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Detectives and Patrol Officers Apprehend Two Suspects in String of Commercial Burglaries

On May 9 at 1:15 a.m., detectives were conducting surveillance in the 3100 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf due to recent commercial burglaries in which the suspect(s) were smashing out the front windows to businesses and stealing money from cash registers. During their surveillance, a detective noticed the front door to a liquor store had been shattered. Upon approaching [...]

2022-05-12T14:30:11-04:00May 12, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officers Apprehend Suspect in Stabbing Case with Help from a Police Dispatcher and Bus Driver

On May 9 at 7:30 p.m., officers responded to Charles Regional Medical Center for the report of a stabbing victim who had been transported to the hospital by a relative. When officers arrived, they learned the victim had actually been stabbed at the Smallwood Park and Ride in Waldorf. A preliminary investigation showed the victim and an unknown suspect were [...]

2022-05-12T13:20:29-04:00May 12, 2022|Press Releases|

Previously Suspended Charles County Sheriff’s Corrections Officer Indicted

  Officer was suspended in March pending indictment on misdemeanor charges Charles County, MD...On May 6, a Charles County Grand Jury indicted NiJee Pierre McWillis, a Charles County correctional officer, with two misdemeanor charges: misconduct in office and unauthorized access to computers and related material. McWillis had already been relieved of his duties and suspended in March of 2022 after [...]

2022-05-10T15:59:37-04:00May 10, 2022|Press Releases|

School Resource Officer Investigating Report of Assault on School Bus

A Charles County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer (SRO) is investigating an assault that occurred on May 3 on a school bus transporting students from Milton Somers Middle School home after dismissal. At one point in the altercation, a seventh-grade male placed a sixth-grade male in a chokehold causing the victim to have difficulty breathing. The assault was reported to [...]

2022-05-06T13:05:55-04:00May 6, 2022|Press Releases|

Officers Locate Firearm During Traffic Stop

On May 3 at 7:19 p.m., Traffic Operations officers were conducting commercial vehicle inspections in the 12600 block of Crain Highway in Newburg when they stopped a truck for an inspection. During the stop, the officers learned the driver did not have a driver’s license. Upon further investigation, it was found the passenger in the vehicle was in possession of [...]

2022-05-06T10:01:33-04:00May 6, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officer Recovers Stolen Car and Arrests Driver who had an Open Warrant

On May 4 at 1:43 a.m., patrol officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway near Shepherds Creek Place in La Plata after observing a headlight out on the vehicle. A check of the registration plates revealed the car had been reported stolen from Baltimore County. The driver initially provided a false name to the officer; however, [...]

2022-05-05T15:25:27-04:00May 5, 2022|Press Releases|

Update: Suspect Located – Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Fugitive’s Whereabouts

Update May 6: Mr. Harvey was located yesterday afternoon and is being held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of George Harvey, 43, of Waldorf, who has four open warrants including unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, failure to appear in court for two burglary charges and failure to [...]

2022-05-06T09:56:23-04:00May 5, 2022|Press Releases|

Students Charged with Assaulting School Staff Member

On May 3 at 1:37 p.m., a school administrator at North Point High School was notified by a teacher that two students were engaged in a verbal disagreement with a classmate. The classmate was taken to an administrator’s office at which time the other two students tried to force their way into the administrator’s office to assault the classmate. A [...]

2022-05-05T08:47:33-04:00May 5, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officer Recovers Loaded Firearm in Car

On May 1 at 1:41 a.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of N First Street and Strauss Avenue after observing a traffic violation. Upon approaching the driver, the officer smelled an odor of burnt marijuana. Further, marijuana and a loaded polymer “ghost gun” – meaning the gun did not have a serial number – were [...]

2022-05-04T14:32:07-04:00May 4, 2022|Press Releases|

Food Containing Suspected Marijuana Recovered from Middle School Student

On May 3 at 2:45 p.m., school staff at Matthew Henson Middle School found cookies that possibly contained marijuana and a store-bought bag of “marijuana candy” inside a student’s lunchbox. The bag and cookies were recovered by a school resource officer and will be forwarded to the Maryland State Police Crime Lab for further analysis. The Charles County State’s Attorney’s [...]

2022-05-03T17:08:47-04:00May 3, 2022|Press Releases|
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