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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.

WHEEL THEFT: Sometime between 11 p.m. on February 2 and 2:07 a.m. on February 3, wheels were stolen off of a vehicle at a car dealership in the 2400 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Officer G. Cook is investigating.

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On February 1 at 6:53 p.m., officers responded to the 11000 block of Lewisham Place in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers interviewed the victim who stated that a relative stabbed him in the lower back with a knife during an argument and subsequently fled. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers identified the suspect as Curtis Wayne Duff, 22, of Waldorf, and investigators assigned to the Warrant Unit are trying to locate him. Anyone with information is asked to call the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit at (301) 932-3065. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. Crime Solvers is offering a $1,000 cash reward for tips that lead to an arrest in this case.

ATTEMPTED CARJACKING: On January 31 at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to the 11000 block of Scotch Hills Place in Waldorf for the report of an attempted carjacking. An investigation revealed that the victim had exited her vehicle to get her mail, and when she returned there was an unknown male sitting in the driver’s seat. The suspect assaulted the victim, took her keys, and attempted to leave in the vehicle. When a struggle ensued, the suspect fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a black male in his teens, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” in height and weighing 160 pounds, wearing dark clothing. Officer S. Hillman is investigating.

STOLEN ATV RECOVERED/TWO SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED: On December 21, 2015, officers responded to a business in the 4700 block of Crain Highway in White Plains for the report of a possible stolen motor vehicle. An investigation revealed that a 2015 Kawasaki Teryx4, which had been reported stolen from Colonial Beach, Virginia on December 16, 2015, was brought in for repairs. Detectives identified Tyrone Maxwell Turner and Dwayne Alonzo Proctor, the two men who brought in the ATV, as suspects in the theft. On January 29, Turner, 34 of Indian Head, was arrested and charged with felony motor vehicle taking and theft 10K to under 100K. Proctor has not been located. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Detective D. Savoy at (301) 609-6581. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. Crime Solvers is offering a $1,000 cash reward for tips that lead 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 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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