Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Police Report

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The following is a summary of incidents in Gaithersburg to which the Montgomery County Police and/or Gaithersburg Police responded recently. The words "arrested" and "charged" do not imply guilt.

Aggravated assault

´On July 29 at 9 p.m. on Docena Court in Montgomery Village. Two suspects were observed outside the residence waving a pistol around in a threatening manner.

´On Aug. 2 at approximately 7:30 p.m. at 1812 Windjammer Way in Gaithersburg. During a dispute between known individuals, an adult male was stabbed in the forearm. The suspect was arrested nearby.

´On July 30 at 1:15 p.m. in the 12900 block of Falling Water Circle in Germantown. Domestic related. A suspect was identified.

´On. July 30 at 4:15 p.m. in the 12600 block of Grey Eagle Court in Germantown. Domestic related. A 20-year-old male known to the victim was arrested.

´On Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. in the 18200 block of Smoke House Court in Germantown. The victim was walking home. The victim was grabbed by a suspect who displayed a knife. The victim began to struggle and was stabbed in the arm. Another suspect knocked the victim to the ground and took personal property.

Armed robbery

´On Aug. 2 at approximately 2 a.m. in the parking lot of 12155 Darnestown Road in Gaithersburg. The victim had finished delivering newspapers when he was approached by two male suspects. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's property. The victim complied.

´On July 29 at 10 p.m. in the 9700 block of Docena Drive in Montgomery Village. Two male suspects were involved.

´On Aug. 3 at approximately 9:25 the 18000 block of Singing Pine Circle in Montgomery Village. A male suspect approached the victim and demanded his money. The victim complied and the suspect fled.


´On Aug. 1 on East Deer Park Road in Gaithersburg. The suspect and the victim were acquaintances.

Sexual assault

´On July 30 around 5:30 a.m. in the 17800 block of Washington Grove Lane in Washington Grove. A male suspect approached the female victim in her car and asked her questions. When she opened her car door, the suspect began kissing her and then fled. The suspect was described as a black male, 40, 6 feet tall, 180-200 pounds, short hair, fluorescent green shirt or vest.

Strong-arm robbery

´On Aug. 1 at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Almaden Place in Gaithersburg. A delivery driver was approached by two suspects who stole his delivery and cash. The victim to his car and was unharmed.

´On July 30 between 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. on a Metro bus traveling north on Route 355 from the Shady Grove Metro station to the Germantown Transit Center. Four male suspects sat down near the victim and began talking rudely. One suspect then struck the victim in the face and stole his property. Two other suspects wielded knives and a firearm.

´Between Aug. 4 and Aug. 5. in the 9700 block of Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg. Construction materials were reported missing from a construction site.

Vehicle theft

´17700 block of Larosa Lane in Gaithersburg between Aug. 3 and Aug. 4.

´18400 block of Honeylocust Drive in Gaithersburg on Aug. 3 Attempt only.

´18300 block of Streamside Drive on Gaithersburg overnight between Aug. 3 and Aug. 4.

Vehicle larceny

´Autumn Flower Lane and Leafcup Road behind Muddy Branch Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg between July 28 and July 29. Four vehicles had windows broken to obtain the GPS units inside.

Commercial burglary

´Mythos Grill, 8371 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Aug. 1. Forced entry, property taken.

Residential burglary

´18000 block of Royal Bonnet Circle in Montgomery Village, between 3 p.m. on Aug. 1 and 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 2. No forced entry, property taken.

´18400 block of Lost Knife Circle in Montgomery Village, between July 31 and Aug. 3. No forced entry, property taken.

´18700 block of Nathans Place in Montgomery Village, between Aug. 3 and Aug. 5. Forced entry, two juveniles were found inside.

´20100 block of Welbeck Terrace in Montgomery Village, at approximately 10:30 a.m. on July 29. Three suspects were arrested after breaking into the residence. Property was recovered.

´20500 block of Sterncroft Court in Gaithersburg, between 12:45 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. on Aug. 1. Forced entry, nothing taken.

´Briardale Court in Derwood, between July 29 and July 31. No sign of forced entry, property reported missing.

´18300 block of Swan Stream Drive in Gaithersburg between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 3. No forced entry, property taken.