Wheaton District

August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe Same Man Attempted Vehicle Theft, Residential Burglary in Olney

Montgomery County police from the Wheaton District believe the same man attempted vehicle theft and a residential burglary in two separate incidents in Olney. Police released two surveillance videos: one video shows a man attempting theft from a vehicle in Olney on Aug. 12; the other shows a man attempting a residential burglary in Olney […]

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August 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Buscan a Hispano por Asaltar y Robar a un Anciano en el área de Aspen Hill

La policía necesita la ayuda del público para localizar a un hombre acusado de robo, asalto en primer grado y robo de vehículos. La Sección de Investigación del Distrito de Wheaton obtuvo una orden de arresto contra Raúl Martínez-Rodríguez, de 43 años, por agredir a un anciano de 79 años que vive en el área […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Sought For Assaulting and Robbing Elderly Man in Aspen Hill Area

Police need the public’s help locating a man sought for robbery, first-degree assault, and vehicle theft. The Wheaton District Investigative Section has obtained a warrant to arrest 43-year-old Raul Martinez-Rodriguez for assaulting a 79-year-old elderly man who lives in the Aspen Hill area. Police say the incident occurred on Monday, Aug. 12 at around 3 […]

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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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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Woman Allegedly Involved in Credit Card Fraud, Theft

Montgomery County police have released photos of a woman they say is involved in credit card fraud and theft. According to police, investigators from the Wheaton district say that the woman stole a victim’s credit card and has been using it to make purchases in stores across the county. Anyone who recognizes the woman in […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officer in ‘Critical Condition’ After Medical Emergency in Wheaton

Police say that a Wheaton district police officer suffered from a medical emergency while responding to a report about a theft at the Westfield Wheaton Mall. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon, according to a tweet from Montgomery County Police Department.  Officer Rick Goodale, a spokesperson for MCPD said that officers received reports of a shoplifter […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Video Shows Man Breaking, Entering Olney Home

Police released home surveillance footage of a man breaking and entering into an Olney home on Chipping Court. The incident happened on March 15 at around 11:45 a.m., according to police. Police say that the residents of the home were out when the man entered “a rear door.” The man “stole property and fled” the […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Surveillance Photo Shows Suspects Involved in Wheaton Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Montgomery County Police from the Wheaton District need help identifying two adults suspected of stealing a wallet and committing credit card fraud in Wheaton. The theft occurred on January 11, according to police. The victim was working “in the 110000 block of Veirs Mill Road” when the person’s wallet was stolen, police say. According to police, […]

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September 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Burglary at Home Under Construction

Montgomery County police are investigating a recent burglary that occurred at a home under construction in the Layhill area, and detectives are releasing surveillance photos of one of the men in hopes a member of the public can identify him. About 12:30 p.m. June 29, a white, Chevrolet van backed into the driveway at the […]

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July 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Police Crime Summary for July 20

Montgomery County police crime summary can be found here. Rockville District: A theft from vehicle occurred in the 1700 block of East Jefferson Street between about 7:30 p.m. and about 9:22 p.m. July 7. Force; cash and property were taken. Police seek two men, ages unknown, for a commercial burglary that occurred at the Castle […]

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