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.

POSSESSION OF FIREARM AND DRUGS: On July 16 at 12:42 a.m., Officer R. McMullen observed a suspicious vehicle occupied by two males in the area of Flossmoor Place in Waldorf. When he approached the vehicle to investigate, the passenger rolled down the window and the officer could smell burnt marijuana. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana, paraphernalia, a digital scale and a loaded 9mm pistol that was not registered in Maryland. Marlo Xavier Butler, 18, of Waldorf, and Jemel Lante Anderson, 19, of Waldorf, were arrested and charged with possession of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute and transported to the Charles County Detention Center.

ATTEMPTED THEFT OF MOTORCYCLE: On July 13 at 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of the 2300 block of Hope Circle in Waldorf for the report of an attempted theft of a motorcycle. The victim reported that the motorcycle was left in front of his residence on July 10 at 7:45 p.m., and when he returned on July 13 at 3 p.m. he noticed it had been moved to another area in the neighborhood and that there were wires cut and damage to the steering column. PFC J. Foster is investigating.

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      

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