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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe Same Man Attempted Vehicle Theft, Residential Burglary in Olney

Montgomery County police from the Wheaton District believe the same man attempted vehicle theft and a residential burglary in two separate incidents in Olney. Police released two surveillance videos: one video shows a man attempting theft from a vehicle in Olney on Aug. 12; the other shows a man attempting a residential burglary in Olney […]

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August 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Gaithersburg ‘Distraction Theft’ After 6 Women Steal $24,000 in Cell Phones

Montgomery County police’s Gaithersburg District Investigative Section seeks information about six women suspected of committing a “distraction theft” at a Gaithersburg Verizon store. Police believe one of the women pretended to be pregnant to steal 29 cell phones worth around $24,000, as the other five women distracted store employees. Police say the incident happened July […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Help Identifying Three Who Robbed Silver Spring Beer and Wine Store

Montgomery County Police Department released video footage showing three people robbing Spring Beer & Wine store in Silver Spring. The incident occurred Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10:40 p.m., police say. Officers in the Silver Spring District responded to calls about the robbery that occurred at the beer and wine store located at 9330 Georgia Avenue. […]

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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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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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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 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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