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Update – Detectives Have Identified Woman

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the woman whose identity they were seeking relating to the Mange homicide investigation. It has been determined the woman has absolutely no information relating to the case. Anyone who has additional information regarding the shooting of Richard Mange is asked to call Det. John Elliott at (301) 609-6515.

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Update in Robert Mange Homicide – Detectives Seek Woman’s Identity

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the murder of Robert Mange who was shot on May 20. Two people have already been arrested and charged in this case. As part of the investigation, detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying the woman in the attached photos. The woman is not a suspect in this crime, but investigators would like to contact…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces Application for Grant

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announces it will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and…

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.

SECOND- DEGREE BURGLARY: Sometime between the hours of 11 p.m. on June 7 and 9 a.m. on June 8, unknown suspect(s) cut a hole through the fence in the pool area at a…

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.

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On June 1 at 5:53 p.m. officers responded to the area of Rose Hill Road near Rose Hill Farm in Port Tobacco for the report of a single motor…

PAIN CLINIC OWNERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND RUNNERS INDICTED FOR ALLEGEDLY CONSPIRING TO OPERATE “PILL MILLS”

Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit worked extensively on the following case. Partnering with other law enforcement agencies and the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein, eight people were charged in connection with prescription fraud and running “pill mill” clinics.   

The following is a press release the United…

CCSO Patrol Officer Saves Man Trapped in House Fire

On May 25 at 12:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to a house fire at 11002 Greenwood Court in Waldorf. Neighbors called to say the back of a house was on fire and flames were coming through the roof. Another neighbor called and alerted 911 call takers that two people had escaped – a 26-year-old woman and a 3-year-old girl – but that a man was still trapped inside. Officer V. Warker was t…

Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives Charge Second Suspect in Double Shooting/Homicide

      

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry announced today that detectives have charged Richard Travess Conway, 26, of Waldorf in connection with the domestic-related shooting that left a man dead and a woman wounded in the parking lot of McDonald’s in the 11000 block of Mall Circle on May 20. Conway’s mother, Caroline Conway, was quickly linked to the case and was arrested and charged…

Media Advisory/Press Conference

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a press conference today at 11:30 a.m. at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters building in La Plata to announce a second arrest in connection with the double shooting that occurred in the parking lot of McDonald’s in the 11000 block of Mall Circle in Waldorf on May 20. An off duty police officer from a neighboring jurisdiction has been charged…

Death Investigation of Toddler

DEATH INVESTIGATION: On May 22 at 6:55 a.m., officers were dispatched to Wills Memorial Park, 500 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, in reference to a woman who had been pushing a toddler in a swing for an unusually long period of time – the woman and child had possibly been at the park since the day before.  When officers arrived, they found the woman pushing a three-year-old male in a swing at t…

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