There was a rash of vehicle thefts earlier this month in Chevy Chase, and all apparently involved unlocked cars:
Multiple thefts from vehicles occurred during several overnight time periods between Tuesday, 9/11 and Friday, 9/14 in the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood off of East West Highway in Chevy Chase. Unlocked vehicles parked in residential areas were entered. A wallet, GPS units, sunglasses, and other loose items left inside were taken.

Two thefts from vehicles occurred overnight from Thursday, 9/13 to Friday, 9/14 in this [E1] Chevy Chase beat. Unforced entry was gained into two vehicles, one on Norwood Drive and one on Drummond Avenue. Loose change was taken.
The rest of the Sept. 10-Sept. 18 crime summary after the jump.
Two commercial burglaries occurred at Montgomery Mall, 7101 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda on Monday 9/10 between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.  Dumpling Dojo and Brow Art were forcefully entered and had property taken. Suspect: B/M, 24, 5’8″, 226 lbs.

A residential burglary occurred in the 9800 block of Belhaven Road, Bethesda on Monday, 9/10 at approximately 10:50 a.m.  Forced entry; unclear whether anything was taken. Suspects: B/F, 20-25, B/M, 20-25, B/M, 20-25.

An aggravated assault occurred at Sidwell Friends School, 5100 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda on Wednesday, 9/12 at approximately 6:30 p.m.  The suspect is known to the victim. Suspects: B/M, 18-25, B/M 18-25

A commercial burglary occurred at US Trust, 5550 Friendship Boulevard, Chevy Chase sometime between the evening of Wednesday, 9/12 and the morning of Thursday, 9/13. Unknown means of entry; property taken.

A residential burglary occurred in the 4600 block of Dunlop Street, Chevy Chase on Thursday, 9/13 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Unforced entry; property taken.


An indecent exposure incident occurred in the 11500 block of Rockville Pike, Rockville on Thursday, 9/13 at approximately 10:00 p.m.  The referenced suspect exposed himself at McDonalds.

A sexual assault occurred in the 7800 block of Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda on Saturday, 9/15.  The suspect is known to the victim.

An attempted robbery occurred at Massachusetts Avenue and Baltimore Avenue, Bethesda on Saturday, 9/15 at 7:45 p.m.  The suspect assaulted the victim and unsuccessfully attempted to remove property.


A residential burglary occurred in the 8300 bloc of Grubb Street, Chevy Chase overnight from Saturday, 9/15 to Sunday, 9/16.  No sign of forced entry; property taken.

An aggravated assault occurred in the 4000 block of Simms Drive, Kensington on Sunday, 9/16.  The suspect is known to the victim.