Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Police: Suspect identified from surveillance video; two suspects still at large
A Germantown man has been charged in what police describe as a weekend spree of vandalism and thievery in Damascus earlier this month. Rodney Sylvester Hall, 18, of 12900 block of Summit Ridge Terrace, was charged with theft and conspiracy to commit theft, Montgomery County police said Tuesday. The thieves targeted the Plantations II neighborhood on the nights of Sept. 1 and Sept. 2. Police said Hall, who was arrested on Sept. 14, was one of three men allegedly captured on surveillance trying to break into a car. Police said the suspects were behind a weekend spree of car-related thefts, including the use of a stolen a car to strike mailboxes on Woodfield Road. Police found the vehicle at Rolling Fork Way and Peanut Mill Drive with a flat…
Friday, June 3, 2011
Residents are now offering $2,500 for anyone who brings forward information that leads to an arrest.
A week since Patch first reported about a recent string of vandalism in the Belvedere neighborhood, residents have come together to offer an additional $2,000 for anyone with information that leads to an arrest. Brenda Kehr, who's house has been repeatedly targeted by vandals, told Patch several of her neighbors offered to contribute to a reward for anyone who comes forward with information related to the recent incidents. Kehr and her husband had previously offered $500 of their own money as a reward. They are now offering a $2,500 total reward. Immediately after Patch posted the story on May 26, Kehr said she was "bombarded with emails from neighbors." Kehr said she has been touched by the show of support from her neighbors, some of whom…
Police released information about the vandalism in the most recent crime report.
A residential burglary and vandalism, described as hate-related, were reported in the most recent Montgomery County crime summary. Between 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 and 10 a.m. on Monday, May 23, gold paint was used to paint "KKK" and a swastika on a car parked to the side of a house in the 15300 block of Chinaberry Street in North Potomac. Montgomery County Police described the vandalism as "hate-related graffiti." On Monday, May 16, between 12 and 1 p.m., someone forced entry and took property from a house in the 11600 block of Paramus Drive in North Potomac. Police released information of these incidents in the Recent Crime Summary on Thursday.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
After a fourth incident on Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Kehr are offering $500 reward for anyone with information that leads to an arrest.
A string of vandalism has struck the Belvedere neighborhood of North Potomac. On Monday morning, Brenda and Stuart Kehr awoke to find their garden furniture and the contents of several bags of dirt in their pool, which they had just opened for the summer earlier the day before. Part of the fence in front of their home at the intersection of Split Creek Ct. and Travilah Rd. had been broken and removed, and the contents of their trash had been thrown on the street. In addition, the Belvedere sign, across from the Kehr's house, was missing a pole and the shrubs in front of it had been dug up and thrown on the street. But this was not the first time the Kehr's house had been targeted. The most recent occurrence this past weekend, the fourth so…
Monday, September 13, 2010
Police say community help is needed to report incidents.
Several neighborhoods were hit with a string of graffiti-oriented vandalism this summer, but the perpetrators have not been found. The majority of these incidents consisted of spray-painted mailboxes at private residences. The Christian Life Center on Darnestown Road was also hit. On Aug. 1 the letters BORF were written on a sign at the Christian Life Center on 11180 Darnestown Road. In addition, several months ago a spray-painted face appeared on the main Christian Life Center banner that can be seen from the Darnestown Road entrance. Under the face, the letters BORF were written. Elizabeth Smith of Christian Life Center said that they did not alert the police. "The damages are not really offensive. It's just a waste of money because we…