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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…

Charles County Homicide-Shooting at McDonald’s

HOMICIDE-SHOOTING: On May 20 at approximately 5:48 p.m., officers responded to the McDonald’s located at 11025 Mall Circle in Waldorf for a shooting. Upon arrival officers found two adult victims, a 25 year-old male and a 24 year-old female, located in the parking lot. Both victims were transported to area hospitals. The male victim, Robert Michael Mange, 25, Smithfield, VA, was later…

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.

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING STABBING: On May 19 at 1:50 a.m., officers responded to Charles Regional Medical Center for the report of a stabbing victim. A preliminary…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Partner with Charles County Citizens for Substance Free Youth on 30th Annual Project Graduation

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Charles County Citizens for Substance Free Youth on the 30th Annual Project Graduation, which will take place on May 29 and May 30 from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the College of Southern Maryland. This free event aims to celebrate graduating high school seniors in Charles County in a drug, alcohol and tobacco-free environment, where t…

CCSO to Participate in State-Wide Click It or Ticket Initiative

Do You Have Three Seconds to Help Save a Life?
Marylanders Urged to Buckle Up or Pay the Price.
Charles County, MD – Each year more than 120 people, who are not wearing their seat belt at the time of their crash, die on Maryland’s roadways. Even low speed crashes can produce serious injuries or fatalities to unbelted vehicle occupants which is why the Charles County Sheriff’s Office is…

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