Police Bulletins

Arrests Made for Carrying/Transporting a Handgun; Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS); Other Offenses - News Release


City of Takoma Park Police Department

* 7500 Maple Avenue * Takoma Park, Md 20912


For more information contact:

Public Information Officer (PIO)

Catherine Plevy, 301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901


April 7, 2013 (11:05 a.m.)

Vandalism to Auto - Community Advisory

On April 3, 2014, at approximately 8:46 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7400 block of Wildwood Drive for the report of a vandalism to auto. Sometime between April 2 at 9:18 pm and April 3 at 8:30 am, unknown suspect(s) smashed out the passenger side rear window of the victim's vehicle with a large rock that was left inside the vehicle. No property was taken.

Gang-Related Incidents Drastically Down in Takoma Park; Weekly Crime Report 3/28/14 – 4/3/14

Prior to 2010, the City of Takoma Park was unable to track and properly identify the correlation of criminal street gangs to crime occurring in the City of Takoma Park, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County.  Currently, the Takoma Park Police Department has one detective assigned to the Montgomery County Police Department’s Special Investigations Division, Criminal Street Gang Unit.  During the early parts of 2011, a gang crime incident occurred within the City limits every 3.5 days.  This figure was substantiated by a release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who repor

Theft - Community Advisory

On March 30, 2014, at approximately 9:30 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7600 block of New Hampshire Avenue (Aldis) for a report of a theft that occurred earlier. An unknown suspect entered the business and stole property. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'10, 250 lbs., last seen wearing a blue raincoat and dark hat.

Investigation continues under case #14014258. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.