The 1st District Montgomery County Police Department released crime information for Dec. 24 - Jan.1.
Two residential burglaries and two thefts from vehicles were reported in Potomac in the Montgomery County Police Department crime summary for the period of Dec. 24-Jan.1. For more information on recent crime in the county, check out the Montgomery County crime map on Patch.
The opportunity for robberies, burglaries and thefts from vehicles increase during the holidays, police say.
As holidays approach, Montgomery County police warn residents to be extra vigilant for robberies, burglaries and thefts from vehicles. According to a police statement, the opportunity for these incidents increase during the holidays. In addition to the police department’s yearly “Shop with a Cop” campaign, Montgomery County police have released the following safety tips: When shopping: When out walking: At home: