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 MOTOR VEHICLES: During the overnight hours between December 26 and 27, unknown suspect(s) entered several unlocked vehicles located at a business in the 12300 block of Waldorf Business Square in Waldorf and stole a piece of equipment. Officer G. Cook is investigating.

ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY: On December 25 at approximately 9:52 p.m., a suspect entered the 7-11 convenience store in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, walked behind the counter, and displayed a small knife. He demanded that the employees open the cash drawer, and when they refused, he fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, 5’9” to 5’10” tall with a stocky build who was wearing a dark-colored jacket with a white stripe, blue jeans, white shoes and a dark-colored baseball hat. Detective C. Gregory is investigating.

SECOND-DEGREE BURGLARY: Sometime between 8:30 p.m. on December 24 and 9 a.m. on December 25, unknown suspect(s) broke the lock off of a shed at a home in the 8900 block of Fairground Road in Bel Alton. Several pieces of equipment were stolen. Officer C. Chamblee is investigating.

ARMED ROBBERY: On December 24 at 8:23 p.m., officers responded to Windsor Park Court in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who said he had posted an ad online for an Xbox game console and games. When the victim went to meet the potential buyer, the buyer pulled a handgun and took the victim’s property before fleeing the scene. Pfc. P. DeBoe is investigating.

COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY: On December 23 at 7:47 p.m., three unknown suspects (pictured below) simultaneously made purchases using counterfeit currency at the JCPenney store at the St. Charles Town Center in Waldorf. Pfc. J. Fromme is investigating.

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STOLEN BOAT/TRAILER: On December 23 between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole a boat, which was docked at Mallows Bay located in the 1400 block of Wilson’s Landing Road in Nanjemoy, along with the two-axle trailer. The boat is a 2001 Penn Yan center console, 22′ 8″ in length, fiberglass green camouflage boat with a duck blind. Officer B. Keys 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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