Crime Solvers of Montgomery County

May 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Germantown Shooting Under Investigation

Montgomery County police are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:25 p.m. Thursday in Germantown. According to police, officers from the 5th District and Fire and Rescue responded to a home in the 12600 block of Grey Eagle Court for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. Police said first responders found […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Who Allegedly Stole Cigarettes From Two 7-Elevens

Police released surveillance images of a man sought in connection with thefts from two separate 7-Elevens in downtown Silver Spring. The two crimes occurred in late April, police say. Before 3 a.m. on April 25, Silver Spring district officers responded to reports of thefts that occurred at the 7-Eleven located at 8202 Georgia Avenue. Investigators […]

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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say Man Used Stolen Credit Cards from Bethesda Home Invasion

Police are continuing to investigate an incident involving a man they say pretended to be a rideshare driver who drove a woman home on March 30 then invaded her home in Bethesda and stole her credit cards. On Friday, detectives from the Major Crime Division released surveillance photos of a different man who police say […]

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April 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Shots Being Fired at Parked Vehicles in Fairland Neighborhood

Police are investigating an incident that involved parked vehicles being shot by gunfire in a Fairland area neighborhood. On April 19, police say that Silver Spring district officers responded to report that multiple gunshots were going off around the 12300 block of Featherwood Drive at 11:50 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene, police say […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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April 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Police Release Photographs of Man Suspected of Commercial Burglary in Olney

Police released photographs of a man involved in a burglary at the California Tortilla restaurant in Olney. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. According to police, the burglary occurred on March 4 at 12:30 a.m. at the California Tortilla located at 18101 Village Center Drive in Olney. Police say that […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Man Involved in Alleged Assault at Germantown Shoppers

Police have released photographs of a man who allegedly assaulted another person at the Shoppers Food Warehouse in Germantown. Montgomery County police said Germantown district officers responded to a call about 6:16 p.m. March 18 about a man assaulting a 21-year-old man in the grocery store. Police said investigators believe the assault was over a […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released in Connection with Guitar Center Theft in Silver Spring

Police released photographs of a woman wanted in connection for the theft of $1,000 worth of “musical instrument accessories.” According to police, the theft occurred on Thursday, March 7 at a Guitar Center located in the Ellsworth Place mall in Silver Spring. The woman who stole the items is believed to have “committed similar thefts […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Exposed Himself in Silver Spring Theater

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man that police say indecently exposed himself at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, March 8 at around 1:30 p.m. Investigators have determined that the man “inappropriately touched himself” in front of a […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Video Shows Man Breaking, Entering Olney Home

Police released home surveillance footage of a man breaking and entering into an Olney home on Chipping Court. The incident happened on March 15 at around 11:45 a.m., according to police. Police say that the residents of the home were out when the man entered “a rear door.” The man “stole property and fled” the […]

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