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Pedestrian Fatalities

On May 16 at 9:29 p.m., officers responded to the 14300 block of Burnt Store Road in Hughesville for the report of two people who had been struck by a vehicle. When officers arrived, they spoke with a witness who indicated he was traveling eastbound on Burnt Store Road when he observed a vehicle stopped in the middle of the dark roadway. He saw a man and a woman, who appeared to be arguing,…

CCSO Seeks Witness to Assault

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that occurred on Lancaster Circle in Waldorf recently and is asking for a witness to the incident to contact detectives.

Shortly after midnight on May 13, a 22-year-old male was riding his bicycle near the entrance to the Lancaster neighborhood in Waldorf when seven male suspects approached him. One of the suspects knocked t…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Joseph Ignatius Templeman, 30, of Waldorf. Templeman currently has an outstanding warrant charging him with non-support of a child. Templeman is 5’11”, 220lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Joseph Templeman’s whereabouts is asked not to approac…

Detectives Seek Identity of Robbery Suspect

Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the identity of a man who robbed an employee of Papa John’s pizza carryout. On May 12 at 10:47 p.m., the suspect entered the business in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive, pulled a machete and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled. Images of the suspect were caught on a…

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 LOCATE SUSPECT WANTED FOR ASSAULT: On May 10, Charles County sheriff’s officers assigned to the Warrant Unit located Stephen Dale Nolan, 38, of La Plata, who was…

Join us for Badges for Baseball 2014

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office invites students between the ages of 10 and 14 to join the School Resource Unit and the College of Southern Maryland baseball team for the annual Badges for Baseball summer camp. The camp, which is free and sponsored by the Cal Ripken Sr., Foundation, the Waldorf Jaycees and Charles County Public Schools, will be held June 25-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at…

Watch Works May 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.

Watch Works: May…

CCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Assault Suspect

Charles County sheriff’s detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Stephen Dale Nolan, 38, of La Plata who has a warrant on file charging him with brutally assaulting a female acquaintance. On May 8 at 8:45 p.m., Sgt. S. Myers was patrolling the area of Charles Street near Bel Alton Newtown Road when he observed several cars stopped in the roadway and people tending to a woman who was lying in…

Burglary Suspect Apprehended

On May 8 at 12:19 a.m., Sgt. S. Myers was conducting a patrol check of a business in the 7000 block of Port Tobacco Road in Welcome. As he entered the parking lot, Sgt. Myers noticed the glass on the front door was smashed and the door was open. Additional officers responded and Cpl. J. Freeman and his K9 partner, Brix, checked the building, but no one was inside. When officers checked footag…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Leon Francis Stone, Jr., 31, of Waldorf. Stone currently has an outstanding warrant charging him with violating probation relating to conspiracy to distribute narcotics. Stone is 5’11”, 160lbs., and has brown hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information about Leon Stone’s whereabouts…

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