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Incident Briefings

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

STRONG-ARM ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On Nov. 28 at 2:09 a.m., a woman was walking down the stairs of her apartment building located at 3525 Stone Commons…

CCSO Forensic Science Unit Gains Ground in 1998 “Jane Doe” Cold Case

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Science Unit (FSU) has recently made significant progress in the June 1998 case of a homicide of an unidentified woman, whose body was discovered in an overgrown area off of Irving Road in Bel Alton.

In the years since the woman’s body was discovered, CCSO detectives and members of the FSU have worked together with numerous police agencies and…

CCSO Offers Citizens New Web-Based Program to Monitor Sex Offender Registry

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is utilizing a new program that allows citizens to better see where registered sex offenders live. The CCSO will be part of a nationwide network of over 5,000 law enforcement agencies which use the OffenderWatch program. The new service is a citizen-friendly, easy-to-use website that enables citizens to search for sex offenders by entering any address and…

Fatal Crash on Crain Highway at Billingsley Road

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

FATAL CRASH: On Nov. 27 at 5 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Crain Highway and Billingsley Road in White Plains for the report of a motorcycle crash. A…

Watch Works December 2015

The CCSO Community Services Section has published the latest edition of its Watch Works newsletter. Watch Works is a publication of the Charles County Crime Watch Program and has important safety information. The CCSO encourages readers to share the information with family and friends.

Watch Works December…

LEOSA Training Announcement

In 2016, LEOSA Training will continue to be held the first and third Thursday of the month. There will be no training on April 21, May 19, October 6, or November 3, 2016. Please note, training will not be held on holidays.
There will be a limit of 18 spots available for each session.
Retired officers must call Rick Nichols at 301-542-6394 or Sharele Peters at 301-609-3917 to schedule a spot.

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday, November 25 from 8 p.m. until 12 a.m. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired driving are conducted year round. The CCSO is reminding drivers who might become impaired to always designate a sober driver.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to…

Incident Briefings

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

OFFICERS ARREST MAN IN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY CASE: On Nov. 17 at 3:38 p.m., officers responded to the 2060 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. T…

CCDC Accepting Donations for Children’s Aid Society
The Charles County Detention Center is once again hosting its Annual Toy Drive to collect new toys and monetary donations for the Children’s Aid Society. From now until December 9, citizens may leave items in the donation boxes located at any one of our three district stations as well as the CCSO Headquarters, CCDC lobby and the Community…

CCSO Honors Retirees and Award Recipients at Annual Banquet

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Honors Retirees and Award Recipients
Annual Banquet Honors Completion of Service, Excellent Field Work and Bravery  
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry honored 17 retirees and 74 award recipients at a banquet held on November 6, 2015, at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center. Honorees were recognized for completion of service to the Agency, excellent field…

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