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Charles County Detention Center Achieves Perfect Score during MCCS Audit

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) achieved a 100 percent compliance rating during an audit conducted by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards (MCCS) from January 12 – 16.

The MCCS created standards to ensure correctional facilities in Maryland operate as safely, efficiently and professionally as possible.

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.

ACCIDENTAL INJURY: On January 27 at 3:48 p.m., officers responded to the 3300 block of Patapsco Place in Waldorf for the report of an accidental shooting. A preliminary…

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.

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 26 at 4:16 p.m., officers responded to a car dealership in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of an armed subject.

CCSO Operating Status

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be operating in a Code Orange status, with a two hour delayed opening on Tuesday, January 26 for non-critical employees.

The Charles County Government will open at 10 a.m., and the district and circuit courts will open two hours late as…

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.

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION: At approximately 3:40 p.m. on January 22, officers responded to the area of Poplar Hill Road and Mattawoman Beantown Road for the report of a motor…

CCSO Operating Status

Operating Status: CODE RED.

All offices closed on Monday, January 25 for Non-Critical employees. Charles County Government and all courts are closed as…

CCSO Operating Status

Effective immediately, the Sheriff’s Office is going to Code Red for all non-critical employees. Non-critical employees should not report to work.

Use this time to ensure you are prepared for several days at home.

Stay off the roads, and stay…

Charles County Government Employee Charged With Theft

Charles County Sheriff’s investigators assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have charged Eric Bernard Riley, 51, of Hughesville in connection with the theft of more than $10,000 worth of cleaning products and supplies while he was serving as the Custodial Superintendent of Charles County facilities. In June 2015, Charles County Government officials notified the CCSO about a possib…

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.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On Jan. 19, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) entered several unlocked cars parked in the 7800 block of King Arthur Court in White Plains.

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.

TWO CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS: On Jan. 16 at 8:35 p.m., Officer C. Chamblee was patrolling the 11700 block of Business Park Drive in Waldorf…

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