Teenager Arrested For 12 Burglaries In Germantown

The break-ins occurred between late March and April 15th of this year.








Germantown, Md (KM) A 16-year-old boy from Germantown has been charged with 12 burglaries between late March and April 15th. Montgomery County Police say they arrested the youth last Thursday, April 15th after the burglary of a home in the 17700 block of Cricket Hill Drive. Officers who responded to the scene at around 4:25 AM that day saw the suspect in the basement.  As he left through the front, police took him into custody.

Authorities say the youth had jewelry on his person, as well as a package which had been delivered to a home on Stone Hollow Drive.

As the investigation continued last Thursday, police say they were notified of an attempted burglary in the 13500 block of Ansel Terrace at around 2:17 AM. The resident of that home told officers he had security video which captured the youth trying to enter the home through a rear door. The suspect was unable to get in and fled.

The youth is also a suspect in these other other burglaries in Germantown, according to police.

March 25 – 18000 block of Wheatridge Drive.

March 31 – 12900 block of McCubbin Lane.

March 31 – 18100 block of Stags Leap Terrace.

April 12 – 13500 block of Ansel Terrace.

April 14 – 12500 block of Sanderling Place.

April 15 – three additional burglaries in the 13500 block of Ansel Terrace

April 15 – 12900 block of Barleycorn Terrace

April 15 – 17800 block of Marble Hill Place

The teenager is charged as a juvenile with multiple counts of burglary-related offense. He’s been released to the custody of his mother.


By Kevin McManus