American Red Cross Announces Critical Need for Blood Donations – MCP Hosts Blood Drive on Wednesday, August 10

The American Red Cross, still facing a critical blood shortage, is urging eligible donors to give blood now to help ensure blood is available throughout the summer to meet patient needs.

Please join the Montgomery County Police Department in giving the gift of life by donating blood on August 10.


Wednesday, August 10, 2016


8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters
100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
First floor conference room

Sign Up:                  

Online or call to schedule an appointment at 1-800-733-2767.

Donors are urged to schedule appointments. Walk-in donors will be accommodated.


All donors will receive a Red Cross t-shirt and the following promotions:

  • Coupon from Dunkin Donuts for a free medium iced coffee and donut
  • Mini cupcakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • $5 Amazon gift card claim code will be sent to donors with a valid email address when they schedule their appointment onlineBloodDriveFINALJPEG



Concern For Missing Bethesda Man

Alejandro Aria 2UPDATE:   August 1, 2016, Alejandro G. Arlia was located deceased on July 29 by officers from the United States Park Police.  Mr. Arlia was located on U.S. Park Police property near the George Washington Parkway .  No foul play is suspected.  Please contact Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles with the National Park Service at or call 202-619-7177 for more information.


Detectives from the 2nd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 51-year-old Bethesda man.

Alejandro G. Arlia, of the 6800 block of Millwood Road in Bethesda was last seen at his residence on Wednesday, July 27th, at approximately 12:00 p.m.

Mr. Arlia is described as a Hispanic male, 5’ 8” tall, and weighing 160 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.  At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing a white and lavender polo t-shirt and gray shorts with vertical stripes.  He also wears glasses as shown in theAlejandro Aria 1 photographs.

Family and police are concerned for his emotional and physical welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Alejandro G. Arlia should immediately contact the Montgomery County Police at 301-279-8000.


Detectives Investigate Burglary at Swim Club in Potomac; Surveillance Video Released

Suspect in Burglary at Seven Locks Swim Club

Suspect in Burglary at Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Investigative Section continue to investigate a burglary that occurred at the Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club in Potomac.

Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Monday, July 11, a representative of the Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club located at 9929 Seven Locks Road reported a burglary.  The swim club representative discovered cash missing from the register and upon reviewing surveillance video, observed a suspect burglarizing the club on Monday, June 27 at approximately 12:48 a.m..

Video surveillance showed the suspect climbing an exterior fence and entering the pool area.  The suspect opened the gate to the snack bar and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the snack bar register.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about this burglary is asked to contact the 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710.  Tipsters can also 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 $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.


Surveillance Video of Suspect Breaking Into Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club


Suspect in Burglary at Seven Locks Swim Club

Suspect in Burglary at Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club

Suspect in Burglary at Seven Locks Swim Club

Suspect in Burglary at Seven Locks Swim & Tennis Club

Concern For Missing Gaithersburg Man

Joseph "Joey" Youssefi

Joseph “Joey” Youssefi

UPDATE:  Joseph Youssefi has been located, is safe and unharmed, and is with family.  We thank all who helped publicize this case.

Detectives from the 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 20-year-old autistic man.

Joseph “Joey” Fiourz Youssefi was scheduled to meet with Adult Protective Services earlier today but did not come to the appointment.  He is described as white male who is 5′ 6″ tall and weighs 180 pounds.  He has brown hair and brown eyes.  He is classified as ‘non-verbal’ but may respond to being called “Joey.”

Joseph Youssefi lives in the 9600 block of Kanfer Court in Gaithersburg.  He may be in the company of a family member, Farah Youssefi, a white female who is 64 years old.  She may be driving a light blue, 2010 Honda CRV with Maryland license plate, 5BV4666.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Joseph Youssefi, Farah Youssefi, or the light blue Honda, is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police at 301.279.8000.


2016 National Night Out Events – Tuesday, August 2

062016 NNO 2016 logoThe 2016 National Night Out annual observance will take place on Tuesday, August 2. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), is designed to generate neighborhood support and participation in crime prevention efforts and to enhance police and community relations. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, many communities celebrate with a variety of events to help neighbors get to know one another and to build community spirit. This will be the 33rd year of National Night Out observances that demonstrate a community’s commitment to keep their neighborhood free from crime.

The following communities have provided their respective itinerary of events as of 7/24/16:

1st District:

Open to the General Public:


  1. Montgomery County Recreation Department Administrative Office at 4010 Randolph Road.; 7-9 p.m. (This event is held jointly with the 4th District command staff and officers also attending.)

Community Events:

  1. Quince Orchard Knolls Park at 11900 Quince Mill Dr.; 6:30 – 8 p.m.
  2. Twinbrook Baptist Church at 1001 Twinbrook Pkwy.; 6 – 8:30 p.m.
  3. David Scull Community Center at 1251 First St.; 6 p.m. – no specified end time

2nd District:

Community Events:

  1. Lyttonsville/Rosemary Hills/Rock Creek communities held at Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center at 2450 Lyttonsville Rd.: approx. 6:15 – 8:30 p.m.
  2. Scotland community in Potomac at the intersection of Seven Locks Rd. and Scotland Dr.; approx. 6 – 8 p.m.
  3. Naval Support Activity Bethesda (formerly Navy Med) at 8901 Wisconsin Avenue 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  4. Wyngate Community at North Bethesda Middle School, 8935 Bradmoor Dr.; 7:30 – 10 p.m.
  5. Kensington Fire Department, St. Paul Park at Plyers Mill Rd. and St. Paul St., 5 – 8 p.m.

3rd District:

Open to the General Public:

  1. Briggs Chaney Community Event at East County Regional Services Center at 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd.; 6 – 9 p.m.

Community Events:

  1. Forest Estates General Getty Park, 10000 Woodland Ave.; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  2. South Four Corners at South Four Corners Neighborhood Park (renamed) Forest Glen Rd.; 7 – 8 p.m.
  3. McKenney Hills/Carroll Knolls at Kohler Ct.; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  4. West Hillandale Swim Club at 915 Schindler Dr.; 5 – 7 p.m.
  5. Hampshire West Apts. at 1432 Hampshire West Ct. (pool area); 5 – 8 p.m.
  6. Fairland Estates Civic Assoc. at 13000 block of Colefair Dr.; 6 – 8:30 p.m.
  7. Oakview Community at end of Braddock Rd. in the cul-de-sac, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  8. Tanglewood Apartments at 8900 block of Manchester Rd.; 6 – 8 p.m.

4th District:

Open to the General Public:

  1. Olney Community at the Fair Hill Plaza shopping center – 18169 Towncenter Dr. in the area of the Harris Teeter parking lot.; 5 to 8 p.m.                                        NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE BELOW  (7/28/2016):
  2. Montgomery County Recreation Department Administrative Office at 4010 Randolph Road; 7-9 p.m. (This event is held jointly with the 1st District command staff and officers also attending.)

Community Events:

  1. Bel Pre Community at the Mid-County Community Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Rd.; 5 to 8 p.m.
  2. Northwood-Four Corners Civic Association, 11105 Foxglove Lane; 7 to 9 p.m.

5th District:

Community Events:

  1. Germantown Park near community pool, 18400 Cinnamon Drive; 6 – 7:30 p.m.
  2. The Hamptons community near community pool, 19757 Crystal Rock Dr.; 5 – 6:30 p.m.

6th District:

Community Events:

  1. Walnut Hill at Washington Grove Elementary School, 8712 Oakmont St.; 6 – 8 p.m.
  2. Saybrooke at community pool, 702 Saybrooke oaks Blvd.; 6 – 10 p.m.
  3. Brighton Village Apartments at the community pool, 345 west Side Dr.; 6 to 8 p.m.
  4. Kentlands community at the community center grounds, 485 Tschiffely Square; 6 – 10 p.m.
  5. Summit Crest Apartments Club House at 38 N. Summit Dr.; 6 – 8 p.m.
  6. Whetstone Run, Falling River Dr. block party; 6 – 9 p.m.
  7. Cider Mill community pool party at Lost Knife Circle; 6 – 8 p.m.
  8. Washington Grove & HOC, Community Center at 8201 Emory Grove Rd.; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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Some Photos from National Night Out 2015


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