Major Crimes Division

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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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Release Surveillance Video of Suspect in Cloverly Gas Station Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives released surveillance footage of a Dec. 5 armed robbery of a Sunoco gas station in the Cloverly area. Detectives ask for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the video.  The surveillance video shows the suspect had his face covered and carried a handgun. He showed the gun […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Believe Fatal Shooting in Fairland is Homicide

Montgomery County Police say that the shooting that occurred in Fairland on Dec. 22 is now being investigated as a homicide. Police say the incident occurred at 6:25 p.m. at the 2000 block of Treetop Lane. At the time, the Emergency Communications Center was notified about the sound of shots fired in the area and […]

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January 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Fatal Christmas Morning Shooting in Damascus

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Christmas morning in Damascus. According to a police statement, investigators are treating the case as a domestic-related homicide. Germantown district officers responded to the incident—which occurred at the home located in the 28900 block of Kempton Road in Damascus—on Dec. 25 […]

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