Crime Solvers

July 16, 2021 | Staff Writer

Detectives Investigate Shots Fired in Germantown Neighborhood

Montgomery County Police are investigating a report of multiple gunshots fired on Thursday at midnight in a Germantown neighborhood. No injuries were reported, and detectives do not believe that this was a random incident. Officers responded to Summer Oak Drive for the report of a possible shooting. During the investigation, officers located evidence of shots […]

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June 9, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Owner of Stolen Food Truck Describes ‘Emotional Rollercoaster’

The owner of Turner’s Beltway Bistro food truck is raising money to replace his stolen business. James Turner, the owner of the food truck, reported the truck missing on May 31. The truck was found two days later looking completely different than before. While Turner has yet to see the truck in person, he has […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Beltway Bistro Food Truck Stolen in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating the theft of a food truck taken in the area of Brookeville Road in Silver Spring. Police released photos of a Turner’s Beltway Bistro food truck and say that the truck was taken on May 31. Patisserie Manuel, a French bakery located at 8810 Brookville Road, posted on Facebook […]

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May 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Continue to Investigate 2020 Germantown Homicide Case

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate the homicide of a Washington, D.C. man that happened in Germantown early last year. 28-year-old Dwayne Anthony Stanley Jr. was found unresponsive on a sidewalk on Great Seneca Highway between Grotto Lane and Grey Eagle Court back in Feb. of 2020. Responding officers reported that Stanley appeared to be […]

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February 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

Update: Three Local Business Owners Robbed; Police Believe Victims Were Followed Home

Update (Feb. 22): Montgomery County Police are investigating three separate robberies of local business owners. Last week, authorities released details of two robberies that involved other business owners. Police are now investigating the possibility that the same suspects also committed a third robbery on Thursday night. Detectives believe that the suspects followed the victims from […]

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January 20, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Need Help Identifying Man Connected to Germantown Restaurant Burglary

Montgomery County Police continue to investigate the Jan. 5 burglary of a restaurant in Germantown. An investigation by authorities revealed that a male suspect entered Mi Rancho restaurant located on the 19700 block of Germantown Road and held a conversation with employees around 12:40 p.m. According to an MCPD press release, the suspect then left, […]

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December 4, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Video Shows Suspect in Attempted Armed Robbery of Silver Spring Food Truck

Newly released surveillance video shows a male suspect whom investigators believe attempted an armed robbery in downtown Silver Spring on Oct. 12. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division say the male suspect approached the Silver Hot Dog food truck on Wayne Avenue, just outside the Silver Spring Metro Station. The suspect threated an employee with […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Verizon Employee Assaulted During Attempted Armed Robbery, Police Say

An attempted armed robbery is under investigation after two suspects entered a Verizon store and assaulted an employee, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). The incident occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 17 just before 2:30 p.m. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division say two suspects attempted to gain access to the back room of […]

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November 6, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Investigators Search For Suspect In Possible Bias-Based Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police Fourth District Investigative Section are investigating what they believe to be a bias-based armed robbery. Investigators say they responded to a gym at the 11000 block of Veirs Mill Road, where the victim stated that the suspect approached him while in the locker room. “The suspect made […]

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October 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

MCPD Investigates Home Invasion Robbery in Fairland

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred on Sept. 30, according to a press release. At approximately 11:20 p.m., MCPD officers responded to a report of a home invasion on Turbridge Drive. Investigators determined that two masked suspects entered the home by cutting the window screen in the […]

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