Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008

Damascus police report

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The following is a summary of incidents in the upcounty to which the Montgomery County Police responded recently. The words ‘‘arrested” and ‘‘charged” do not imply guilt.

Fifth District

Aggravated assault

*On Dec. 22 in the 22400 block of Frederick Road in Germantown, the result of a relationship the victim had with one of the four suspects’ girlfriend. The suspects attacked the victim with heavy objects. The victim fled and was not injured.

Attempted robbery

*On Dec. 23 at 1:15 p.m. in the 21000 block of Frederick Road in Germantown. A male was getting into his car in the parking lot of a commercial establishment when an intoxicated male approached demanding money. The victim pushed the man away. Another male drove up in a van and helped the attempted robber into the vehicle. They drove off without obtaining property. The vehicle was described as a 2008 white Chrysler van.

*Dec. 25 at 9:50 a.m. in front of Pizza Hut, 19733 Frederick Road in Germantown. A person was walking to a bus stop when two young men approached from behind and assaulted him. They searched the victim’s pockets and fled with his personal property.

Vehicle larceny

*Homestead Suites Hotel, 20121 Century Boulevard in Germantown, in the early morning hours of Dec. 21. Forced entry to three vehicles; property taken.

*Hampton Inn, 20260 Goldenrod Lane in Germantown, between Dec. 20 and 21. Thefts from two vehicles in the parking lot.

*Appledowre Way and Appledowre Circle in Germantown, between Dec. 23 and 24. Forced entry to four vehicles; property taken.

Commercial burglary

*The Clarksburg Grocery, 23329 Frederick Road in Clarksburg, between 1 and 2 a.m. Dec. 22. Forced entry; property taken. The burglar left his wallet behind and is seen on the store’s security video.

Residential burglary

*13200 block of Bristlecone Way in Germantown at approximately midnight on Dec. 22. A neighbor saw a person jump from a balcony. Exterior glass door had been broken; no entry gained.


*In the early morning hours of Dec. 23 on Falling Star and Steeple courts in Germantown. Possible suspects have been identified.