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June 2017

Incident Briefs June 23 – June 27, 2017


FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 25 at 11:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. Investigation showed three unknown suspects approached Heathcote Road from the area of Huntington Circle on foot. For reasons unknown, one suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several shots. Two houses and three cars were damaged from t…

Incident Briefings June 22, 2017

DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST FOUR SUSPECTS IN ARMED ROBBERY: On April 18 at approximately 5:07 a.m., four masked men entered the Dash-In in White Plains and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining the cash register, one of the suspects fired two shots from a shotgun, striking the ceiling and a display case. The suspects fled in a minivan, which was found a short time later on fire.

CCSO School Resource Unit Kicks Off Summer with its First Ladies Leadership Soccer Camp

What a way to kick off summer! Last week, the CCSO School Resource Unit teamed up with Charles County students from grades 2-5 for the first annual Ladies Leadership Soccer Camp.  Camp was held from June 15 to June 16 at Laurel Springs Regional Park in La Plata. This free, two-day camp allowed the ladies to improve their sportsmanship and team work, along with giving them the opportunity to…

Officer Awarded Policeman of the Year from Waldorf Family Moose Lodge

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce M/Cpl. Patrick McCue was named Policeman of the Year during the Waldorf Moose Family Center #1709 Annual Law Enforcement and Firefighter/EMS Awards Ceremony held on June 16. Mr. Larry Dean, Prelate and Valor Awards Chairman, served as emcee and presented M/Cpl. McCue with the award. “We appreciate our first responders and the work they…

Incident Briefs June 9 – June 15, 2017


ROBBERY SUSPECTS APPREHENDED BY OFFICERS: On June 9 at 12:57 a.m., an officer was parked in the parking lot of a business in the 6200 block of Crain Highway in La Plata when he observed two males enter the CVS Pharmacy. The males had their hoods up, wrapped tightly around their heads, and appeared to be trying to cover their faces. Suspecting a robbery might occur, the officer…

Charles County Corrections Staff Participate in Christmas in April

Charles County Corrections Staff Rejuvinate the Home of 80-Year-Old Widow As part of Christmas in April Program
On Saturday, April 29 during the annual Christmas in April program, employees from the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) along with their family members gave a makeover to the home of an 80-year-old Charles County widow. The woman, Mrs. Mary Rose Coates, cares for her two young…

CCSO Welcomes Nine New Correctional Officers

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Nine New Correctional Officers
Nine Charles County Candidates Graduate from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy
Corrections Entrance Level Training Program
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of fifteen correctional officers – nin…

Incident Briefs – June 2, 2017

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

SECOND-DEGREE BURGLARY: On June 1 at approximately 3:09 a.m., officers responded to Johnny Boys Ribs, located in the 7500 block of Crain Highway in La Plata, for the report…

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