CRIME and CRIME PREVENTION

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The Montgomery County Police Department publishes weekly Crime Summaries. Incidents reported in 2017 within the 3rd District of Silver Spring, H1 Beat, are shown below. The date shown indicates the date of the summary report, not of the incident. Text shown in red indicates an incident within the "Long Branch" sector.

11/30/2017

  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the area of East Franklin Avenue and Lawnsberry Terrace at approximately 10:30 p.m. on 11/16. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his property.

11/24/2017

  • An attempted strong-arm robbery occurred in the 700 block of University Boulevard East at approximately 10:02 p.m. on 11/08. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and attempted to take his property.

11/16/2017

  • A commercial burglary occurred at a Shell gas station office located at 8533 Piney Branch Road between approximately 3:00 p.m. and approximately 9:40 p.m. on 11/03. Forced entry; cash was taken.
  • An attempted commercial burglary occurred at the Exxon gas station located at 701 University Boulevard East at approximately 6:45 p.m. on 11/03.
  • A residential burglary occurred in the 1000 block of Quebec Terrace at approximately 7:06 a.m. on 11/04. No signs of forced entry, a door was reported to have been left unlocked; nothing was taken. The suspect was arrested.

11/09/2017

  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8800 block of Sudbury Road between approximately 1:00 p.m. on 10/22 and approximately 12:00 a.m. on 10/23. No signs of forced entry; nothing was taken.
  • An armed robbery occurred in the 9100 block of September Lane at approximately 9:13 p.m. on 10/26. The suspect displayed a weapon and took the adult male victim’s cash and property.
  • Strong-arm robberies occurred in the following areas:
    • In the 9100 block of September Lane at approximately 4:20 p.m. on 10/27. The suspect assaulted the adult female victim and took her property.
    • In the area of Osage Street and Chickasaw Drive at approximately 1:40 p.m. on 10/28. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his cash and property. One suspect was arrested.

11/02/2017

  • A commercial burglary occurred at the CASA de Maryland located at 734 University Boulevard East between approximately 11:36 a.m. on 10/21 and approximately 10:30 a.m. on 10/23. No signs of forced entry; nothing was taken.
  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8800 block of Sudbury Road between approximately 1:00 p.m. on 10/22 and approximately 12:00 a.m. on 10/23. No signs of forced entry; nothing was taken.

10/26/2017

  • AA commercial burglary occurred at the Flower Delicatessen located at 8707 Flower Avenue in the early morning hours of 10/11. Forced entry; nothing was taken.
  • A residential shed buglary occurred in the 1000 block of Osage Street at approximately 11:04 p.m. on 10/12. Forced entry; property was taken. One suspect was arrested.

10/19/2017

  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the 500 block of Domer Avenue in the early morning hours of 10/07. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his property. One suspect was arrested.
  • An aggravated assault occurred in the 700 block of Seek Lane at approximately 4:31 p.m. on 10/08. The suspect displayed a weapon.
  • An attempted aggravated assault occurred in the 500 block of Domer Avenue at approximately 9:15 p.m. on 10/08. One of the suspects displayed a weapon.

10/12/2017

  • Four residential shed burglaries occurred in the following areas:
    • One occurred in the 8600 block of Carroll Avenue at approximately 10:45 p.m. on 09/29. No force; nothing was taken.
    • Three occurred in the 1000 block of Osage Street at approximately 11:18 p.m. on 09/29. Forced entry; nothing was taken.

10/05/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

09/28/2017

  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8500 block of 11th Avenue between approximately 8:00 a.m. and approximately 8:45 a.m. on 09/11. Forced entry; property was taken.
  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the 8700 block of Geren Road in the early morning hours of 09/15. The suspect assaulted the adult female victim and took her property.
  • An aggravated assault occurred in the area of University Boulevard East and Carroll Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. on 09/17. One suspect displayed a weapon.

09/21/2017

  • An adult male's body was located in a creek in the Long Branch Stream Valley Park near 8800 Garland Avenue at approximately 11:22 a.m. on 09/06. THe death was ruled a homicide.
  • An attempted burglary occurred at New Hampshire Estates Elementary School located at 8720 Carroll Avenue at approximately 6:56 p.m. on 09/06. The suspects were arrested.
  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the 700 block of Gilbert Street in the early morning hours of 09/10. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his cash.

09/14/2017

  • An armed robbery occurred in the 500 block of Domer Avenue. The suspects displayed a weapon, assaulted the adult female victim, and took her property.

09/07/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

08/31/2017

  • An armed robbery occurred at the 8500 block of Piney Branch Road at approximately 5:30 a.m. on 08/21. One suspect displayed a weapon. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his cash and property.

08/24/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

08/17/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

08/10/2017

  • A commercial strong-arm robbery occurred at the 7-Eleven convenience store lcoated at 650 University Boulevard East at approximately 11:50 a.m. on 07/28. The suspect assaulted two employees and stole cash.

08/03/2017

  • An armed robbery occurred in the 9200 block of Piney Branch Road at approximately 7:03 p.m. on 07/24. One suspect displayed a weapon and took the adult male victim's property.

07/27/2017

  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road at approximately 12:14 p.m. on 07/14. The suspect assaulted the adult male victim and took his property.
  • An armed robbery occurred in the 8800 block of Gilbert Street in the early morning hours of 07/17. The suspect displayed a weapon and took the adult male victim's cash.

07/20/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

07/13/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

07/06/2017

  • A 12-year-old male was arrested for committing both of these burglaries:
    • A commercial burglary occurred at a fitness center located at 8703 Flower Avenue at approximately 1:52 p.m. on 06/20. No signs of forced entry; cash and property were taken.
    • An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 8600 block of Piney Branch Road at approximately 4:30 p.m. on 06/20.
  • An armed robbery of a taxi driver occurred in the area of Langley Drive and Glenville Road at approximately 10:40 p.m. on 06/23. One suspect displayed a weapon. The suspects took the adult female taxi driver's cash and property.

06/29/2017

  • An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 800 block of Gregorio Drive at approximately 10:34 p.m. on 06/18.

06/22/2017

  • A theft from vehicle occurred in the 8200 block of Garland Avenue between approximately 7:30 p.m. on 06/09 and approximately 9:30 a.m. on 06/10. Force; vehicle parts were taken.
  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the 1000 block of Navahoe Drive at approximately 10:08 p.m. on 06/11. The suspect assaulted the adult male victim and took his property.
  • An attempted strong-arm robbery occurred in the 1000 block of Quebec Terrace at approximately 8:50 a.m. on 06/13. The suspect assaulted the adult female victim and attempted to take her property.
  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8400 block of 10th Avenue between approximately 12:30 p.m. and approximately 1:30 p.m. on 06/13. Forced entry; property was taken.

06/15/2017

  • An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 9000 block of Pickwick Village Terrace at approximately 3:30 p.m. on 05/31.
  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8700 block of Barron Street at approximately 8:15 p.m. on 05/31. No signs of forced entry, a window was reported to have been left open; property was taken.
  • A theft from vehicle occurred in the 8700 block of Plymouth Street at approximately 4:29 p.m. on 06/01. Force; property was taken.

06/08/2017

  • Two residential burglaries occurred in the following areas:
    • In the 9600 block of McAlpine Road between approximately 9:30 a.m. and approximately 6:00 p.m. on 05/24. Forced entry; property was taken.
    • In the 8700 block of Reading Road between approximately 3:30 a.m. and approximately 12:00 p.m. on 05/29. Forced entry; nothing was taken.
  • A commercial burglary occurred at the YMCA Community Center located at 8733 Carroll Avenue between approximately 9:45 p.m. on 05/25 and approximately 3:30 p.m. on 05/26. Forced entry; property was taken.
  • An attempted armed robbery occurred in the 700 block of University Boulevard East in the early morning hours of 05/30. The suspect displayed a weapon and attempted to take the adult male victim's property.

06/01/2017

  • Four thefts from vehicles occurred between 05/15 and 05/19. Affected streets included Quebec Street, Quebec Terrace, and Ruatan Street. Force was reported in three events, unknown means of entry into the fourth vehicle; cash and property were taken.
  • The following two residential shed burglaries were committed by the same suspect. The suspect was arrested.
  • In the 8600 block of Carroll Avenue at approximately 11:05 p.m. on 05/21. No signs of forced entry, the shed was reported to have been left open; property was taken.
  • In the 1000 block of Osage Street at approximately 11:08 p.m. on 05/21. No signs of forced entry; property was taken.

05/25/2017

  • Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between 05/09 and 05/16. Affected streets included Houston Avenue, Malcolm Drive, Tahona Drive, and Quebec Terrace. Force was reported in five events, unknown means of entry into the other vehicles; cash and property was taken. Three suspects were arrested for the Houston Avenue theft.

05/18/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

05/11/2017

  • A stabbing occurred in the area of East Franklin Avenue at University Boulevard East at approximately 3:11 p.m. on 04/27. The suspect was arrested.

05/04/2017

  • A strong-arm robbery occurred in the 8800 block of Reading Road at approximately 11:30 p.m. on 04/20. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his property.

04/27/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

04/20/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

04/14/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

04/06/2017

  • An attempted strong-arm robbery occurred in the 8700 block of Gilbert Place in the early morning hours of 03/25. The suspect assaulted the adult male victim.
  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road between approximately 5:00 p.m. and approximately 8:15 p.m. on 03/25. Forced entry; property was taken.

03/30/2017

  • An attempted armed robbery occurred in the 700 block of Gilbert Street at approximately 10:12 p.m. on 03/18. Both suspects displayed weapons. The suspects were arrested.

03/23/2017

  • A commercial burglary occurred at the Park Bradford Condominiums' storage units located at 8601 Manchester Road in the early morning hours of 03/09. Forced entry; property was taken.
  • An armed robbery occurred in the 8700 block of Gilbert Place at approximately 9:36 p.m. on 03/10. One suspect displayed a weapon but nothing was taken from the adult male victim.

03/16/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

03/09/2017

  • An armed robbery occurred in the 9000 block of Piney Branch Road in the early morning hours of 02/23. Two suspects displayed weapons. The suspects took the two adult male victims' cash and property.

03/02/2017

  • An armed robbery occurred in the area of Flower Avenue and Piney Branch Road in the early morning hours of 02/17. One of the suspects displayed a weapon and took the adult male victim's cash.
  • Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between 02/15 and 02/20. Affected streets included Piney Branch Road, Osage Street, Barron Street, and Quebec Street. For was reported in four events, one vehicle was reported to have been left unlocked; cash, property, and vehicle parts were taken.

02/23/2017

  • No significant incidents occurred during this reporting period.

02/16/2017

  • An attempted commercial burglary occurred at the Foxhall Apartments leasing office located at 8715 Piney Branch Road in the early morning hours of 02/05.

02/09/2017

  • A residential burglary occurred in the 500 block of Domer Avenue between approximately 8:30 a.m. and approximately 10:00 a.m. on 01/25. No signs of forced entry; property was taken. The suspect was arrested.

02/02/2017

  • A commercial armed robbery occurred at Mega Mart located at 706 University Boulevard East in the early morning hours of 01/21. The suspect displayed a weapon and took cash. The suspect was arrested.
  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8600 block of Piney Branch Road between approximately 12:00 p.m. and approximately 3:00 p.m. on 01/22. No signs of forced entry; property was taken.

01/26/2017

  • A burglary occurred at Rolling Terrace Elementary School located at 705 Bayfield Street in the early morning hours of 01/17. Forced entry; property was taken.
  • Two residential burglaries occurred in the following areas:
    • In the 700 block of Forston Street at approximately 12:19 p.m. on 01/13. Forced entry; nothing was taken.
    • In the 8600 block of Piney Branch Road between approximately 11:45 a.m. and approximately 3:30 p.m. on 01/16. No signs of forced entry; property was taken.

01/19/2017

  • A residential burglary occurred in the 8600 block of Carroll Avenue between approximately 7:00 a.m. and approximately 5:00 p.m. on 01/06. No signs of forced entry; property was taken.

01/12/2017

  • An aggravated assault occurred in the 8600 block of Garland Avenue in the early morning hours of 01/01. The suspect displayed a weapon and assaulted the adult male victim.
  • An armed robbery occurred in the 8700 block of Carroll Avenue at approximately 3:45 p.m. on 01/04. The suspects assaulted the adult male victim and took his cash and property.
  • Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between 12/26 and 01/03. Affected streets include the 8300 and 8700 blocks of Carroll Avenue and the 1100 block of Quebec Street. Force was reported in two events, unknown means of entry into the other vehicles; cash, property, and vehicle parts were taken.