auto theft

October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Four People Charged in 30 Vehicle Thefts and 100 Thefts from Vehicles in the County

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) charged three people with committing vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles. A fourth person was charged with involvement in the thefts from vehicles.  Investigators think the four suspects stole about 30 vehicles and committed about 100 thefts from vehicles in the county.  Detectives charged Khristian Markeel Champ, 20, Alaunte […]

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August 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan a Hispano por Asaltar y Robar a un Anciano en el área de Aspen Hill

La policía necesita la ayuda del público para localizar a un hombre acusado de robo, asalto en primer grado y robo de vehículos. La Sección de Investigación del Distrito de Wheaton obtuvo una orden de arresto contra Raúl Martínez-Rodríguez, de 43 años, por agredir a un anciano de 79 años que vive en el área […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Assaulting and Robbing Elderly Man in Aspen Hill Area

Police need the public’s help locating a man sought for robbery, first-degree assault, and vehicle theft. The Wheaton District Investigative Section has obtained a warrant to arrest 43-year-old Raul Martinez-Rodriguez for assaulting a 79-year-old elderly man who lives in the Aspen Hill area. Police say the incident occurred on Monday, Aug. 12 at around 3 […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Automobile Theft in Fairland

Montgomery County Police Department’s Silver Spring District Patrol Investigations Unit is investigating two separate incidents involving thefts from vehicles and a stolen automobile that occurred in a Fairland neighborhood. On Friday, police released a surveillance photo of a man sought in connection of the thefts and they’re asking the public’s help identifying him. Detectives determined […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Oxon Hill Man for Shoplifting After Friday Police Chase

Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged an Oxon Hill man on Friday for assaulting officers, committing several thefts, fleeing the scene using a stolen vehicle, and ramming police vehicles. The incident occurred  Friday at around 1:27 p.m., police say. Wheaton district police officers were dispatched to a Kmart at 14014 Connecticut Ave. for reports […]

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March 8, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: Preventing Car Theft

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery, host Blanca Kling speaks with two guests that will give tips to help prevent car theft and an alert for those that might have been a victim of a violent robbery. On the first half of the show, Blanca speaks with Sgt. M. […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Temp Employee Steals Dump Truck After Learning of Termination

A temporary Rockville city employee stole a dump truck causing a low-speed pursuit, city police say. He was stopped at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive, drawing about 10 police cars. Earlier this morning the man was terminated from his temporary job with the City of Rockville. Upon exiting the […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Photo of Man Suspected of Vehicle Theft in Silver Spring

Police have released a surveillance photograph of a man suspected of stealing a 2009 Ford Escape on Dec. 6 in downtown Silver Spring. According to police, the owner of the silver Ford Escape left his vehicle unlocked, with the engine running, and ran a quick errand at a bank. More specifically, police say the vehicle […]

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April 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Police Report 3.8 Percent Uptick in Crime

Gaithersburg city police reported a 3.8 percent increase in crime for the first three months of the year compared with the first three months of 2016, according to the city’s crime summary. “Part I” crime increased by 7.5 percent, from 371 to 399. Part I offenses are homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle […]

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