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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Detectives Investigate Attempted Theft of ATM from Silver Spring Area Convenience Store; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the February 17 attempted theft of an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Silver Spring area. Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of three of the four suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

On Sunday, February 17, at approximately 4:06 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 10203 New Hampshire Avenue for the report of the attempted theft of an ATM located inside the 7-Eleven after a pick-up truck had driven through a front window near the store’s entrance.

The investigation by detectives determined that three suspects, with their faces concealed, entered the 7-Eleven when the fourth suspect drove the pick-up truck through the store’s front window. The suspects moved the store’s ATM to the parking lot but fled and left the ATM in the parking lot.

Later that morning, detectives located the pick-up truck unoccupied in Hyattsville. Investigators further determined that the pick-up had been stolen.

Anyone with information about the suspects or this attempted theft of an ATM is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100. 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 these suspects. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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Detectives Investigate Theft; Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Pickpocket Suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit are investigating a report of a pickpocket at a Panera in Wheaton.

On the afternoon of December 24, 2018, the victim was dining at a Panera in Wheaton when her wallet was stolen. Later that day, the victim’s stolen credit cards were used to make fraudulent purchases at in College Park, Maryland.

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

Anyone with information about the suspects or this crime is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5522. 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 for this crime.

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Surveillance Photographs Released of Wheaton Pickpocket Suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit are investigating a report of a pickpocket at a Safeway in Wheaton.

On the afternoon of November 19, 2018, a well-dressed African-American male used his suit coat to conceal the victim’s purse and remove it from her shopping cart. Later that day, the victim’s stolen credit cards were used to make fraudulent purchases in Hyattsville and Bladensburg, Maryland.

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

Anyone with information about the suspects or this crime is asked to contact the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-5522. 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 for this crime.

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Wheaton Pickpocket Suspect

Wheaton Pickpocket Suspect