Category: Crime

Police seek help identifying suspects in armed robbery of CVS

The suspected armed robber. Photo from Montgomery County Police Department. The Montgomery County Police Department release surveillance photos of two suspects in an armed robbery and is asking the public’s help to identify them. According to a press release, the incident happened about 9:45 p.m. Aug. 8 at the CVS/Pharmacy located at 9520 Georgia Ave. in the strip center that formerly included a Staples store that’s now being converted to an ALDI grocery store. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division–Robbery Section are conducting the investigation into the incident. Two suspects entered the store; one was armed with a handgun. The...

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Moorenko’s armed robbery suspect still being sought

Police are still seeking the suspect in the July 31 armed robbery of Moorenko’s Ice Cream. (Montgomery County Police) Montgomery County Police are still seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the armed robbery of Moorenko’s Ice Cream at 8030 Georgia Avenue. Police responded to a report of the incident at 9:50 p.m. on July 31. From the department’s press release: “The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the shop, displayed a handgun, and confronted a clerk who was working behind the counter. The suspect demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands. The...

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Numerous car break-ins reported around Silver Spring

Numerous car break-ins have been reported around Silver Spring, including several overnight at Parkside Terrace Apartments. (Mike Mowery/Source of the Spring) Over the past week, we have received several reports of car break-ins occurring around Silver Spring, including several at Parkside Terrace Apartments overnight, as well as on Easley Street. On a local listserv this morning, Lynn Koiner wrote: “This morning I discovered that someone got into my car and pulled everything out of the glove compartment.  Nothing was taken.  They got in on the passenger side since this door was not completely shut. They tried to get into...

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