was broken into on two separate occasions. An investigation was continuing.

Palmer House Way, 13900 block, noon to 7:50 p.m. Nov. 15. A residence was entered by force.

Piney Branch Rd., 9000 block, 7:50 p.m. Nov. 13. An attempt was made to enter a residence by force.

Scarlet Sage Ct., unit block, 11:10 a.m. Nov. 14. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Stepping Stone Lane, 3700 block, 4:55 a.m. Nov. 12. A break-in occurred at a residence.

DISTRICT 4
WHEATON STATION
240-773-5500

ASSAULTS

Georgia Ave., 11100 block, 10:30 p.m. Nov. 14. A 22-year-old Silver Spring man was arrested for threatening a person near a municipal bus facility.

Georgia Ave., 11200 block, 12:45 a.m. Nov. 19. Two men attacked several people, then ran away.

ROBBERIES

Georgia Ave., 13500 block, 10:50 p.m. Nov. 13. Two men wearing masks threatened a person in the rear of a church, then fled with property.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Cavendish Dr., 1300 block, 11:40 p.m. Nov. 17. A break-in occurred at a residence. An acquaintance of an occupant is suspected.

Collingwood Dr., 13100 block, 1 p.m. Nov. 16 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Gail St., 11600 block, 9:15 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Property was stolen from a residence.

Manorfield Rd., 5400 block, 7:50 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Oak Dr., 3000 block, 12:34 to 1:45 p.m. Nov. 18. Property was stolen from a business.

Old Baltimore Rd., 17100 block, 8 to 11:15 a.m. Nov. 15. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Pendleton Dr., 3300 block, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Nov. 16. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Sapling Ridge Lane, 2400 block, 5:30 to 7:58 p.m. Nov. 17. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Swingingdale Dr., 1200 block, 4 p.m. Nov. 17. A break-in occurred at an elementary school.

DISTRICT 5
GERMANTOWN STATION
240-773-6200

ROBBERIES

Autumn Harvest Cir., 20400 block, 7:20 p.m. Nov. 14. Two males threatened a person with a weapon, then fled with property.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Appledowre Cir., Frederick Rd. and Peridot Lane, Nov. 15 to 18. GPS units, iPods and a cellphone charger were among property stolen from three unlocked vehicles.

Benton Park, Catawba Hill, Cypress Spring and Sycamore Farm areas, Nov. 16 to 18. Credit cards and iPods were among property stolen from four unlocked vehicles.

Burdette Forest Lane, 23800 block, noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 4. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Churchill Ridge Cir., 11000 block, 2 to 9 p.m. Nov. 14. A residence was entered by force.

Galway Bay Cir., 19600 block, Nov. 16 to 19. A residence was entered by force.

Prairie Knoll Ct., 13000 block, 10 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. Nov. 12. Property was stolen from a residence.

Teakwood Cir., 19700 block, 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 19. Property was stolen from two residences entered by force.

Turtle Rock Terr., 23000 block, 6:35 a.m. Nov. 16 to 8 a.m. Nov. 17. A French horn was stolen from a vehicle.

DISTRICT 6
GAITHERSBURG STATION
240-773-5700

ASSAULTS

Club Lake Dr., Nov. 14. Two acquaintances fought each other.

ROBBERIES

Goshen Rd., 20000 block, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Two males threatened a person, then fled with property.

King James Way, 17000 block, 8:40 p.m. Nov. 18. A group of five males threatened and robbed a person.

Lost Knife Cir., 18300 block, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15. A group of five males threatened and robbed a person.

Walkers Choice Rd., 18600 block, 9:50 to 10:25 a.m. Nov. 15. An armed robbery occurred in a parking lot. An investigation was continuing.

Watkins Mill and Clubhouse roads, 8 p.m. Nov. 14. A group of three males threatened and robbed a person.

WEAPONS OFFENSES

Washington Grove Lane, 17800 block, noon Nov. 18. A 38-year-old Gaithersburg man was arrested for illegal possession of a weapon.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Fontana Lane, 18500 block, 4:30 to 11:20 p.m. Nov. 17. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Mills Choice Rd., 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Windbrooke Lane, 900 block, 10 a.m. Nov. 17. A break-in occurred at a residence.

Rockville

These were among incidents reported by the Rockville Police Department. For information, call 240-314-8922.

ROBBERIES

Lemay Rd., 6000 block, 7:15 p.m. Nov. 21. Two males followed a pedestrian as she crossed a street to avoid them, then grabbed her from behind and fled with her purse.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Allison Dr., 1100 block, 3:45 to 6:29 p.m. Nov. 22. Two purses, two wallets and a set of keys were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Allison Dr., 1200 block, 8:50 to 9:04 p.m. Nov. 24. An attempt was made to break into an occupied residence. After a knock on the door went unanswered, two intruders were confronted as they tried to force a bedroom window. They fled empty-handed to a vehicle driven by an accomplice.

Alsace Lane, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19. Cash, jewelry and a jewelry box were stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass near a back door.

Atlantic Ave., 13000 block, 6:34 p.m. Nov. 22. A 35-year-old man was charged with fourth-degree burglary and resisting arrest.

Edmonston Dr. W., 100 block, 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 19. A man wearing a surgeon’s mask entered an office and said that he was there to perform a maintenance task. He asked an employee to provide him with paper towels, and when she returned to the reception area, the man was gone, and she discovered that a cash box was missing.

Elmcroft Blvd., 500 block, noon Nov. 15 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20. Cash was stolen from an apartment.

Frederick Rd., 15100 block, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 23. A 35-year-old man was arrested on theft charges.

Hungerford Dr., 900 block, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 to 8:50 a.m. Nov. 19. An HVAC unit was stolen from outside of a building.

Ivy League Lane, 800 block, 2:50 to 10:31 a.m. Nov. 22. Three lawn chairs and a lawn table were stolen from a yard at a residence.

Lewis Ave., 900 block, 6 p.m. Nov. 4 to 5:15 p.m. Nov. 19. Eight radiators, copper wire and pipes were stolen from a shed.

Linthicum St., 400 block, 12:25 p.m. Nov. 19. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking glass in a side door. A male was seen fleeing the area empty-handed.

Rockville Pike, 700 block, 12:01 a.m. Sept. 4 to 10:02 a.m. Nov. 21. A motorized scaffold was stolen from a business.

Veirs Mill Rd., 1900 block, 3:30 a.m. Nov. 23. Two men, ages 37 and 41, were arrested on theft charges.

First St., 100 block, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19. An apartment was entered by forcing a patio door.

First St., 100 block, 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Nov. 19. A laptop computer and jewelry were stolen from an apartment entered by forcing a back door.

Takoma Park

These were among incidents recorded by the Takoma Park Police Department. For information, call 301-891-7102.

ASSAULTS

Flower Ave., 8600 block, 11:23 p.m. Nov. 23. Responding to a report of disorderly conduct at a business, police arrested a 31-year-old man on assault charges, including assault on a police officer.

Carroll Ave., 7600 block, 4:04 a.m. Nov. 24. During an argument, a male and a female attacked a hospital staff member.

Hudson and Flower avenues, 7:01 a.m. Nov. 27. During an argument, a female attacked a female. A 16-year-old was arrested.

ROBBERIES

New Hampshire Ave.,6400 block, 9:36 p.m. Nov. 20. A man pressed an object against the back of a man walking in a parking lot at the business where he worked, then fled with property.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Birch Ave., 7400 block, 7:16 p.m. Nov. 26. Property was stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked rear window.

Hilltop Rd., 200 block, 9:05 a.m. Nov. 28. Property was stolen from two unlocked vehicles.

Lee Ave., unit block, 9:39 p.m. Nov. 20. A license plate was stolen from a vehicle.

Linden Ave., 1100 block, 3:06 a.m. Nov. 24. A man was seen breaking into vehicles. A 33-year-old man was arrested on theft charges.

Myrtle Ave., 1200 block, 10:26 a.m. Nov. 19. Property was stolen from an apartment.

New Hampshire Ave., 6800 block, 3:26 p.m. Nov. 18. Property was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Piney Branch Rd., 7500 block, 10:33 p.m. Nov. 26. A license plate was stolen from a vehicle.

Ritchie Ave., 100 block, 7:20 a.m. Nov. 28. Property was stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window.

Takoma Ave., 7600 block, 4:07 p.m. Nov. 20. A man took property from a purse that had been left on a counter.

University Blvd., 1300 block, 11:57 a.m. Nov. 18. A man concealed merchandise at a drug store. A 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene on shoplifting charges.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Carroll Ave., 7100 block, 10:46 p.m. Nov. 17. A black 1995 Acura Integra that had been parked on the street was stolen.

Houston Ave., 600 block, 9:40 a.m. Nov. 28. A silver 2002 Dodge Stratus was stolen from a parking lot. The vehicle was recovered that same day in Potomac.

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

 
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