Police Blotter: Possession of a Weapon at Richard Montgomery High School; Robbery at Potomac Walgreens
The following crimes were reported to Montgomery County or Rockville police from March 27 to April 4
A vehicle was stolen on the 6000 block of Roosevelt Street between 12 and 4:30 p.m. March 31. The manner of entry is unknown.
Theft from vehicles around Rayburn Road
Cash and property were taken from vehicles on Irvington Avenue and Selvyn and Rayburn roads between March 30 and April 1. Forced entry was used in one incident, while three other vehicles had been left unlocked, and the means of entry in other incidents is unknown.
Weapon and disorderly conduct charges; anti-Semitic graffiti; and reported theft at Richard Montgomery High School
On March 27, an unknown suspect drew an anti-Semitic symbol on a concrete pillar at the school between 7 a.m. and 7:40 p.m.
On March 30, a suspect removed a cell phone, wallet, money and a pair of pants that had been left unsecured in a locker room between 2:30 and 2:40 p.m.
Also, a request was submitted to police to charge a 17-year-old boy with possession of a dangerous weapon—a knife—on school property, disrupting school operations and disorderly conduct following an April 3 incident at the school.
Assault on Veirs Mill Road
A man approached another man at 11:33 a.m. March 31 on the 2200 block of Veirs Mill Road and asked if he was “Spanish” and then struck him in the face. The suspect, who was about 6 feet tall, then fled the scene.
Vehicle theft on Watkins Pond Boulevard
Someone entered an unlocked vehicle on the 100 block of Watkins Pond Boulevard between 6:30 p.m. March 31 and 1 p.m. April 1. Once inside, the person removed a spare key to a second vehicle. They then stole that vehicle.
Commercial burglary on Hungerford Drive
Someone broke the front glass door of a business on the 700 block of Hungerford Drive between 12:01 a.m. and 7:47 a.m. March 29. Once inside, they removed cigarettes and wine.
Theft from a vehicle on Elmcroft Boulevard
Someone removed an iPod from a locked vehicle on Elmcroft Boulevard between 5:30 p.m. March 31 and 8 a.m. April 1.
Residential burglary on 13th Street
Property was taken from a residence on the 8000 block of 13th Street between 7 a.m. March 29 and 1:20 a.m. March 30. No force was reported. The front door of the home was broken prior to the burglary and didn’t lock properly.
Attempted commercial burglary at Starbucks
There was an attempted commercial burglary at the downtown Silver Spring Starbucks at 8399 Colesville Road in the early morning of April 1.
Thefts from vehicles around Bonifant Street
Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred on Pershing Drive, Bonifant Street and Wayne, Silver Spring and First avenues between March 30 and April 1. Forced entry was used in three of the thefts. One vehicle had been left unlocked, and the means of entry into the others is unknown. Cash and property were taken.
Thefts from vehicles around Woodland Drive
Cash and property were taken from vehicles parked on Lyttonsville Road, Hanover and Elkhart streets and Woodland and Springwood drives between March 29 and April 1. Two vehicles had been left unlocked, and means of entry into the others is unknown. No force was reported.
Residential shed burglary on Crestridge Drive
A residential shed on the 1400 block of Crestridge Drive was broken into at 11:45 p.m. April 4. Nothing was taken.
Strong-arm robbery at Walgreens
Two male suspects committed a strong-arm robbery at the 10101 River Road Walgreens at 7:15 p.m. April 1. One man implied he had a weapon. The pair took medications from the pharmacy.