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Two Teens Arrested in Connection with Coleridge Drive Carjacking

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 25, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old, both of Upper Marlboro, with a strong-arm carjacking that occurred on Friday, September 22, 2023, in Silver Spring.  


At approximately 10:28 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to a parking lot in the 2000 block of Coleridge Dr. for the report of a carjacking that just occurred.  


The investigation has determined that the two suspects approached the 77-year-old victim as he was getting out of a gray 2018 Toyota Corolla and demanded his wallet and car keys. The suspects hit the victim, stole his property and car keys and drove away from the scene in the victim’s car.  


On Saturday, September 23, 2023, at approximately 2:58 a.m., Bowie City Police responded to the 15600 block of East Haven Court in Bowie for the report of three suspects who were trying to break into a car. Upon arrival, one suspect, who was later identified as the 17-year-old was apprehended while the two other suspects left the scene in the stolen gray 2018 Toyota Corolla. After a brief pursuit, the suspects crashed the stolen vehicle and attempted to flee the scene on foot. Both suspects were quickly apprehended without incident. One of the suspects, the driver of the stolen vehicle, was identified as the 15-year-old involved in the strong-arm carjacking from hours before. 


The 15-year-old was transported to the Juvenile Detention Facility where he is currently being held for an unrelated incident.  

The 17-year-old was transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit, where he is being held without bond.  

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Release ID: 23-561
Media Contact: CTDurham