Showing posts with label Rockville Police. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rockville Police. Show all posts

Friday, May 24, 2024

Indecent exposure at Rockville laundromat


Patrons at a Rockville laundromat saw something they shouldn't have while trying to complete their laundry chores late Tuesday morning, May 21, 2024. Rockville City police responded to an indecent exposure report at the laundromat, which is located in the 2100 block of Veirs Mill Road. The incident was reported at 11:28 AM Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Rockville police searching for suspect in stabbing


Rockville City police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect in the May 10, 2024 stabbing of a customer at a business in the Rockville Town Center area. The male suspect "suddenly stabbed a visitor to a business" in the 300 block of N. Washington Street at 5:13 PM, police allege. Police describe the suspect as a thin Black male, somewhere between 20 and 35 years of age, with "a dark complexion." He was wearing a dark brown or camouflage puffy jacket, dark pants, and a black hat. If you have any information on this suspect or incident, you are asked to call police at 240-314-8900.

Monday, May 20, 2024

Police called after aggravated assault at Rockville school


Rockville City police were called to a school after an aggravated assault was reported there early Friday afternoon, May 17, 2024. The assault was reported at a school in the 600 block of Great Falls Road at 1:45 PM Friday. Julius West Middle School is located at 651 Great Falls Road.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Women assaulted by suspect shouting "You support genocide!" in Rockville


A female suspect allegedly confronted two women on Rockville Pike, and shouted, "You support genocide!" She then splashed one of the victims with a red drink, Rockville City police said. Police have not yet identified the victims as Jewish, but stated that they were "wearing jewelry with ethno-religious iconography" at the time of the assault. The alleged assault took place in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike at 1:30 PM on April 28, 2024, and was reported to police on May 7.

There is a significant Jewish community living in the vicinity of that block of Rockville Pike, and this is not the first time an incident that could be classified as a hate crime has been committed in that area since the Hamas attack on Israel last October 7, and the launch of the ensuing war in Gaza. Police describe the suspect in this April 28 incident as a "heavy-set" White female with glasses, short pink wavy hair, and black-and-white tattoos.

If you have any information about the suspect or this incident, or if you believe you have been a victim of a hate crime in the City of Rockville, you are asked to call 240-314-8900. If it is an emergency, call 911. 

Monday, May 13, 2024

Assault in Rockville Town Center area




Rockville City police responded to a report of an aggravated assault in the Rockville Town Center area late Friday afternoon, May 10, 2024. Officers were called to the 300 block of N. Washington Street at 5:13 PM Friday. A weapon other than a firearm was utilized in the assault.

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Strong-arm robbery at Rockville Metro station


Montgomery County police responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery at the Rockville Metro station late Thursday afternoon, May 9, 2024. The robbery was reported at the station at 5:05 PM Thursday. A report that an arrest was made in this case is not yet confirmed as of this writing. An update on this story will be published as soon as that information becomes available.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Wallet snatched from diner's hand at Rockville restaurant


A diner attempting to pay for his meal at a Rockville restaurant suddenly had his wallet snatched right out of his hand, Rockville City police say. The victim took out his wallet at a restaurant in the 400 block of Hungerford Drive (MD 355) at 11:25 AM on April 30, 2024. A male suspect grabbed the wallet, and fled on foot. Police describe the suspect as a slim, Black male, 5'5" in height, approximately 25 years of age, and wearing all-black clothing. If you have any information regarding the suspect or this incident, you are asked to call police at 240-314-8900.

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Assault at Rockville apartment complex


Rockville City police responded to a report of a 2nd-degree assault at an apartment complex in the Upper Rock area Tuesday morning, May 7, 2024. The assault was reported at an apartment building in the unit block of Upper Rock Circle at 8:30 AM. Officers were called to the building's parking garage.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Pickleball thieves stock up in Rockville


Rockville City police are searching for three suspects who allegedly pulled off a major heist of pickleball equipment from a store in the 800 block of Rockville Pike last month. The suspects entered the business at 2:24 PM on April 26, 2024, grabbed "a large quantity of pickleball rackets," and fled, police say. 

Detectives describe Suspect 1 as a thin White male with a "dark complexion," black hair and a full beard. He was wearing a black jacket and black pants. Suspect 2 was a thin White female with a "dark complexion." She was wearing a black cardigan sweater over a white shirt, and a long black skirt. Suspect 3 was as equally fit and well-dressed as her alleged accomplices, a thin White female with a "darker complexion." Her outfit was a black dress accessorized with a white shawl.

Police did not provide an approximate age for any of the three suspects. If you have any information about the suspects or this incident, you are asked to call police at 240-314-8900.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Police called after assault at Rockville grocery store


Rockville City police were called to a grocery store in the King Farm community on Friday afternoon, May 3, 2024, after someone reported having been the victim of a 2nd-degree assault there. The assault was reported at 4:00 PM Friday at the Safeway store at 403 Redland Boulevard. That is in the King Farm Village Center.

Sunday, May 5, 2024

If you snooze, you lose...your Apple Watch in Rockville


Doze off during dinner in Rockville Town Center, and you might find your smart watch gone when you wake up. That's what happened to a customer who fell asleep inside a business located in the 200 block of E. Middle Lane on April 27, 2024, Rockville City police say. After the victim nodded off around 7:30 PM that evening, an unknown suspect grabbed their unattended Apple Watch and fled the building. If you have any information about this theft, call police at 240-314-8900.


Saturday, May 4, 2024

Assault reported at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville


Rockville City police were called to Richard Montgomery High School, located at 250 Richard Montgomery Drive, Thursday morning, May 2, 2024. A 2nd-degree assault was reported at the public school. The assault was reported at 9:00 AM Thursday.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Police called after assault at Rockville store


Rockville City police were called to a retail store on Rockville Pike Thursday, after an assault was reported at the business. The assault was reported at a store in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike at 5:29 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2024. An individual was also accused of shoplifting in the the incident.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Police respond to assault at Rockville grocery store


Rockville City police responded to a report of a 2nd-degree assault at a grocery store Monday afternoon, April 22, 2024. The assault was reported at a store in the 200 block of N. Washington Street at 2:09 PM Monday. Dawson's Market is located on that block, at 225 N. Washington Street, at Rockville Town Square.

Monday, April 22, 2024

Rockville couple victimized in Facebook property scam


A Rockville couple fell victim to a Facebook scammer who targeted those seeking rental housing in the area, Rockville City police say. The couple, who live in King Farm, responded to a recent Facebook Marketplace ad offering a property for rent. They were told to electronically send cash deposits prior to viewing the property, police allege.

The couple then scheduled a property tour. When they arrived at the property at the appointed time, they found it was not actually available for rent, and the Facebook scammer was nowhere to be found. Residents should be on guard for such scams on Facebook and other websites with anonymous property listings. Do not pay any money upfront before you can confirm the legitimacy of a transaction or offer.

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tattooed man steals women's apparel in Rockville


A tattooed man stole a "large quantity" of women's apparel from a store in Rockville, Rockville City police say. Around 6:17 PM on April 9, 2024, the adult male suspect allegedly fled a store in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike with a valuable haul of women's athletic apparel. Police describe the suspect as a White male with a thin build, 20 to 29 years of age, with a mustache and tattoos on his arms. If you have any information about this incident or the suspect, contact Rockville City police at 240-314-8900.

Friday, April 19, 2024

Police respond to assault at Rockville office building


Rockville City police responded to a report of a 2nd-degree assault at an office building Wednesday afternoon, April 17, 2024. The assault was reported at an office in the 800 block of Rockville Pike at 3:24 PM Wednesday. 

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Windows smashed on 21 vehicles on one Rockville street


Two thieves smashed the windows of 21 vehicles parked on one Rockville street on the morning of April 13, 2024, Rockville City police say. The two unidentified suspects were carrying flashlights along the 200 block of Congressional Lane at 4:20 AM Saturday. They proceeded to smash the windows on three dozen cars, and rummage through the interiors, police allege. 

Among items reported stolen from the vehicles were cash, ID cards, credit cards, and a small travel purse. No physical description of the suspects has been released. If you have any information about this incident or the two suspects, contact Rockville City police at 240-314-8900.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Car stripped of all wheels in Rockville parking garage


A car was stripped of its wheels in a Rockville parking garage on April 5, 2024, Rockville City police say. At 3:05 AM that morning, two unknown suspects drove a silver hatchback into a garage in the 100 block of King Farm Boulevard. While the getaway driver waited, the second suspect emerged from the vehicle wearing a mask and gloves. The masked suspect smashed the window of a car, and retrieved a wheel lock key from inside. They then proceeded to steal all four wheels from the car.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Music-blasting mohawk man nets Walgreens shoplifting haul in Rockville


A mohawk-sporting man stole "a large quantity of merchandise" from a Walgreens drugstore "while playing loud music," Rockville City police say. The man allegedly filled two reusable shopping bags and a shopping cart at the Walgreens store at 430 Hungerford Drive before fleeing the business at 10:40 AM on April 5, 2024.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male of thin-to-medium build, approximately 25 to 35 years old, with a light complexion, a mohawk and a full beard. If you have any information about this incident or the suspect, contact Rockville City police at 240-314-8900.