Monthly Archives

August 2013

Prevent Mail Theft

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to consider a few safety tips before making a decision to leave mail in mailbox. Several weeks ago, officers responded to reports of mail being stolen. In each case, homeowners placed mail (usually bill payments) in their mailbox for the postal employee to pick up and deliver. However, someone stole the mail, altered the checks, and…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: On July 31 at 4 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Lake Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When…

Temporary Suspension Of Speed Cameras

Good afternoon folks…..by now, we’re pretty sure you’ve heard the news… We are temporarily suspending all automated speed cameras in our county…we have three. Here’s the issue:

During the initial installation process, when the camera pad sites were built (these are the cement slabs on which the cameras are placed), the westbound pad site on Berry Road near Jenifer Elementary School was…

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