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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.

THEFT OF WHEELS AND TIRES: Sometime between the hours of 8 p.m. on May 20 and 10 a.m. on May 21, unknown suspect(s) stole four black wheels and tires from a 2014 Dodge Charger that was parked in the 11000 block of St. Martha Drive in Waldorf. The vehicle was left sitting on brick pavers. Cpl. T. Hemsley is investigating.

OFFICERS INVESTIGATE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY AT NORTH POINT HIGH SCHOOL: On May 21 at 8:50 a.m., officers responded to North Point High School for the report of a destruction of property. Upon arrival, officers discovered that profanities and other messages had been spray painted on the football field press box and eagle statue. This incident appears to be related to several other incidents which took place last week at the same location. M/Cpl. P. McCue is investigating.

THEFT SCHEME OVER $1000: On May 20, officers responded to the 5000 block of Seahorse Place in Waldorf for the report of a theft. Upon arrival, officers interviewed the victim, who advised that several pieces of her jewelry had gone missing in the weeks prior. An investigation revealed that a relative of the victim had recently pawned several pieces of jewelry. Officers interviewed Mellique Nicholas, 20, of Waldorf, who admitted to stealing the jewelry and pawning it off. Nicholas was arrested and charged with theft scheme over $1000. Some of the stolen property was recovered at a local pawn shop. Officer C. Chamblee is investigating.

STRONG ARM ROBBERY: On May 20 at 6:30 p.m., a 15-year-old male was approached by four males wearing ski masks at the Van-Go stop in the 2300 block of Davis Road in Waldorf. One of the suspects picked the victim up off his feet and threw him to the ground while the other suspects went through his pockets and took a wrist watch and cash. The victim was able to get to his feet and flee the scene. Pfc. R. Herbert 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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