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Detectives Investigate Old Columbia Pike Restaurant Burglary; Surveillance Photos of Suspects Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly committed a commercial burglary on Monday, February 19, 2024. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspect.

At approximately 3:45 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the Don Ramon Restaurant in the 13800 block of Old Columbia Pike, for the report of an alarm.

The preliminary investigation by detectives has revealed that an unknown male suspect forced entry into the restaurant and stole property before leaving the scene.

Detectives obtained surveillance photos of the suspect.

The suspect is described as a male, wearing a black hat, short-sleeve black shirt, red pants, black shoes, black gloves and carrying a grey backpack.

Anyone with information regarding the 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: 24-095
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: burglary