Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The smash-and-grab robbery at Cartier got people talking on social media.
After the robberies at Cartier and the Gap in Friendship Heights on Tuesday, comments were flying on social media reacting to the crimes. Nyasa Boadus commented on Facebook: "Ballzy criminals! Who robs a Cartier store on Wisconsin in the middle of the day? Fearless criminals! They stand a snowballs chance in hell of fencing that stuff!" Twitter user @mikeledroit wondered if it was related to his birthday: "Was someone getting me a Bday present?" @andreasiegs didn't like how close the crimes were to her: "Right down the street from work- ah!! // Group of Robbers Takes Over Cartier, Escapes with Loot via @BethesdaCCPatch Perhaps @iwbadg summed it up best with this question about the two robberies: "What is going on today?!? “@ChevyChasePatch…
Friday, February 15, 2013
Police say a student shoved another student into a school bathroom and stole money.
Montgomery County Police say a 16-year-old Walt Whitman High School student pushed a fellow student into a school bathroom and stole his money. The incident occurred Feb. 8. According to police spokeswoman Officer Rebecca Innocenti, the student and the victim, also a 16-year-old Whitman student, were walking down a school hallway around 7:44 a.m. when the boy grabbed the victim by his outer clothing and pushed him into a bathroom. Innocenti said the student searched through the victim's pockets and stole money. The student was arrested at school and brought to the Second District Police station for processing, Innocenti said. He was charged with robbery, second-degree assault and theft under $100 and was released to his guardians. The …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Police are looking for a suspect believed to have committed a Dec. 22 armed robbery.
Police are looking for a masked suspect who robbed the M&T bank in the Cabin John Shopping Center. First District police officers responded to a call from the M&T Bank located at 11325 Seven Locks Road just after 9:20 a.m. on Dec. 22. According to a police report, a male suspect wearing a mask entered the bank, approached a teller showing a small black handgun, and demanded money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank. The suspect is described as a male, of unknown race, over six feet tall, with a medium build. Montgomery County police detectives released surveillance photos of the robbery, which show man wearing a dark blue jacket, a light green button-up shirt, gloves and a Halloween mask. Anyone with …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The 1st District Montgomery County Police Department released crime information for Nov. 12-20.
A residential burglary, two thefts from auto and a robbery were reported in Potomac in the Montgomery County Police Department crime summary for the period of Nov. 12-20. For more information on recent crime in the county, check out the Montgomery County crime map on Patch.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
After the woman was assaulted, she noticed that cash was missing from her purse.
A woman was punched in the eye and robbed in the trash room of a Potomac apartment building Nov. 18, according to Montgomery County police. A 43-year-old woman was in the basement trash room of an apartment building in the 10500 block of Montrose Road around 6:30 p.m. when she noticed a man rummaging through the trash, according to police spokeswoman Officer Rebecca Innocenti. The woman asked the man if she could help him, and he turned and punched the woman in the eye, Innocenti said. The man then ran up the steps and fled the building, Innocenti said. After the incident, the woman noticed cash was missing from her purse, according to Innocenti. Police would not say whether the woman lived in the building. Police are describing the …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A victim who apparently called an escort service was robbed by a man who came to his home Oct. 11, according to Montgomery County police.
A Bethesda man who called an escort service was robbed at his home Oct. 11, according to Montgomery County police. The incident happened at a home in the 5800 block of Madaket Road, according to police. The victim apparently called an escort service, and was then robbed of cash by a man who came to his home, according to Montgomery County police spokeswoman, officer Rebecca Innocenti. The victim declined police assistance and the case is not being prosecuted, according to police spokeswoman, officer Britta Thomas.
Friday, April 13, 2012
One of the suspects has been arrested and charged with robbing the Tuckerman Lane store where he was employed.
Three suspects are in custody for what police have determined was an inside job in the robberies of the Potomac CVS. Montgomery County Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of three suspects connected with two armed robberies of a CVS store located on Tuckerman Lane in Potomac. Fenton Graham, 35, of Silver Spring, an employee of the CVS, was arrested and charged on February 14. Graham's girlfriend, 29-year-old Michelle Allison of Randallstown, was arrested on February 18 and charged with obstructing and hindering the investigation. Michael Cooke, 53, father of Allison, was arrested April 2 in Las Vegas on the strength of a Maryland arrest warrant. Graham was employed by CVS as a supervisor at the time of the robberies and was working in …
Friday, February 17, 2012
The 1st District Montgomery County Police Department released crime information for Jan. 30 to Feb. 7.
One robbery and four thefts from vehicles were reported in Potomac in the Montgomery County Police Department crime summary for the period of Jan. 30 – Feb. 7. A commercial robbery occurred at the CVS located at 7955 Tuckerman Ln. in Potomac on Monday, Feb. 6 at 2:45 a.m. The suspect threatened the victim with a weapon and obtained property. Suspect: A black male, between 6’-6’2” tall, 200-210 lbs., wearing a black ski mask, grey sweatshirt, gloves and carrying a duffle bag. Three thefts from vehicles occurred overnight from Tuesday, Jan. 31 to Wednesday, Feb. 1. The first three victims had a forced entry; the last victim had unlocked doors. A theft from a vehicle occurred in the parking lot of Old Angler’s Inn, 10801 Mac Arthur Blvd. …
Friday, February 10, 2012
The 1st District Montgomery County Police Department released crime information for Jan. 23 Jan. 31.
One robbery and 12 thefts-from-auto were reported in Potomac in the Montgomery County Police Department crime summary for the period of Jan. 23 Jan. 31. A robbery occurred at M&T Bank, 10100 River Road, Potomac on Friday, Jan. 27 at 9:40 a.m. The suspect threatened the victim with a weapon and obtained property. The suspect is a white male, 6’-6’2”, 200 lbs., with grey hair. He was wearing a mask, white jacket and tan khaki pants. Twelve thefts from vehicles occurred overnight from Wednesday, Jan. 25 to Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Carderock Springs subdivision of Potomac. All of the victims had either unlocked doors or unknown entry. Cash or small electronics in the vehicles were taken. Affected streets included: the 8000 block of Park …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Police confirm a robbery occurred at M&T Bank in Potomac at 9:40 a.m. Friday.
Update, 1:50 p.m.: Preliminary investigations show that one armed suspect entered the M&T Bank on River Road in Potomac and approached a teller demanding cash, according to a police release. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot via the front door of the bank towards River Road. No one was injured during the incident. Montgomery County police officers responded to the incident at 9:41 a.m. Police describe the suspect as a white male of unknown age, between 6 feet and 6'1" tall, with a medium to heavy set build. The suspect was dressed was dressed in a gray hooded sweatshirt, a gray urban camouflage colored baseball hat, gloves, black scarf, white tyvek type jacket and pants and a white plastic mask …