County Police Make DUI, Handgun Arrests in Takoma Park Area

A county police officer with the Holiday Task Force stopped three men on Nov. 29 after a traffic violation in the Takoma Park area who were then charged with offenses including driving under the influence and handgun possession. The officer observed the incident in the area of University Boulevard East and Merrimac Drive.

Detectives Seek Help Identifying Suspects in Ellsworth Place Robbery

Detectives with the county police department’s 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating the robbery of two people in Ellsworth Place and are asking for help to identify the suspects. The incident occurred at about 1:45 p.m. on Dec. 1 and the victims were a male and a female. Both suspects are male and the department has released surveillance video of the two in hopes someone can assist with identification.

Detectives Seek Help to Identify Bank Robbery Suspect

Detectives from the county police’s Major Crimes Division have released surveillance video of a suspect in a recent bank robbery and are seeking help to identify him. The robbery occurred at about 1:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the TD Bank branch located at 8661 Colesville Rd. in Silver Spring.

County Police Arrest, Charge Suspect in Storage Unit Burglary

County police from the 3rd District have arrested Brady Santos, age 31, of Washington, D.C. and charged him with the burglary of Silver Spring storage units, the department announced. Officers responded to the Extra Space Storage facility located at 7722 Fenton St. for a burglary that had just occurred on Nov. 19.

In-Person Pickups Are New Twist in Grandparent Scam

Detectives from the Financial Crimes division of the Montgomery County Police Department are again warning residents of what is typically referred to as the “Grandparent Scam.” The scam has taken a new twist: Victims have collectively given over $48,500 in cash to a scammer that arrives at their home to collect the money.

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Hillandale Metro by T-Mobile Store; Video Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division that are investigating a November 12 armed robbery of a Hillandale Metro by T-Mobile store have released surveillance video of the incident, and are asking anyone with information about this robbery or suspect to come forward to the MCPD.