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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.

HANDGUN AND DRUGS RECOVERED: On May 4 at 12:40 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Lexington Drive and Middletown Road in Waldorf. Upon making contact with the driver, officers detected a strong odor of raw marijuana. After investigating further, officers discovered a loaded handgun, 70 grams of marijuana, and packaging supplies inside the car. The driver, Dajuan Jones, 19, and Quashia Thompson, 20, both of Waldorf, were arrested and charged with possession of a firearm and possession of drugs with the intent to distribute. Officer C. Chamblee investigated.

stolen safe Old Washington RoadCRIME SOLVERS OFFERING REWARD: On April 28, a small safe containing sentimental items was stolen during a burglary of a home on Old Washington Road in Waldorf. A picture of the safe is attached. Anyone with information about its whereabouts is asked to call Det. Gilroy at (301) 609-6484.  Tipsters who want to remain anonymous 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. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspects 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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