Chevy Chase Man Gets 15 Years For Denny’s Robbery — Colin Thomas Bowie was sentenced to 30 years with 15 years suspended for robbing the safe of a Fairfax Denny’s by gunpoint on New Year’s Day 2012. [WUSA9]
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The incident happened in the 10400 block of Parthenon Court, a stretch of townhomes near Westlake Terrace and Montgomery Mall.
The man, described as a 24 to 29-year-old black man about 5-foot-9-inches tall and in a black hoodie, approached the victim, showed a weapon, took her purse and ran to the car, a maroon, four-door Buick with a yellowish, undetermined out-of-state tag, said Montgomery County Police spokeswoman Officer Janelle Smith.
The driver is described as a black female about 5-foot-4-inches tall with a ponytail.
No Bethesda District crime summary last week means two weeks worth of reports today, led off by a purse snatch and grab that included a getaway car near Montgomery Mall:
An armed robbery occurred in the 10400 block of Parthenon Court, Bethesda on Tuesday, 3/12 at 3:10 a.m. The female victim was approached by the suspect. The suspect took the victim’s purse and fled to a waiting vehicle driven by a second the second suspect
Suspect: B/M, 24-29, 5’9”-5’10”, 160 lbs. black hoodie; B/F, 24-25, 5’4”, 110 lbs.; ponytail
Vehicle: Maroon 4-door Buick, yellowish out-of-state tag.
The rest of the most recent Bethesda District crime summary is after the jump.
Just two incidents on the most recent Bethesda District crime summary from Montgomery County Police, but one serious one from Westfield Montgomery Mall:
An armed robbery occurred at Montgomery Mall located at 7101 Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda on Thursday, 2/21 at approximately 7:30 p.m. The suspect threatened the victim with a weapon and obtained property.
Suspect: B/M, dreadlocks; B/M, 20-24, 6’-6’2”; B/M, 20-24; B/M, 20-24, dreadlocks
Some one got into the Kraze Burger on Bethesda Row for a late-night burglary:
A commercial burglary occurred at Kraze Burger, 4733 Elm Street in Bethesda overnight from Sunday, 2/24 to Monday, 2/25. No forced entry; property taken.
Police are looking for three suspects who they say robbed a victim with a handgun in North Bethesda on a recent Friday night:
An armed robbery occurred at the intersection of Nebel Street & Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda on Friday, 2/15 at approximately 10:30 p.m. The suspects threatened the victim with a weapon and obtained property
Suspect: B/M, 20-25, 5’7”-5’9”/170-200 lbs., handgun; B/M, 20-25, 5’6”-5’8”/150-160 lbs., B/M, 20-25, 6’/170 lbs.
On the same day, not far from the above incident, police reported an unsuccessful robbery attempt:
An attempted robbery occurred at the intersection of Tuckerman Lane & Ralston Road in North Bethesda on Friday, 2/15. The suspect unsuccessfully attempted to forcefully remove property from the victim.
Suspect: B/M, 6’, beard
The rest of the most recent Bethesda area crime summary after the jump.