Detectives from the 2nd District have been investigating a series of vandalisms that occurred during the overnight hours from February 16 to February 17 in the Woodhaven neighborhood of Bethesda.
On February 17 at approximately 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the 6700 block of Melody Lane for the report of a vandalism. Officers located property and a vehicle that were painted with black spray paint. Profanity and images of male genitalia were painted on the vehicle. Also in the area, officers located a marked MCP K-9 vehicle that had been vandalized. All sides of the police vehicle were painted with black spray paint. In addition to profanity and explicit images, the suspects painted a swastika and anti-gay comments on the vehicle.
Later that morning, officers responded to two other incidents of vandalism in the 8200 block of Wahly Drive where suspects spray painted a light post and a large landscaping rock. The rock was painted with a swastika.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about these crimes to contact the 2nd District Investigative Section at 301-657-0112, or email a tip to BISTips@montgomerycountymd.gov. Tipsters may remain anonymous. A cash reward of up to $2000 is available for information that leads to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for these crimes.