Monthly Archives

November 2018

CCSO To Enforce New Tow Laws

DATE: November 28, 2018                
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
Charles County to Begin Enforcing New Tow Laws on January 1, 2019
Tow Companies Requested to Submit Application for Tow Service Permit
Earlier this year, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office began the process of implementing legislation that was signed into law…

Child Struck by Vehicle on Oliver Shop Road

DATE: November 27, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 27 at 3:45 p.m., a Charles County Public School bus was stopped in the northbound lane of Oliver Shop Road near Trotter Road in Bryantown, MD, discharging a 7-year-old female student. According to witnesses, the bus had activated its flashing red lights and flashing…

CCSO Celebrates Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet

DATE:  November 21, 2018 
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538
CCSO Celebrates Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet
Officers, Employees, and Community Members Honored for Completion of Service, Excellent Field Work, and Bravery  

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry honored 25 retirees and 65 award recipients at a banquet at the Waldorf Jaycees Community…

Motor Vehicle Crash on Crain Highway

DATE: November 21, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 20 at 12:01 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s officer was conducting radar in the area of Crain Highway and Smallwood Drive when the driver of a Camaro drove through a 45mph speed zone at 67mph. The officer activated his emergency lights and the driver sped off,…

Two Women Charged with First-Degree Assault

DATE: November 19, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 17 at 11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Bland Drive in Indian Head for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they learned two female suspects stabbed two women who were known to them and fled the scene in a white Dodge van. Officers…

Missing Man from Nanjemoy Found Deceased

DATE: November 19, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 15, a vehicle operated by Walter Junior Carroll, II, 36, of Nanjemoy, was found abandoned on Poseytown Road in Nanjemoy. When he didn’t return home, his family contacted police to file a missing person report. Several search and rescue teams, including canines and…

CCSO Searching for Missing Man in Nanjemoy Area

DATE: November 16, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 15, at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to Nanjemoy, MD for the report of a missing person. Family members of Walter Junior Carroll, II, said he was last seen at approximately 1 p.m. in the Nanjemoy area. Officers are currently canvassing the area near Poseytown Road…

Death Investigation at CCDC

DATE: November 16, 2018
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 16 at 12:10 a.m., Correctional Officers at the Charles County Detention Center were conducting routine security checks when they discovered a 35-year-old male, who was alone in his cell, hanging from a bed sheet. The officers took immediate life-saving actions to includ…

CCSO to Host Citizens Advisory Meeting

DATE: November 13, 2018       
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
CCSO to Host Citizens Advisory Meeting
On Wednesday, November 14 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…

Distribution of Propaganda

DATE: November 13, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Distribution of Propaganda: Since November 11, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has received reports from people who have found fliers containing propaganda from the Ku Klux Klan. The fliers, which appear to have been distributed in a random manner, were inside plastic bags…

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