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CCSO to Begin Holiday Patrols

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office will begin operating under its Holiday Safety Plan starting this Thursday, November 27. The plan increases patrols in shopping centers and neighborhoods to prevent crime and help keep citizens safe. Officers will be in marked patrol cars, unmarked cars, on bikes, and on foot and will cover as much ground as possible.

In addition, students in the Crimina…

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 STALKING, VIOLATION OF PEACE ORDER AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Nov. 23 at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3800 block of Light Arms Place in…

Robbery

On Nov. 17 at 10:23 p.m., officers responded to 7-Eleven at 6285 Crain Highway in La Plata for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed a lone male suspect entered the business, threatened the clerk with a hammer and stole money from the register. The suspect is described as a white male, possibly in his twenties, 5’9” to 5’10”, approximately 160 pounds, wearing a blue plaid…

Detectives Seek Help Identifying Theft Suspects

Charles County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s help identifying the suspects involved in two thefts that occurred at the same house in the 2400 block of Pimpernel Drive in Waldorf. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

On Sept. 30, two suspects broke into the victim’s cars and stole severa…

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.

CCSO AND TOWN OF LA PLATA POLICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT: On Wednesday, Nov. 26, during the evening hours, members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic…

Juvenile Charged with Attempted Murder

On Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., officers responded to 2065 Crain Highway in Waldorf (the parking lot of a fast food business) for an assault. When officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old male with a stab wound to his upper body. He was flown to a hospital in critical condition. According to witnesses, a 17-year-old male (who was known to the victim) stabbed the victim during an argument that occurred…

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.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: Between Nov. 9 and Nov. 10, unknown suspect(s) broke a window at Tire Plus on Smallwood Drive in Waldorf and entered the building. The suspect(s)…

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.

DRUGS AND STOLEN GUN FOUND DURING TRAFFIC STOP: On Nov. 5 at 2:30 a.m., Officer A. Fenlon was patrolling a business in the 3500 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when …

17 Arrested, 19 Warrants Served During Warrant Sweep

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Unit, Child Support Unit and Warrant Fugitive Unit recently participated in the National Family Violence Apprehension Detail – a nationwide event in which law enforcement agencies select one day in October to focus on serving warrants relating to domestic violence. This year’s warrant sweep took place on October 22 and yielded…

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.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Nov. 4, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) damaged two vending machines at the Maryland Visitor Center in Newburg. Nothing was…

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