Crime Solvers

February 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

Update: Three Local Business Owners Robbed; Police Believe Victims Were Followed Home

Update (Feb. 22): Montgomery County Police are investigating three separate robberies of local business owners. Last week, authorities released details of two robberies that involved other business owners. Police are now investigating the possibility that the same suspects also committed a third robbery on Thursday night. Detectives believe that the suspects followed the victims from […]

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January 20, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Need Help Identifying Man Connected to Germantown Restaurant Burglary

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate the Jan. 5 burglary of a restaurant in Germantown. An investigation by authorities revealed that a male suspect entered Mi Rancho restaurant located on the 19700 block of Germantown Road and held a conversation with employees around 12:40 p.m. According to an MCPD press release, the suspect then left, […]

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December 4, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Video Shows Suspect in Attempted Armed Robbery of Silver Spring Food Truck

Newly released surveillance video shows a male suspect whom investigators believe attempted an armed robbery in downtown Silver Spring on Oct. 12. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division say the male suspect approached the Silver Hot Dog food truck on Wayne Avenue, just outside the Silver Spring Metro Station. The suspect threated an employee with […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Verizon Employee Assaulted During Attempted Armed Robbery, Police Say

An attempted armed robbery is under investigation after two suspects entered a Verizon store and assaulted an employee, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). The incident occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 17 just before 2:30 p.m. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division say two suspects attempted to gain access to the back room of […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Investigators Search For Suspect In Possible Bias-Based Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police Fourth District Investigative Section are investigating what they believe to be a bias-based armed robbery. Investigators say they responded to a gym at the 11000 block of Veirs Mill Road, where the victim stated that the suspect approached him while in the locker room. “The suspect made […]

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October 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

MCPD Investigates Home Invasion Robbery in Fairland

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred on Sept. 30, according to a press release. At approximately 11:20 p.m., MCPD officers responded to a report of a home invasion on Turbridge Drive. Investigators determined that two masked suspects entered the home by cutting the window screen in the […]

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October 16, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Silver Spring; Suspects Took Victim’s Car Keys and Vehicle

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department continue to investigate an armed robbery in downtown Silver Spring that happened in August. They say three male suspects stole a man’s car keys and took his vehicle. On August 27, shortly before 10:00 p.m., officers responded to an armed robbery on the 8800 block of Colesville Road. […]

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October 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigating Burglary of Doctor’s Office in Germantown

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a burglary at a doctor’s office in Germantown. Police say it happened on September 19 at the Greater Washington Advanced Podiatry office located on the 19000 block of Doctors Drive. The next day, an employee who was opening the office discovered the burglary’s aftermath and called […]

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September 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Two Senior Citizens Robbed; Police Searching for Three Suspects

Montgomery County Police are searching for three suspects after a 70-year-old male and a 65-year-old female were robbed outside a home in Fairland on Friday. Investigators believe that the victims were specifically targeted. On August 28, shortly after 6:00 a.m., officers responded to the report of a robbery at Alpenhorn Way. The detectives’ investigation determined that […]

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August 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Robbery and Assault in Downtown Silver Spring

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department continue to investigate the June 8 robbery of a 64-year-old male in downtown Silver Spring. Police believe two male suspects are responsible. On June 8, shortly after 6:00 p.m., a police officer was flagged down by the victim who reported that he was assaulted and robbed. According to […]

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