Police Report Four Residential Burglaries and One Commercial Break-in
Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from August 28 through September 11.
Police report four homes and one business in the 5th District were burglarized over a two-week period. The first residential burglary occurred in the 23000 block of Birch Mead Road in Clarksburg between approximately 8:00 am on Thursday, August 16 and approximately 8:00 am on Thursday, August 30. No signs of forced entry, a door was reported to have been left unlocked; property was taken.
An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 12400 block of Great Park Circle in Germantown between approximately 4:00 pm and approximately 9:00 pm on Saturday, Sept. 1.
A residential burglary occurred in the 18600 block of Black Kettle Drive in Boyds between approximately 4:00 pm on Tuesday, August 28 and approximately 9:00 pm on Monday, Sept. 3. Forced entry; nothing was taken.
A fourth residential burglary occurred in the 13000 block of Woodcutter Circle in Germantown between approximately 5:54 pm on Thursday, Sept. 6 and approximately 12:00 pm on Saturday, Sept. 8. Forced entry; nothing was taken.
Police also reported that two thefts from vehicles and a residential garage burglary occurred at the same residence in the 25400 block of Damascus Park Terrace in Damascus between approximately 12:01 am and approximately 11:00 am on Wednesday, Sept. 5. No signs of forced entry, it is believed that the suspect used the garage door opener found in the first vehicle to open the garage door and enter the second vehicle; cash and property were taken.
MCPD reported a commercial burglary occurred at the TKO Construction Company located at 28400 Ridge Road in Damascus between approximately 8:00 pm on Friday, Sept. 7 and approximately 1:00 pm on Saturday, Sept. 8. Forced entry; property was taken.
Police also reported that multiple thefts from vehicles occurred in the 26100 block of Woodfield Road in Damascus on Friday, August 31 and Tuesday, Sept. 4. In these instances police said that force was used to break into the vehicle, however, nothing was taken.
MCPD reminds residents that additional incidents may have occurred and the reports had not yet been received at the time of publication, on September 20.