Detectives Investigate Burglary of Coin Store in Downtown Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District are investigating a burglary of a coin store located in downtown Silver Spring.  Today, investigators are releasing video surveillance of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On August 30 at approximately 3:34 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to an alarm at the Bonanza Coins store located at 940 Wayne Avenue.  Officers found that the glass front door had been smashed and the business had been burglarized.  Investigation determined that the suspect broke a display case and stole approximately $6,500 worth of coins.  A witness observed the suspect leaving the area in an older model sedan, possibly a Toyota or Mazda.

Anyone with information about this suspect or burglary is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

**Note the unique tattoo on the back of the suspect’s neck.

 

Detectives Investigate Burglary to Islamic Center in Burtonsville; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Suspect who committed a burglary at an Islamic center in Burtonsville.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section continue to investigate the August 12 burglary of the Idara Jaferia Islamic Center located at 3140 Spencerville Road in Burtonsville.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives determined that on August 12 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a building caretaker for the Idara Jaferia Islamic Center was checking on the building when he discovered that the donation locker inside the building had been broken into.  A review of the center’s surveillance video revealed that at approximately 7:45 p.m. that evening, the male suspect entered the building by using a ladder to climb into an open second-floor window.  Once inside the center, the suspect pried open the donation locker, stole currency, and fled.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect or has information about this burglary is asked to contact the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.  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 may remain anonymous.

 

Detectives Investigate Attempted Burglary and Attempted Theft in Olney Believed to be Committed by Same Suspect

Suspect in attempted residential burglary in Olney and attempted theft from vehicle in Olney

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section are investigating the August 12 attempted theft from a vehicle that occurred in Olney and the August 13 attempted residential burglary that both occurred in Olney and are believed to have been committed by the same suspect.

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

The following is a summary of the two crimes:

August 12 – at approximately 4:28 a.m., home video surveillance showed the suspect entering the victim’s unlocked vehicle in the 18500 block of Shady View Lane.  The victim reported that nothing was stolen.

August 13 – at approximately 6:13 a.m., home video surveillance captured the suspect attempting to open the front door to the residence in the 18600 block of Tanterra Way.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or these crimes is asked to call the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5530. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Detectives Investigate Commercial Burglary in Chevy Chase; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section continue to investigate the burglary of a business in Chevy Chase.  Today, investigators are releasing video surveillance of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify him.

Investigation has determined that on June 5 at approximately 2:30 a.m., the suspect entered a rear door to the Chevy Chase Florist located at 7 Wisconsin Circle.  The suspect, wearing a blue book bag and carrying a red and black tool bag, stole items from the store.

Anyone with information regarding this burglary or the suspect involved is asked to call the 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

 

Detectives Investigate Two Office Building Burglaries Believed to be Committed by Same Suspect; Surveillance Video Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd and 3rd District Investigative Sections continue to investigate two burglaries at office buildings that detectives believe were committed by the same suspect.

The Police Department previously released video of the suspect from a May 24 office building burglary.  Since that time, the suspect has been captured on video committing another burglary.  Detectives are re-releasing surveillance video and photographs of the suspect and are asking anyone with information about the suspect to come forward to police.

Summaries of the two burglaries follow:

  • On May 24, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the suspect pried open the door to the Penney Group Design office located at 8120 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda.  The suspect attempted to open locked cabinets and drawers before leaving.  The suspect returned to the office at approximately 4:32 p.m. and realized that two employees were working in cubicles.  The suspect walked to the opposite side of the office from where the employees were sitting and stole two laptop computers.  The suspect fled on a bicycle that he had secured to a post in front of the building.

 

  • On July 25, at approximately 5:21 p.m., the suspect pried open the door to the Q Lux Spa located at 1111 Spring Street.  He stole cash from the business.

Anyone with information regarding these burglaries or the suspect involved is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

Photo of burglary suspect