theft

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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October 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Arrests and Incidents Reported by Rockville City Police

Arrests and incidents from recent Rockville City Police crime summaries. Arrests On Aug. 28 between 7:30 p.m. and 8:05 p.m., a 22-year-old man was arrested for theft after an incident in the unit block of Maryland Avenue. On Aug. 28 between 7:20 p.m. and 11:15 p.m., a 45-year-old man was arrested for malicious destruction of […]

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October 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Man Who Stole From Autistic Victim

Financial Crimes Section detectives are investigating a fraud case involving an autistic victim. Officers are releasing surveillance video and photos in hopes the public can help identify the culprit. Investigators revealed that the perpetrator befriended the victim and gained his trust over a period of time, police said. The culprit asked the 22-year-old victim for […]

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September 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hate Fliers Left Behind Rockville Neighborhood

Someone left hate fliers in the 600 block of Great Falls Road, according to a recent Rockville city police crime summary. The fliers were left behind between 3:15 p.m. and 4 p.m., police said. The neighborhood includes Julius West Middle School, a Jehovah’s Witnesses Hall and the Montgomery-Cornerstone Masonic lodge. Arrests On July 20, a […]

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