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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 CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

FOURTH-DEGREE BURGLARY: Sometime between March 17 at 12 p.m. and March 21 at 8 a.m., an unknown suspect stole a microwave from a home under construction in the 4000 block of Edmonton Court in White Plains. Cpl. J. Walter is investigating.

IMPAIRED DRIVER CHECKPOINT: On March 17, 2016, the CCSO Traffic Operations Unit conducted a sobriety checkpoint on St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf. Officers from other agency divisions, as well as an officer from the La Plata Town Police Department, participated in the event using funding from the Maryland Highway Safety Office. During the checkpoint 753 drivers were contacted by officers and provided information about impaired driving. Criminal, traffic and civil citations were issued to several violators. No major incidents were reported.

STOLEN RIMS/TIRES: Sometime between March 16 at 11 p.m. and March 17 at 6 a.m., unknown suspect(s) stole the rims and tires off of a black Mercedes Benz in the 2400 block of Hanover Court in Waldorf. PFC D. Butler 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 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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