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Nearly 80 Pounds of Medication Collected During National Take-Back Day

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said nearly 80 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired medications were collected on Saturday, April 26 as part of the National Take-Back Medications Day sponsored by local law enforcement agencies and the DEA. “Unused medicines left inside medicine cabinets can be dangerous because they can get into the hands of people who might abuse them and prescription…

Kidnapping, Robbery Suspects Charged

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said officers have arrested and charged Tonya Renae Riffe, 34, and Lila Juanita Smith, 27, both of Waldorf, in connection with two separate cases of kidnapping and robbery that occurred within the past few days. The first abduction was reported on April 25 but actually occurred on April 23 at 1 p.m., when a 70-year-old man was walking toward his car in t…

Medication Take-Back Day

On Saturday, April 26, between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will join the DEA in the National Medications Take-Back initiative – a program held twice a year, nationwide, to encourage people with unwanted prescription medications to dispose of them in a safe manner. Although the CCSO offers residents the opportunity to dispose of unwanted medications at any time,…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Tieisha Lashawn Lyles, 28, of Indian Head. Lyles currently has outstanding warrants charging her with violating probation relating to first-degree assault charges. Lyles is 5’0”, 110 lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Tieisha Lyles’ whereabouts is…

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.

OFFICER APPREHENDS ROBBERY SUSPECT: On April 21 at 7:50 p.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a…

Fugitive Friday

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Nicole Marie Fant, 28, of St. Leonard. Fant currently has an outstanding warrant charging her with failing to appear in court in November on a theft charge. She is 5’5” 160 lbs., and has brown hair and green eyes. Investigators did receive information Fant may be staying in Benedict.

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.

ADDITIONAL COPPER THEFTS DISCOVERED/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARDS: As a result of a recent string of copper thefts from utility light poles, Sheriff Rex Coffey and…

Copper Thefts

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several reports of copper thefts in which suspects stole copper wiring from large light poles. The most recent theft occurred at a school. On April 16 at about 3:30 a.m., a patrol officer was conducting a building check at Westlake High School, 3300 Middletown Road in Waldorf, when he discovered someone had tampered with the light poles near…

Torch Run 2014

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 5 at 9 a.m. in La Plata.

Two routes – a 3.5-mile route for runners and a three-mile route for walkers – will depart Texas Roadhouse located at 103 Drury Drive in La Plata and return there for lunch and other refreshments being…

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.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING REWARD FOR INFORMATION IN ROBBERY CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identity of the suspect…

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