Major Crimes Division

August 31, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Video of Attempted Armed Carjacking Outside Silver Spring Gas Station

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division released surveillance video showing an attempted armed carjacking that occurred outside a gas station in Silver Spring. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the people in the video. According to an MCPD news release, detectives determined the incident occurred at around 2 a.m. on Aug. […]

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February 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Laytonsville Man Who Was ‘Driving Erratically’

A Laytonsville man was shot and killed by a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday, according to a Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) statement. Police say several 911 calls were received around 8:01 a.m. Saturday morning to report collisions in the 6000 block of MD-108, or Olney Laytonsville Road, between Riggs and Fieldcrest Roads. Callers said […]

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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 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Hillandale T-Mobile Store Robbed, Police Searching For Suspect

Montgomery County Police from the Major Crimes Division are asking for help identifying the suspect of an armed robbery. Police say a man entered a T-Mobile store off New Hampshire Avenue in the Hillandale area last Thursday, Nov. 12. The man initially told an employee he had an issue with his phone. But soon after, […]

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November 10, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Police Arrest Armed Bank Robber; ‘BB Gun Believed To Be Weapon’

The Montgomery County Department of Police (MCPD) Major Crimes Division arrested and charged a Rockville man who they say committed three armed bank robberies. Noel Omar Lorenzo, 41, of Freeland Road was arrested at his residence just after 11 a.m. on Nov. 4. Police arrested Lorenzo on a criminal warrant, charging him “with three counts […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Investigate Four Carjackings in Under a Week in Downtown Silver Spring

Four armed carjackings have occurred in the downtown Silver Spring area since Sept. 19, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said.  Detectives continue to investigate the crimes and said in three incidents the victim’s car was left running and/or unattended. All four victims’ cars were later found abandoned in Washington, D.C. The carjackings occurred as […]

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September 24, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Police Investigating Armed Carjacking in Silver Spring

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police are investigating an armed carjacking that happened in downtown Silver Spring on Sept. 19. The incident occurred at 9:43 p.m. in the 8700 block of Colesville Road, according to police. The victim, an adult male, left his car running, unlocked and unattended while doing some errands. As he returned […]

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January 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Surveillance Video for Beer and Wine Store Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives released surveillance video of the Jan. 2 armed robbery of Midway Beer and Wine in Derwood. They ask for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the video.   On Jan. 2 at about 2:29 p.m., MCPD responded to a report of an armed robbery at the beer […]

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January 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Revelan Imágenes de Sospechoso de Robo a Mano Armada

Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) publicaron un video de vigilancia que revela las imágenes del sospechoso del robo a mano armada, ocurrido el pasado 5 de diciembre de una estación de servicio Sunoco en el área de Cloverly. Los detectives solicitan la ayuda del público para identificar al sospechoso […]

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