Detectives Investigate Commercial Burglary and Stolen Vehicle; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

One of three suspects who committed a burglary at a Montgomery County Liquor and Wine Store located in Bethesda.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Investigative Section continue to investigate the commercial burglary of a Montgomery County Liquor and Wine Store located in Bethesda.  The getaway vehicle used by the suspects is believed to have been stolen.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the three suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

On June 21 at approximately 5:41 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to the Montgomery County Liquor and Wine Store located at 4920 Hampden Lane for a commercial burglary alarm.  Investigation by detectives has determined that the suspects broke the front door of the business using a car jack.  They stole alcohol and placed it into backpacks they were carrying with them.

Through investigation, detectives believe the suspect vehicle, a white work van, had been stolen from the 3700 block of Brightview Street in the Connecticut Avenue Estates neighborhood in the Wheaton area, sometime between 10:00 p.m. on June 20 and the time of the burglary on June 21.

Anyone who recognizes the suspects or has information about this burglary and/or vehicle theft is asked to contact the 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters 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 $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment of the suspects.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

Photo of getaway vehicle.