Detectives Investigate Robbery and Theft at Separate 7-Elevens in Downtown Silver Spring; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate a theft from a 7-Eleven in Downtown Silver Spring and the robbery of a separate 7-Eleven in Downtown Silver Spring.  Both crimes occurred in late April are believed to have been committed by the same suspect.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On April 25, at approximately 2:55 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 8202 Georgia Avenue for the report of a theft that had just occurred.  The investigation determined that the suspect jumped the counter, stole cigarettes, and fled.

On April 26, at approximately 3:15 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 8455 Colesville Road for the report of a robbery that had just occurred.  The investigation determined that the suspect entered the store and confronted a clerk.  The suspect implied that he had a weapon, threatened the clerk, stole cigarettes, and fled.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect, the theft, or the robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  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.

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Suspect who committed the April 26 robbery of a 7-Eleven in Downtown Silver Spring.

Suspect who committed the April 25 theft at a 7-Eleven in Downtown Silver Spring.

Detectives Investigate Theft at Nail Salon in Downtown Silver Spring; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit continue to investigate the March 25 theft of business proceeds from a nail salon in the Central Business District of Silver Spring.   Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the male and female suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify them.

The investigation by detectives determined that at approximately 9:45 p.m. on March 25, the two suspects were inside the Trendy Nails & Spa salon located in the Ellsworth Place mall located at 8661 Colesville Road when they observed an employee counting the business proceeds for the day.  The employee placed cash and checks inside a bag and then placed that bag in a cabinet under the front desk area of the business.  A review of business surveillance video showed the male suspect observing the employee placing the business proceeds in the bag.  The male suspect can then be seen on video stealing the bag from under the counter while the female suspect blocked the view of any employees.

Anyone with information regarding these suspects is asked to call the 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit 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 that leads to an arrest in this case.

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Suspect who stole property from nail salon in Silver Spring

Suspect who stole property from nail salon in Silver Spring

Police Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Suspect in Aspen Hill Area Thefts; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Suspect in Aspen Hill area thefts

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit continue to investigate a package theft and theft of property from a vehicle that occurred in the Aspen Hill area in late February.  Investigators believe that both thefts were committed by the same suspect:

  • On February 21, the suspect stole property from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence located in the 13000 block of Crispin Way.  (Note: surveillance video depicts the suspect trying the doors to vehicles parked in the driveway of a separate address on Crispin Way.  The suspect did not obtain any property in this incident due to the car doors being locked).
  • On February 24, the suspect stole a package from the front porch of the home located in the 4900 block of Adrian Street.

Today, investigators are releasing surveillance videos of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify him.

Thefts from unlocked vehicles continue to be a high-volume crime in Montgomery County. The Police Department urges all residents to take a role in preventing this type of crime by removing valuables from vehicles and locking all doors.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect is asked to call the 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5476. 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.

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Detectives Investigate Theft at Music Store in Downtown Silver Spring; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

Suspect who stole musical instrument accessories a Silver Spring Guitar Center store

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit continue to investigate the March 7 theft of multiple musical instrument accessories from a music store in the Central Business District of Silver Spring.   Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the female suspect and are asking for the public’s help to identify her.

The investigation by detectives determined that on Thursday, March 7 the suspect entered the Guitar Center music store located inside the Ellsworth Place mall at 8661 Colesville Road and stole over $1000 worth of musical instrument accessories.   Detectives believe that this same suspect has committed similar thefts at this same store.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect is asked to call the 3rd District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-6830. 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.

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Suspect who stole musical instrument accessories a Silver Spring Guitar Center store

Detectives Investigate Theft of Purse in Germantown; Composite Sketch of Suspect Released

Composite sketch of female theft suspect.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 5th District Investigative Section continue to investigate the March 8 theft of a purse that occurred inside a Germantown Starbucks coffee shop. Today, investigators are releasing a composite sketch of the female suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying her.

The investigation by detectives revealed that on Friday, March 8 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the adult female victim was inside the Starbucks coffee shop located at 13408 Kingsview Village Avenue when the suspect stole her purse and fled from the store. The suspect was last seen on foot in the 13300 block of Dovedale Way.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic female who is 5’ 5” tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. She has dark hair and was wearing a teal hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this theft is asked to call the 5th District Investigative Section at 240-773-6237. 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.

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