Takoma Park Police

November 4, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Truck Driver Rams Into Takoma Bank in Hit and Run Incident

A truck driver rammed into a bank on University Avenue in Takoma Park on Nov. 3 and then fled the scene in the truck, according to Takoma Park Police. Police responded to the Capital One Bank at 9 a.m. after learning that an ATM technician who was inside the bank at the time of the […]

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October 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Collects Over 300 Pounds of Medications on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On Oct. 24, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Takoma Park police collected 301.4 pounds of medications, according to Chief Antonio DeVaul. The goal is to enable residents to prevent drug abuse and theft by providing them with a place to dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs. Although the day’s event has passed, […]

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October 19, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Jogger Assaulted In Takoma Park

Takoma Park Police are investigating an incident that occurred on Oct. 18 in which a female jogger was assaulted sexually. According to police, at 8:50 p.m., a female was jogging on Maple Avenue when she was assaulted by a male who grabbed her buttocks and then fled on foot. The man was described as white, […]

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October 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece Niño de dos Años que Cayó de una Ventana del Tercer piso en Takoma Park

Un niño de dos años que se cayó de la ventana de un edificio de apartamentos del tercer piso el domingo murió, según la policía de Takoma Park. El incidente ocurrió el 11 de octubre en la cuadra 700 de Ethan Allen Avenue, cerca de New Hampshire Avenue. La policía de Takoma Park y los […]

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October 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two-Year-Old Child Who Fell From Third Floor Window in Takoma Park Dies

A two year old boy who fell from a third floor apartment building window Sunday has died, according to Takoma Park Police. An investigation is continuing concerning the 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11 incident at the 700 block of Ethan Allen Avenue near New Hampshire Avenue. Takoma Park Police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue went […]

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September 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Joel Turcios, 25, of Silver Spring was arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder, Takoma Park Police announced Sept. 3. According to Chief Antonio DeVaul, at 12:45 a.m. on Aug. 6, police responded to the IHOP restaurant in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue for reports of a shooting. A male victim was […]

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August 26, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Woman Charged With Attempted Murder

A 26-year-old Takoma Park resident was arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing incident earlier this month. Jasmine Rashawn Ward was charged with attempted first-degree murder. Takoma Park Police responded to the 8600 block of Carroll Avenue on Aug. 13 at 11:50 p.m. following the report of a stabbing that had […]

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August 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Police Searching for Suspects in Takoma Park Armed Robbery

The Maryland National Capital Park Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at 11:20 p.m. on Aug. 9 in Takoma Park Two people reported to Takoma Park Police that they had been robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a gazebo in the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue. According to police, the victims were approached […]

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August 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Police Collecting Tablets, Cell Phones

Takoma Park Police and Secure the Call are partnering to supply iPads, Android tablets and Amazon tablets so people can see and speak with their loved ones who are isolated during the global pandemic. Secure the Call, a volunteer organization, has been collecting old cell phones and converting them to be used for 911 emergencies. […]

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August 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two People Shot At During Assault In Front of Takoma Park Restaurant

Two people were shot at in an incident in front of the International House of Pancakes in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue shortly after midnight on Aug. 6. Takoma Park Police responded to a call concerning an assault with a handgun at that location. Upon arrival, police were told by several witnesses that […]

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