Friday, August 19, 2011

Arrest Made for Bicycle Thefts- Community Advisory

A juvenile male 16, from Washington D.C., has been charged with 11 counts of Theft Less then $1000.00. The juvenile was taken into custody on July 26, 2011 and released to a guardian. Follow up investigation revealed that the juvenile is responsible for stealing 11 bicycles from multiple locations throughout the City of Takoma Park. Investigation continues under case #11029351.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.

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* Text to 847411

* Type TPPDTIP at the beginning of your message.

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* Send your tip, knowing that you are helping to reduce crime in your community while remaining 100% anonymous.

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If you see a crime in progress and need to contact the Takoma Park Police, please call 301-270-1100. If you need to report an emergency that involves the need for fire or rescue services, you must call 9-1-1.