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Police Arrest Beer Store Burglar



Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from February 19 through March 13.

Montgomery County Police have arrested a man responsible for two burglaries at Germantown Town Center beer and wine stores. Police said that 24-year-old Dylan Fox of Germantown broke into the two retail stores and stole cash in the early morning hours of February 21. Police say he stole cash from the Beers and Cheers store at 19827 Century Boulevard and Germantown Beer and Wine at 13046 Middlebrook Road.

Police said a 15-year-old Germantown resident was arrested for participating in the strong-arm robbery of another teen as the victim exited a RideOn bus. According to police a group of six teens followed the victim when he exited the bus at the Germantown Transit Station in the 19900 block of Aircraft Drive at approximately 3:40 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Police are still looking for six other black male which participated in the crime.

According to police a Germantown man was arrested after he attempted to drunkenly attack an Uber drive with a knife in the 11900 block of Rustic Farm Court. Police arrested 46-year-old Victor Alfredo Barrientos after he got mad at his Uber driver and attempted to attack him with a knife at about 8:35 pm on Thursday, March 8. Police discovered that Barrientos has an additional warrant and his placed under arrest. No injuries were reported.

An adult male victim was attacked as he waited for a bus near the 13500 block of Derry Glenn Court in Germantown at approximately 5:30 am on the morning of Monday, March 5. The suspect, an unknown black male approached the victim and asked for cash or a cigarette. When the victim refused the suspect hit him in the back of the head with a metal object. The suspect fled on foot and the victim was transported to a local hospital.

MCPD reported a number of residential burglaries;

The first took place in the 18800 block of Bent Willow Circle in Germantown between approximately 8:00 pm on February 10 and approximately 2:00 pm on February 19. No signs of forced entry; property was taken.

Another residential burglary occurred in the 19500 block of Crystal Rock Drive between approximately 12:00 pm and approximately 8:00 pm on Friday, March 2. Forced entry; property was taken.

Another burglary occurred in the 13200 block of Astoria Hill Court in Germantown at approximately 2:55 pm on Saturday, March 3. Forced entry; property was taken.

A residential burglary occurred in the 13300 block of Waterside Circle between approximately 4:30 pm and approximately 8:00 pm on Friday, March 9. Forced entry; property was taken.

Two attempted residential burglaries were reported, the first happened at approximately 2:20 pm on Sunday, March 3 in the 13100 block of Diamond Hill Drive in Germantown. The second occurred in 20400 block of Honeycrisp Lane in Germantown at approximately 3:39 pm on Friday, March 9.

Police reported multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between February 20 and February 26. Affected streets included Cornflower Road, Coachmans Road, Porterfield Way, Sanderling Place, Black Gold Way, and Cormorant Lane. No force; cash, property, and vehicle parts were taken.

Another round of multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between February 26 and March 4. Affected streets included Mateny Hill Road, Noble Oak Drive, Tapwood Road, Coachmans Road, Leaman Farm Road, and Rockingham Place. Force was reported in two events; property was taken.

And again, another round of multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between March 9 and March 11. Affected streets included Charity Lane, Charity Court, Tapwood Road, and Red Rocks Drive. No force; cash and property were taken.

MCPD reminds residents that additional incidents may have occurred and the reports had not yet been received at the time of publication, on March 23.


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