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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Locating Wanted Individual Eric William Broome

The Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit is actively seeking the public’s assistance in locating Eric William Broome, age 26, from Waldorf, who is wanted in connection with multiple charges including failing to appear in court for first-degree assault, false imprisonment, and violation of probation. Incident Summary: On August 1, 2023, Broome was arrested by Charles County Sheriff’s officers following a [...]

2024-06-12T12:44:05-04:00June 12, 2024|Press Releases|

CCSO Invites Charles County Residents to Participate in 2024 Citizens Police Academy

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2024 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class. This 12-week program will begin in September 2024 and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through early December, except Wednesday, November 27. The classes will be held in various locations, including the CCSO Headquarters, District 3 Station, [...]

2024-06-10T16:14:54-04:00June 10, 2024|Press Releases|

Student falls ill after ingesting vape pen with THC/cannabis

On June 7 at 11 a.m., a student at St. Charles High School was at school and called their parents and advised they were overdosing on an unknown substance. The parents contacted the school and school administrators located the student. The student was taken to the school nurse. The school resource officer recovered a vape pen from the student, and [...]

2024-06-07T15:20:02-04:00June 7, 2024|Press Releases|

Officers locate suspect wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting on Jessie Lizzy Place in Nanjemoy

On June 5, officers assigned to the CCSO Warrant Unit and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Task Force arrested Tehran Lebrons Butler, age 18, of Nanjemoy, who was wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting that occurred in May. On May 27, at 1:30 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 9100 block of Jessie Lizzy Place [...]

2024-06-06T15:00:13-04:00June 6, 2024|Press Releases|

Billingsley Elementary School student in possession of an altered toy gun resembling a real semi-automatic handgun

On June 4, at 8:30 a.m., school staff at Billingsley Elementary School were alerted that a student was possibly in possession of a handgun. School administrators recovered the gun, which was a toy gun altered to resemble a real semi-automatic handgun. In accordance with MD law, due to the student’s age, they cannot be charged; however, the student faces school [...]

2024-06-05T16:37:26-04:00June 5, 2024|Press Releases|

La Plata High School Student in possession of cannabis and nonprescribed amphetamine pills

On June 5 at 7:35 a.m., a staff member at La Plata High School reported the odor of cannabis coming from a school bathroom. Administrators investigated and found a student in possession of a vape pen containing suspected cannabis THC and a bag with Adderall (amphetamine) pills that were not prescribed to the student. The school resource officer recovered the [...]

2024-06-05T16:14:42-04:00June 5, 2024|Press Releases|

CCSO Working with County Government Addressing Party Promoters Using Residential Properties

Charles County, MD… On June 1, at 7:30 p.m., patrol officers responded to Inheritance Drive in Brandywine following reports of an exceptionally large party, traffic complaints, and disorderly behavior. Upon arrival, officers observed approximately 200 cars parked on the street and in yards throughout the neighborhood. Hundreds of people, possibly between 600-800, were attempting to attend a pool party at [...]

2024-06-05T09:50:24-04:00June 5, 2024|Press Releases|

Patrol officers arrest suspect in non-fatal shooting on Ravenglass Road in Waldorf

On May 25 at 1:36 a.m., patrol officers responded to Ravenglass Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers observed the residence had been shot several times. Several people were inside at the time and one adult male sustained a minor injury to his head, when he was struck by debris. Through further investigation, officers [...]

2024-05-29T17:05:02-04:00May 29, 2024|Press Releases|

Patrol officers recover narcotics and loaded stolen firearm during traffic stop

On May 28 at 1:58 a.m., Officer J. Gordon initiated a traffic stop in the 5100 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head for equipment violations on a vehicle. Upon contacting the driver, the officer noted the driver’s license was suspended. The officer also observed a bottle of cough syrup with codeine in plain view. Further investigation revealed the [...]

2024-05-29T12:17:22-04:00May 29, 2024|Press Releases|

Accidental injury at CCSO firearms range

On May 22 at 8:30 a.m., during a firearms training exercise, a Charles County Sheriff’s officer accidentally discharged his weapon, striking his leg and causing a flesh wound. Staff immediately applied first aid and summoned EMS from Hughesville VFD and Bel Alton VFD. The officer was transported to a hospital, treated, and released. CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office 301-609-6557 [...]

2024-05-29T12:00:54-04:00May 29, 2024|Press Releases|
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