Charles County Sheriff's Office

Media Advisory/Press Conference

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a press conference today at 11:30 a.m. at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters building in La Plata to announce a second arrest in connection with the double shooting that occurred in the parking lot of McDonald’s in the 11000 block of Mall Circle in Waldorf on May 20. An off duty police officer from a neighboring jurisdiction has been charged with murder in this case.

WHO:             Sheriff Troy D. Berry, Charles County Sheriff’s Office

WHAT:           Press Conference

WHEN:           Tuesday, May 26 at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:        CCSO Headquarters, 6915 Crain Highway, La Plata, MD 20646

CONTACT:    If you are planning to attend, please contact Diane Richardson, CCSO Media Relations at (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1657 or email

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit      

Media Contact
Diane Richardson

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