Police Seek Public Help Identifying Six Robbery Suspects

Detectives with the 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to identify six suspects in an assault and robbery of two female juveniles inside Ellsworth Place. The incident took place in mid-afternoon on Oct. 2, when a 16-year old and a 17-year-old were inside a fourth-floor mall restroom and were confronted by the six suspects.

Police Looking for Suspect in Residential Burglaries

The Montgomery County police are asking for help to identify a suspect they believe is responsible for seven residential burglaries in two neighborhoods near downtown Silver Spring. The affected homes are located in the Chelsea Heights and Seven Oaks-Evanswood neighborhoods.

Police Seek Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

Montgomery County police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify three suspects in an Aug. 3 armed robbery, according to a press release. The incident took place Sunday evening, and police responded at about 10:40 p.m. to the Spring Beer & Wine Store at 9330 Georgia Ave.

Bill Would Create Public Police Advisory Commission

Thirteen members of the public would become part of a Policing Advisory Commission under the terms of a bill introduced by Councilmember Hans Riemer (D-At Large). A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow evening. In addition, the county executive’s office release the results of a survey asking the public about the characteristics they would like to see in the county’s next police chief.

Police Release Surveillance Video from Ellsworth Place Theft

Investigators from the county police’s 3rd District Patrol Investigation Unit have released surveillance video from a theft that occurred in Ellsworth Place at 8661 Colesville Rd. The incident took place at approximately 9:45 p.m. on March 25 in the Trendy Nails & Spa Salon, police said. The two suspects, a male and a female, watched as an employee counted the day’s … Read More

Council Passes Bill to Increase Trust, Transparency in Law Enforcement

The County Council unanimously passed Bill 1-19, The Police Officer Involved Death – Independent Investigation, also known as the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act. Today’s 9-0 vote was expected, since all councilmembers cosponsored the bill, introduced in January by Councilmember Will Jawando (D-At Large). When a police officer is involved in an individual’s death, the act would require a … Read More

Park Police Investigating Alleged Embezzlement from Foundation

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are investigating an alleged case of embezzlement from the Montgomery Parks Foundation, according Lt. Jeffrey Coe, public information officer for the Montgomery County division of the park police. There has not yet been an arrest in the case, Coe said, which the department estimated involves five or six figures. “It’s still under investigation,” Coe said. … Read More