Police Blotter: Armed Robberies in Silver Spring Stores; Cars Stolen in Potomac and Rockville

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from Nov. 15-21


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Vehicle stolen

A vehicle was stolen from the 7700 block of Masters Drive between 9:45 a.m. Nov. 19 and 7:45 a.m. Nov. 20. Police don’t know how the car was entered, but a spare ignition key had been left inside it.

North Potomac

House burglary

A house in the 15700 block of Pissaro Terrace was broken into between Nov. 17 and 19. Property was taken.


Thefts from vehicles

Cash and property were taken from multiple vehicles parked on Aster Boulevard, Martins Lane and McLane Court between Nov. 13 and 19. No use of force was reported.

Thefts also occurred on Dubuque Court, Anamosa Drive and Monona Terrace overnight on Nov. 14. Cash and property were taken from cars. Force was reported in one incident.

Floor Care Center burglary

Floor Care Center at 12274 Rockville Pike was broken into overnight on Nov. 14. Cash and property were taken.

Fireworks at Rockville High School

A request was submitted Nov. 17 for police to charge a 16-year-old boy with public intoxication, public intoxicated endangerment, disorderly conduct and possession of a dangerous weapon on school property for fireworks he allegedly brought to Rockville High School.

Vehicle stolen

A car was stolen from the 400 block of College Parkway between 9 a.m. Nov. 16 and 9 a.m. Nov. 17.

Strong-arm robbery

Three men approached a man and stole his backpack, wallet and cash in the 200 block of Rockville Pike between 11:45 a.m. and noon Nov. 17. The three men then fled the scene. Two were wearing black jackets, while the other wore a neon green jacket and was about 5 feet 5 inches and 150 pounds.

Commercial burglary

A man wearing a dark blue scarf, black gloves and a blue winter jacket broke a front glass door to a business in the 1600 block of Rockville Pike at about 5:20 a.m. He stole three laptops and cash.

Decorations stolen

Holiday decorations were stolen from a balcony in the 100 block of Fallsgrove Boulevard overnight on Nov. 18.

Apartment burglary

A burglar stole two pieces of jewelry from a jewelry box in an apartment in the 700 block of King Farm Boulevard between 9:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nov. 19. Police don’t know how they got inside.

Silver Spring

Office burglary

A 40-year-old man from Upper Marlboro was arrested and charged with stealing cash and property from the concierge desk of an office building at 1010 Wayne Ave. just before noon Nov. 18.

Armed robbery at Alliance Comics

A man stole cash from Alliance Comics at 8317 Fenton St. and assaulted employees who tried to intervene at about 3:15 p.m. Nov. 18.

Armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Two men stole cash at the 7-Eleven at 7980 Georgia Ave. in the early morning Nov. 19. One had displayed a weapon.

Strong-arm robbery at BP

A man stole cash from the BP gas station at 2601 Forest Glen Road at about 6:50 a.m. Nov 19.

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