Rockville City Police Department Police Crime Report For the Week Ending August 23, 2015 Rockville City Police Department Police Crime Report For the Week Ending August 23, 2015 Tips of the Week: As the summer comes to a close, many residents will have children heading back to school. The Rockville City Police Department would like to provide some “Back-To-School” Safety Tips for both parents and returning students: Back-To-School Driving Safety – • Observe school zone speeds. • Obey crossing guards • STOP when a bus has engaged their flashing lights and has extended the side “stop” sign. • WATCH OUT FOR DARTING CHILDREN. Pedestrian traffic increases, especially in the areas surrounding schools. • Exercise caution around school buses. Traveling to and from School - • Plan a walking route to school or to the bus stop with your child and practice walking that route before school starts. Try to choose a route that is the most direct way with the fewest street crossings, and if possible, intersections that will have crossing guards in place. Try to avoid isolated areas, parks, etc. • Teach your child not to talk to, accept gifts, or rides from strangers. • If your child is a walker or bike rider – teach them where the “Safe Place/Houses” are (such as a trusted neighbor’s house, a store, etc.) in case they become in a situation that they feel danger. • neighbor. Have your child walk to and from school with a sibling, friend or • Teach your child to obey the traffic laws and rules, whether they are riding a bicycle, walking or riding on the bus. • If your child is riding a bicycle to school, make sure they always wear a helmet and not to wear loose fitting clothing that could get cause in the spokes or pedals of the bicycle. • Teach your child to arrive early at their bus stop and to stay out of the street. • Teach your Child that when boarding or exiting the bus that they should wait for the bus to come to a complete stop. • Teach your child not to bend down in front of the bus, whether it’s to tie their shoe laces, pick up a dropped object, etc., as the bus driver may not see him/her before starting to move. • Make sure that your child knows his/her home phone number and address, as well as their parents work or cell phone number, a trusted family member or friend’s phone number and how to call 9-1-1. Help us in the fight against crime by not becoming a victim. City Police Reported Incidents A weekly Crime Report of serious incidents is provided by the Rockville City Police Department to serve as an overview of incidents occurring within the City Limits of Rockville. Please note that this summary does not reflect every reported incident that has occurred. Also the words “arrested” and “charged” do not imply guilt. ARRESTS On 08/14/15, a male, age 48, was served a Rockville City Police arrest warrant for 2nd degree burglary, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, theft, unauthorized removal of property, and 2 counts of malicious destruction of property, following an earlier incident that occurred in the 1100 block of Rockville Pike between 09/21/12-6:30 p.m. and 09/22/15-8:22 a.m. On 08/15/15 between 3:31 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., a male, age 27, was arrested for possession of CDS-paraphernalia with intent to implement, following an incident in the 13300 block of Ardennes Avenue. On 08/17/15, a male, age 30, was arrested for robbery and 2nd degree assault, following an incident that occurred in the 1700 block of Rockville pike on 08/17/15 at 2:19 p.m. On 08/18/15 at 12:15 p.m., a male, age 27, was arrested for violating a protection order, and obstructing and hindering a police investigation, following an incident that occurred in the 200 block of Baltimore Road On 08/18/15 between 2:37 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., a female, age 26, was arrested for 2nd degree assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct, intoxication endangerment, malicious destruction of property, obstructing and hindering a police investigation, and resisting arrest, following an incident that occurred in the 2100 block of Veirs Mill Road. INCIDENTS 1800 block of E. Jefferson Street, the complainant reported that an unknown subject removed jewelry from an unsecured cabinet at an apartment between 07/02/15-12:00 p.m. and 08/20/153:00 p.m. 1700 block of Glastonberry Road, the complainant reported that an unknown subject removed a vehicle key fob and house key from an unlocked vehicle on 08/12/15 between 12:00 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. Unit block of Old Creek Court, the complainant reported that an unknown subject removed 2 metal signs from a yard on 08/12/15-unknown time. 600 block of Hungerford Drive, the complainant reported that 2 unknown subjects entered the business on 08/15/15 at 10:08 p.m. One of the subjects went to purchase a small item with a $100 bill. While the cashier was counting out the subject’s change, the subject interrupted her and continued to do so while the transaction was occurring. The 2nd subject acted as a lookout during the transaction. It was after the two subjects left, that the complainant and the cashier discovered additional cash was obtained due to the theft scheme perpetrated by the suspect. The suspects are described as: #1 – B/M, 30-40 yo, 6’2”, 200 pounds – Last Seen Wearing: a red T-shirt, baseball hat #2 – B/M, 5’10”, 220 pounds – No Further Information 200 block of Hurley Avenue, the complainant reported that an unknown subject entered a locked office and removed a lock box containing U.S. currency between 08/14/15-5:00 p.m. and 08/17/15-10:00 a.m. 1800 block of Rockville Pike, the complainant reported that an unknown subject removed her purse containing a wallet, cell phone, and 2 credit cards, and a pair of shoes and an umbrella, which had been left unattended in a parking garage stairwell while the complaint was exercising on 08/18/15 at 5:00 p.m. 500 block of Bradford Drive, the complainant reported that an unknown subject removed a vehicle between 08/18/15-11:45 p.m. and 08/19/15-8:00. The complainant further advised that a spare key was kept inside the vehicle. 1500 block of Rockville Pike, the complainant reported that an unknown subject entered the business on 08/20/15 between 8:59 p.m. and 9:04 p.m. The subject then attempted to return items for cash. The complainant was informed by a colleague that the subject is known for stealing items and returning them for cash. The complainant then refused the transaction. The subject became irate and began to yell at the complainant. The complainant retreated to the rear of the store and the subject followed, throwing items at the complainant’s. The complainant went into the stockroom in attempts to get away from the subject as well as to call police. The subject pushed the complainant up against a wall and knocked her cell phone out of her hand. The subject continued to yell at the complainant and then left the store. The suspect is described as: B/M, 5’9”, 160, medium build, brown eyes, very short black hair, goatee, sideburns, dark skin tone – Last Seen Wearing: tan shorts, white T-shirt 800 block of Ivy League Lane, the complainant reported that an unknown subject removed a laptop from an unlocked vehicle between 08/21/15-9:00 p.m. and 08/22/15-10:30 a.m. 7400 block of Westmore Road, the complainant reported that stated he accidentally dropped 2 cell phones in the parking lot on 08/22/15 at 11:00 a.m. When the complainant went back to look for the phones, they were gone. Rockville City Police Department 2 West Montgomery Avenue Rockville, Maryland 20850 240-314-8900 Rockville City Police Department 2 West Montgomery Avenue Rockville, Maryland 20850 240-314-8900 The Rockville City Police Department is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency.