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CCSO Seeks Public’s Help Locating Critical Missing Person

Patrol officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are searching for George Wilmot, 87, of Bryans Road, MD who was reported missing from his home at about 7:45 this morning. Wilmot, who has dementia, was last seen walking near the Bryans Road Shopping Center at the intersection of Indian Head Highway and Marshall Road. He was wearing a white sweater, unknown color pants and socks. He was…

Two School Zones Added to Automated Speed Enforcement Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Automated Speed Enforcement Unit will be adding two new school zones to the automated speed enforcement program. The new locations are T.C. Martin Elementary School, 6315 Oliver Shop Road in Bryantown, and St. Charles High School, 5305 Piney Church Road in Waldorf. The CCSO currently has a total of four mobile cameras that are moved every two weeks to approved…

Officers Locate and Arrest Suspect in Connection with Two Armed Robberies

 

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry said excellent police work led to the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with two back-to-back robberies and the recovery of evidence linking the suspect to the crimes.

On September 6 at 11:11 p.m., officers responded to a carry out pizza business in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery that just…

DETECTIVES CHARGE SUSPECT WITH TWO ROBBERIES: On August 27, members of the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division charged Terrance Rudolph Cooks, 48, of Indian Head, in connection with two armed robberies that occurred earlier that day at a Dash-In in Indian Head and a CVS in Bryans Road. During the robberies, Cooks entered the store, implied he had a gun, and demanded money. Investigators wer…

TEEN BICYCLIST STRUCK BY CAR DIES OF INJURIES

On August 25, during the afternoon hours, Nadine Rafellia Sequinao Leyson, 15, of Waldorf, died as a result of injuries she sustained after being struck by a car on August 24 near the intersection of Middletown Road and Ethridge Drive in Waldorf.  A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a van was traveling north on Middletown Road near Ethridge Drive. Other vehicles were stopped in t…

BICYCLIST STRUCK BY CAR

 

On August 24 at 1:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Middletown Road and Ethridge Drive in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a van was traveling north on Middletown Road near Ethridge Drive. Other vehicles were stopped in the left turn lane of Middletown Road, obstructing the view of t…

CCSO Pfc. Vernon Warker Receives Police Officer of the Year Award From Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82

On Wednesday, August 17, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82 presented its Police Officer of the Year award to Police Officer First Class Vernon Warker.

Pfc. Warker was selected as the recipient of this honor particularly for the courage he displayed during an incident in May of 2015. Pfc. Warker was the first on the scene of a house fire in Waldorf and learned that there was still on…

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.

THEFT OF WHEELS: On August 18 at approximately 9 a.m., an officer was conducting a patrol check in the area of Oakside Lane in Indian Head when a citizen flagged him down.

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.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On August 7 at 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Special Place in Nanjemoy for the report of a crash. Investigation showed two men wer…

Officers Honored with Awards from Waldorf Moose Family Center

Officers Awarded Policeman of the Year from Waldorf Moose Family Center #1709 during Annual Valor Awards Ceremony
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce Corporals Joseph Piazza and Robert Gottschall, along with Officer Samuel Hooper, were named Policemen of the Year during the Waldorf Moose Family Center #1709 Annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony. Mr. Larry Dean, Prelat…

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