Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

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.

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 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.

‘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.

Strong-arm robbery

‘On Aug. 3 between 12:22 a.m. and 12:27 a.m. in the 19700 block of Germantown Road in Germantown. The victim was approached from behind by three teenage female suspects, one of whom the victim recognized. Property was taken.

‘On Aug. 2 at 11:32 p.m. at Mateny Road and Sparrows Point Place in Germantown. As the victim was walking home from work, two male suspects approached from behind and demanded money. The suspects began to hit the victim and took personal property.

Theft

‘Between Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 in the 22400 block of Whites Ferry Road in Dickerson. No forced entry; copper piping taken from a house under construction.

Vandalism

‘Overnight between July 28 and July 29 On Red Blazer Drive, Hilton Road, Muscari Court, King Valley Road, Preakness Drive, Hailey Drive and Damascus Park Terrace in Damascus. In all incidents a vehicle window was broken.

Vehicle larceny

‘Scottsburg Drive, Great Park Circle, Tewkesbury Terrace, Grassy Knoll Terrace, Clark Meadows Court, Manor Crest Lane, Cedarhurst Way and Timber Creek lane in Germantown, between July 28 and Aug. 5. Nine thefts from vehicles. Entry gained in five of the vehicles by force. Property targeted included GPS units and loose change.

‘Germantown Road, Crystal Rock Drive, Summer Oak Court, Galway Bay Circle, St. Peter Court, Circle Gate Drive, and Caledonia Court in Germantown, between July 28 and Aug. 5. Of the seven larcenies, three occurred overnight. Entry was gained in most of the cases by breaking a window. Property targeted included GPS units and auto stereos.

‘Cornflower Road, Kings Crossing Boulevard, Mill House Court, Autumn Gold Road, Bayberry Drive, Metz Drive, Autumn Mist Drive, McFarlin Drive, Lullaby Road, Crosstie Drive, Lark Song Terrace, Harvest Glen Way, Sawyer Terrace, and Highstream Drive in Germantown, between July 28 and Aug. 5. Sixteen vehicle larcenies. Seven overnight between Aug. 3 and Aug. 4. These seven incidents all occurred in the Germantown Estates community, and in each incident, entry was gained by breaking a window.

Commercial burglary

‘Daly Optimal Learning Center, 20301 Brandermill Dr. in Germantown, overnight between July 31 and Aug. 1. No forced entry, property taken.

‘Jon's Video, 17710 Elgin Road in Poolesville, overnight between Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. Unknown entry, property taken.

Residential burglary

‘12400 block of Great Park Circle in Germantown, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Aug. 4. No forced entry, property taken.

‘14300 block of Autumn Gold Road in Boyds overnight between July 29 and July 30. No forced entry, nothing taken.

‘14000 block of Gallop Terrace in Germantown between 2 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. on July 30. Forced entry, nothing taken.

‘18600 block of Tarragon Way in Germantown between 8:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. on Aug. 1. Forced entry, property taken.

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.