Charles County Sheriff's Office

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 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 investigating.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On May 11 at 12:15 a.m., two unknown suspect(s) attempted to break into a shed in the back of a business located near J.P. Morgan Court in Waldorf. The suspects tried to break a surveillance camera but were not successful. They then tried to enter the shed but were unable. Officer R. Walls is investigating.

OFFICER ASSAULTED DURING CALL FOR DISORDERLY PERSON: On May 10 at 9:21 a.m., officers responded to the 8900 block of Bensville Road in Waldorf for the report of a disorderly person running in the roadway. Prior to arrival, 911 received additional calls about a woman running naked in the street, jumping on and off cars.  When officers arrived, they observed the woman jump off of a car. She was apprehended by a citizen and several officers who utilized an ECD to subdue her. The investigation revealed the woman was possibly under the influence of an illegal substance. She was transported to a hospital for an evaluation. Once at the hospital, the woman was combative and aggressive with hospital staff and she kicked an officer several times in the torso. She was eventually subdued. Further investigation showed the woman, age 35, had jumped out of a front window at a relative’s house, shattering the glass, before she ran in the roadway. Officer A. Bringley is continuing the investigation and charges are pending. 

BURGLARY: Sometime between April 10 to May 10, unknown suspect(s) broke into a vacant house in the 7300 block of Simms Landing Road in Port Tobacco and stole items the homeowner left as they were moving out. Officer B. Cox is investigating.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 3 p.m. and 5:23 p.m. on May 11, unknown suspect(s) broke into a residence in the 100 block of Meadow Lane in Waldorf and stole several items. Officer J. Hornickel is investigating.

THEFT: Sometime between 6 p.m. May 8 and 7 a.m. May 9, unknown suspect(s) stole rims and tires from a victim’s vehicle parked in front of a residence in the 10600 block of Jacksonhole Place in White Plains. Officer J. Alpert is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Sometime between May 6 and May 8, unknown suspect(s) shot four bullets into the upstairs window and siding of a vacant residence in the 6900 block of Crockett Court in Waldorf. Officer J. Bottorf is investigating.

BURGLARY: On May 7 at 10:40 p.m., an unknown suspect broke into a residence in the 1100 block of Harvard Road in Waldorf, stole several items and fled the scene. Officer P. DeBoe is investigating.

THEFT: On May 7 at 1:35 a.m., an unknown suspect broke into a vehicle in the 4000 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf, stole a watch and fled the scene. Officer S. Hooper is investigating.

ROBBERY: On May 6 at 9:38 p.m., unknown suspect(s) approached the victim while he was walking in the area of Light Arms Place in Waldorf and struck him in the back of the head. The victim fell to the ground and dropped his phone. He was able to get up and run from the scene. One of the suspects was identified as Eric Lamont Figeroux Jr., 19, of Waldorf. Figeroux was arrested and charged with second-degree assault, robbery and possession of drugs.

Report prepared with assistance from Karlee Adams, CCSO  

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