Detectives from the 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a series of daytime apartment burglaries that have been occurring in the downtown area of Silver Spring.
Between September 10 and September 18, there have been 8 burglaries or attempted burglaries that have occurred at the following locations:
- 1200 block of Fidler Lane
- 800 block of Juniper Street (3 incidents)
- 1200 block of East West Highway
- 7700 block of Blair Road
- 8300 block of Colesville Road
- 8700 block of Georgia Avenue
In all of the incidents, the targeted residences have been high rise or garden-style apartments. In the high rise incidents, the suspect follows residents into the building; in the garden-style incidents, the suspect enters through the rear door or window of the apartment
Today, detectives are releasing several surveillance photos of the suspect as well as a composite that was created of the suspect. The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years old, 5’7″-5’9″ tall, and weighing 150-160 pounds.
Detectives are asking anyone who recognizes this suspect from the photographs or the composite to contact Detective Sarah White at 301-565-5838. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for these felony crimes.