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Phone Service Disruption

Phone service for all business, non-emergency Charles County Sheriff’s Office phone lines will be temporarily disrupted on May 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. due to ongoing system upgrades. Please contact 911 for all emergencies.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in…

Sheriff’s Office to Host Annual Crime Watch/Crime Prevention Kick-Off Celebration

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are hosting the annual Crime Watch/Crime Prevention kick-off event on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about crime prevention and discuss strategies to keeping communities safe. Det. C. Caldwell of the CCSO…

LEOSA Training Cancelled

The LEOSA training class scheduled for 03-05-15 has been cancelled due to the prediction of inclimat…

CCSO Lt. Colonel Robert Cleaveland to Retire

Charles County, MD …. Lieutenant Colonel Robert Cleaveland, a 30-year-veteran of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, will retire on Saturday, January 31. Known for his leadership, incredible knowledge of Agency policies, and compassion for victims of crime, Lt. Colonel Cleaveland had what he calls “an amazing career working with the men and women of the Sheriff’s Office and serving…

ATF and Crime Solvers Offer $11,000 Reward in Arson Investigations

BALTIMORE – Special Agent in Charge (SAC) William P. McMullan of the Baltimore Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible for two arson cases: one at Fred’s Sports and the other at Spirit Halloween, both located in the 2800 block of Crain…

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit will be conducting two field sobriety checkpoints tonight, Aug. 29 in the Waldorf area. In addition, officers will be conducting saturation patrols throughout the county looking for impaired drivers over the Labor Day…

Ensuring a Safe Return to School

This year, Aug 25, marks the opening day of school for students in Charles County and Charles County Sheriff’s officers, school resource officers and crossing guards will be on hand to help ensure a safe return for all students. Officers will be patrolling in and around schools and watching for speeders and violators of the red flashing lights on school buses. Crossing guards will assist thos…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION IN BURGLARY CASES: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for several recent burglaries of standalone businesses in the White Plains and La Plata areas. In most cases, the suspect(s) struck overnight and gained entry into the business by breaking in through a rear door or…

CCSO Invites County Residents to National Night Out

Attention all neighborhoods: On August 5, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., neighborhoods throughout Charles County are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for National Night Out. Sheriff Rex Coffey, the women and men of the CCSO, McGruff the Crime Dog and McGruff’s nephew Scruff, will join residents to celebrate the community’s alliance against crime, drugs and…

Fingerprinting Schedule for Memorial Day

The CCSO Fingerprinting Office at St. Charles Towne Center will be closed Mon., May 26 for Memorial Day. The CCSO will operate special hours on Fri., May 30, from noon to 5:30 p.m. for electronic fingerprinting only. For more information about fingerprinting, please click…

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