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.
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On April 3 at 1:40 p.m., Kwame Diallo Truesdale-Delgiudice, 18, of Waldorf, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of University Drive at Greystone Circle in Waldorf. Upon making contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Further investigation revealed a large amount of marijuana inside the vehicle. Truesdale-Delgiudice was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Officer K. Collins investigated.
THEFT FROM LOCKERS: Sometime between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on April 3, unknown suspect(s) removed locks from several lockers in the locker rooms at a fitness center located in the 2900 block of Festival Way in Waldorf. Two victims had items stolen from their lockers while two other victims had their items tampered with. Officer C. Chamblee is investigating.
OFFICERS INVESTIGATE VEHICLE THEFTS / CRIME SOLVERS OFFERS REWARD: On April 3 at approximately 3:51 a.m., officers responded to the 4100 block of Falcon Place in Waldorf for the report of an attempted theft of a motor vehicle. An interview with the victim revealed that when he went outside to check on his Honda motorcycle, he noticed it was missing, and he also saw a green pick-up truck with a cap on the bed driving slowly away from the building. When the victim attempted to approach the operator of the truck, it accelerated and the victim’s motorcycle fell out of the back, subsequently breaking the truck’s tailgate off of the truck.
Shortly after on the morning of April 3, there was a report of a stolen motorcycle also in the 4100 block of Falcon Place. An investigation revealed that sometime between the hours of 5:15 p.m. on April 2 and 9:15 a.m. on April 3, unknown suspect(s) stole a Honda motorcycle from outside of the victim’s residence.
On April 3 at 11:15 a.m., officers responded to the 19500 block of Lariat Place in Waldorf for the report of a stolen vehicle. An investigation revealed that sometime after 7 p.m. on April 2, unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s green 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 truck from in front of his residence. Based on information obtained during their investigation, officers believe all three thefts are related.
Anyone with information about the location of the pick-up truck, stolen Honda motorcycle, or the identity of the suspect(s) is asked to contact Officer C. Gustafson at (301) 932-7777. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-866-411-TIPS, text CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submit a tip online at tipsubmit.com.
FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On April 3 at approximately 1:24 a.m., officers responded to the 4300 block of Eagle Court in Waldorf for the report of an assault. An investigation revealed that three individuals were involved in an altercation at a restaurant in Waldorf. A 24-year-old female left the restaurant alone in her vehicle, at which time two other females, Tajae Johnson, 22, of Waldorf, and Tyesha Thomas, 23, of Waldorf, followed her to Lancaster Circle. Suspect Johnson pulled in front of the victim’s vehicle, backed up, and struck the driver’s side. The victim then drove her car around the suspects’ vehicle and pulled into Eagle Court, and the suspects followed behind her. Once parked, the victim and suspect Johnson exited their vehicles and a fight ensued. Several individuals left a residence on Eagle Court and attempted to break up the fight, and two of those individuals were subsequently struck by suspect Johnson. Suspect Thomas then entered the driver’s seat of the suspect vehicle and drove towards two of the individuals breaking up the fight, forcing them to move out of the vehicle’s path to avoid being struck. Tajae Johnson and Tyesha Thomas were arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault. Johnson was also charged with driving under the influence and Thomas with driving while suspended. Officer R. Logsdon investigated.
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.