Crime Report: Oct. 1 to Oct. 9

Residents reported another batch of thefts from vehicles in the most recent MCPD crime summary, released today.

The thefts occurred mostly to unlocked cars throughout residential neighborhoods in Bethesda and Chevy Chase:

Several thefts from vehicles were discovered on Lone Oak Drive in Bethesda on Tuesday, 10/2.

Arrested: Male, age 18, unknown address.

Arrested: Male, age 19, from Takoma Park.

Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred in this beat, all occurring during the overnight hours, primarily from Tuesday, 10/2 to Wednesday, 10/3.  All but one event involved entry without any signs of force.  Vehicles were searched and cash, clothing, and assorted loose items left inside were taken; although multiple victims reported that nothing was taken.  Affected streets included: the 4100 block of Leland Street, 7700 and 7800 blocks of Rocton Avenue, 8400 block of Donneybrook Drive, 3400 block of Woolsey Drive, 3300 block of Shirley Lane, 2600 block of East-West Highway and the 6900 block of Woodside Place.

Two thefts from vehicles occurred in the 4300 block of Lynbrook Drive, Bethesda.  One event occurred overnight from Wednesday, 10/3 to Thursday, 10/4; the other in the early morning hours of Friday, 10/5.  Neither event involved forced entry.  GPS units, cash, and other loose items were taken from glove boxes and trunks.

The rest of the crime summary after the jump.

A graffiti incident occurred in the 5700 block of Gloster Road, Bethesda overnight from Tuesday, 10/2 to Wednesday, 10/3.  Two vehicles parked in a residential driveway were vandalized.

A sexual assault occurred in the 4900 block of Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda between 9:49 p.m. on Thursday, 10/4 and 1:30 a.m. on Friday, 10/5.  The suspect is known to the victim.

A commercial burglary occurred at 5515 Security Lane, North Bethesda sometime between the morning of Thursday, 10/4 and the morning of Friday, 10/5.  Forced entry; nothing taken.

Two incidents of graffiti:

In the 7100 block of Whittier Boulevard on Thursday, 10/4 between 8:50 a.m. and 5:50 p.m.

In the 5600 block of Oakmont Avenue sometime between Friday, 10/5 and Monday, 10/8.

An aggravated assault occurred in the 8400 block of Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda on Friday, 10/5 at approximately 10:10 a.m.  The suspect is known to the victim.

A residential burglary occurred in the 5100 block of Cammack Drive, Bethesda on Saturday, 10/6 at approximately noon.  Forced entry; property taken.

An aggravated assault occurred at Bloomingdale’s, 5300 Western Avenue, Bethesda on Monday, 10/8 at 5:15 p.m.  A shoplifter assaulted the arresting officer.



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