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Germantown Burglary Suspect Arrested

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 17, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – A juvenile male has been arrested and charged for a burglary that he committed on Monday, July 17, 2023.    


At approximately 12:10 p.m., 5th District officers responded to the area of Pickering Ct., in Germantown, for the report of domestic violence in progress. 


The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect, who was armed with a knife and handgun, had attempted to force entry into the home of an acquaintance and left the scene. When officers located the suspect, he ran away toward Pickering Dr., and a perimeter was established.  


The suspect was later located and taken into custody in the 13000 block of Waters Landing Dr. A backpack containing a knife and an air pistol were also recovered. 


The suspect was transported to the 5th District station, where he has been charged with first-degree burglary and related charges.   

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Release ID: 23-427
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: arrest , burglary