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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.

ATTEMPT ROBBERY: On May 28 at 2:20 p.m., officers responded to the 6000 block of Thoroughbred Court in Waldorf for the report of an attempt robbery. Investigation showed t…

Grant Application Announcement

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announces it will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and…

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.

SCAM ALERT: Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are warning residents of a recent scam. The case involved a man who…

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.

HIT AND RUN CRASH INVOLVING PEDESTRIAN: On May 19 at 5:53 p.m., a 25-year-old male was jogging in the area of Brentland Road near Goose Bay in Welcome when he was struck by…

Pedestrian Fatalities

On May 16 at 9:29 p.m., officers responded to the 14300 block of Burnt Store Road in Hughesville for the report of two people who had been struck by a vehicle. When officers arrived, they spoke with a witness who indicated he was traveling eastbound on Burnt Store Road when he observed a vehicle stopped in the middle of the dark roadway. He saw a man and a woman, who appeared to be arguing,…

CCSO Seeks Witness to Assault

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that occurred on Lancaster Circle in Waldorf recently and is asking for a witness to the incident to contact detectives.

Shortly after midnight on May 13, a 22-year-old male was riding his bicycle near the entrance to the Lancaster neighborhood in Waldorf when seven male suspects approached him. One of the suspects knocked t…

Detectives Seek Identity of Robbery Suspect

Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the identity of a man who robbed an employee of Papa John’s pizza carryout. On May 12 at 10:47 p.m., the suspect entered the business in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive, pulled a machete and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled. Images of the suspect were caught on a…

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.

OFFICERS LOCATE SUSPECT WANTED FOR ASSAULT: On May 10, Charles County sheriff’s officers assigned to the Warrant Unit located Stephen Dale Nolan, 38, of La Plata, who was…

CCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Assault Suspect

Charles County sheriff’s detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Stephen Dale Nolan, 38, of La Plata who has a warrant on file charging him with brutally assaulting a female acquaintance. On May 8 at 8:45 p.m., Sgt. S. Myers was patrolling the area of Charles Street near Bel Alton Newtown Road when he observed several cars stopped in the roadway and people tending to a woman who was lying in…

Burglary Suspect Apprehended

On May 8 at 12:19 a.m., Sgt. S. Myers was conducting a patrol check of a business in the 7000 block of Port Tobacco Road in Welcome. As he entered the parking lot, Sgt. Myers noticed the glass on the front door was smashed and the door was open. Additional officers responded and Cpl. J. Freeman and his K9 partner, Brix, checked the building, but no one was inside. When officers checked footag…

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