Police Blotter: Three Vehicles Stolen; House Burglaries in Potomac and Silver Spring

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police Dec. 13-19




Vehicle stolen

A man stole a vehicle from the 10400 block of Motor City Drive near Westfield Montgomery mall just before noon on Dec. 12. No force was reported. Keys had been left inside.

Thefts from vehicles

Cash and property were taken from multiple vehicles on Saratoga Avenue, Glen Cove Parkway, Albia Street, Little Falls Parkway, Kirkwood Drive and Uppingham Street between Dec. 15 and 17. Two thefts involved force.

Friendship Heights

Purse theft at Whole Foods

A woman in her 20s stole a purse at Whole Foods at 4420 Willard Ave. at about 2:45 p.m. Dec. 13.


Attempted strong-arm robbery

A man tried to steal medications from the Knowles Apothecary at 10400 Connecticut Ave. at about 12:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

North Bethesda

Residential burglary

Property was taken from a residence in the 5200 block of Tuckerman Lane between midnight Dec. 13 and 10 p.m. Dec. 14. There were no signs of forced entry.

North Potomac

House burglary

A man, who appeared to be about 18 to 20 years old, entered a house in the 11500 block of Piney Lodge Road between 4:55 and 5:09 p.m. Dec. 16. A door had been left unlocked. Nothing was taken.

Thefts from vehicles

Property was taken from multiple vehicles on Smithy Court, Devereaux Terrace, Ambiance Drive, Owens Glen Way and Owens Glen Court between Dec. 11 and 18. No force was reported.


Vehicle stolen

A 27-year-old woman was arrested in connection with a vehicle stolen from the 7800 block of Heatherton Lane overnight on Dec. 13. The vehicle was recovered on Dec. 20.

Thefts from vehicles

Cash was taken from two vehicles in the 7600 to 7800 blocks of Heatherton Lane overnight on Dec. 13. No force was reported.


Burglary at Lighthouse Tofu

Lighthouse Tofu at 12710 Twinbrook Parkway was broken into in the early morning Dec. 15. Nothing was taken.

Vehicle stolen

A vehicle was stolen from the 300 block of West Montgomery Avenue overnight on Dec. 15.

Bike stolen

The locks were cut on six storage units at an apartment complex in the 100 block of First Street and one bicycle was stolen on Dec. 17 or 18.

Theft and assault

Two women allegedly put several pairs of sunglasses into a backpack while in a store in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike at about 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18. One woman left as an employee attempted to take the other woman into custody, but the second woman assaulted the employee and fled the store.

Silver Spring

Thefts from vehicles

Cash and property were taken from vehicles on Insley Street, Eton Road, Brunett Avenue, Hastings Drive, Sutherland Road, Granville Drive and Woodland Drive. No force was reported.

Attempted armed robbery

A man displayed a weapon, assaulted a man and tried to take his cash in the 7800 block of Eastern Avenue at about 5:15 a.m. Dec. 13.

Watch and jewelry shop burglary

Moren Inc. at 8241 Georgia Ave. was broken into early on the morning of Dec. 14. Property was taken.

Armed robbery

Three men took a man’s property in a robbery near Blair Mill Way and East West Highway at about 7:20 p.m. Dec. 15. One man had a weapon.

House burglary

Property was taken from a house in the 400 block of Mansfield Road overnight on Dec. 16. A door had been left unlocked.

Pawn shop burglary

Famous Pawnbrokers at 8617 16th St. was broken into early on the morning of Dec. 18. Nothing was taken.

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