Montgomery County police are searching for a suspect in four recent commercial burglaries in downtown Silver Spring.

Police were called to 8720 Georgia Ave. on Sept. 15 following the report of a burglary discovered that morning by a worker who arrived to open the building. Police found four offices had been entered by force and had items stolen. 

Video surveillance reviewed by 3rd District officers showed a suspect inside the building at 6:33 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. That video has now been released by the department in hopes of learning the suspect’s identity.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about these burglaries should call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240.773.6870.

Tipsters also may contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County online or toll-free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477) to be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or indictment of the suspect. Tipsters will remain anonymous.

Still shot from surveillance video via Montgomery County Police Department.

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
County Police Searching for Suspect in Commercial Burglaries