July 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Shows Man Sought For Attempted Armed Carjacking in White Oak

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating an armed carjacking incident in White Oak on July 2. On July 12, MCPD released a sketch of a man of the man sought in connection with the incident. Police say the suspect is believed to be in his 30s and he’s described as “5’8′ to […]

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June 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Make Arrest in February Jewelry Store Robbery in Takoma Park

A 23-year-old Silver Spring man is being held without bail in connection with a Feb. 16 armed robbery of a Takoma Park jewelry store, online court records say. According to a Montgomery County police statement, two men entered the Silver Spring Jewelry store on Feb. 16 demanding jewelry and cash. The store is at 1137 […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Find Suspect in Gaithersburg Carjacking

Police have charged a suspect in an armed carjacking that took place on June 5 in Gaithersburg. Fingerprints taken at the scene of the crime in the 18700 block of North Frederick Avenue matched those of Dante Tyler-El of Centreville, police said. According to the investigation, the perpetrator approached the victim’s car and handcuffed her […]

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March 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Chase With Alleged Carjacker Ends In Crash

A 19-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a carjacking that occurred in North Potomac early Wednesday morning, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Police did not name the woman, from Alexandria, Virginia, because she was waiting to appear before a District Court Commissioner, according to the statement. The incident occurred about 12:03 […]

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January 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Arrested for Attempted Carjacking in Gaithersburg

Two young men — one 21, the other 14 — have been charged with an attempted carjacking that occurred Jan. 3 near South Frederick Avenue and West Deer Park Road in Gaithersburg, a Montgomery County police statement said. Jemmy Antonio Chica-Cornejo, 21, of South Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg is being held without bail, according to […]

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January 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Arrested for Armed Carjacking in Wheaton

An armed carjacking took place about 3:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve in 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton, and Montgomery County police said Wednesday that two people are in custody. Online court records say Eric Ebryma Jeng, 24, of the 12900 block of Winterthur Lane in Silver Spring, and Tabatha Samantha Frampton, 23, […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Shooting, Carjacking in Bel Pre

Montgomery County police say they are investigating a shooting, an armed robbery and carjacking that took place about 4 p.m. Thursday in Bel Pre. A police statement said multiple 911 calls reported a robbery at 14200 block of Pear Tree Lane. Officers found two victims on the side of the roadway of Pear Tree Lane; […]

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October 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Police Investigate Armed Carjacking in Potomac

Update, Sunday: Montgomery County police offered new details over the weekend on the alleged carjacking of an Uber driver on Friday. The driver told police that about 5 p.m. he responded to a request from the Uber app for a fare at Tildenwood Drive and Montrose Road. There, four men in their 20s entered the car, […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ultimate Deterrent to Car Theft: Manual Transmission

Police Release Surveillance Video to Help Nab Would-Be Thieves A stick shift prevented potential carjackers from taking a car from a Westfield Montgomery parking garage last week, police said. Now police are releasing surveillance video in hopes the would-be thieves can be identified. About 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, a man was returning to his […]

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August 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Footage from Silver Spring Ice Cream Shop Robbery

Montgomery County police have released the surveillance video from an armed robbery at a Silver Spring ice cream shop in hopes the public can help identify the culprit. The robbery occurred about 9:50 p.m. July 31 at Moorenko’s Ice Cream, at 8030 Georgia Ave., according to a police statement. Police said a man entered the […]

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