Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Two men charged in separate burglaries dating back to December
Two arrests have been made in separate burglaries in Damascus, including repeat offenses reported at a local church, Montgomery County police said Wednesday. Steven Tyler Haines, 19, of the 11400 block of Mountain View Drive in Damascus, was charged with three counts of second-degree burglary, three counts of theft and malicious destruction of property, according to court records accessed online. The charges stem from a spate of burglaries and thefts dating back to December, including three burglaries reported at Pleasant Grove Church, at 11225 Mountain View Road, on Dec. 9, Feb. 2 and Feb. 19. Police said Haines was linked to at least three burglaries in the 11300 and 11400 block of Mountain View Road. A warrant was issued for Haines on …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Burglars stole $100,000 worth of goods from 30 homes, according to Montgomery County Police.
Two Rockville teens and a 21-year-old Rockville man were among six people charged in a North Potomac burglary spree that netted more than $100,000 worth of items, Montgomery County Police said Thursday. According to District Court records accessed online, Tita Ntemgwa Fontava, 21, of the 14000 block of Pellita Terrace, has been charged with 56 counts of burglary, theft, property destruction and related conspiracy charges. Fontava is being held on $20,000 bail and is awaiting a March 1 court hearing. His bail was initially $85,000, the court records show. A 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were charged with numerous counts of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, conspiracy, malicious destruction of property and the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Kristin Ashley Delmar, 24, is charged with theft at Boscov's department store in Frederick, The Frederick News Post reports.
A Gaithersburg woman faces charges of theft between $1,000 and $10,000 for allegedly shoplifting from a Frederick department store last week, The Frederick News-Post reports. Police said Kristin Ashley Delmar, 24, of the first block of Hilton Court, stole more than $1,600 worth of merchandise from Boscov's deparment store, according to the report. Store employees stopped Delmar in the parking lot as she was trying to leave. She allegedly was found to have 6 rings, 26 necklaces, 17 watches, 5 pairs of earrings and 9 pieces of clothing in her purse, according to the report. Delmar was released from the Frederick County Adult Detention Center after posting $5,000 bail. Read the full story on The Frederick News-Post.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Germantown woman bought 119 iPads with government-issued credit card.
A Germantown woman who used a government-issued credit card to buy 119 iPads and other personal items was sentenced to six months in prison and was ordered to pay $106,096.09, the amount it cost the government, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday. According to federal prosecutors, Tamia M. McCoy, 33, used her government-issued credit card to buy electronics, designer perfume, a clutch bag and a queen-size mattress set—some of which she resold online—during her time as a purchasing agent and procurement analyst at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. McCoy also used the card to pay for house cleaning and cell phone service. To avoid detection, McCoy falsified documents …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Police: Suspect identified from surveillance video; two suspects still at large
A Germantown man has been charged in what police describe as a weekend spree of vandalism and thievery in Damascus earlier this month. Rodney Sylvester Hall, 18, of 12900 block of Summit Ridge Terrace, was charged with theft and conspiracy to commit theft, Montgomery County police said Tuesday. The thieves targeted the Plantations II neighborhood on the nights of Sept. 1 and Sept. 2. Police said Hall, who was arrested on Sept. 14, was one of three men allegedly captured on surveillance trying to break into a car. Police said the suspects were behind a weekend spree of car-related thefts, including the use of a stolen a car to strike mailboxes on Woodfield Road. Police found the vehicle at Rolling Fork Way and Peanut Mill Drive with a flat…
Friday, August 3, 2012
Armed robbery, attempted burglary and theft from vehicles were reported for the third week in July.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Ben Gross
Friday, August 3, 2012
An armed robbery, and attempted burglary as well as thefts from vehicles were reported in the Montgomery Village area between July 16 and 24.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Gaithersburg announces an "Anti-Theft Vehicle” program.
Burglars be warned, the city of Gaithersburg has a new tool to catch you in the act. The city announced Tuesday the launch of its "Anti-Theft Vehicle" program, featuring a vehicle operated by the police and containing valuable items to draw attention to it. The "bait car" is equipped to immediately notify officers when a theft or attempted theft is made, and the criminal activity of the suspect is video recorded, according to the city. It will frequently be left unlocked and in locations identified as a high theft from vehicle area. The most common occurring crime in Gaithersburg is theft, city police spokesperson Dan Lane told Patch. "The trend of thefts from vehicles over the last two years has averaged about 20 a month and is spread …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Police: Four males linked to more than 20 Germantown burglaries, thefts since April 6.
Montgomery County Police named four suspects tied to a burglary and theft spree in Germantown. Marcus Antonio Lee, Travis Devon Forbes, Demarco James Burke and a teenager are all facing charges in connection with burglaries and thefts, police reported. Lee, 20, of no fixed address and Forbes, 18, of the 18100 block of Copps Hill Place in Montgomery Village, were arrested Wednesday on several theft and burglary charges. They are being held on $25,000 bail, police said. Police said Burke, 20, of no fixed address, was in custody in Washington, D.C., with a detainer filed for pending charges in Montgomery County. A 17-year-old male from Washington, D.C., was also charged in one of the burglaries, police said. Police allege the men were linked …