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Detectives Investigate Commercial Burglary in Downtown Silver Spring; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a December 1, 2021 commercial burglary in the 8200 block of Dixon Ave. in downtown Silver Spring. Detectives have released surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.     


On December 2, 3rd District Officers responded to the location for the report of a commercial burglary that occurred earlier.     

The investigation by detectives has determined that on December 1, the suspect entered an unlocked construction trailer and stole a power tool and electronic equipment. The suspect then fled the scene with the stolen property.

Detectives reviewed the surveillance footage of the construction site and obtained a physical description of the suspect.     


The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, medium build, with black hair, carrying a black backpack and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and New Balance shoes.


Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870 or 240-773-TIPS, or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.   

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Release ID: 22-043
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: burglary