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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 20, a homeowner reported someone broke into his house in the 9500 block of Lomax Road in Faulkner and stole appliances and food. The house had been vacant…

Update in Death Investigation on Dove Tree Court

UPDATE IN DEATH INVESTIGATION ON DOVE TREE COURT: Charles County sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into a suicide that occurred on Dove Tree Court in Indian Head on June 19.  In this case, a 32-year-old man shot and killed himself in an upstairs bedroom of his house; his 3-month-old son, James Robert Barker, was found unconscious nearby. The baby was transported to a…

Death Investigation on Dove Tree Court Indian Head

DEATH INVESTIGATION:  On June 19 at 3:05 p.m., a witness called 911 after being alerted that their neighbor shot himself inside his house on Dove Tree Court in Indian Head and the man’s three-month-old son was not breathing. Prior to emergency personnel arriving, neighbors rushed inside and found the baby unconscious; they initiated CPR until paramedics arrived. Officers arrived and found an…

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint, Special Patrols

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit, in partnership with the Town of La Plata Police Department, Maryland State Police and Maryland Transportation Authority Police, will conduct special operations this weekend focusing on impaired drivers as part of Maryland’s Checkpoint Strikeforce program. Officers will conduct a sobriety checkpoint along with saturation…

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 APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECT: On June 12 at 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Wakefield Circle in Waldorf after a homeowner called and said a man was…

Update – Detectives Have Identified Woman

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the woman whose identity they were seeking relating to the Mange homicide investigation. It has been determined the woman has absolutely no information relating to the case. Anyone who has additional information regarding the shooting of Richard Mange is asked to call Det. John Elliott at (301) 609-6515.

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Update in Robert Mange Homicide – Detectives Seek Woman’s Identity

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the murder of Robert Mange who was shot on May 20. Two people have already been arrested and charged in this case. As part of the investigation, detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying the woman in the attached photos. The woman is not a suspect in this crime, but investigators would like to contact…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces Application for Grant

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announces it will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and…

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.

SECOND- DEGREE BURGLARY: Sometime between the hours of 11 p.m. on June 7 and 9 a.m. on June 8, unknown suspect(s) cut a hole through the fence in the pool area at 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.

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On June 1 at 5:53 p.m. officers responded to the area of Rose Hill Road near Rose Hill Farm in Port Tobacco for the report of a single motor…

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