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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 3 New Correctional Officers

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 3 New Correctional Officers Fifteen 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 Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of 15 correctional officers – 3 from Charles County – from the Corrections Entrance Level Training [...]

2022-05-09T14:58:48-04:00May 9, 2022|Press Releases|

CCSO Announces Voluntary Registry Program

CCSO Announces Voluntary Registry Program Citizens invited to register individuals with autism or developmental disabilities in order to aid law enforcement in providing them with assistance. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is launching a new Voluntary Registry Program with the goal of providing law enforcement with identifying information for individuals with autism or developmental disabilities. Corporal Mark Bourgeois of the [...]

2022-04-29T15:37:51-04:00April 29, 2022|Press Releases|

2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by  the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. 2021 Fast Facts County Population: 166,819* Sworn Officers: 292 Corrections Officers: 121 Court Security Officers: 14 Automated Enforcement Unit (AEU) Deputy: 1 Civilian Employees: 190** Calls for Service: 240,356 Arrests: 3,628 Motor Vehicle Citations / Warnings / Safety Equipment Repair Orders [...]

2022-04-05T15:07:39-04:00April 1, 2022|Annual Report|

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Traffic Operations Unit is partnering with the La Plata Police Department to conduct an impaired driver checkpoint on Thursday, March 17 in La Plata. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired and aggressive driving are conducted year round with the goal of educating the community and deterring these dangerous behaviors. The CCSO is reminding [...]

2022-03-16T14:11:41-04:00March 16, 2022|Press Releases|

High School Student Charged with Distribution of Marijuana

On February 17 at approximately 9:45 a.m., PFC S. Douglas, School Resource Officer at Westlake High School, observed a hand-to-hand drug transaction between two students during school hours. Further investigation revealed the students were in possession of the suspected marijuana and a large amount of currency. The Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office was consulted and the juvenile who made the [...]

2022-02-17T17:03:23-05:00February 17, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officers Apprehend Suspect in Theft Case

On February 6 at 12:55 p.m., officers responded to a business in the 12000 block of Jefferson Farm Place for a shoplifting in progress. Officers arrived and observed the suspect in the parking lot with a cart filled with stolen merchandise. As offices approached the suspect, he fled on foot but was apprehended without further incident. The stolen items were [...]

2022-02-17T09:29:34-05:00February 17, 2022|Press Releases|

Narcotics Detectives Arrest Suspect in Drug Distribution and Firearms Case

On February 11 at 5:44 a.m., members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant in the 100 block of Woodland Drive in Indian Head related to an ongoing drug distribution case. Detectives recovered crack cocaine and a loaded 9mm firearm. The suspect, Lonnie Edward Wills, 36, of Indian Head is prohibited from possessing firearms due to a previous [...]

2022-02-17T09:20:16-05:00February 17, 2022|Press Releases|

Officers Investigating Suspected CDS at St. Charles High School

On February 7, administrators at St. Charles High School received an anonymous tip that a student or students were possibly in possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS). The administrators, in conjunction with the School Resource Officer, initiated an investigation subsequently revealing three students in possession of over 250 pills believed to be CDS. While the matter is being handled [...]

2022-02-08T16:22:18-05:00February 8, 2022|Press Releases|

Incident Briefings Feb 2-6

Weapons Violation/Resisting Arrest/Assault on Police Officer: On February 6 at approximately 7:39 a.m., officers responded to the 3100 block of Esser Place in Waldorf for the report of an occupied suspicious vehicle. Upon making contact with the sole occupant of the vehicle, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana and subsequently recovered suspected marijuana and a loaded handgun in the [...]

2022-02-07T15:39:21-05:00February 7, 2022|Press Releases|
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