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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.

THEFT OF ATV AND DIRT BIKE: On August 10 at 4 p.m., unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked garage in the 10500 block of Shore Acres Road in Nanjemoy and stole a Yamaha brand Warrior 300 ATV (white with red front) and Honda brand Z80 dirt bike (white with faded pink seat). PFC J. Alpert is investigating.

THEFT: During the overnight hours of August 10 and August 11, unknown suspect(s) stole the wheels and rims from a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado parked in the 9700 block of Augsburg Court in Waldorf. PFC J. Hornickel is investigating.

MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 10 at 11:50 p.m., officers responded to the 7200 block of Hawthorne Road in La Plata for the report of a domestic-related assault. Investigation showed the suspect, James Herring, 38, of La Plata pointed a shotgun at a female acquaintance and threatened her. The victim fled and called police. Officers located Herring in the roadway with a shotgun. He was arrested and charged with first-degree assault. Cpl. J. Freeman made the arrest.

THEFT: During the overnight hours of August 9 to August 10, unknown suspect(s) stole the tires and rims from a truck parked in the 10200 block of Briarwood Place in Waldorf. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer C. Gustafson at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On August 8 at 11:55 p.m., officers responded to the 2800 block of Mill Hill Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed the victim used an ATM in a nearby county and drove home. As he exited his car, a male suspect walked up from behind him, displayed a gun and demanded money. The suspect took the victim’s cell phone and fled without obtaining any money. The suspect is described as a black male, 6’2”, 120 lbs., wearing all black clothing and possibly driving a black or gray Chevrolet Cruz or Ford Focus. Anyone with information is asked to call PFC R. Herbert at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On August 8 at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Wilson Lane in Waldorf for the report of a robbery that occurred about thirty minutes earlier. Investigation showed the victim had just made a pizza delivery. As she drove away, she heard a noise coming from her vehicle and stopped to check her car. The victim noticed a branch stuck in her tire well and removed it. As she started to get back in her car, she was approached by three males who asked to borrow money. One of the suspects displayed a gun which was in his waistband and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspects fled. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence. Anyone with information is asked to call PFC J. Foster at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com.  A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to an arrest in this case.

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 tipsubmit.com. 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 www.ccso.us.      

Media Contact
Diane Richardson
301-609-6557
richardsond@ccso.us

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