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.

THEFT FROM AUTO: Sometime between Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, unknown suspect(s) stole a wallet from an unlocked car in the 6100 block of Gail Lane in Indian Head. Officer R. Pickeral is investigating.

ATTEMPT BANK ROBBERY: On Dec. 7 at 3:15 p.m., a man entered the Wells Fargo Bank in the 3000 block of Waldorf Market Place in Waldorf. He approached a teller and passed a note demanding money. The teller panicked and returned the note to the suspect without giving him any cash. The suspect fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his twenties to thirties, 5’9″ to 5’11”, with a medium build. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black knit hat, dark jacket, white tennis shoes and tan or green pants. Officers canvassed the area and are working on leads. Det. C. Gregory 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 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      

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