Monthly Archives

October 2019

Detectives Identify Suspects in Multiple Pharmacy Robberies

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified three men suspected in multiple robberies throughout the region. On March 5, two suspects robbed the High Street Discount Pharmacy in Waldorf and took prescription medications. Then, on March 21, two suspects robbed the Northgate Care Pharmacy in Waldorf of…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Unveils Domestic Violence Awareness Vehicle

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the men and women of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to unveil the new Domestic Violence Awareness vehicle. The SUV will be used by members of the Domestic Violence Unit to raise awareness about the prevalence of domestic violence and help make t…

Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Poorhouse Road

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On October 18, at 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Poorhouse Road and Gorham Lane in La Plata for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Nissan Altima was traveling south on Poorhouse Road when he left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver,…

Detectives Investigating Assault on St. Ignatius Drive

DATE: October 18, 2019        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING ASSAULT: On October 17 at approximately 3:14 p.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of people fighting and a shot being fired. When officers arrived, all parties involved in the altercation had…

Detectives Identify and Arrest Three Suspects in Armed Robbery Case

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested three men wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on October 1 in Waldorf. In that case, a suspect entered a market in the 10900 block of Berry Road, displayed a gun and demanded money. During the robbery, the suspect fired a round, which struck…

CCSO Welcomes Two New Correctional Officers

DATE: October 11, 2019     
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538

 
Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Two New Correctional Officers
Eight Candidates Graduate from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Crimina…

Detectives Conducting Death Investigation at Power Substation in Waldorf

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On October 9 at approximately 2 a.m., CCSO and the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to a SMECO power substation located at the 12000 block of Substation Road in Waldorf for the report of an explosion and fire.  Representatives from SMECO responded and assisted first responders with entering t…

CCSO Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Radio Station Road

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On October 5 at 3:54 p.m., officers responded to the area of Radio Station Road near Laurel Springs Park in La Plata for the report of a crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Honda SUV crossed the center line on Radio Station Road and struck an ice cream truck which was traveling in t…

Suspect in Domestic-Related Attempted Murder Case Arrested

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On October 2 at 10:30 p.m., Deon Johnson turned himself in to the La Plata Police Department. Johnson was wanted for stabbing two women during a domestic-related assault that occurred earlier in the day in Nanjemoy. Johnson was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of…

Detectives Investigating Attempted Murder in Nanjemoy

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On October 2 at 5:45 a.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Port Tobacco Road in Nanjemoy for the report of a home invasion. Upon arrival, officers located two women who had been stabbed multiple times. They were subsequently transported to an area hospital by helicopter with life threatening injuries.

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