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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.

MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT: On March 23 at 3:50 a.m., officers responded to the 4000 block of Bullitt Neck Road in Marbury for an assault in progress. The victim told…

Join Us for Our Crime Watch Kick-Off

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are hosting the annual Crime Watch kick-off event on Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Waldorf Jaycees. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about crime prevention and discuss strategies to keeping communities safe. COPS officer Cpl. Mark Kaylor will give a brief presentation on internet and…

School Officer, Students Seek Military Care Package Donations

Officer Cook, the School Resource Officer assigned to Milton Somers Middle School, is helping her students collect donations for care packages to send to members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Please consider donating any of the items included in this list:

Milton Somers Care Packages

Monetary donations will also be accepted and will be used toward the cost of mailing the packages. Eac…

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…

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