Montgomery County crime report

January 1, 2014
Montgomery County

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

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DISTRICT 1ROCKVILLE STATIONTELEPHONE: 240-773-6070
ASSAULTS

Whites Ferry Rd., 21900 block, 7:31 p.m. Dec. 4. A person assaulted an acquaintance.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Buena Vista, Indianola Dr. and Monona Dr., Dec. 2 to 10. Papers, wallets and cash were stolen from four unlocked vehicles.

Darnestown Rd., 12000 block, Dec. 5 to 6. Property was stolen from a garden center entered by force.

Frederick Rd., 15700 block, 11:38 p.m. Dec. 10. Property was stolen from a gas station entered by force.

Frederick Rd., 16200 block, 11 p.m. Dec. 10. Property was stolen from a doughnut shop entered by force.

Frederick Rd., 16200 block, 11:32 p.m. Dec. 10. Property was stolen from a gas station entered by force.

Gude Dr. E., 1000 block, 2 p.m. Dec. 6 to 6 a.m. Dec. 7. Property was stolen from a business. There was no sign of forced entry.

Jefferson St. E., 1700 block, 12:53 a.m. Dec. 8. Property was stolen from a fast-food restaurant entered by force.

Rockville Pike, 800 block, 12:02 a.m. Dec. 11. An attempt was made to enter a residence by force.

DISTRICT 2BETHESDA STATIONTELEPHONE: 301-652-9200
ASSAULTS

Alloway Dr., 10700 block, 11 p.m. Dec. 8. A person assaulted an acquaintance.

ROBBERIES

Old Georgetown Rd., 10200 block, 9:50 a.m. Dec. 4. A bank robbery occurred. A 47-year-old Rockville man was arrested.

Scotland Dr., 7800 block, 4 p.m. Dec. 8. Two males assaulted a male pedestrian and robbed him of property at knifepoint.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Baltan Rd., Duvall Dr., Fort Sumner Dr., Marilyn Dr., Nahant St., Namakagan Rd., Randall Lane, Ridgefield Rd., Scarsdale Rd., Searl Terr., Dec. 2 to 10. Property outside 15 homes was stolen.

Cedar Lane, 5400 block, 8 to 8:40 p.m. Dec. 2. A pharmacy was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

Connecticut Ave., 10900 block, Dec. 3 to 4. Property was stolen from a pediatric center entered by force.

Connecticut Ave., 10600 block, Dec. 9 to 10. Parts were stolen from eight vehicles.

Democracy Blvd., 7100 block, Dec. 7. Property was stolen from a construction site.

Helmsdale Rd., 7400 block, Dec. 8 to 9. Property was stolen from a garage and a vehicle at a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Helmsdale Rd., 7400 block, Dec. 8 to 9. An iPod and cash were stolen from several unlocked vehicles.

Montgomery Ave., 10400 block, 1 p.m. Dec. 7. A male with a weapon threatened and robbed someone at a bank.

University Blvd. W., 3700 block, 3 to 4 a.m. Dec. 5. A male entered a pharmacy by force, took property and fled.

DISTRICT 3SILVER SPRING STATIONTELEPHONE: 301-565-7740
SEXUAL ASSAULTS

Georgia Ave. just south of Sligo Ave., 2 p.m. Nov. 5. A man inappropriately touched a person.

ROBBERIES

Avenel Rd. and Northampton Dr., 3:30 a.m. Dec. 9. Four males wearing black trench coats forcibly took property from someone and fled.

McKnew Rd., 15100 block, 5:10 a.m. Dec. 8. Two masked males with a weapon robbed someone of property.

University Blvd. E., 600 block, 11:20 p.m. Dec. 5. A man with a weapon attempted to rob a person of property in a grocery store parking lot.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Beacon Rd., 500 block, 8:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. Dec. 6. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Castle Blvd., 14100 block, 4:15 p.m. Dec. 2. Cellphones were stolen from a vehicle entered by force.

Colony Rd., 100 block, 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. Dec. 6. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Fenton St., 8100 block, 7:45 to 8 a.m. Dec. 6. An insurance business was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

Prelude and Oakleaf drives, Dec. 4 to 5. GPS devices were stolen from four vehicles. Two of them were entered by force.

Shaw Ave., 100 block, 11 p.m. Dec. 6 to 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Property outside a residence was stolen.

DISTRICT 4WHEATON STATIONTELEPHONE: 240-773-5500
ASSAULTS

Georgia Ave., 11200 block, 2:57 p.m. Dec. 5. An assault occurred at a restaurant. A 53-year-old Takoma Park man was arrested.

ROBBERIES

Hewitt Ave., 3200 block, 7:20 p.m. Dec. 5. A male forcibly took property from someone and fled.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Dumfries Cir., 17900 block, 6:20 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 2. A break-in occurred at a residence. There was no sign of forced entry, and nothing was reported missing.

Ferrara Dr., 4000 block, 1:53 a.m. Dec. 7. A residence was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing. A 34-year-old Rockville man was arrested.

Jennifer Ct., 4500 block, 8:20 to 11:45 a.m. Dec. 3. A break-in occurred at a residence.

Keating St., 13300 block, 11 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Dec. 4. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Weisman Rd., 3000 block, 3:38 to 8:20 p.m. Dec. 6. Property was stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Whitegate Rd., 14900 block, 7:05 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Dec. 3. An attempt was made to enter a residence by force.

DISTRICT 5GERMANTOWN STATIONTELEPHONE: 301-840-2650
ASSAULTS

Great Park Cir., 12500 block, Dec. 7. A person assaulted an acquaintance.

Winding Creek Pl., 18700 block, 2:30 a.m. Dec. 6. An assault occurred.

ROBBERIES

Frederick Rd., 19500 block, 8:45 a.m. Dec. 10. A masked man robbed a bank.

Wisteria Dr., 13200 block, 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Two males with weapons robbed several people of property at a beer and wine store.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Fair Garden Lane, 22100 block, 5 to 11 p.m. Dec. 7. A residence was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

Highstream Dr., 19000 block, 11:20 p.m. Dec. 5. A man attempted to enter a residence. A man, 44, was arrested.

Laurel Grove Pl., Partridge Wood Dr., Quail Woods Dr. and Wood Dr., Dec. 2 to 3. GPS devices, cellphones and cash were stolen from four unlocked vehicles.

Little Fox Lane, 11100 block, midnight Dec. 7. A break-in occurred at a residence. There was no sign of forced entry, and nothing was reported missing.

DISTRICT 6GAITHERSBURG STATIONTELEPHONE: 240-773-5700
ASSAULTS

Diamond Ave. E., 2:15 a.m. Dec. 7. Three men with a weapon threatened several people in a restaurant parking lot.

ROBBERIES

Walkers Choice Rd., 18700 block, 6:07 p.m. Dec. 7. Two males used a weapon to rob a person of property at a market.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Christopher Ave., 400 block, 1 p.m. Dec. 4 to 9:30 a.m. Dec. 6. Property was stolen from two tool sheds entered by force at an apartment complex.

Frederick Ave. N., 200 block, 5:10 p.m. Dec. 7 to 7:10 a.m. Dec. 9. Property was stolen from a business entered by force.

Grand Corner Ave., unit block, and Fields Rd., 10000 block, 10:50 p.m. Dec. 10. Property was stolen from three businesses entered by force.

Greenside Terr., 19700 block, 9:56 p.m. Dec. 5. An attempt was made to enter a residence by force.

Meadow Green Way, 8400 block, 9 a.m. Dec. 4 to 1 p.m. Dec. 9. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Mineral Springs Dr., 7700 block, 5 to 11:47 p.m. Dec. 9. Property was stolen from a residence entered by force.

Misty Ct., 7800 block, 4 a.m. Dec. 7. A residence was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

Snouffer School Rd., 8000 block, 5:31 a.m. Dec. 9. A break-in occurred at a business.

Rockville

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

ROBBERIES

Lemay Rd. and Ridgeway Ave., Stanley Ave. and Matthews Dr., and Lemay Rd. and Holland Dr., Dec. 13. A 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were arrested and charged with three counts of robbery and assault, multiple counts of theft and illegal use of credit cards in connection with three incidents that occurred at the above locations Dec. 5 to 13.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Basildon Cir., unit block, Dec. 9 to 11. A safe was stolen from a vacant residence entered through an unlocked rear door.

Clemson Ct., unit block, 12:30 to 5 a.m. Dec. 13. A residence was entered by forcing a side door. Nothing was reported missing.

Columbia Ave., 1500 block, 3 p.m. Dec. 12 to 3:40 p.m. Dec. 13. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a side door.

Congressional Lane, 100 block, 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 11. A wallet was stolen from a purse in an unlocked office.

Elmcroft Blvd., 1000 block, 5:30 to 5:40 p.m. Dec. 14. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Frederick Rd., 15100 block, 11:45 p.m. Dec. 10. A male entered a business by force, took several packs of cigarettes and fled.

Goldsborough Dr., 600 block, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Two laptop computers and a coin collection were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a side door.

Grandin Ave., 500 block, 8 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Dec. 11. Cash, baseball cards and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a side door.

Grandin Ave., 700 block, noon Dec. 1 to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15. A vacant residence was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

Horners Lane N., 400 block, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 12. A cast-iron sink was stolen from a yard.

Lemay Rd., 5900 block, 11 p.m. Dec. 8 to 9 a.m. Dec. 9. A wheel and a tire were stolen from a vehicle.

Richard Montgomery Dr., 200 block, 1:30 to 2:10 p.m. Dec. 13. A cellphone was stolen from a desk at a school.

Rockville Pike, 1100 block, 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. Dec. 14. A wallet was stolen from a purse after a woman had accidentally left the purse at a business.

Rockville Pike, 1600 block, 5:42 p.m. Dec. 13. A male and a female entered a business, took two bottles of perfume from a shelf and left.

Templeton Pl., 1400 block, 4:45 to 10 p.m. Dec. 13. Cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a rear door.

Twinbrook Pkwy., 12400 block, 5 to 5:20 p.m. Dec. 11. A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with theft, obstruction of a police investigation, disorderly conduct and making a false statement to a police officer.

Takoma Park

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

ASSAULTS

Houston Ave., 600 block, 2:25 a.m. Dec. 18. A 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the assault of a female during an argument.

Merrimac Dr., 900 block, 2:41 a.m. Dec. 14. A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with the assault of a male and a female during an altercation. The injured female was taken to a hospital. The male reportedly received minor injuries.

ROBBERIES

University Blvd., 1000 block, 7:45 p.m. Dec. 14. Two males entered a business and demanded money from a male employee at gunpoint. The clerk told the robbers that an alarm had been activated, and the robbers fled empty-handed.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Circle Ave., 400 block, 8 a.m. Dec. 16. Property was stolen from two unlocked vehicles.

Elson Pl., 1300 block, 7:59 a.m. Dec. 13. Property was stolen from a vehicle entered by force.

Fenton St., 7600 block, 2 p.m. Dec. 14. Property was stolen from a vehicle entered by force.

Lincoln Ave., 400 block, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Two flowerpots were stolen from a yard.

Maple Ave., 7500 block, 6:28 p.m. Dec. 18. The front license plate was stolen from a vehicle.

New Hampshire Ave., 6300 block, 9:45 a.m. Dec. 13 to 9:45 a.m. Dec. 13 . Two males at a gas station opened an unlocked car door while the vehicle owner was pumping gas and took her purse. They fled in another vehicle.

New Hampshire Ave., 6400 block, 5:40 p.m. Dec. 16. A female was pumping gas when someone opened her unlocked vehicle door and grabbed her purse. The thief fled in another vehicle.

Prince Georges Ave., 6900 block, 6:14 p.m. Dec. 16. Property was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Sycamore Ave., 7100 block, 1 p.m. Dec. 13. Property was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Auburn Ave., 700 block, 7:33 p.m. Dec. 16. A blue 2013 Hyundai Elantra was stolen.

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

Rockville

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

ROBBERIES

Lemay Rd. and Ridgeway Ave., Stanley Ave. and Matthews Dr., and Lemay Rd. and Holland Dr., Dec. 13. A 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were arrested and charged with three counts of robbery and assault, multiple counts of theft and illegal use of credit cards in connection with three incidents that occurred at the above locations Dec. 5 to 13.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Basildon Cir., unit block, Dec. 9 to 11. A safe was stolen from a vacant residence entered through an unlocked rear door.

Clemson Ct., unit block, 12:30 to 5 a.m. Dec. 13. A residence was entered by forcing a side door. Nothing was reported missing.

Columbia Ave., 1500 block, 3 p.m. Dec. 12 to 3:40 p.m. Dec. 13. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a side door.

Congressional Lane, 100 block, 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 11. A wallet was stolen from a purse in an unlocked office.

Elmcroft Blvd., 1000 block, 5:30 to 5:40 p.m. Dec. 14. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Frederick Rd., 15100 block, 11:45 p.m. Dec. 10. A male entered a business by force, took several packs of cigarettes and fled.

Goldsborough Dr., 600 block, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Two laptop computers and a coin collection were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a side door.

Grandin Ave., 500 block, 8 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Dec. 11. Cash, baseball cards and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a side door.

Grandin Ave., 700 block, noon Dec. 1 to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15. A vacant residence was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

Horners Lane N., 400 block, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 12. A cast-iron sink was stolen from a yard.

Lemay Rd., 5900 block, 11 p.m. Dec. 8 to 9 a.m. Dec. 9. A wheel and a tire were stolen from a vehicle.

Richard Montgomery Dr., 200 block, 1:30 to 2:10 p.m. Dec. 13. A cellphone was stolen from a desk at a school.

Rockville Pike, 1100 block, 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. Dec. 14. A wallet was stolen from a purse after a woman had accidentally left the purse at a business.

Rockville Pike, 1600 block, 5:42 p.m. Dec. 13. A male and a female entered a business, took two bottles of perfume from a shelf and left.

Templeton Pl., 1400 block, 4:45 to 10 p.m. Dec. 13. Cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a rear door.

Twinbrook Pkwy., 12400 block, 5 to 5:20 p.m. Dec. 11. A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with theft, obstruction of a police investigation, disorderly conduct and making a false statement to a police officer.

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