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CCSO Investigating Shooting-Homicide on Mona Farm Place

On Sept. 25 at 1:53 a.m., officers responded to the 10400 block of Popes Creek Road in Newburg for the report of a shooting. The caller indicated he was in a car and he and his friend had been shot at a different location. Officers arrived and rendered first aid and CPR to the critically wounded passenger – an 18-year-old male from Deale – but he was pronounced deceased. The driver, 18, was…

CCSO Officers Named Deputies of the Year by Maryland Sheriff’s Association

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce three officers were named Deputies of the Year and recognized by the Maryland Sheriff’s Association (MSA) for outstanding police work in a variety of fields. Corporal Kristian Syvertsen, Detective Patricia Adams and Master Corporal Roger Calloway were honored during an awards ceremony held recently at a banquet in Ocean City,…

Incident Briefings Sept. 19, 2016

DOMESTIC ASSAULT/SUICIDE: On Sept. 18 at 8:08 p.m., officers responded to the 15000 block of Covington Road in Brandywine for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 35-year-old male with a self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was pronounced deceased on the scene. A female in the house, who had facial injuries, reported the male assaulted her with the gun and then shot himself. T…

CCSO Seeks Public’s Help Locating Critical Missing Person. Silver Alert Issued

Investigators with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are searching for John Paul Spicer, 86, of Waldorf who was reported missing this morning. Spicer, who has dementia and Alzheimer’s, was last seen on Sept. 18 at about 4 p.m. when he left his house on Pompano Court in his 2005 beige/gray Toyota Camry with MD registration plates 8APT18. Spicer is 5’9” and weighs about 150 lbs. He may b…

Death Investigation – Missing Woman Located Deceased

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of Lana Woo Hiland, 34, of Waldorf who was found deceased on Sunday, Sept. 18 inside a hotel room in Waldorf. Hiland had been reported missing on Sept. 16 from her home. At the time Hiland was reported missing, family members indicated she needed medical attention. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of…

CCSO Seeks Public’s Help Locating Critical Missing Person

Patrol officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are searching for George Wilmot, 87, of Bryans Road, MD who was reported missing from his home at about 7:45 this morning. Wilmot, who has dementia, was last seen walking near the Bryans Road Shopping Center at the intersection of Indian Head Highway and Marshall Road. He was wearing a white sweater, unknown color pants and socks. He was…

Two School Zones Added to Automated Speed Enforcement Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Automated Speed Enforcement Unit will be adding two new school zones to the automated speed enforcement program. The new locations are T.C. Martin Elementary School, 6315 Oliver Shop Road in Bryantown, and St. Charles High School, 5305 Piney Church Road in Waldorf. The CCSO currently has a total of four mobile cameras that are moved every two weeks to approved…

Officers Locate and Arrest Suspect in Connection with Two Armed Robberies

 

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry said excellent police work led to the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with two back-to-back robberies and the recovery of evidence linking the suspect to the crimes.

On September 6 at 11:11 p.m., officers responded to a carry out pizza business in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery that just…

DETECTIVES CHARGE SUSPECT WITH TWO ROBBERIES: On August 27, members of the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division charged Terrance Rudolph Cooks, 48, of Indian Head, in connection with two armed robberies that occurred earlier that day at a Dash-In in Indian Head and a CVS in Bryans Road. During the robberies, Cooks entered the store, implied he had a gun, and demanded money. Investigators wer…

TEEN BICYCLIST STRUCK BY CAR DIES OF INJURIES

On August 25, during the afternoon hours, Nadine Rafellia Sequinao Leyson, 15, of Waldorf, died as a result of injuries she sustained after being struck by a car on August 24 near the intersection of Middletown Road and Ethridge Drive in Waldorf.  A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a van was traveling north on Middletown Road near Ethridge Drive. Other vehicles were stopped in t…

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