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Death Investigation of Toddler

DEATH INVESTIGATION: On May 22 at 6:55 a.m., officers were dispatched to Wills Memorial Park, 500 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, in reference to a woman who had been pushing a toddler in a swing for an unusually long period of time – the woman and child had possibly been at the park since the day before.  When officers arrived, they found the woman pushing a three-year-old male in a swing at t…

Charles County Homicide-Shooting at McDonald’s

HOMICIDE-SHOOTING: On May 20 at approximately 5:48 p.m., officers responded to the McDonald’s located at 11025 Mall Circle in Waldorf for a shooting. Upon arrival officers found two adult victims, a 25 year-old male and a 24 year-old female, located in the parking lot. Both victims were transported to area hospitals. The male victim, Robert Michael Mange, 25, Smithfield, VA, was later…

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.

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING STABBING: On May 19 at 1:50 a.m., officers responded to Charles Regional Medical Center for the report of a stabbing victim. A preliminary…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Partner with Charles County Citizens for Substance Free Youth on 30th Annual Project Graduation

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Charles County Citizens for Substance Free Youth on the 30th Annual Project Graduation, which will take place on May 29 and May 30 from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the College of Southern Maryland. This free event aims to celebrate graduating high school seniors in Charles County in a drug, alcohol and tobacco-free environment, where t…

CCSO to Participate in State-Wide Click It or Ticket Initiative

Do You Have Three Seconds to Help Save a Life?
Marylanders Urged to Buckle Up or Pay the Price.
Charles County, MD – Each year more than 120 people, who are not wearing their seat belt at the time of their crash, die on Maryland’s roadways. Even low speed crashes can produce serious injuries or fatalities to unbelted vehicle occupants which is why the Charles County Sheriff’s Office 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.

BURGLARY: Between May 7 and May 13, unknown suspect(s) stole an HVAC unit from a house in the 10200 block of Charles Street in La Plata. Officer B. Cox is…

Update on Homicide on Vivian Adams Drive

HOMICIDE UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Shondell Middleton, 18, of Clinton, NC, in connection with the stabbing death of  Jordan Anthony Lucas, 18, of Waldorf that occurred on May 7 on Vivian Adams Drive. Middleton stabbed Lucas as Lucas was fleeing from an altercation with him.  After reviewing evidence and witness accounts, and after conferring with the Charles County…

Homicide on Vivian Adams Drive

HOMICIDE: On May 7 at 10:30 a.m., officers responded to the 12300 block of Vivian Adams Drive in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old male lying in the parking lot of an apartment complex. He had stab wounds and was transported to a hospital where he died a short time later.  A preliminary investigation showed the victim and two friends went to…

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.
FIREARMS VIOLATION: On May 5 at 3:31 a.m. officers responded to the 3200 block of Patapsco Place in Waldorf for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers located the car…

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.

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On April 28 at 6:23 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of University Drive in Waldorf for the  report of a shooting.  When officers arrived,…

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