Monday, October 15, 2012
Major crimes happening in Chevy Chase between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2.
The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department in its summary of major crimes occurring in the county between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2. The mention of an arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction. If you have questions about this post, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
What would you do if you heard the screen door slam at 3 a.m.?
If you heard your home being burglarized at 3 a.m., what would you do? A homeowner, living in the 4700 block of Drummond Avenue in Chevy Chase, was awake at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, when he heard a rear screen door of his home slam shut. "He went to investigate. He then heard what he believed to be a window being moved and saw a light shining into his home. He asked who was there and then observed an unknown suspect run from the porch and [flee] through his backyard," according to an email from the Town of Somerset office, which learned of the incident from the Montgomery County Police Department. Nothing was taken from the home, which was not entered, according to the incident report. And, no description of the suspect was …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Police presence in the Chevy Chase municipality increased following one burglary and two attempted burglaries last month.
The next time you're strolling through your neighborhood and you see a police officer, stop and say "hi"—and tell the officer what you've seen that could be suspicious. Reporting suspicious things—people, activities, cars—is one of the best ways to deter crime, Montgomery County Police Capt. David Falcinelli, commander of the county police’s second district, told Town of Somerset residents at the town's council meeting on Monday night. Police presence in the Town of Somerset recently increased following one successful burglary and two attempted burglaries in the municipality within the past month, Falcinelli said. Last week, officers patrolled Somerset for 40 hours—up from 10 or 12 hours a week in the past, said Falcinelli and Cpl. Tony …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Crimes happening in or near Chevy Chase.
The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department in its summary of major crimes occurring in the county between Aug. 13 and Aug. 21. The mention of an arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction. If you have questions about this post, email email@example.com.