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Statement Regarding the Arrest of a Charles County Sheriff’s Officer

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is working closely with the Department of Homeland Security Investigations and United States federal prosecutors in reference to the arrest of Alexander C. Sullivan, 37, a Charles County Sheriff’s Officer who was  charged on November 21 with possession of child pornography.

The  arrest is the result of an investigation that was initiated by Charles…

Traffic Operations Unit and Patrol Officers to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints

Members of the CCSO Traffic Operations Unit and Patrol Division, along with partnering law enforcement agencies, will be conducting sobriety checkpoints on Wednesday, November 23 at two different locations in Charles County. The operations will take place during the evening hours. Thanksgiving Eve is a busy time nationwide for restaurants and bars. Throughout the remainder of the holiday season,…

Incident Briefings November 15, 2016

HOUSE KEEPER CHARGED WITH THEFT / CCSO SEEKING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  The CCSO is seeking additional information relating to multiple thefts in which the suspect, Victoria DeMarr, 52, of Kentucky, stole jewelry while she was employed as a house keeper in the southern Maryland area. The thefts were reported last year and earlier this year, but DeMarr fled to another state and was extradited…

Incident Briefings Nov. 7, 2016

BURGLARY: Sometime during the overnight hours of Nov. 6, unknown suspect(s) broke into an unlocked shed in the 4400 block of Austin Drive in La Plata and stole a pressure washer, a circular saw, and other power tools. Officer R. McMullen is investigating.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY / CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On Nov. 5 at 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the report of a robbery at a sandwic…

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Suspect’s Identity and Arrest

Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division are seeking to identify a suspect wanted in connection with an assault that occurred last month. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 that leads to an arrest and indictment in this case.

On October 8, at about 4:22 p.m., officers  responded to the parking lot of St.

Non-Emergency Lines to be Placed Briefly Out of Service for Maintenance Update on Nov. 6

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION:  On Sunday, November 6 at 4 a.m., all Charles County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency numbers, as well as the Charles County Detention Center main line, will be out of service for approximately one hour for a maintenance update.  These numbers include (301) 932-2222,  (301) 743-2222, (301) 932-7777, and (301) 932-3100.  None of the county’s emergency lines will b…

Incident Briefings November 1, 2016

FATAL MOTORCYLE CRASH: On October 30 at 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2800 block of Stavors Road in Waldorf for the report of a motorcycle crash. Investigation showed the operator, Teresa Judy Christensen, 49 of Waldorf, lost control of the motorcycle, left the roadway and struck a utility pole. She was flown by Maryland State Police Trooper 2 to a hospital and died on October 31. T…

Homicide on Mall Circle/Suspect Charged

On October 26 at 8 p.m., officers responded to the 11100 block of Mall Circle for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation showed the victim, Reuel Hicks, 18, of Waldorf, was with several friends walking behind a movie theater when he stopped and spoke with the suspect. During their conversation, the suspect suddenly produced a handgun and shot the victim. The suspect fled on foot,…

Incident Briefings October 25, 2016

BURGLARY: On October 24 at 10:42 p.m., officers responded to an establishment in the 2000 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for an intrusion alarm. Investigation revealed an unknown suspect used a crow bar to break the glass door. Once inside, the suspect ransacked the office. Nothing appeared to be missing. The suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black gloves and a green…

CCSO Offers Halloween Safety Tips

 

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 officers and commanders assigned to…

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