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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.

ARMED ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of two robbery suspects. On November 9 at 7:25 p.m., officers responded to the Bank of America located in the 700 block of Charles Street in La Plata for the report of a robbery of a citizen. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who reported that, after she had driven up to the ATM machine, a suspect armed with a long gun entered the back seat of her car and demanded money. A second suspect then entered the front passenger seat. The suspects ordered the victim to withdraw money from the ATM and then drive them to a nearby location where they fled. The victim was not injured and notified police immediately. Officers canvassed the area. Both suspects are described as black males in their twenties. The armed suspect is about 5’10” and was wearing a ski mask and a red jacket. The other suspect is approximately 6’1″ and has freckles. He was wearing a black ski mask. Anyone with information about the suspects should contact Det. C. Gregory at (301) 609-6507. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On November 8 at 1:30 p.m., Pfc. A. Fenlon initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle run a red light at the intersection of Blair Road at Strauss Avenue in Indian Head. During the stop, Pfc. Fenlon smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A large amount of marijuana, multiple cell phones and cash was recovered in the car. Delonte Albert Robinson, 25 of Washington, D.C., was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and possession with intent to distribute.

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 and 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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