Police Bulletins

Residential Burglary - Community Advisory

On January 14, 2014, at approximately 6:30 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7200 block of Holly Avenue for report of a residential burglary that occurred sometime between January 10 at 1:00 pm and January 14 at 6:25 am. Unknown suspect(s)made entry into the residence by prying open a back window. Property was stolen.

Investigation continues under case #14002106. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100

Theft from Auto and Destruction of Property - Community Advisory

On January 12, 2014, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue for a report of a theft from auto that occurred earlier sometime between 7:00 pm and 8:15 pm. Unknown suspect(s) smashed out the rear passenger window of the victim's vehicle and stole property.

Stolen Auto - Community Advisory

On January 13, 2014, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7700 block of Maple Avenue for a report of a stolen auto. The vehicle was stolen sometime between January 12 at 4:30 pm and January 13 at 8:45 am. The outstanding stolen vehicle is described as a blue 2002 Honda Accord, Maryland tag #8BF3913.

Residential Burglary - Community Advisory

On January 12, 2014, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7400 block of Piney Branch Road for report of a residential burglary that occurred sometime between January 10 at 4:00 pm and January 12 at 8:00 pm. Unknown suspect(s)made entry into the residence by forcing open a door. Property was stolen.

Stolen Auto - Community Advisory

On January 12, 2014, Takoma Park Police responded to the unit block of Ritchie Avenue for a report of a stolen auto. The vehicle was stolen shortly after 8:00 am. The outstanding stolen vehicle is described as a silver 2011 Honda Pilot, Maryland tag #9AN1911.

Shots Heard Fired on Flower Avenue at Carroll Avenue - Community Advisory

On January 11, 2014, at approximately 8:00 pm,, Takoma Park Police responded to the area of Flower Avenue and Carroll Avenue for the report of approximately seven to eight shots being heard fired. Montgomery County Police also received calls for shots fired in the area of Long Branch Parkway. Officers canvassed the main roadways and adjacent side streets with negative results. No shell casings or any evidence of gunshots were found.

Residential Burglary - Community Advisory

On January 9, 2014, at approximately 7:06 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7400 block of Piney Branch Road for report of a residential burglary that occurred sometime between 2:00 pm and 6:50 pm. Unknown suspect(s)made entry into the residence by forcing open a back door. Property was stolen.

A Message from the Chief of Police Regarding Thefts from Vehicles in Old Town - Community Advisory

From November 26, 2013 - January 7, 2014, the City of Takoma Park has experienced eight thefts from vehicles in the Old Town area. All incidents took place at various times throughout the days/evenings. The break-in and thefts occurred in the 6900 block of Laurel Avenue and the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue.

To obtain entry, suspect(s) broke vehicle windows in six cases and opened unlocked car doors in two cases.

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