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October 2017

Incident Briefings October 27, 2017

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On October 26 at approximately 2 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Super 8 Motel at 3550 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. The victim was located in the lobby with a single gunshot wound to his lower back. He was flown to a hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening. A perimeter was established and members of the Emergency…

Off-Duty Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire Chief Arrested

OFF-DUTY PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF ARRESTED: On October 24 at 4:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Lisa Drive in Waldorf for the report of a man threatening to slash the tires on his girlfriend’s car. Officers arrived and observed the suspect in a silver Ford F-150 truck. They initiated a traffic stop, but the driver fled. Officers pursued the driver a…

Multiple Suspects Charged in Robbery and Assault Case

 Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified nine suspects involved in a case in which four victims, ages 16-19, were robbed and assaulted during the same incident. On October 5 at 4:30 p.m., the victims were in the 1000 block of Bannister Circle in Waldorf when a group of suspects approached them. The suspects displayed a handgun and robbed and assaulted the victims, leaving on…

Incident Briefings October 13, 2017

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On October 10 between 6 a.m. – 5 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into two cars parked at the Mattawoman-Beantown Park and Ride in Waldorf. Various items were stolen. Officer C. Garner is investigating.

DETECTIVES RECOVER HANDGUN AND DRUGS DURING SEARCH WARRANT: On October 10 at 9:30 a.m., officers assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Team and Emergency Services Team served…

2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
2016 Fast Facts
County Population: 157,705
Sworn Officers: 306
Corrections Officers: 143
Court Security Officers: 10
Civilian Employees (Full Time and Part Time): 216
Calls for Service: 256,221
Arrests: 9,898
Motor Vehicle Citations: 51,242

CCSO Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Scout Camp Road

On October 5 at 7:15 a.m., officers responded to the 15800 block of Scout Camp Road in Hughesville for the report of a motor vehicle accident, which was called in to 9-1-1 after an operator with the vehicle’s onboard communications system detected a possible crash. Units arrived on the scene and observed a Ford SUV overturned on the side of the road. The operator of the vehicle, Barbara Elain…

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 and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

STOLEN PROPERTY RECOVERED / DETECTIVES SEEK ADDITIONAL VICTIMS: On September 5, a victim witnessed a man stealing property from his garage. An investigation followed, and a…

Detectives Seek Whereabouts of Shooting/Attempted Murder Suspect

CCSO DETECTIVES SEEK WHEREABOUTS OF SHOOTING/ATTEMPTED MURDER SUSPECT/ CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On October 1 at approximately 2:29 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest and leg. The victim was subsequently flown to a hospital for…

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