graffiti vandalism

December 1, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Vandal Strikes Same Olney Home a Third Time, Police Say

Montgomery County Police say a home in Olney was vandalized for the third time in the last month by the same male suspect. Detectives from the 4th District Investigative Section say the male suspect, caught on surveillance video, approached the home and stole a flag hanging from the homeowners second-story balcony. He used a “long […]

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November 20, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Police Say Olney Home Was Vandalized Twice, Suspect Video Released

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is searching for a man who police said has twice spray-painted derogatory words on the garage door of an Olney residence. Investigators have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him. The suspect appears to be wearing dark clothing, glasses and […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Richard Montgomery High School Confirms Two Hate Crimes in One Month

Richard Montgomery High School emailed parents this weekend about two hate crimes that occured on school grounds over the course of a month. The most recent incident involved a swastika that was spray painted in orange on “the side of a school building facing the stadium.” In the letter sent to families, Kiera Butler, Richard […]

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October 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Hate-Based Graffiti Vandalism at Burning Tree Elementary in Bethesda

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a case of hate-based vandalism at Burning Tree Elementary School, which is located at 7900 Beech Tree Road in the Westlake area of Bethesda. Police said the vandalism was discovered around 10 a.m. on Sunday morning. Police describe the vandalism as spray painted images of swastikas and male genitalia […]

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