Monday, November 21, 2016

Sex offense on Norfolk Ave., downtown theft leads to police chase + more - Bethesda crime update

A theft from a store in the 4700 block of Cordell Avenue on Friday led to a police chase up Wisconsin Avenue, to the 4800 block of Rosedale Avenue. Witnesses say K-9 units were involved in the pursuit of the thief, and that police had their guns drawn.

Here's a roundup of crimes reported across Bethesda on November 18, according to crime data:

"Other sexual offense." 7700 block Norfolk Avenue.

Disorderly conduct. 4800 block Fairmont Avenue.

Liquor arrest. 4900 block St. Elmo Avenue.

Theft. 4700 block Cordell Avenue.

Theft. Bethesda Row Apple Store.

Vehicle burglary. 4400 block Chestnut Street.

Vehicle burglary. 5400 block Butler Road.

Theft. Wisconsin Circle.

Theft. Georgetown Square Giant.

Vehicle burglary. Valerian Court.

Vehicle burglary. 11400 block Rockville Pike.

Drug arrest. 6900 block Rockledge Drive.

Pedestrian struck. 9000 block Holly Leaf Lane.