Showing posts with label burglary. Show all posts
Showing posts with label burglary. Show all posts

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Vandals go wild with fire extinguishers inside vacant Rockville office building


Vandals broke into a vacant Rockville office building, and hosed down the interior with fire extinguishers on January 29, 2024, Rockville City police report. The two suspects forced their way into the building in the 2000 block of Gaither Road at 2:15 PM that afternoon, and damaged two doors. This may have been related to an arson incident that same day in another vacant building in the same office park. Both buildings are among several slated for demolition in a delayed redevelopment project at the property.

Police describe Suspect 1 as a Hispanic male with a medium build, wearing glasses, a black beanie, a black jacket, and black pants. Suspect 2 is described as a Hispanic male, also with a medium build, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. Anyone who has information regarding the suspects or this incident is asked to call police at 240-314-8900.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Arson in Upper Rock area of Rockville


Rockville City police are investigating a case of arson in the Upper Rock area off of Shady Grove Road. Some time between 11:30 AM on January 28, 2024 and 11:30 AM on January 29, a suspect removed a window barrier at a vacant building in the unit block of Choke Cherry Road. The suspect then set fire to a pile of trash inside the building. No estimate or description of the resulting damage was provided by police.

Several office buildings in the office park on that block were sold to Boston Properties in recent years. A Boston Properties representative told a Montgomery County government advisory board in 2022 that three of the buildings were vacant on the 31-acre site between Choke Cherry and Gaither Road. Police did not identify which specific building the arson took place at. If you have any information on this fire or the suspect, you are asked to call police at 240-314-8900.

Monday, January 29, 2024

Rockville jewelry store broken into


Rockville City police responded to a burglar alarm at a jewelry store early yesterday morning, January 28, 2024. The call came from a store in the 1500 block of Rockville Pike at 3:14 AM Sunday. Aras Jewelers is located on that block. Officers arriving at the scene found evidence of forced entry to the store.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Would-be burglars try to kick their way into house in Rockville


A pair of high-stepping suspects tried to kick their way into a house in Rockville on the evening of January 7, 2024. The suspects approached a home in the unit block of Harrowgate Court in Potomac Woods around 8:55 PM that night. They proceeded to kick the front door, but ran off after it failed to give way, Rockville City police said.

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Masked man smashes office windows in Rockville


Rockville City police responded to a report of a masked suspect attempting to break windows at an office building early on Christmas morning, December 25, 2023. Due to the holiday vacation week, the incident was not reported to them until January 2, 2024. Police say the suspect threw stones at several windows at an office building in the unit block of Research Place around 12:14 AM on Christmas. The suspect then fled in a silver-colored "compact sedan." Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this incident is asked to call police at 240-314-8900.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Rockville office building broken into


Rockville City police were called to an office building Tuesday morning to investigate a break-in there. The burglary was reported at a building in the unit block of Taft Court, off Gude Drive. Officers responding to the scene found evidence of forced entry at the building. It is believed the property was broken into sometime between 4:00 PM on December 18, and 6:09 AM on December 19, 2023.

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Break-in at Rockville hotel


Rockville City police responded to a report of a burglary at a hotel Tuesday morning, December 12, 2023. The break-in was reported at 11:32 AM Tuesday at the Red Roof Inn at 16001 Shady Grove Road. Officers arriving at the scene found evidence of forced entry.

Friday, December 8, 2023

Montgomery County-run liquor store burglarized in Rockville


Even Montgomery County government isn't immune to the ongoing crime wave in its jurisdiction. The Montgomery County government liquor store in the Rockville Town Center area was broken into early yesterday morning, December 7, 2023. A burglar alarm alerted Rockville City police to a break-in at Montgomery County Liquor & Wine at 300 N. Washington Street at 2:00 AM Thursday. Officers arriving at the scene found evidence of forced entry, and associated property damage to the building.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Rockville burglar tries to kick their way into home


Rockville City police are investigating an attempted burglary in the College Gardens neighborhood of the city, which was reported to have occurred on Monday, October 16, 2023. The break-in attempt was reported in the 1600 block of Yale Place at 5:47 PM Monday. According to police, the suspect tried to kick the door to a residence in, but was unsuccessful, and fled the scene. If you have any information about this incident or suspect, call Rockville City police at 240-314-8900.

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Rockville burglar takes time to shave while inside home


A burglar broke into a Rockville house last week, and made himself at home, Rockville City police say. Officers found evidence that the burglar spent significant time inside the residence in the 100 block of King Farm Boulevard between August 25 and September 3, 2023. The suspect used a razor to shave, and left behind other items that suggested the suspect temporarily took up residence in the home. When finally departing, the well-groomed burglar stole electronics, gift cards, and even some food from the unwitting "host." If you have any information about this incident or suspect, call Rockville police at 240-314-8900.

Saturday, September 2, 2023

Rockville restaurant broken into


Rockville City police responded to a burglar alarm at a restaurant in the East Rockville neighborhood early yesterday morning, September 1, 2023. The restaurant in the 400 block of Lincoln Street was burglarized at 4:33 AM Friday. There is a small shopping center with several restaurants on that block of Lincoln Street. Officers responding to the scene found evidence of forced entry at the restaurant.

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Intruder trashes Rockville apartment


An intruder broke into a Rockville apartment on the morning of August 20, 2023, trashed the place, and then fled. Rockville City police report that the intruder forced entry to an apartment in the 300 block of N. Van Buren Street near Rockville Town Center sometime between 7:00 AM and 9:25 AM that morning. The suspect "strew items about," police say, and damaged property. But police did not indicate that any items were actually stolen from the apartment. If you have any information about this incident or suspect, call Rockville police at 240-314-8900.

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Rockville apartment burglarized


Rockville City police responded to a report of break-in at an apartment near Rockville Town Center Sunday morning, August 20, 2023. The burglary was reported at an apartment unit in the 300 block of North Van Buren Street. Officers responding to the scene found evidence of forced entry into the apartment.

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Police searching for Bone Jour burglars in Bethesda (Video + Photos)


Montgomery County police are asking for the public's help in taking a bite out of crime, by identifying and locating two suspects in a recent break-in at Bone Jour at 4922 Del Ray Avenue in Bethesda. On Monday, August 7, 2023, at an undisclosed time, the rear door of the business was pried open. A female suspect then entered through the door. Police did not identify any property being stolen from inside the business, but report that "a bundle of permanent balloons" outside the business was taken.


Police describe Suspect #1 as a White male in his twenties, with short hair and a medium build, wearing glasses, a t-shirt, shorts and shoes. He is also seen wearing a watch on his left wrist. Suspect #2 is described as a White female in her twenties with long hair, wearing a winter hat, a long-sleeved sweater, shorts and shoes. Neither appeared to realize their faces would be visible on surveillance cameras, footage from which has been released by detectives.

Anyone with information regarding these suspects or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at www.crimesolversmcmd.org and click on the “www.p3tips.com” link at the top of the page, or call 1-866-411-8477.  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects. Tipsters may remain anonymous. 

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Rockville home broken into


Rockville City police responded to a report of a burglary at a home in the Rockville Park neighborhood early yesterday morning, August 16, 2023. The burglary was reported at 4:50 AM Wednesday at a home in the 700 block of Grandin Avenue. Officers responding to the scene found evidence of forced entry at the home.

Friday, August 4, 2023

Do you recognize this suspect who allegedly broke into vehicles at a Rockville shopping center?


Montgomery County police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect who allegedly broke into several vehicles at a Rockville shopping center, and stole items inside. The incident occurred this past Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at the Research Row development at 1401 Research Boulevard. Police say the suspect fled in a dark-colored 4-door Chevrolet.


Police describe the suspect as a Black male in his forties or fifties, with a large build, and about 5-feet, 10-inches in height. He was wearing a white t-shirt, black shorts, white socks and white and red shoes. Detectives are asking for anyone with information regarding this crime or the suspect involved to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Callers may remain anonymous. 



Friday, July 28, 2023

Armed robbery, auto theft, burglary at townhome in Rockville


Rockville City police responded to a report of an armed robbery at a townhome community in the Tower Oaks area of Rockville yesterday morning, July 27, 2023. One or more burglars gained entry to a townhome in the 1200 block of Treasure Oak Court, and committed an armed robbery with a weapon other than a firearm. A vehicle was reported stolen from the residence, as well. Police responded to the scene at 11:00 AM Thursday.

Friday, July 21, 2023

Rockville home broken into


Rockville City police responded to a report of a residential burglary yesterday morning, July 20, 2023. The burglary was reported at a home in the 1300 block of Veirs Mill Road at 9:58 AM Thursday. Officers arriving at the scene found evidence of forced entry at the home.

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Rockville gas station broken into


Rockville City police responded to a burglar alarm at a gas station early Saturday morning, July 15, 2023. The burglary occurred around 3:40 AM at a gas station in the 1200 block of E. Gude Drive. Officers arriving at the scene found evidence of forced entry. 

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Break-in at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda


Montgomery County police responded to a burglar alarm at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda early on the morning of July 4, 2023. The alarm was triggered at 5:53 AM Tuesday. Officers arriving at the scene found evidence of forced entry.