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CCSO Invites County Residents to National Night Out

Attention all neighborhoods: On August 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., neighborhoods throughout Charles County are being invited to team up with thousands of communities nationwide for National Night Out. Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO will join residents to celebrate the community’s alliance against crime, drugs and violence. Representatives from Charles County Crime Solvers, Explorers…

Charles County Detention Center Hosts 3rd Annual Reentry Fair for Inmates

The Charles County Detention Center hosted their 3rd Annual Reentry Fair on Friday, June 26.  More than 50 volunteers representing about 25 organizations from the community set up booths in the gymnasium at the Detention Center to share information with inmates that may assist them upon their release.

While the primary responsibility at the Detention Center is to keep inmates secure,…

CCSO K9 Teams Win Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at Police Fire World Games

CCSO K9 Teams Win Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at Police/Fire World Games  
Newest Medal Winner Courtesy of The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation
Meet Coni, Cooper, and Erno – a dynamic trio of police K9s from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and medal winners in the 2015 Police/Fire World Games. These three dogs are part of an eleven dog unit with the CCSO and provide critical services…

North Point High School Criminal Justice Students Excel at Regional, State and National SkillsUSA Competitions

Criminal Justice students at North Point High School have a tradition of excellence in performing at the SkillsUSA Championships, and this year has been no exception. With ten students placing at Regionals, fourteen placing at States and five competing at Nationals, it is safe to say that the program is as strong as ever.
Fifteen students from the NPHS program competed against students from…

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.

ROBBERY: On July 7 at 12:05 a.m., officers responded to Grouse Place in Waldorf for the report of a strong arm robbery. The victim reported that he was approached by two…

Update in Death Investigation of Ji’Aire Donnell Lee

UPDATE IN DEATH INVESTIGATION: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of Ji’Aire Donnell Lee, 3, who was found deceased last month at Wills Memorial Park in La Plata. On June 24, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore ruled the manner of death a homicide and the cause of death dehydration and hypothermia.

The investigation…

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.

BURGLARY: On June 29 at 8:50 a.m., officers responded to Keepsake Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. The homeowner reported suspect(s) broke into his house and…

CCSO Purchases New Radar Speed Trailers

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office recently purchased two new RADAR speed trailers to address and track traffic complaints throughout Charles County. The new solar-powered units are designed to remind motorists of their speed, alert them when they exceed the speed limit, and compile statistics on speeding trends in a particular location. No traffic tickets will be issued from the speed…

CCSO Investigating Jury Duty Scam

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 missed jury duty and must pay a fine or risk being arrested. The caller tells the person in order to clear their name, they must pay the fine over the phone and respond to the court house within a few days to…

Watch Works July 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 July…

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