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Update in Death Investigation at CCDC

UPDATE IN DEATH INVESTIGATION AT CCDC: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the woman who was found deceased in her cell at the Charles County Detention Center last Thursday as Ashley Nicole Swann, 30, of La Plata. On June 2 at 11:35 p.m., Corrections Officers at the Charles County Detention Center entered Swann’s cell to escort her to a routine medical screening when they…

Driver Identified from Fatal Car Crash on Trinity Church Road

DRIVER IDENTIFIED FROM FATAL CAR CRASH: Charles County Sheriff’s investigators have identified the driver of an SUV who was killed in a car crash on Trinity Church Road last Friday as Clifton Vernon Graves, 49, of Charlotte Hall. On June 3 at 7:14 p.m., officers responded to the 9200 block of Trinity Church Road in Charlotte Hall for the report of a single vehicle car crash. A preliminary…

CCSO Conducting Death Investigation at CCDC

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.

DEATH INVESTIGATION: On June 2 at 11:35 p.m., Corrections Officers at the Charles County Detention Center entered the cell of a 30-year-old woman to escort her to a…

Correctional Officer Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail after Pleading Guilty to Unlawful Sexual Contact with Inmate

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER SENTENCED TO 90 DAYS IN JAIL AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO HAVING UNLAWFUL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH INMATE: On June 1, Jason Arnold – a suspended Correctional Officer at the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) – was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to having unlawful sexual contact with a female inmate. The charge stemmed from an intensive investigation led…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Theft Case

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.

CHARLES COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN THEFT CASE: On May 31 at 7:12 p.m., three males entered Macy’s at St. Charles Town Center. Two males grabbed…

CCSO Traffic Operations Unit Conducts Seatbelt Enforcement

CCSO Traffic Operations Unit Teams up with Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Border-to-Border Seatbelt Enforcement
Agencies Join Statewide Click-it or Ticket Campaign
Toward Zero Deaths Maryland has begun a statewide initiative to promote seatbelt safety and enforce seatbelt laws through the “Click-it or Ticket Campaign”. As part of the effort to educate people on the dangers…

Corrections Officers Rescue Inmate Attempting Suicide

CORRECTIONS OFFICERS RESCUE INMATE ATTEMPTING SUICIDE: On May 19 at 5 p.m., a Charles County Correctional Officer was conducting a security round when he discovered a 27-year-old female inmate attempting suicide by hanging. The officer called for immediate help, and he and responding officers lowered the woman and accessed her condition. At the time, the woman was not breathing. Officers…

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 AND TIRES: Sometime between the hours of 8 p.m. on May 20 and 10 a.m. on May 21, unknown suspect(s) stole four black wheels and tires from a 2014 Dodg…

CCSO Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Critical Missing Person Robert Carter, III

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.

CRITICAL MISSING PERSON: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a critical missing person. Robert Carter, III, 28, was reported…

CCSO Announces 2016 Special Olympics Torch Run

Hundreds of Officers, CCSO Employees, Military, Students, Teachers, and Families Expected to Participate in Event with Special Athletes

Help fuel the Flame of Hope: Join the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland on June 9 at 9 a.m. in La Plata. Hundreds of runners and walkers from the CCSO and the community are expected to join…

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