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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.

ASSAULT: On Aug. 5 about 7 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence on Little Creek Lane in La Plata for 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.

POLICE K-9 AND PATROL OFFICERS APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECT: On July 29 at 1:33 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Gallery Place in…

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.

ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: On July 31 at 4 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Lake Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When…

Temporary Suspension Of Speed Cameras

Good afternoon folks…..by now, we’re pretty sure you’ve heard the news… We are temporarily suspending all automated speed cameras in our county…we have three. Here’s the issue:

During the initial installation process, when the camera pad sites were built (these are the cement slabs on which the cameras are placed), the westbound pad site on Berry Road near Jenifer Elementary School was…

Deputy Sheriff McParlin: A History Lesson

Life was different back in 1918. There were no smart phones, no V6 engines, no television – and when Deputy Sheriff Lawrence McParlin attempted to serve a witness summons on a Washington, D.C., man on May 21 that year, there were no police radios or computer databases to warn him the man was wanted for murder in South Carolina. The man shot and killed Deputy Sheriff McParlin and a D.C.

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