Thursday, March 7, 2013
Police say the man stole cash and electronics from a North Bethesda business.
Montgomery County police have released images of a man they say stole cash and electronics from a North Bethesda business, and they're asking the public for help in identifying him. The man forced open the door of a locked office in the 11100 block of Rockville Pike overnight on Jan. 28 to 29, according to a Montgomery County police news release. Police say surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect. They're asking anyone who recognizes the man to call 301-657-0112. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or indictment in the case.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Do you recognize this man?
Police are looking for help identifying a suspect in a December burglary of a Bethesda home. Montgomery County police Wednesday released photos—posted above—of a man believed to be responsible for the Dec. 8 burglary of a home on Hatherleigh Drive in Bethesda. The suspect entered the home through an unlocked basement window and stole small electronics, currency, documents, jewelry, gift cards and credit cards, according to a police report. Police say that when the victim’s stolen ATM card was used in Prince George’s County, detectives were able to obtain security photos of the suspect as he withdrew cash. Those with information regarding the incident or the suspect are asked to call police at 301-657-0112. Anonymous tips may be left with …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Police say Gary Lee-Thomas, 28, ran from officers and hid in a greenhouse after neighbors said he was "casing" homes in the Ashburton neighborhood.
An Upper Marlboro man has been charged with burglary after police say he ran through a Bethesda neighborhood and hid in a greenhouse behind a home in an attempt to elude officers. Police said Gary Lee-Thomas, 28, of the 6500 block of Gold Yarrow Lane in Upper Marlboro, fled from officers in the Ashburton neighborhood after neighbors reported he appeared to be casing homes. Police responded to the 10100 block of Ashburton Lane around noon on Friday, Jan. 18 after receiving several calls about a man “who was walking around the neighborhood and seemed to be examining houses,” said Officer Rebecca Innocenti, a police spokeswoman. When police encountered Lee-Thomas, they say he ran from officers. Using a canine who picked up his scent, officers…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Paul Jerome Holt, 34, was responsible for at least nine burglaries, and took over $80,000 worth of equipment, WUSA 9 reported.
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
A man responsible for breaking into businesses from Gaithersburg to Silver Spring and taking laptops, iPads and other electronics has been sentenced to 75 years in prison, WUSA 9 reported. Paul Jerome Holt, 34, was responsible for at least nine burglaries, and took over $80,000 worth of equipment, according to the report. Holt was caught on surveillance video during one of the burglaries using an umbrella to conceal his face. "From Urban Nation to Mars Symbioscience to a dentist office, Mr. Holt preyed upon unsuspecting people who thought their personal or business property to be safe," John J. McCarthy, State's Attorney for Montgomery County, said in a press release. Holt also "stole from a church and a funeral home in the same day," …
Friday, August 3, 2012
One 14-year-old boy from Potomac, and four other 15-year-old boys were arrested in a residential burglary.
Two burglaries and multiple thefts from autos were reported in Potomac in the Montgomery County Police Department crime summary for the period of July 16-24: A residential burglary occurred in the 5100 block of Waukesha Road, Bethesda on Monday, July 23, around 5 p.m. Nothing appears to have been taken from the residence. Five young men from around the area were arrested, according to the Montgomery County Police report: A burglary also took place at a construction site in the 10400 block of Willowbrook Drive, Potomac, between Monday, July 23, and Wednesday, July 25. Police report there was forced entry and that property was taken. Multiple thefts from vehicles were reported across residential neighborhoods in the Potomac beat. Fourteen of…
Saturday, June 4, 2011
A vehicle theft and an attempted residential burglary were included in the summary.
Montgomery County Police released a summary of major crimes occurring between May 16 and 24. A vehicle theft and an attempted residential burglary in Chevy Chase were included in the summary:
Monday, May 23, 2011
The break-in of a Dorset Avenue home in the Town of Somerset is still under investigation, Montgomery County detectives say.
The break-in of a home on Dorset Avenue in the Town of Somerset last Tuesday, May 17, is still under investigation, Montgomery County police detectives say. A stone was thrown through the window of the home, and a laptop was taken from inside the home.
Friday, April 29, 2011
Homes on East Kirke and Primrose streets were broken into through open or unlocked windows.
Two more burglaries have been reported in Chevy Chase Village by Village police. A burglar entered a home on East Kirke Street sometime during the night between April 26 and April 27 through an open front window, taking a handbag and $20 in cash that were near the window. And, a home on Primrose Street was burglarized recently while its residents were out of town. The burglar entered the house through an unlocked rear window and took a handbag and laptop computer. The handbag was later recovered near the home on East Kirke Street that was burglarized, police say. Chevy Chase Village police suspect that the two burglaries were committed by the same person, and warn Chevy Chase Village residents to lock their windows at night and when they …
Monday, April 11, 2011
Suspect rummaged in nightstand but took nothing, according to a report.
A burglar allegedly visited a Chevy Chase Village home in the 5400 block of Grove Street late this morning, according to a Chevy Chase Village crime report. A witness reports having seeing an Hispanic male in his early 20s, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall and weighing between 150 and 160 pounds, running from the house. The suspect forced his way into the home through the front door, according to the report. He rummaged through a nightstand, but took nothing. Anyone with information that could be related to the alleged crime is encouraged to contact the Chevy Chase Village Communications Center at 301-654-7300.
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Two burglaries and a graffiti incident were described.
Montgomery County Police released a summary of major crimes for the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 4. The summary included a commercial burglary, a residential burglary and a graffiti incident.