Silver Spring GameStop Robbery Investigated

Burglary Suspect 1 May 20Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department, Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section have been investigating an armed robbery of a GameStop store in Silver Spring.  Today they are releasing a video and photographs of the masked suspects.

On Friday, May 20 at approximately 8:56 p.m., two suspects, armed with handguns, entered the GameStop store located at 10100 Colesville Road in Silver Spring.  One suspect initially ordered three customers, including a young boy, against the wall near the counter.  Immediately afterward, both suspects walked behind the counter and ordered the two clerks to the floor while the suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash and personal property was taken.  The suspects then fled out the front door.

The suspects are decribed as black males in their 20s, approximately 5′ 6″ tall and weighing 170 pounds.  They were wearing black, hooded sweatshirts, black pants, gloves, and masks.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this crime is asked to call the Robbery Section at (240) 773-5070.

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.


Video of GameStop Robbery

Video of GameStop Robbery


Concern For Missing Kensington Man

Kennard Walker

Kennard Walker

Detectives from the 4th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing 64-year-old male.

On Tuesday, May 24, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Kennard Walker left the Kensington Nursing Center located at 3000 McComas Avenue in Kensington where he is a resident.   He is described as a black male with a dark complexion, 6′ tall, and weighing 200 pounds.  He has short black hair and a black beard.  When he left the facility, he was wearing a white shirt under a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

Mr. Walker functions at the level of a 10-year-old, suffers from dementia, and has other medical conditions that require monitoring.  He may be familiar with public transportation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Kennard Walker is asked to call 9-1-1.


The Officer Noah Leotta Memorial Blood Drive



Please join the Montgomery County Police Department in giving the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Noah Leotta.



Wednesday, June 1, 2016


Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters

100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, 20878

First floor conference room


10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

SIGN UP REQUIRED:                 

Online or call a Red Cross representative at 240-676-9955.

Note:  Red Cross personnel and equipment will not be able to serve walk-in appointments.

Donors will receive food or coupons from Chick-fil-A and Bruster’s Ice Cream.


Silver Alert Issued for Missing Man with Alzheimer’s

Update: May 23, 2016 at 3:25 p.m. – Mr. Sun has been located in the District of Columbia (DC) and will be reunited with family.


The Montgomery County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Bethesda man.  A Silver Alert has been activated for Thomas Theishin Sun, age 86, of the 6200 block of Tuckerman Lane in Bethesda.

Sun was last seen today at approximately 8:30 a.m. at his residence.  Sun is described as an Asian male, 5’10″ tall, and weighing approximately 200 pounds.  He is balding and walks with the assistance of a cane.  Sun has Alzheimer’s and other medical conditions that require monitoring.

He left his home driving a 1998 red Isuzu Trooper with Maryland tag: 335537M.

Anyone with information regarding Sun’s whereabouts or anyone who sees Sun’s vehicle is asked to call 9-1-1.


Thomas Theishin Sun

Reminder: Autism and Intellectual Disabilities Night Out Is This Friday, May 20

Note: The event will be held rain or shine! If need be, we will move the event inside to the Public Safety Training Academy gym!


This Friday, May 20, the Montgomery County Police Department – Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Outreach Unit, Autism Speaks, Pathfinders For Autism, and the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC) will host the fourth annual “Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (ID) Night Out” at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy in Rockville.  It is our hope that this event will provide valuable safety information to loved ones while also providing an opportunity for our officers to receive additional information from caregivers about these medical conditions.  We also plan on having a lot of fun!  There will be activities for the entire family.  Activities will include:

  • Specially trained search and rescue police officers (Montgomery County Police- Managed Search Operations Team) and fire & rescue personnel will demonstrate specialized equipment and answer questions
  • Resources and tools to help keep children with Autism safe
  • Fun for the kids! Temporary Tattoos, Moon Bounce, Face Painting
  • Meet our K9s and their handlers
  • Tour emergency vehicles (police cruiser, fire truck)
  • Tour school bus and talk with Montgomery County Public School Transportation personnel
  • Information on Special Olympics, Therapeutic Horseback Riding, and Swimming Lessons
  • FREE Autism Safety Kit for all attendees
  • Family fun zone with activities for children of all abilities

So that we can better plan, please let us know that you are coming to the event by signing up online.

Note: Although signing up is not required, knowing how many people may attend assists event planners in preparing for the event and bringing enough supplies! Thank you!



  • This Friday, May 20, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


  • Public Safety Training Academy, 9710 Great Seneca Highway, Rockville 20850

For Who

  • Caregivers, Parents, Loved Ones, and Community Members Who Want to Learn More About Autism/ Intellectual Disabilites

Questions about the event?

  • Please contact Officer Laurie Reyes by email:

To Sign Up Online:


Previous Release: April is National Autism Awareness Month – “Autism and Intellectual Disabilities Night Out” Planned for Friday, May 20



These vehicle window clings will be handed out at the event. These window clings are intended to aid first responders in an emergency and also are meant to bring awareness of Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.


A preview of the t-shirt that will be given to attendees at the event!