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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…

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.

BURGLARY: Sometime between Feb. 25 to April 1, someone broke into a vacant building in the 4400 block of Strauss Avenue in Indian Head and stole copper wiring. POI K. Barry…

Robbery Arrest

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested Jarred Darnell Brown, 25, of Washington, D.C., in connection with a robbery that occurred on January 30 in the 3200 block of Plaza Way in Waldorf. Brown walked up to a man who was approaching a bank to make a deposit, assaulted him and stole the deposit bag the man was carrying. Detectives from the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division pursued…

UPS Package Theft Caught on Video

On March 24, an unknown male stole UPS packages from the front porch of two homes in the Lake Jameson neighborhood of Hughesville. The thefts occurred on Dusty Miller Court and on Pale Morning Court about 15 minutes after the packages had been dropped off by a UPS employee in the early afternoon. In one case, the theft was recorded on a surveillance camera and images of the suspect and his car…

CCSO Earns Top Torch Run T-Shirt Sales Award

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey is pleased to announce the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was honored with an award for raising the most money in T-shirt sales for the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefitting Special Olympics Maryland. This marks the seventh consecutive year the CCSO has won the top sales award in the state.

Sgt. Gus Proctor, who coordinated the sales for the CCSO, said…

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.

MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT: On March 23 at 3:50 a.m., officers responded to the 4000 block of Bullitt Neck Road in Marbury for an assault in progress. The victim told…

COPS Community Cleanup

On Saturday, March 15, Cpl. Travis Yates of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Unit coordinated the cleanup of a large amount of trash and debris dumped in a common area on Gerard Court in Bryans Road. “For some reason, this particular area has been a popular place for people to throw out bulk trash. Part of my responsibilities as a COPS officer…

Enforcement of Litter Laws to Increase

This press release was sent in partnership with the Charles County Commissioners.

Attention litterbugs: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is increasing its enforcement of Maryland’s litter control laws this spring. The effort is part of the Waldorf Beautification Project, an initiative by the Charles County Commissioners, but will extend throughout Charles County. Sheriff Coffey w…

Images Released of Suspect in Assault of Store Clerk

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a man who assaulted a convenience store clerk. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward in this case. On January 17 at 11:15 p.m., the suspect entered a store in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. He picked up a bag of Funyons and a fruit flavored Gatorade and approached the clerk. When the clerk rang u…

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 ARREST: On March 18 at 2:30 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 5100 block of Sea Lion Place in Waldorf for a reported burglary…

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