Friday, June 21, 2019

Arrest in Takoma Park carjacking & armed robbery

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with the February 16 armed robbery and carjacking in Takoma Park. Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division took Ever R. Torres-Enriquez, 23, of the 900 block of Northampton Drive in Silver Spring into custody, and charged him with armed robbery and armed carjacking related to the armed robbery of a jewelry store in Takoma Park.

Two suspects carried out the alleged robbery that day at the Silver Spring Jewelry store, located at 1137 University Boulevard East. After taking jewelry and cash from the store, they threatened two adult males who were sitting in a Toyota Camry outside the store at gunpoint. Forcing the men out of the car, the suspects drove off in the Camry.

Torres-Enriquez was caught after a car in which he was a passenger was pulled over on New Hampshire Avenue near the Capital Beltway interchange on June 14. Detectives say they continue to investigate the case, and to search for the second suspect, who remains at large.

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