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Burglary Suspect Apprehended

On May 8 at 12:19 a.m., Sgt. S. Myers was conducting a patrol check of a business in the 7000 block of Port Tobacco Road in Welcome. As he entered the parking lot, Sgt. Myers noticed the glass on the front door was smashed and the door was open. Additional officers responded and Cpl. J. Freeman and his K9 partner, Brix, checked the building, but no one was inside. When officers checked footag…

Officers, Police K9s Arrest Three Suspects in Shooting Incident

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said outstanding police work led to the apprehension of three armed suspects who had just shot a man they had specifically targeted for money.

On May 7 at 6:20 a.m., two masked men approached a 31-year-old male who was walking out of his apartment building with his family in the 4100 block of Falcon Place in Waldorf. The men showed a gun and forced t…

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.

OFFICERS APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECTS AND RECOVER STOLEN MERCHANDISE: On May 5 at 4 a.m., PFC K. Lerch was conducting a patrol check when he was approached by a citizen who…

Robbery Investigation

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identity of a man who robbed an employee at a drug store in the 3300 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. On May 2 at 8:30 p.m., the suspect entered the store, approached a clerk, implied he had a weapon and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled. Witnesses said the suspect was about 6’0” 250…

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: On April 30 at 6 p.m., an unknown male entered an unlocked door of an apartment in the 2400 block of Lake Drive in Waldorf, grabbed a set of keys that were on t…

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 INVOLVING BICYCLIST: On April 28 at 11:20 p.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s officer was patrolling the area of Smallwood Drive near Mall Circle when a…

Nearly 80 Pounds of Medication Collected During National Take-Back Day

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said nearly 80 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired medications were collected on Saturday, April 26 as part of the National Take-Back Medications Day sponsored by local law enforcement agencies and the DEA. “Unused medicines left inside medicine cabinets can be dangerous because they can get into the hands of people who might abuse them and prescription…

Kidnapping, Robbery Suspects Charged

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said officers have arrested and charged Tonya Renae Riffe, 34, and Lila Juanita Smith, 27, both of Waldorf, in connection with two separate cases of kidnapping and robbery that occurred within the past few days. The first abduction was reported on April 25 but actually occurred on April 23 at 1 p.m., when a 70-year-old man was walking toward his car in t…

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.

OFFICER APPREHENDS ROBBERY SUSPECT: On April 21 at 7:50 p.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of 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.

ADDITIONAL COPPER THEFTS DISCOVERED/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARDS: As a result of a recent string of copper thefts from utility light poles, Sheriff Rex Coffey and…

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