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Speed Camera Refunds

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has started mailing refunds to people who received speeding citations from the automated speed enforcement camera located on the westbound side of MD Route 228 (Berry Road) in the Jenifer Elementary school zone between July 30, 2012 and July 31, 2013.

Last fall, during an internal audit of the automated speed enforcement program, it was noted that t…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERS REWARD IN MAIL THEFT CASES: On Feb. 3 at 7:55 a.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Everett Court in Waldorf for…

Witness Sought in Theft of HVAC Parts at Church

Charles County sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a man who’s image was captured on a surveillance camera during a period of time when a theft occurred. Sometime between Dec. 29 to January 28, parts to an HVAC were stolen from a church in the 8100 block of Annapolis Woods Road in La Plata. Footage from a surveillance camera was reviewed and detectives observed a male and a…

Commissioner Collins Charged with DUI

On Jan 30 at 8:35 p.m., a Charles County sheriff’s officer was on patrol when she initiated a traffic stop in the area of St. Charles Parkway and Billingsley Road after observing the operator of a sedan driving erratically. Upon approaching the driver, the officer suspected he was under the influence. The driver, Reuben B. Collins, II, was administered several field sobriety tests, all of…

Suspect Sought in Robbery Near Bank

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a robbery suspect and Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. On Jan. 30 at 12:46 p.m., the victim, an employee of a local business, was walking toward a bank in the 3200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when the suspect approached, assaulted him and grabbed a bank deposit bag…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

ROBBERY: On Jan. 29 at 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Smallwood Park and Ride in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. T…

Designated Drivers: The Real Super Bowl MVPs

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said officers will be stepping up DUI patrols on Super Bowl Sunday as part of a statewide effort to reduce impaired driving. The Super Bowl is one of America’s most anticipated sports events and it’s a time when friends and family gather in homes, bars and restaurants to watch and celebrate. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has joined other stat…

CCSO Receives CALEA Excellence Award

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey is pleased to announce the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has received the Excellence Award from the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This marks the second time in two assessment periods the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has received the highest rating possible. It also marks the first time any law enforcement agency…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent events investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

THEFT: Sometime between Dec. 29 to Jan. 21, someone stole parts from an air conditioner at a church in the 8100 block of Annapolis Woods Road…

Tri-County VFW Honors CCSO Officers for Bravery

Three Charles County Sheriff’s officers were honored Jan. 5 at the Second Annual Tri-County Veterans of Foreign Wars Officer of the Year Ceremony. Cpl. John Freeman and officers Michael Armstrong and Jena Hatfield were recognized for their brave actions while responding to a call regarding a male suspect armed with a shotgun and threatening to harm his family.

The officers responded to t…

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