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Silver Spring Man Arrested for String of Residential Burglaries

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD –   41-year-old Tremaine McDowell of Silver Spring, has been arrested and charged with a string of burglaries in the Silver Spring area after officers responded to his residence for an unrelated call and observed piles of Apple MacBook’s, iPhones, and other electronics.  


Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section had been investigating a series of residential burglaries that occurred between June and November of 2023 in the Lenox Park Apartments, The Veridian and the Arrive Apartments. 


During the course of the investigation, McDowell was developed as a suspect.  


On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at approximately 9:49 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 8700 block of 1st Avenue in Silver Spring for the report of a domestic related assault involving McDowell.  While on scene, officers observed piles of Apple MacBook’s, iPhones, Airpods and other items of evidentiary value in the living room. McDowell had left the scene before officers arrived.  


That day, detectives applied for and obtained a search warrant for McDowell’s apartment. Items of evidentiary value, including apartment building key fobs and three loaded firearm magazines were obtained.  

At approximately 7:45 p.m., on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, McDowell was arrested and transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit, where he was charged with multiple burglary related charges and domestic violence related crimes.  


He is currently being held without bond.  


Detectives want to remind residents to lock their apartment doors even when they live in a secure apartment complex.  


Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at and click on the “” link at the top of the page or call 1-866-411-8477. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tips may remain anonymous.   


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Release ID: 23-698
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: burglary