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Lieutenant Jason Stoddard Graduates from Northwestern University Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is proud to recognize Lt. Jason Stoddard for his recent graduation from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. The 22-week program provides upper-level college instruction in courses such as Leadership, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Organizational Behavior, Applied Statistics, Planning and Policy…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces PRIDE Campaign

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces PRIDE Campaign

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office recently unveiled a new branding initiative: PRIDE. A representation of the agency’s core values, PRIDE is an acronym which stands for Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Duty and Excellence.

The PRIDE campaign originated after CCSO Command Staff attended an FBI National Academy Associates…

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.

DRUG ARREST: On January 13 at 12:30 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop on Billingsley Road near Middletown Road in White Plains after observing a traffic violation.

Victim of Homicide on Terrace Drive Identified

VICTIM OF HOMICIDE ON TERRACE DRIVE IDENTIFIED/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING A CASH REWARD: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the victim of the Jan. 12 fatal shooting on Terrace Drive as Michael Keith Beers, 34, of Waldorf. Beers was shot and killed during a robbery that occurred inside a house where he often stayed.  Detectives are continuing to work leads and ask anyone wit…

CCSO Investigating Homicide on Terrace Drive

CCSO INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE ON TERRACE DRIVE/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING A CASH REWARD: On January 12 at 4:23 a.m., officers responded to the 11500 block of Terrace Drive in Waldorf for the report of unknown trouble and a possible shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds inside a house; he was pronounced deceased on the scene. A preliminary investigation…

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.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: On January 10 at 1:16 p.m., officers responded to the 5200 block of Sturgeon Court in Waldorf after a homeowner reported finding a gun near her house.

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.

SECOND-DEGREE BURGLARY: On January 6 at 3 p.m., officers responded to the 13000 block of Swindler Road in Newburg for the report of a burglary. Farm equipment was stolen…

Victim of Homicide on Rooks Head Place Identified

VICTIM OF HOMICIDE ON ROOKS HEAD PLACE IDENTIFIED: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the victim of the Jan. 6 fatal shooting on Rooks Head Place as Lydell Walter Wood, 29, of Waldorf. Wood was shot and killed during a confrontation in the parking lot of the neighborhood in which he resided. Detectives are continuing to work leads and ask anyone with information to call Det. J.

CCSO INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE ON ROOKS HEAD PLACE/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING A CASH REWARD

On January 6 at 2:05 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Rooks Head Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A preliminary investigation showed the victim and suspect had a confrontation in the parking lot of a neighborhood when the suspect…

CCSO School Resource Unit Teams up with Beltway Bombers to Host Free Youth Basketball Camp

Last week, the CCSO School Resource Unit got schooled – on the basketball court, that is. For the third straight year, School Resource Officers coordinated a free two-day basketball camp offered to Charles County students between ages 10-12. The camp, which was held at St. Charles High School, took place on Monday, December 28 and wrapped up on Tuesday, December 29. More than 60 students…

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