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Copper Thefts

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several reports of copper thefts in which suspects stole copper wiring from large light poles. The most recent theft occurred at a school. On April 16 at about 3:30 a.m., a patrol officer was conducting a building check at Westlake High School, 3300 Middletown Road in Waldorf, when he discovered someone had tampered with the light poles near…

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.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING REWARD FOR INFORMATION IN ROBBERY CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identity of the suspect…

Reward Offered for Information about Shooting

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect involved in a shooting that occurred on April 10 in the area of Trefoil Place in Waldorf. At 11:30 p.m., the victim was driving on Tawny Drive near Thistle Place when he observed a large SUV blocking the roadway and several people standing around it. The man maneuvered around the SUV 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.

CALL FOR SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY LEADS TO ARREST: On April 9 at 5:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Meadowside Court in Indian Head for the report of a suspicious…

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 6 to April 12 marks this year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be commemorating our nation’s progress in advancing victims’ rights by honoring those who advocate for expanded support and services to people and communities affected by crime.

Members of the sheriff’s office will be attending 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.

ASSAULT: On April 6 at 12:14 a.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Sandalwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of a road rage incident during which a man pointed a…

Knights of Columbus Citizen of the Year: Sarah Vaughan

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey is pleased to announce Sarah Vaughan, coordinator of the CCSO’s Teen Court program, was recently named Citizen of the Year by the Knights of Columbus at a ceremony held on March 23. Ms. Vaughan was nominated for this prestigious award by Mark Shutters, Grand Knight, Archbishop Neale Council, who attends church with her and who has a son who volunteered in…

Forensic Artist Sketches Jewelry Store Thieves

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of two men wanted in connection with a smash and grab theft that occurred at Robinsons’ Jewelers on April 2. CCSO Forensic sketch artist, Sgt. D. Stahl, created sketches of the suspects based on witness descriptions. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects. During the theft, 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.

TWO EMPLOYEES OF HOME REMODELING BUSINESS CHARGED WITH FELONY THEFT: On April 2, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of members…

CCSO Investigates Reports of Shots Fired

On April 2 at 10:15 a.m., officers responded to the area of Bannister Circle and St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they did not locate anyone who had been shot; however, they did find evidence that a gun had been fired. Witnesses indicated several people had fled on foot. While officers were canvassing the area, they observed a male running from…

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