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Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Car Crash on Poorhouse Road

On July 2, at 6:17 p.m., officers responded to the area of Poorhouse Road and Glasgow Lane in Port Tobacco for the report of a single vehicle crash. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle that had crashed into several trees. The driver, John Walter Knott, 52, of Nanjemoy, was pronounced deceased on the scene. A preliminary investigation showed the [...]

2022-07-05T15:53:15-04:00July 5, 2022|Press Releases|

DUI Checkpoint / Loaded Firearm Recovered

On June 17, members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit and Patrol Operations, along with Maryland State Police, Maryland Transportation Authority, and the Maryland State Highway Administration conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Leonardtown Road in the area of Renner Road. The checkpoint is part of the CCSO’s commitment to safer roadways through focused efforts on distracted driving, [...]

2022-06-21T15:39:03-04:00June 21, 2022|Press Releases|

Loaded Firearm Recovered during Traffic Stop:

On June 18 at 10:48 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of Kent Avenue in La Plata. During the stop, the officer recovered marijuana and a loaded firearm, which the driver is prohibited from possessing due to his age. The driver, Camilo Frost Garcia, 18, of White Plains, was charged with illegal possession of [...]

2022-06-21T12:22:17-04:00June 21, 2022|Press Releases|

Officers Recover Loaded Handgun during Traffic Stop

On June 13 at 2 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Post Office Road and Catterton Place after learning the registration plates were suspended. During the course of the stop, officers observed marijuana inside the car and recovered it. The driver and passenger were asked to exit the vehicle at which time the passenger fled. He [...]

2022-06-21T12:22:37-04:00June 21, 2022|Press Releases|

Officers Identify and Arrest Suspect in Robbery, Theft, and Assault Case

On June 6 at 12:20 a.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect entered the business, approached a clerk, and asked for cigars. The clerk got the cigars, but the suspect suddenly pulled the clerk over the counter and stole [...]

2022-06-16T12:19:53-04:00June 16, 2022|Press Releases|

Officers Recover Drugs and Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop

On June 15 at 4:45 p.m., officers assigned to the COPs Unit initiated a traffic stop in the area of Indian Head Highway and Cedar Lane after observing a speeding violation. During the course of the stop, officers recovered marijuana from inside the car and found the driver to be in possession of a loaded firearm with a fully loaded [...]

2022-06-16T11:08:44-04:00June 16, 2022|Press Releases|

Brass Knuckles with Blade Recovered from Student

On June 15 at approximately 8:15 a.m., a student from McDonough High School, who was previously suspended, showed up at the school this morning and was asked to leave. He complied; however, he walked to Robert D. Stethem Educational Center where he was observed inside the gymnasium playing basketball. An administrator approached the student and noticed what appeared to be [...]

2022-06-15T15:59:08-04:00June 15, 2022|Press Releases|

Narcotics Enforcement Section Charges Suspect with Drug Distribution and Possession of a Stolen Gun

On June 9 at 7:52 p.m., members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant at a home in the 1000 block of Dorset Drive in Waldorf. The warrants were issued as part of an investigation into complaints of drug activity involving Trevon Akeem Allen, 27, of Waldorf. During the search, over 250 grams of marijuana were recovered as [...]

2022-06-15T14:42:38-04:00June 15, 2022|Press Releases|

Sheriff’s Office Youth Advisory Council Partners with CCPS and Concludes the First Year of Meetings

Students Focus on Issues and Resolutions / Video Highlighting the Success of the Council Linked Below Charles County, MD…Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the successful completion of the first-ever high school Youth Advisory Council, which ended in late May and will resume in the 2022-2023 school year. In the summer of 2020, Sheriff Berry announced his intentions [...]

2022-06-10T14:43:17-04:00June 10, 2022|Press Releases|

Two Weapons Recovered from High School Student

On June 9, at 1 p.m., a school administrator at Thomas Stone High School was advised that a student was in possession of a knife and a stun gun, which were recovered. The school resource officer is conducting an investigation and, upon completion, will review the case with the State’s Attorney’s Office regarding criminal charges. Anyone with information about this [...]

2022-06-09T15:55:04-04:00June 9, 2022|Press Releases|
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