theft

June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Oxon Hill Man for Shoplifting After Friday Police Chase

Montgomery County Police have arrested and charged an Oxon Hill man on Friday for assaulting officers, committing several thefts, fleeing the scene using a stolen vehicle, and ramming police vehicles. The incident occurred  Friday at around 1:27 p.m., police say. Wheaton district police officers were dispatched to a Kmart at 14014 Connecticut Ave. for reports […]

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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 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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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: After Receiving Tip, Police Make Arrest in Home Depot Theft

Update, Dec. 21: A tipster led police to Luis Andres Portillo, 29, of the 4100 block of Heathfield Road in Rockville, who has been charged with armed robbery, assault and theft offenses that he committed at the Home Depot in Aspen Hill on Dec. 2. On Dec. 13, detectives released a surveillance photograph of the […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Detectives Ask For Help Identifying Man Involved in Safeway Theft and Assault

Montgomery County detectives are asking for help to identify a man involved in a theft and first-degree assault. Thus, the Montgomery County Crime Solvers are offering $10,000 to anyone with information that can lead to an arrest. According to police, on Oct. 17 around 1 p.m., an employee from the Rockville Pike’s Safeway saw the […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest One of Their Own for Theft

A Montgomery County police officer faces theft charges, according to a police statement released Monday. Officer Jose A. Barahona, 25, was charged Sunday, according to online court records. On Feb. 2, a loss prevention employee at the Walmart at 20910 Frederick Road, Germantown, told a county police officer that Barahona had stolen items from the […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Crime Summary

Arrests On Feb. 13 at 12:20 a.m., a 39-year-old man was arrested for making a false fire alarm, malicious destruction of property, second-degree assault, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest after an incident in the16000 block of Shady Grove Road. On Feb. 13 at 2:30 p.m., a 42-year-old man was arrested for robbery, two counts of […]

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January 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville City Crime Summary

Arrests On Dec. 27, a 28-year-old man was arrested for robbery, second-degree assault, and theft after an earlier incident that occurred on Dec. 23 in the 100 block of East Montgomery Avenue. On Jan. 3 at 8:47 a.m., a 40-year-old man was arrested for fourth-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property after an incident that […]

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January 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Crime Summary for Jan. 1-9

Thefts from Vehicles: Bethesda District: Two thefts from vehicles occurred in the 4900 block of Cordell Avenue between about 5:25 p.m. and about 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9. Force was reported in one event; property was taken. Three thefts from vehicles occurred between Jan. 3 and Jan. 10. Affected streets included Old Georgetown Road, Persei Place […]

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November 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police: John Deere Utility Vehicle Stolen from Poolesville High

Rockville District police officers are investigating the theft of a John Deere Gator utility vehicle that occurred between Nov. 10 and Nov. 12, a Montgomery County police statement said. The vehicle was taken from Poolesville High School at 17501 W. Willard Road in Poolesville, the statement said. About 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, a school […]

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