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March 2019

Patrol Officers Apprehend Suspects Involved in Shooting on Montgomery Lane

DATE: March 24, 2019     
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

On March 23 at 12:49 p.m., officers responded to the 11800 block of Montgomery Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers found a male victim, 27, inside a car which was parked in the parking lot of a store. The victim was flown to a hospital and admitted in…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Pharmacy Robbery Cases

DATE: March 22, 2019     
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identities of the suspects involved in two armed robberies in which pharmacies were targeted. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspects. T…

Student Arrested and Charged as Adult with Possession of Handgun and Drugs on School Property

MEDIA CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

On March 19 at approximately 10 a.m., a teacher at La Plata High School noticed a student who appeared to be under the influence of drugs. The teacher called school administration to the classroom and an administrator immediately responded and removed the student. Administrators subsequently discovered the student was in…

Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Multiple Property Damage Cases

MEDIA CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple incidents of property damage in which unknown suspect(s) shot out windows to cars. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspect(s). Over the last two weeks, during…

29 New Police Officers Graduate Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy

DATE: March 5, 2019        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
 
Twenty-nine New Police Officers – Nine from Charles County – Graduate Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Police Entrance Level Training Program Session 46
Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO Command Staff with the nine Charles County Graduates of the SMCJA…

Detectives Investigating Homicide on Fairchild Court

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

On March 5 at 12:33 a.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Fairchild Court in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found the victim on a bike path located off of Freemantle Court. Walter Eugene Thomas, 18, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on the scene. Detectives are pursuing leads and…

Detectives Investigating Shooting on Amber Leaf Place

DATE: March 4, 2019     

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

SHOOTING: On March 3 at 7:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old male with gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was transported to a hospital where he was admitted with injuries that do…

CCSO to Host Crime Watch Kickoff

DATE:  March 4, 2019
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Public Relations Specialist
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
CCSO to Host Annual Crime Watch Kickoff Celebration
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Section are hosting the annual Crime Watch Kickoff event on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in La Plata. T…

Investigators Conducting Death Investigation at Detention Center

DATE: March 1, 2019     
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an apparent suicide that occurred on Feb. 28 at the Charles County Detention Center. At approximately 8:28 p.m., corrections officers making routine checks observed a male inmate hanging from a bed sheet in a cell. They immediately entered…

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