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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.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: Between July 27 and July 28, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) broke into several cars on Walkaway Court in Bryans Road. Money and other small items were stolen. Pfc. D. Raby is investigating.

Adams, Phillip Randolph

Adams, Phillip Randolph

DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST BURGLARY SUSPECT: On July 27, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division identified Phillip Randolph Adams, 36, of Mechanicsville, as a suspect in a burglary that occurred at a business in the 5800 block of Gallant Green Road in Hughesville on July 25. The suspect was also linked to a theft at a church in La Plata in which the La Plata Town Police were investigating. Adams was charged with burglary, theft and destruction of property. Det. M. Kelly investigated.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On July 27 between midnight and 3:15 a.m., unknown suspect(s) damaged several cars in the area of Oxon Court in White Plains. The suspects used white spray paint and sprayed profanity on the vehicles. Cpl. G. Barnhart, Sr. is investigating.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN ROBBERY CASE: On July 23 at 10:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of St. Marks Drive and Huntington Woods Drive in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Two male victims were walking in the area when they were approached by two suspects who displayed a handgun and demanded the victims’ backpacks and cell phones. The suspects then assaulted the victims and fled. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in this case. Tipsters may contact 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. Pfc S. Hooper 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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