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Halloween Safety

An increase in ghosts, zombies and superheroes will take to the streets this Halloween and so too will an increase in Charles County Sheriff’s officers.

The CCSO will increase patrols of neighborhoods while costumed youngsters canvass the county for tricks and treats. In addition to the patrol officers on regular duty, the operation will include more than a dozen officers from the Community…

Medication Take-Back Day

On Saturday, October 26, between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will join the DEA in the National Medications Take-Back Program. “This is an important program because unwanted medicines, which often fall into the hands of abusers, can be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner,” said Sheriff Rex W. Coffey.

Although the CCSO offers residents the opportunity…

Buffalo Wild Wings to Host Fundraisers for Zombie Invasion 5K

Zombie Invasion 5K

Zombies are invading Charles County next month to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland, and the philanthropic apocalypse is being supported by the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Waldorf, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has announced.

Buffalo Wild Wings will hold three fundraisers for next month’s Zombie Invasion 5K being hosted by the CCSO, Charles County Fraternal Order of…

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.

BURGLARY AT GAS STATION: On Oct. 20 at about 11:27 p.m., someone broke into a gas station in the 2000 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf and…

Traffic Fatality

On Oct. 18 at 7:32 p.m., officers responded to the area of Turkey Hill Road near Dower Drive in La Plata for the report of a motor vehicle crash. When officers arrived they found three people inside a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck that had crashed into a tree. The driver of the truck, Gabriel William Maxwell, 22, of Waldorf, was pronounced dead on the scene. A 17-year-old male from Hughesv…

13 Arrested in Domestic Violence Warrant Sweep

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said a warrant sweep conducted on Oct. 16 by members of the CCSO Judicial Services Section, COPS Unit, TAC Squad and Traffic Operations Unit resulted in the arrests of 13 people wanted in connection with domestic-related offenses. A total of 17 warrants were served during the week-long operation.

October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Mont…

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.

MAN CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY AND RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On Oct. 16 at 9:03 p.m., officers responded to the 3700 block of Old Washington…

Traffic Alert

On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be coordinating traffic control for a large funeral service at New Life Church in White Plains. Several hundred people are expected to attend. The procession may start sometime near 11 a.m. and may include hundreds of cars. Unless otherwise noted, the procession travel route is as follows:

Route 301 south to Washington…

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.

OFFICERS APPREHEND TRIO IN SHOPLIFTING CASE: On Oct. 5 at 6:54 p.m., officers responded to Mall Circle for the report of a shoplifting in…

Chick-fil-A Calendar Fundraiser

Help raise money for Teen Court and enjoy year-long savings at Chick-fil-A. Teen Court is selling 2015 Chick-fil-A coupon calendars. This year’s calendar design features one super steer and 12 talented bovine contestants competing in “America’s Cattle Call.” You can vote for the winner at the Chick-fil-A website. Plus, the calenders offer consumers savings on sandwiches, fries, beverages, and…

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