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COPS Community Cleanup

On Saturday, March 15, Cpl. Travis Yates of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Unit coordinated the cleanup of a large amount of trash and debris dumped in a common area on Gerard Court in Bryans Road. “For some reason, this particular area has been a popular place for people to throw out bulk trash. Part of my responsibilities as a COPS officer…

Fugitive Friday Arrest

Charles County Crime Solvers say this week’s “Fugitive Friday” suspect was located earlier today after a tipster spotted the man in Calvert County and called authorities. Edward Eugene Coates, 34, was wanted for violating his probation relating to a third-degree sex offense.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Edward Eugene Coates, 34, of Marbury. Coates currently has an outstanding warrant charging him with violating probation relating to a third-degree sex offense. He is 5’10”, 220 lbs. and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Edward Eugene Coates whereabouts is…

Enforcement of Litter Laws to Increase

This press release was sent in partnership with the Charles County Commissioners.

Attention litterbugs: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is increasing its enforcement of Maryland’s litter control laws this spring. The effort is part of the Waldorf Beautification Project, an initiative by the Charles County Commissioners, but will extend throughout Charles County. Sheriff Coffey w…

Images Released of Suspect in Assault of Store Clerk

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a man who assaulted a convenience store clerk. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward in this case. On January 17 at 11:15 p.m., the suspect entered a store in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. He picked up a bag of Funyons and a fruit flavored Gatorade and approached the clerk. When the clerk rang u…

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.

ASSAULT ARREST: On March 18 at 2:30 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 5100 block of Sea Lion Place in Waldorf for a reported burglary…

Reward Offered for Fugitive’s Whereabouts

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Michael David Toder, 37, of La Plata. Toder has an open warrants relating to first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, carrying a dangerous weapon and theft. He is 6’1”, 215 lbs., bald and has blue eyes. Anyone with information about Toder’s whereabouts is asked…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Christopher McKay, 33, of Waldorf. McKay currently has outstanding warrants charging him with failure to appear in court for first-degree assault and driving while suspended. He is 5’7”, 145 lbs. and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Christopher McKay’s…

Fugitive Friday Arrest

A call to the Charles County Crime Solvers tip line led to the arrest of Jonathan Edward Hughes, 27, who was featured last Friday as the Charles County Crime Solvers fugitive of the week. Hughes was wanted for outstanding warrants charging him with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, and theft. He was arrested on Sunday, March 9 in the area of Newburg. The tipster in this case is now…

Crime Solvers Offers Reward in Robbery Investigation

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of two suspects involved in two robberies. On March 11 at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of King James Place in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed two males had just exited their Honda Civic and were walking on a path toward a house when the suspects approached, pulled a…

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