Monday, June 05, 2017

Who is stealing the bicycles of Bethesda? + carjacking in N. Bethesda! + more - Bethesda crime update

Two more bicycles were stolen in Bethesda on Saturday. Two days earlier, another was taken from Tuckerman Lane. It's probably a good idea to make sure your bike is locked if parked in public, and in your locked garage/parking garage overnight.

Saturday was also an unusually-violent day in the Pike District of North Bethesda. A violent carjacking and an armed robbery were reported in that area.

Here's a roundup of crimes reported across Bethesda on June 2-3, according to crime data:

June 3

Stolen bicycle (worth under $200). 7000 block Clarendon Road.

Stolen bicycle (worth over $200). 6900 block Arlington Road.

Theft from parking lot. 8600 block Old Georgetown Road.

DUI. 7200 block Wisconsin Avenue.

Assault and battery. 8800 block Spring Valley Road.

Burglary. 4600 block Hunt Avenue.

Burglary. 4700 block Morgan Drive.

Assault and battery of person in vehicle. 8600 block Jones Mill Road at 12:49 AM.

Assault. Parking garage in 7100 block Democracy Boulevard at 9:26 PM.

Carjacking - strong-arm. 5200 block Nicholson Lane at 11:29 AM.

Armed robbery (gun). Convenience store in 5400 block Randolph Road.

June 2

Theft from vehicle. 4900 block Battery Lane.

Identity theft. 7000 block Winterberry Lane.

Identity theft. 100 block Valley Road.

Theft. 9000 block Mohawk Lane.

Sudden death/natural causes. 5800 block Inman Park Circle.