Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from May 25 through June 2.
Montgomery County Police arrested a man after he robbed a woman while she as in her car at the Taco Bell drive-thru line. According to police, a strong armed robbery occurred at 19923 Century Boulevard at 9:00 pm on June 1. The suspect approached the female victim’s vehicle, assaulted the woman and demanded money. He stole her purse which contained money and her cell phone. Police arrested a 57-year-old black male from Germantown in connection with this incident.
A man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after he was observed urinating on parked vehicles in the Giant Food parking lot at 18831 Leaman Farm Road in Germantown at 9:20 pm on Tuesday, June 2. Police say the 29-year-old defendant from Beltsville was intoxicated when he was arrested.
Thieves continue to steal valuables from parked cars and trucks. Police report 10 thefts from vehicles in the Germantown area in just two days from Wednesday, May 27 to Wednesday May 28.
Police arrested a 24-year-old Gaithersburg man in connection with a theft from a vehicle which took place on May 27 in the parking lot of the townhouses on Caravan Place in Germantown.
Other incidents which occurred on May 27 included two incidents of theft from vehicles on Gate Dancer Lane in the Boyds area. Police say that in these incidents forced was used to break in to vehicles and property was taken.
Police report another incident of theft from vehicles occurred on May 27 in the 18000 block of Red Rock Drive in Germantown. In this case no force was used and property was taken.
MCPD believe that a string of six theft from vehicles, which occurred in the early morning hours of May 28 may be related. In all cases force was used to break into vehicles and steal property on Brittania Circle, Valleyside Way, and Willow Spring Drive.
MCPD reminds residents that additional incidents may have occurred and the reports had not yet been received at the time of publication, on June 11.