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Community Services Section Donates Blankets to LifeStyles, Inc.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office’s Community Services Section recently collected about a dozen boxes of blankets, toiletries, stuffed animals, and other items for LifeStyles, Inc.’s Safe Nights program.

Community Organizer Connie Gray, who coordinated the collection, and Cpl. Joshua Richards of the Community Policing Unit presented the donations to Ms. Sandy O. Washington, executiv…

Corrections Division Donates to Children’s Aid Society

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office’s Corrections Division recently donated more than $3,000 in toys, winter hats, and other gifts to the Charles County Children’s Aid Society’s Christmas Connection program.

Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the Corrections Division including Director Susan Rice, commander of the Corrections Division; Deputy Director Brandon Foster; Cpl. Jonathan…

CCSO Mourns Loss of Officer in Crash

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is saddened to announce the death of Patrolman First Class Jamel Clagett, 30, who died in a motor vehicle crash this morning on Route 218 in King George, Virginia. PFC Clagett was driving home after working a midnight shift when his car left the roadway and struck a tree; he died instantly. PFC Clagett, a ten-year decorated veteran of the Charles County…

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 CASH REWARD FOR ROBBERY SUSPECTS’ IDENTITIES: Charles County sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identities of two men who robbed a jewelry…

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 LOCATE HEROIN AND OTHER DRUGS AT TATTOO SHOP: On Dec. 5 at 4:46 p.m., officers assigned to the CCSO Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at Aces High Tattoo…

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: On Dec. 7 at 2:07 a.m., unknown suspect(s) rang the front door of a house in the 12000 block of Bluff Creek Court in Waldorf. The homeowner did not answer the door…

Domestic Violence Officer Earns Friendship Award

The Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy recently presented its Community Friendship Award to Officer James Plunkett, who is assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office’s Domestic Violence Unit.

The organization presented Officer Plunkett with the award at its annual awards dinner to honor those working to bring an end to domestic violence. Officer Plunkett also received an…

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.

ROBBERY: On Dec. 2 at 8:31 p.m., a lone male entered a sub shop at 2246 Crain Highway in Waldorf. He approached two clerks, displayed a gun and demanded money. The clerks…

CCSO to Begin Holiday Patrols

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office will begin operating under its Holiday Safety Plan starting this Thursday, November 27. The plan increases patrols in shopping centers and neighborhoods to prevent crime and help keep citizens safe. Officers will be in marked patrol cars, unmarked cars, on bikes, and on foot and will cover as much ground as possible.

In addition, students in the Crimina…

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 STALKING, VIOLATION OF PEACE ORDER AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Nov. 23 at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3800 block of Light Arms Place in…

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