Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from December 1 through December 22.
Fifth District Police in Germantown report that there have been five residential burglaries in the Germantown area since December 1. Residents are reminded to lock all doors and windows to prevent burglars from entering residences.
The first residential burglary took place in the 18600 block of Bay Leaf Way on Tuesday, Dec. 1 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. In this case, there was no force entry into the residence but property was taken.
The second burglary took place on Wednesday morning on December 9 in the 20000 block of Frederick Road between 7:15 am and 7:30 pm. Again there was no evidence of forced entry, but property was stolen.
The third burglary occurred in the 18900 block of Highstream Drive on Friday, Dec. 11 between 9:15 am and 11:00 am. Police report no forced entry, but property stolen from the residence.
Two additional burglaries occurred in the residential area of Waters Point Lane in Germantown in the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 12. Once again, no forced entry, but property was taken from the residences.
Police also reported a number of thefts from vehicles in the Germantown area since December 1.
According to MCPD, a theft from vehicle occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 2 in the 20400 block of Honey Crisp Lane. In this case, the vehicle was broken into in some way and property was taken.
Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, Dec. 4 on Port Haven Place, Valleyside Way and Amaranth Drive. No force; property taken.
Four thefts from vehicles occurred between Tuesday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 10 on Germantown Road, Circle Gate Drive, and Amaranth Drive. No force; property taken. Police believe that these four incidents may be related.
Police reported a theft from vehicle 13400 block of Smokewood Terrace in the early morning hours of Friday, Dec. 11. No force; property taken.
MCPD reminds residents that additional incidents may have occurred and the reports had not yet been received at the time of publication, on Dec. 23.