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December 2017

Update on Triple Fatal Car Crash / Second Occupant Positively Identified

 

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle car crash that killed three people on December 26 on Rose Hill Road in La Plata. The driver of the car was immediately identified as Eric La Mont Moss, 28, of La Plata. However, two other people found inside the car could not be positively identified right…

Press Release – Incident Briefings December 27, 2017

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.

HOME INVASION / SHOOTING: On December 26 at 7:41 p.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Marshall Hall Road in Bryans Road for the report of a burglary in progress.

The CCSO Looks Back at 2017 While Looking Forward to the New Year

As 2017 winds down and a new year is on the horizon, Sheriff Troy Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office reflect on the events of the past year and look forward to 2018. Looking back at the past 12 months, several themes emerge: crime and incident response, agency-wide efforts to raise awareness, community involvement, and engagement with our youth.

Crime Numbers: Preliminary crim…

Triple Fatal Car Crash on Rosehill Road in La Plata

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit are investigating a single vehicle car crash that killed three people. On December 26 at 12:54 a.m., a Mercedes-Benz passenger car was traveling southbound on Rosehill Road just past Hawthorne Road in La Plata when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, causing the car to catch on fire. A man and his…

Detectives Charge Man in Murder of Neighbor on Bowie Road

 

On December 23 at 4 p.m., officers responded to the 8300 block of Bowie Road in Nanjemoy for the report of a shooting. Investigation showed Marcus Darnell Johnson, 33, of Nanjemoy, went to the home of his neighbor, Wayne Lee Proctor, Jr., 35, of Nanjemoy and began arguing. During the argument, Johnson pulled a gun and shot Proctor, who was standing in the doorway of his house. Johnson…

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit, along with Maryland State Police, will conduct an impaired driver checkpoint on Wednesday, December 20 between 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired and aggressive driving are conducted year round. The CCSO is reminding drivers who might become impaired to always designate a sober…

ASIS International Honors Officers with Awards / Bravery and Outstanding Field Service Recognized  

 

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce five CCSO officers, along with a Maryland State Police Trooper, were the recent recipients of valor awards and outstanding performance awards by ASIS – an international organization that promotes excellence and leadership in the security management profession.

Charles County Sheriff’s Officer Lamar Hamilton, Corpora…

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Murder Case on Holly Avenue

On December 16, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Nicholas Jabbar Williams, 20, of Waldorf, in connection with the murder of Cameron Marcel Townsend, 18, of Brandywine, who was shot and killed on December 14 in the intersection of Holly Avenue and Spruce Street in Waldorf. As detectives continue to investigate, a clear motive has not been established nor is it known why the victim…

Detectives Investigating Homicide on Holly Avenue

 

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 / CCSO DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE ON HOLLY AVENUE: On December 14 at approximately 8:24 p.m., officers responded to t…

Suspect in Peeping Tom Case Apprehended by Officers

On Dec. 7 at 10:21 p.m., officers responded to the 3200 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf for the report of someone turning doorknobs and peering in windows of a single family home. PFC C. Caywood arrived and spotted a male looking into the window of the house. The man saw the officer and fled through the woods. PFC Caywood provided a lookout, and the suspect was located by Officer B.

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