Monthly Archives

May 2018

Crime Solvers Offering up to $2500 Reward in Homicide Case

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $2500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of Antonio Lamount Harper, Jr. 20, who was shot and killed on May 1 at 10 p.m. outside of his residence in the 2200 block of Stream Vista Place in Waldorf. A preliminary investigation revealed Harper was walking toward his apartment…

2018 Badges for Baseball

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office would like to take this opportunity to tell you about the Charles County Badges for Baseball camp provided through the Cal Ripken Senior Foundation.

This program will be facilitated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit. The program is being offered to youths currently in grades 5 through 8 who reside in Charles County. The program…

Incident Briefs May 17, 2018

OFFICER RECOVERS STOLEN HANDGUNS: On May 11 at 5:13 p.m., Officer L. Hamilton initiated a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway at Route 5 in Waldorf. Upon making contact with the driver, Officer Hamilton learned there were firearms inside the car. Three firearms were located, two of which were reported stolen from another state. The driver, Garland Scott Thompson, 36, of Texas, was arrested…

Juvenile Charged with Threat of Mass Violence

 

On May 13, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious post on social media. The post was a photo of a gun and ammunition along with a caption that indicated the person posting was going to shoot specific students at Milton Somers Middle School located at 300 Willow Lane in La Plata. Officers launched an immediate investigation and learned the identity of t…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 11 New Correctional Officers

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of 24 correctional officers – 11 from Charles County – from the Corrections Entrance Level Training Program (CELTP), Session 59, at a ceremony held May 4 at Chopticon High School in Morganza, MD. The program requires each Correctional Officer to complet…

CCSO to Host Citizens Advisory Meeting

On Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will host a Citizens Advisory Meeting at the American Legion located at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Representatives from each of the Sheriff’s Office districts will be on hand to meet with county residents and talk about crime trends and crime prevention. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact…

Detectives Investigating Homicide on Stream Vista Place

 

On May 1 at 10 p.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Stream Vista Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located Antonio Lamount Harper, Jr., 20, of Waldorf, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased by emergency medical services. A preliminary investigation revealed Harper was walking toward an apartment when an unknown suspect…

Incident Briefings May 1, 2018

DETECTIVE AND POLICE CADET NAB FRAGRANCE THIEF DURING SURVEILLANCE STING: After four months of investigation and pursuing countless leads, Detective C. Gilroy arrested Edward Daniel Sloane, 51, of Owings Mills, in connection with multiple thefts of expensive women’s fragrances and men’s cologne. Sloane was first spotted in January entering a department store and stealing dozens of bottles of…

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