Police Seek Help in Identifying Theft from Vehicle Suspects
DEPARTMENT OF POLICE
MEDIA SERVICES DIVISION 2350 RESEARCH BOULEVARD ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND 20850-3294
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2011
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Media Services Division, 240-773-5030
Police Seek Help in Identifying
Theft from Vehicle Suspects
Detectives from the 4th District Petty Crimes Unit have been investigating a theft from a vehicle in the 1700 block of Arbor View Road in Silver Spring. Today, detectives are releasing video of the suspects involved in this incident and video of the suspects’ vehicle.
On August 3, 2011, a resident in the 1700 block of Arbor View Road in Silver Spring reported that between the hours of 11:00 p.m. on August 2 and 12:00 p.m. on August 3, someone had entered the victim’s vehicle while it was parked in the driveway. Personal items were stolen from the vehicle to include the victim’s credit cards. It is unknown if the vehicle was locked at the time of the theft.
Detectives from the 4th District Petty Crimes Unit determined that the victim’s credit card had been used in the Largo and Capitol Heights areas shortly after the theft. Detectives were able to obtain video of two suspects using the victim’s credit cards at a store. Detectives were also able to obtain video of the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle is described as a white SUV, possibly a Dodge Durango. The vehicle is distinctive as it has dark racing stripes on the front, top, and rear of the vehicle.
Anyone who has information about these thefts or suspects involved is asked to call the Montgomery County Police 4th District Petty Crimes Unit at 240-773-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or at 240-773-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tips can also be provided by typing “MCPD” plus the tip on a cell phone or PDA and texting it to 274637 (CRIMES).
Arbor View Road– Theft from Vehicle Video
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