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October 2013

13 Arrested in Domestic Violence Warrant Sweep

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said a warrant sweep conducted on Oct. 16 by members of the CCSO Judicial Services Section, COPS Unit, TAC Squad and Traffic Operations Unit resulted in the arrests of 13 people wanted in connection with domestic-related offenses. A total of 17 warrants were served during the week-long operation.

October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Mont…

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.

MAN CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY AND RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On Oct. 16 at 9:03 p.m., officers responded to the 3700 block of Old Washington…

Traffic Alert

On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be coordinating traffic control for a large funeral service at New Life Church in White Plains. Several hundred people are expected to attend. The procession may start sometime near 11 a.m. and may include hundreds of cars. Unless otherwise noted, the procession travel route is as follows:

Route 301 south to Washington…

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.

OFFICERS APPREHEND TRIO IN SHOPLIFTING CASE: On Oct. 5 at 6:54 p.m., officers responded to Mall Circle for the report of a shoplifting in…

Chick-fil-A Calendar Fundraiser

Help raise money for Teen Court and enjoy year-long savings at Chick-fil-A. Teen Court is selling 2015 Chick-fil-A coupon calendars. This year’s calendar design features one super steer and 12 talented bovine contestants competing in “America’s Cattle Call.” You can vote for the winner at the Chick-fil-A website. Plus, the calenders offer consumers savings on sandwiches, fries, beverages, and…

Teen Court Volunteers Wanted

Teen Court is seeking youth volunteers to serve as jurors and prosecution and defense attorneys. Volunteers earn community service hours, gain experience in the legal system, try real court cases, take part in free field trips and help their community. To become a volunteer, download an application and bring it to the next Teen Court session. Learn more here.

Teen Court Fundraiser: Dine to Donate at Pizza Hotline

Raising money for a good cause is easy as pie — pizza pie, that is! Pizza Hotline hosts monthly Dine to Donate fundraisers for the CCSO’s Teen Court program.

The restaurant will donate 10 percent of its profits from 2-10 p.m. on the following dates:

November 26, 2013
December 30, 2013

Participating is easy: You dine, Pizza Hotline donates. All orders qualify and…

Traffic Fatality

On October 8 at 8:40 a.m., Sharon Marie Sams, 30, of La Plata, was driving a Buick Regal in the 9300 block of Parkway Subdivision Road in La Plata when her car suddenly left the roadway and struck a tree. Sams and her two children – a 6-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl- were flown to area hospitals. Sams died a short time later as a result of her injuries. Her two children were admitted to…

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.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Oct. 6, during the overnight hours, unknown suspects destroyed mailboxes on Maxwell Drive, Barney Drive, Gallant…

Bank Robbery Update

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is releasing additional surveillance photos of the man wanted in connection with the robbery of a bank. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the identification and arrest of the suspect. On Friday, Oct. 4 at 11:51 a.m., a man approached a bank teller in the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. He man passed a note indicating a robbery and demanded…

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