Md. police: 21 victims in weekend vehicle vandalism

OLNEY, Md. (WUSA) -- The Montgomery County Police Department is searching for suspects in connection with multiple vehicles that were vandalized over the weekend in the Olney, Md. area.

A total of 21 victims reported vehicle vandalism to police over the weekend, authorities said. Some of the victims had more than one car vandalized, according to police.

Investigation shows that the vandalism happened between 11 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday in the Olney area, police said.

The following areas were affected:

Georgia Avenue and King William Drive

Cashell Road and Bowie Mill Road

Old Baltimore Road and Gold Mine Road

Route 108 (Olney Sandy Spring Road) between Brooke Road and Sherwood High School (300 Olney Sandy Spring Road)

Rocks were used to break windows and some tires were slashed, authorities said.

In addition, a burglary happened in the 3800 block of Terrawood Court on Sunday around 2:22 a.m., police said.

The suspects stole items from an unlocked car and used the remote to open the garage door, according to police. It is not clear at this point whether or not the burglary is related to the vandalism incidents.

Anyone who lives in these neighborhoods and has not reported vandalism that has occurred to his/her vehicle(s) is asked to make a report by calling the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

Anyone with information about the suspects involved in these incidents is asked to call the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5530. Callers may remain anonymous.


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