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DETECTIVES CHARGE SUSPECT WITH TWO ROBBERIES: On August 27, members of the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division charged Terrance Rudolph Cooks, 48, of Indian Head, in connection with two armed robberies that occurred earlier that day at a Dash-In in Indian Head and a CVS in Bryans Road. During the robberies, Cooks entered the store, implied he had a gun, and demanded money. Investigators wer…

TEEN BICYCLIST STRUCK BY CAR DIES OF INJURIES

On August 25, during the afternoon hours, Nadine Rafellia Sequinao Leyson, 15, of Waldorf, died as a result of injuries she sustained after being struck by a car on August 24 near the intersection of Middletown Road and Ethridge Drive in Waldorf.  A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a van was traveling north on Middletown Road near Ethridge Drive. Other vehicles were stopped in t…

BICYCLIST STRUCK BY CAR

 

On August 24 at 1:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Middletown Road and Ethridge Drive in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a van was traveling north on Middletown Road near Ethridge Drive. Other vehicles were stopped in the left turn lane of Middletown Road, obstructing the view of t…

CCSO Pfc. Vernon Warker Receives Police Officer of the Year Award From Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82

On Wednesday, August 17, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82 presented its Police Officer of the Year award to Police Officer First Class Vernon Warker.

Pfc. Warker was selected as the recipient of this honor particularly for the courage he displayed during an incident in May of 2015. Pfc. Warker was the first on the scene of a house fire in Waldorf and learned that there was still on…

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: On August 18 at approximately 9 a.m., an officer was conducting a patrol check in the area of Oakside Lane in Indian Head when a citizen flagged him down.

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.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On August 7 at 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Special Place in Nanjemoy for the report of a crash. Investigation showed two men wer…

Officers Honored with Awards from Waldorf Moose Family Center

Officers Awarded Policeman of the Year from Waldorf Moose Family Center #1709 during Annual Valor Awards Ceremony
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce Corporals Joseph Piazza and Robert Gottschall, along with Officer Samuel Hooper, were named Policemen of the Year during the Waldorf Moose Family Center #1709 Annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony. Mr. Larry Dean, Prelat…

13 New Correctional Officers Graduate from SMCJA

Thirteen Candidates – Three from Charles County – Graduate Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of thirteen correctional officers from the Corrections Entrance Level Training Program (CELTP) at a ceremony…

CCSO Invites Charles County Citizens to Participate in Citizens Police Academy

NOTE: Application Process for this Class is now closed (Sept 7, 2016) 
 New Program Offers Inside Look at Law Enforcement
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the inaugural class of its Citizens Police Academy (CPA), set to kick off in September. This 10-week program will begin on September 28, 2016, and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9…

Suspect in Triple Stabbing Identified

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.

SUSPECT IN TRIPLE STABBING IDENTIFIED: Charles County Sheriff’s investigators have charged Marcus Marques Allen, 25, of Rochester, NY, with three counts of attempted…

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