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.

DRUG ARREST: On January 13 at 12:30 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop on Billingsley Road near Middletown Road in White Plains after observing a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the occupants of the car, officers detected an odor of raw marijuana. After further investigation, officers found 18 grams of marijuana and three digital scales inside the vehicle. Joseph Lee Monroe, Jr., 20, Cordell Earl Spicer, 19, and Alexis Jenai Turner, 19, all from Indian Head, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession with the intent to distribute narcotics. Officer A. Coulby made the arrest.

BURGLARY: On January 12 at 10 a.m., officers responded to the 10400 block of Danwin Court in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation showed the victim was at home when she heard glass break in her basement. She went to investigate and observed the basement door was unlocked, the security bar had been moved, and a window was shattered. She also reported a man knocked on her front door that morning looking for work. The man was described as a black male with a light complexion wearing a tan parka, black pants with white stitching, and a faded blue sweatshirt. Officers checked the house and nothing was reported stolen. Officer R. Pickeral 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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