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Detectives Investigate Burglary of Restaurant in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 6th District Investigative Section continue to investigate the February 12 burglary of the Pollo Ala Vista Restaurant & Carry located at 16905 Oakmont Avenue in Gaithersburg.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

At approximately 6:13 a.m. on February 12, 6th District officers responded to the Pollo Ala Vista Restaurant & Carry for the report of a burglary that had just been discovered by employees opening the restaurant. 

A review of the business surveillance video showed the suspect forced entry through a front door of the restaurant at approximately 4:00 that morning.  The suspect stole property and fled.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this burglary is asked to call the 6th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5770.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Tips may also be submitted online or via the app. 


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Release ID: 21-091
Media Contact: Officer Rick Goodale 
Categories: burglary