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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 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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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe Man Is Linked to Burglaries in Silver Spring, Bethesda, Bowie

Police from the Rockville and Silver Spring districts are investigating burglaries they believe were committed by the same person. The Montgomery County Police Department says that they’re working on this investigation with The City of Bowie Police Department because they believe the person is the same suspect who committed a commercial burglary in Bowie on […]

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May 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Sought in Connection With Silver Spring Nail Salon Theft

As part of an ongoing investigation, Montgomery County police have released surveillance footage of a man and woman sought in connection with thefts from a nail salon in Silver Spring. Detectives say the two individuals were at Trendy Nails & Spa salon in the Ellsworth Place mall on March 25 at 9:45 p.m. Police say […]

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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 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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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Released of Woman Who Stole Purse in Starbucks

Police have released a composite sketch of a woman who stole a purse at a Starbucks in Germantown. According to police, detectives from the Germantown district say that the theft occurred on March 8 at around 3:30 p.m. Police say, a woman was inside the Starbucks shop on Kingsview Village Avenue when the thief stole […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Surveillance Photo Shows Suspects Involved in Wheaton Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Montgomery County Police from the Wheaton District need help identifying two adults suspected of stealing a wallet and committing credit card fraud in Wheaton. The theft occurred on January 11, according to police. The victim was working “in the 110000 block of Veirs Mill Road” when the person’s wallet was stolen, police say. According to police, […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Photo of Man Suspected of Vehicle Theft in Silver Spring

Police have released a surveillance photograph of a man suspected of stealing a 2009 Ford Escape on Dec. 6 in downtown Silver Spring. According to police, the owner of the silver Ford Escape left his vehicle unlocked, with the engine running, and ran a quick errand at a bank. More specifically, police say the vehicle […]

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