Monday, February 18, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Montgomery County police released a crime summary for Jan. 28 through Feb. 5. The following incidents were reported in Gaithersburg: For questions about this blotter, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Gaithersburg man has been criminally charged after falsely telling police he was robbed of his car at gun point at Hartwick Road.
A carjacking that reportedly occurred late Tuesday night in College Park was actually a story fabricated by the apparent victim, police report. Shoaib Khan, 35, of Gaithersburg has been criminally charged by the Prince George's County Police with making a false statement to a police officer, according to the Prince George's County Police blog. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of six months in prison and/or a $500 fine, according to the blog. Khan had told police that Tuesday night, he was approached and assaulted by three males at the 4500 block of Hartwick Road and that they stole his car, police reported. During the course of their investigation, detectives learned that Khan's vehicle was found on fire in the 21600 block of New…
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Suspect threatened victim in the parking lot of the Montgomery Village Plaza shopping center.
Montgomery County Police are on the lookout for a man who got into a woman’s vehicle in Montgomery Village on Monday night and tried to carjack her at knifepoint before her screams frightened him off. The adult female victim was in the parking lot of the Montgomery Village Plaza—off Contour and Lost Knife roads—a few minutes before 7:30pm when an unknown male entered the passenger-side door and brandished a knife, police said. When the victim screamed, the suspect fled on foot into a wooded area near Goshen Road, police said. The suspect is described as a dark-skinned male, 5’2” or 5’3” tall, weighing 130 to 160 pounds and wearing dark clothing. Anyone with information can call the 6th District station at 240-773-5700 or MCPD’s anonymous …