Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The smash-and-grab robbery at Cartier got people talking on social media.
After the robberies at Cartier and the Gap in Friendship Heights on Tuesday, comments were flying on social media reacting to the crimes. Nyasa Boadus commented on Facebook: "Ballzy criminals! Who robs a Cartier store on Wisconsin in the middle of the day? Fearless criminals! They stand a snowballs chance in hell of fencing that stuff!" Twitter user @mikeledroit wondered if it was related to his birthday: "Was someone getting me a Bday present?" @andreasiegs didn't like how close the crimes were to her: "Right down the street from work- ah!! // Group of Robbers Takes Over Cartier, Escapes with Loot via @BethesdaCCPatch Perhaps @iwbadg summed it up best with this question about the two robberies: "What is going on today?!? “@ChevyChasePatch…
Friday, February 15, 2013
Police say a student shoved another student into a school bathroom and stole money.
Montgomery County Police say a 16-year-old Walt Whitman High School student pushed a fellow student into a school bathroom and stole his money. The incident occurred Feb. 8. According to police spokeswoman Officer Rebecca Innocenti, the student and the victim, also a 16-year-old Whitman student, were walking down a school hallway around 7:44 a.m. when the boy grabbed the victim by his outer clothing and pushed him into a bathroom. Innocenti said the student searched through the victim's pockets and stole money. The student was arrested at school and brought to the Second District Police station for processing, Innocenti said. He was charged with robbery, second-degree assault and theft under $100 and was released to his guardians. The …
Friday, January 4, 2013
A woman was punched in the head after the suspects demanded cash, police said.
Three boys, ages 15 to 17, were charged in an attempted armed robbery on New Year’s Day in the White Flint area, Montgomery County police said Thursday. Officers responded to the 5800 block of Nicholson Lane in North Bethesda at 5:48 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a woman screaming. The 56-year-old woman left White Flint Mall and was walking along Nicholson Lane when three suspects approached her from behind and demanded cash, police said in a news release. One of the suspects punched the woman in the head, according to the release. When the woman screamed, the suspects fled. An off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer saw the suspects and followed them to the White Flint Metro station, police said. Montgomery County police responded …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Police are looking for a suspect believed to have committed a Dec. 22 armed robbery.
Police are looking for a masked suspect who robbed the M&T bank in the Cabin John Shopping Center. First District police officers responded to a call from the M&T Bank located at 11325 Seven Locks Road just after 9:20 a.m. on Dec. 22. According to a police report, a male suspect wearing a mask entered the bank, approached a teller showing a small black handgun, and demanded money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank. The suspect is described as a male, of unknown race, over six feet tall, with a medium build. Montgomery County police detectives released surveillance photos of the robbery, which show man wearing a dark blue jacket, a light green button-up shirt, gloves and a Halloween mask. Anyone with …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A victim who apparently called an escort service was robbed by a man who came to his home Oct. 11, according to Montgomery County police.
A Bethesda man who called an escort service was robbed at his home Oct. 11, according to Montgomery County police. The incident happened at a home in the 5800 block of Madaket Road, according to police. The victim apparently called an escort service, and was then robbed of cash by a man who came to his home, according to Montgomery County police spokeswoman, officer Rebecca Innocenti. The victim declined police assistance and the case is not being prosecuted, according to police spokeswoman, officer Britta Thomas.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
A juvenile attempted to rob one juvenile and assaulted another on Saturday, Sept. 29, marking the third assault this year in the tunnel, which runs beneath Wisconsin Avenue. Police have stepped up surveillance in the area.
Update (Friday, Oct. 5): On Thursday, Oct. 4, Montgomery County Police Department "detectives arrested and charged a 16-year-old male from Rockville with the attempted robbery and 2nd-degree assault of the two juvenile victims," according to a county police statement. Police had received a tip from the community about a possible suspect, the statement added. In all, three juveniles were victims in this assault: "two 16-year-old males from Bethesda, and another juvenile," according to the police. They "were walking on the trail [on Saturday, Sept. 29, at about 8:50 p.m.] when they were approached by a group of approximately five to six teenage males. The male suspect grabbed one of the victims and demanded money. The other victim attempted …