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Sixteen Candidates – Eight from Charles County – Graduate Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of sixteen correctional officers from the Corrections Entrance Level Training Program (CELTP) at a ceremony held March 18 at Maurice McDonough High School in Pomfret.

Eight of the graduates will work at the Charles County Detention Center, five w…

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.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On March 26 at approximately 12:07 a.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop in the 2400 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Upon making…

Fatal Car Crash on Woodville Road

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.

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On March 25 at 6:21 p.m., officers responded to the 16000 block of Woodville Road in Brandywine for the report of a car crash. Investigation…

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.

HOME INVASION/ASSAULT: On March 23 at approximately 9:05 p.m., officers responded to the area of Berry Road at Market Place for the report of a home invasion and assault…

Update on Gittings Court Homicide

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.

UPDATE ON HOMICIDE ON GITTINGS COURT: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the victim of the homicide that occurred on March 23 as Thomas Elijah Tibbs, 19,…

Homicide on Gittings Court

HOMICIDE/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On March 23 at 6:15 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Gittings Court in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two males with gunshot wounds. One victim, 19, was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The second victim, 21, was treated at a hospital for an injury that was not…

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.

FOURTH-DEGREE BURGLARY: Sometime between March 17 at 12 p.m. and March 21 at 8 a.m., an unknown suspect stole a microwave from a home under construction in the 4000 block of…

CCSO to Host Annual Crime Watch Kick-Off Celebration

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are hosting the annual Crime Watch Kick-off event on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in La Plata. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about crime prevention and discuss strategies to keep our communities safe. Mr. Vincent DeVivo, Community Outreach Specialist for the United…

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.

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT: On March 12 members of Patrol Operations conducted traffic enforcement in the area of Davis Road, Mill Hill Road, and Middletown Road in response to…

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit, using funding from the Maryland Highway Safety Office, will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, March 17 from 7 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired driving are conducted year round. The CCSO is reminding drivers who might become impaired to always designate a sober…

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