Police Bulletins

Strong Arm Robbery - Community Advisory

On March 11, 2014, at approximately 12:45 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 600 block of Houston Avenue for the report of a strong arm robbery. The victim was walking on Houston Avenue when he was approached by two suspect(s) - a male and female. The male suspect demanded several times to use the victim's cell phone, and victim did not comply. At that time, the female suspect grabbed the victim around his throat and forcibly took property from him. Both suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction last seen on Houston Avenue. The suspects are described as:

Theft - Community Advisory

On March 10, 2014, at approximately 6:30 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the station for a report of a theft that occurred in the 7600 block of Maple Avenue. Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim's property while at the apartment building.

Investigation continues under case #14010868. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.

Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 2/28/14 - 3/6/14

Arrests:

  • 900 block of Merrimac Drive, on Friday, February 28 at 11:13 pm, a male, 23, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
  • 7600 block of New Hampshire Avenue, on Sunday, March 2 at 6:23 pm, a male, unk age, was arrested for trespassing and issued a criminal citation.
  • 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue, on Monday, March 3 at 1:46 pm, a male, 52, was arrested for two counts of possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) paraphernalia.

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Vandalism to Montgomery College - Community Advisory

On March 6, 2014, at approximately 10:12 am., Takoma Park Police responded to the 7600 block of Takoma Avenue (Montgomery College) for vandalism. Unknown suspect(s) tagged the school with graffiti. It is believed the vandalism occurred sometime between March 5 at 3:00 pm and March 6 at 8:45 am. Unknown suspect(s) used black spray paint to deface several signs/areas on and around the campus:

Weekly Traffic Enforcement Details 2/25/14 - 3/6/14 - Community Advisory

February 25, 2014

New Hampshire Ave & Linden Ave

  • Expired Registration & SERO (Safety Equipment Repair Order)
  • 10 minute detail
  • Issued one State citation and one Written Warning

February 27, 2014

8000 block Carroll Ave

  • Tag Reader & SERO
  • 60 minute detail
  • Issued four State citations, one SERO and five Written Warnings

Takoma Ave & Fenton St

  • Stop Sign
  • 2-hour detail

Theft of Services - Community Advisory

On March 5, 2014, at approximately 5:17 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7600 block of New Hampshire Avenue (nail salon) for a report of a theft of services. Three young black females entered the business and had services rendered to each of them. Afterwards, without paying, they all three fled from the business on foot in different directions. No other description of the females could be provided.

Investigation continues under case #14010074. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.

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