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Mother-Daughter Zumba Class

Teen Court will host a free mother/daughter Zumba class on Saturday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Longevity Studios located at 6770 Crain Highway in La Plata.

Participants must be between 13 and 17 years old and must be a resident of Charles County. Registration is required. To register, contact Teen Court Coordinator Sarah Vaughan at 301-609-3916 or by email.

Roy Rogers to Host Teen Court Fundraiser

Roy Rogers of La Plata will host a Teen Court fundraiser on April 15 from 5-9 p.m. The restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to Teen Court. No fliers or tickets are necessary.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 6 to April 12 marks this year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be commemorating our nation’s progress in advancing victims’ rights by honoring those who advocate for expanded support and services to people and communities affected by crime.

Members of the sheriff’s office will be attending 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.

ASSAULT: On April 6 at 12:14 a.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Sandalwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of a road rage incident during which a man pointed a…

Knights of Columbus Citizen of the Year: Sarah Vaughan

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey is pleased to announce Sarah Vaughan, coordinator of the CCSO’s Teen Court program, was recently named Citizen of the Year by the Knights of Columbus at a ceremony held on March 23. Ms. Vaughan was nominated for this prestigious award by Mark Shutters, Grand Knight, Archbishop Neale Council, who attends church with her and who has a son who volunteered in…

Forensic Artist Sketches Jewelry Store Thieves

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of two men wanted in connection with a smash and grab theft that occurred at Robinsons’ Jewelers on April 2. CCSO Forensic sketch artist, Sgt. D. Stahl, created sketches of the suspects based on witness descriptions. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects. During the theft, t…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of William Olijawon Culter, 26, of Waldorf. Culter currently has an outstanding warrant charging him with violating probation related to a robbery charge. He is 5’11”, 150 lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about William Culter’s whereabouts is asked not 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.

TWO EMPLOYEES OF HOME REMODELING BUSINESS CHARGED WITH FELONY THEFT: On April 2, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of members…

CCSO Investigates Reports of Shots Fired

On April 2 at 10:15 a.m., officers responded to the area of Bannister Circle and St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they did not locate anyone who had been shot; however, they did find evidence that a gun had been fired. Witnesses indicated several people had fled on foot. While officers were canvassing the area, they observed a male running from…

Scam Alert

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several reports of a scam in which someone is calling residents claiming to be a police officer and warns the person they have an unpaid red light camera violation in Charles County. The caller then tells the person a warrant has been issued and the only way the person can have it dismissed is to make a payment over the phone using a credit…

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