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Detectives Investigate Atherton Drive Shed Burglary; Photos of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section are investigating a shed burglary that occurred on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, in the 12300 block of Atherton Dr. Detectives have released photos of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

At approximately 6:25 p.m., 4th District officers responded to the location for the report of a burglary that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that the unknown male suspect went into the victim’s shed and placed stolen tools in a black backpack. As the suspect was walking away from the scene, the adult male victim confronted him and pulled on the backpack, causing the stolen tools to fall. The suspect walked away from the scene without any stolen property.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a white hat, a black shirt, brown cargo pants and white shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call 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: 23-369
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: burglary