Police Bulletins

Attempt Residential Burglary - Community Advisory

On February 10, 2014, Takoma Park Police responded to the unit block of Walnut Avenue for reports of an attempt residential burglary. Sometime between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm, unknown suspect(s) attempted to enter the residence by kicking at the front door. Entry was not made; however, there was extensive damage to the door frame.

Commercial Burglary - Community Advisory

On February 10, 2014, at approximately 7:00 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 1100 block of University Blvd (7 Brothers Cleaners) for a commercial burglary that occurred overnight. Unknown suspects entered the business by forcefully prying open the front door with a yellow crowbar as well as smashing the window. Property was stolen. Video surveillance showed two suspects: two black males, 5'9-5'10, last seen wearing ski masks, black gloves, black pants, black shoes, one wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and the other wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Commercial Burglary - Community Advisory

On February 10, 2014, at approximately 7:20 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 1100 block of University Blvd East (Bella Furniture) for a commercial burglary that occurred overnight. Unknown suspects entered the business by forcefully prying open the front door with a yellow crowbar and stole property. Video surveillance from a neighboring business showed three suspects; all black males and all last seen wearing dark clothing.

Commercial Burglary - Community Advisory

On February 10, 2014, at approximately 5:52 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 6800 block of New Hampshire Avenue (Metro PCS Authorized Dealer) for a commercial burglary alarm. Unknown suspects entered the business by forcefully prying open the front door with a yellow crowbar. It is unknown at this time what property was stolen. Video surveillance showed two suspects:

Theft from Auto and Destruction of Property - Community Advisory

On February 9, 2014, at approximately 10:01 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 8500 block of Flower Avenue for a report of a theft from auto. Sometime between February 8 at 8:00 pm and February 9 at 7:00 am, unknown suspect(s) smashed out the front driver's door window of the victim's vehicle and stole property.

Winter Storm Watch - Community Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH for Montgomery County from Wed evening February 12 until Thur evening February 13 . Heavy snow and sleet is expected.

 

Residents should begin Winter Storm preparations which should consider the potential of significant snow accumulations. Please remain alert for the issuance of additional Warnings.

 

Theft from Auto - Community Advisory

On February 6, 2014, at approximately 12:41 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7600 block of Takoma Avenue (Montgomery College) for a report of a theft from auto. Sometime between January 31 at 2:30 pm and February 6 at 12:00 pm, unknown suspect(s) removed property from a maintenance vehicle belonging to the college.

Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 1/31/14 - 2/6/14

Arrests:

8200 blk. of Carroll Ave., on Monday, February 3rd at 11:42 p.m., a male 27, was arrested for driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana.

7500 blk. of Maple Ave., on Saturday, February 1st at 4:28 p.m., a male 35, was arrested for having an open warrant.

Weekly Traffic Enforcement Details 1/30/14 - 2/6/14 - Community Advisory

January 30, 2014

900 block Merrimac Dr

Tag Reader, Stop Sign, SERO (Safety Equipment Repair Order)

60 minute detail

No citations issued

Jackson Ave & Flower Ave

Stop Sign

70 minute detail

Issued two State citations, two Written Warnings, and two SEROs

Takoma Ave & Fenton St

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