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Suspect Sought in Robbery Near Bank

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a robbery suspect and Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. On Jan. 30 at 12:46 p.m., the victim, an employee of a local business, was walking toward a bank in the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when the suspect approached, assaulted him and grabbed a bank deposit bag…

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.

ROBBERY: On Jan. 29 at 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Smallwood Park and Ride in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. T…

Designated Drivers: The Real Super Bowl MVPs

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said officers will be stepping up DUI patrols on Super Bowl Sunday as part of a statewide effort to reduce impaired driving. The Super Bowl is one of America’s most anticipated sports events and it’s a time when friends and family gather in homes, bars and restaurants to watch and celebrate. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has joined other stat…

CCSO Receives CALEA Excellence Award

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey is pleased to announce the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has received the Excellence Award from the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This marks the second time in two assessment periods the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has received the highest rating possible. It also marks the first time any law enforcement agency…

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.

THEFT: Sometime between Dec. 29 to Jan. 21, someone stole parts from an air conditioner at a church in the 8100 block of Annapolis Woods Road…

Tri-County VFW Honors CCSO Officers for Bravery

Three Charles County Sheriff’s officers were honored Jan. 5 at the Second Annual Tri-County Veterans of Foreign Wars Officer of the Year Ceremony. Cpl. John Freeman and officers Michael Armstrong and Jena Hatfield were recognized for their brave actions while responding to a call regarding a male suspect armed with a shotgun and threatening to harm his family.

The officers responded to t…

CCSO Offers Tips for Cybersecurity

The security challenges that threaten cyberspace are growing, and ordinary citizens and large corporations alike are being encouraged to guard against cybercrime. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is offering guidance about how to protect sensitive and critical data when engaging in computer activity.

“Some of us are not tech-savvy but no one who uses a computer or smartphon…

Watch Works: January-February 2014

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.

WatchWorks: Jan-Feb…

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.

ATV CRASH: On Jan. 21 at 7 p.m., officers responded to the 8800 block of Penns Hill Road in La Plata for the report of a crash involving an…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Brian Christopher Webb, 23, of Indian Head. Webb currently has three open warrants for failure to appear in court on a drug charge and violating probation relating to drug charges and traffic charges. Webb is 5’9” and weighs about 230 pounds. He has tattoos on his left hand, on his right hand…

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