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Traffic Alert

On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be coordinating traffic control for a large funeral service at New Life Church in White Plains. Several hundred people are expected to attend. The procession may start sometime near 11 a.m. and may include hundreds of cars. Unless otherwise noted, the procession travel route is as follows:

Route 301 south to Washington…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

OFFICERS APPREHEND TRIO IN SHOPLIFTING CASE: On Oct. 5 at 6:54 p.m., officers responded to Mall Circle for the report of a shoplifting in…

Traffic Fatality

On October 8 at 8:40 a.m., Sharon Marie Sams, 30, of La Plata, was driving a Buick Regal in the 9300 block of Parkway Subdivision Road in La Plata when her car suddenly left the roadway and struck a tree. Sams and her two children – a 6-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl- were flown to area hospitals. Sams died a short time later as a result of her injuries. Her two children were admitted to…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Oct. 6, during the overnight hours, unknown suspects destroyed mailboxes on Maxwell Drive, Barney Drive, Gallant…

Bank Robbery Update

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is releasing additional surveillance photos of the man wanted in connection with the robbery of a bank. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the identification and arrest of the suspect. On Friday, Oct. 4 at 11:51 a.m., a man approached a bank teller in the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. He man passed a note indicating a robbery and demanded…

Bank Robbery

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man responsible for a robbery. On Friday, Oct. 4 at 11:51 a.m., a man entered a grocery store in the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf and approached a teller at a bank branch located inside the store. The man passed a note indicating a robbery and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect…

Accidental Shooting

On Oct. 3 at 5:50 p.m., officers responded to the 10800 block of Hopewell Place in La Plata for the report of an accidental shooting involving a child. When officers arrived, they spoke with the child’s grandmother who said she was outside watching her grandson play. He got into a car which was parked in the driveway and suddenly she heard a gunshot. The child ran to her and she noticed he had…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

WHEEL AND RIM THEFT: On Oct. 3 at 2 a.m., unknown suspects stole the wheels and rims from a Chevy Trailblazer in the 700 block of Barrington…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: Between Sept. 28 – Sept. 29, someone stole the front bumper from a 2003 Ford F350 truck which was parked in t…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

FUGITIVE APPREHENDED: On Sept. 24 at 3:20 p.m., detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division…

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