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Suspected cannabis recovered from a student at La Plata High School

On February 22 at 11 a.m., a school administrator at La Plata High School detected the odor of cannabis emitting from a school bathroom. Further investigation revealed a student was in possession of suspected cannabis. The school resource officer recovered the cannabis, and the student was issued a civil citation for possession of cannabis. The student also faces consequences from [...]

2024-02-22T16:20:21-05:00February 22, 2024|Press Releases|

School resource officer investigating a second-degree assault at Indian Head Elementary School

On February 20, at 1:36 p.m., a school resource officer at Indian Head Elementary School was made aware of an assault that occurred on the playground during which one student suddenly jabbed another student on the neck with a mechanical pencil. The student sustained a minor injury and was treated by a school nurse. In accordance with MD law, the [...]

2024-02-21T16:25:27-05:00February 21, 2024|Press Releases|

Student in possession of a knife at Henry E. Lackey High School

On February 20, at 10 a.m., a school administrator at Henry E.  Lackey High School was made aware of a student who was in possession of a knife. The administrator recovered the knife inside the student’s bookbag and contacted a school resource officer who responded to the school. No threats were made, and the investigation is ongoing. The student does [...]

2024-02-21T16:24:17-05:00February 21, 2024|Press Releases|

School resource officer investigating multiple altercations at North Point High School

On February 20, throughout the morning, three separate altercations occurred inside North Point High School. In two of the cases, two students fought each other and were separated by administrators and the school resource officer. The students sustained minor injuries from the altercation. In the third case, four students assaulted another student. School administrators and the school resource officer intervened, [...]

2024-02-21T16:22:04-05:00February 21, 2024|Press Releases|

Charles County Crime Solvers offering a cash reward in robbery case

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of the suspects involved in a robbery. On February 15 at 2:30 p.m., two males approached another male near Dale Drive in Indian Head, assaulted him, stole his tennis shoes, and fled. The victim was not injured. Anyone with information about this case [...]

2024-02-16T12:38:21-05:00February 16, 2024|Press Releases|

Patrol officers recover drugs and loaded firearm inside vehicle during traffic stop

On February 8 at 12:48 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the 2400 block of Old Washington Road. Upon contact with the driver, a handgun and drugs were observed. Further investigation revealed cocaine, packaging, and manufacturing material inside the car. A loaded semi-automatic firearm was also recovered. The driver, Michael Jerome Thompson, 28, of Virginia, was arrested and charged [...]

2024-02-16T12:31:53-05:00February 16, 2024|Press Releases|

Stun gun and knife recovered from a student at Thomas Stone High School

On February 9, the school resource officer at Thomas Stone High School was made aware of a student who had a knife and stun gun which were recovered yesterday by school administrators. The items were not displayed. The SRO has initiated an investigation, and the Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office will review the case. The student faces disciplinary consequences from [...]

2024-02-09T17:04:47-05:00February 9, 2024|Press Releases|

Suspected cannabis recovered from student at St. Charles High School

 On February 9 at 12:56 p.m., a school administrator at St. Charles High School found two vape pens containing suspected cannabis on a student. The school resource officer was contacted and he recovered the vape pens. The student was charged on a civil citation with possession of cannabis. The student also faces disciplinary consequences from the Charles County Public Schools. [...]

2024-02-09T16:54:26-05:00February 9, 2024|Press Releases|

School resource officer investigating assault involving multiple students

On February 8 at 8:50 a.m., six students at Davis Middle School were involved in an altercation. The students were separated, and the school resource officer initiated an investigation. There were no reported injuries. The students will face charges and school disciplinary consequences. Anyone with information is asked to contact PFC Miedzinski at 301-609-3282 ext. 0658. CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media [...]

2024-02-09T15:09:24-05:00February 9, 2024|Press Releases|

Weapon recovered from a student on school bus

On February 8 at 2:30 p.m., a school bus driver overheard a student from Robert D. Stethem Educational Center say they were going to injure a student who attends McDonough High School. The student was removed from the bus at which time a knife fell out of their clothing. Further, it was learned the student wanted to stab the other [...]

2024-02-09T15:07:19-05:00February 9, 2024|Press Releases|
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