Suspect in Multiple Violent Assaults Apprehended / Two Firearms Recovered

On September 19 at 4:15 p.m., officers were searching the Bryans Road area for a suspect wanted in connection with several violent domestic-related assaults in which the suspect used a firearm to pistol-whip the victim and threaten her. The suspect, Branden Alfred Holland, 23, of Indian Head, was observed in a truck in the 6900 block of Indian Head Highway [...]

2022-09-26T15:12:18-04:00September 26, 2022|Press Releases|

Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect in July 2022 Shooting Case

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old male.On July 18, at 11:52 p.m., officers from the La Plata Police Department and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300 block of Jennie Run Drive in La Plata for the report of a shooting. The initial investigation revealed [...]

2022-09-21T10:30:45-04:00September 21, 2022|Press Releases|

Loaded Firearm and Quantity of Suspected Marijuana Recovered during Traffic Stop

On September 18 at 4:14 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Indian Head Highway and Metropolitan Church Road after observing a speeding violation. Upon approaching the car, the officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana. Investigation revealed several plastic baggies containing 57 grams of suspected marijuana. A loaded firearm was also safely recovered [...]

2022-09-20T14:46:17-04:00September 20, 2022|Press Releases|

Call for Suspicious Person Leads to Recovery of Stolen Firearm

On September 13 at 3:27 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Gallery Place in Waldorf to check on the welfare of a man lying in the hallway of an apartment building. When officers arrived, they observed the man on the ground and a round (ammunition) next to him. They also observed what appeared to be a firearm in [...]

2022-09-20T14:34:49-04:00September 20, 2022|Press Releases|

Reckless Driving Case Leads to Recovery of Gun and Drugs in Car

On September 13 at 7:45 p.m., a patrol officer was flagged down by a citizen in the 5100 block of Indian Head Highway who reported a vehicle being driven in a reckless manner on the roadway. The vehicle was located at a nearby gas station. The officer approached the vehicle and detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana. A computer [...]

2022-09-15T10:11:45-04:00September 15, 2022|Press Releases|

Suspect Charged with Indecent Exposure, Peeping Tom, Trespassing, and Stalking

Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested and charged a man in connection with multiple incidents of indecent exposure. On August 31, officers responded to a home on Mirkwood Lane in Waldorf for the report of a suspicious incident. Residents of the home observed a man, who appeared to be naked from the waist down, by a fence [...]

2022-09-13T14:34:52-04:00September 13, 2022|Press Releases|

Nearly 100 Grams of Marijuana, Drug Distribution Paraphernalia, and Loaded “Ghost Gun” Recovered from Car

  On September 3, at approximately 11:20 p.m., officers responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle in the 6400 block of Ocelot Street. Upon approaching the car, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed nearly 100 grams of marijuana inside the car as well as a loaded polymer “ghost gun” – meaning the gun did not [...]

2022-09-08T14:00:23-04:00September 8, 2022|Press Releases|

Handgun and Drugs Recovered from Vehicle During Traffic Stop

On September 4 at 11:49 p.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway and Mitchell Road after observing the driver of a passenger car speeding. During the stop, officers learned the driver was in illegal possession of a firearm. The gun, which was loaded, was recovered. In addition, two bags of suspected cocaine and a bag [...]

2022-09-08T13:53:22-04:00September 8, 2022|Press Releases|

Suspect Apprehended After Violent Attack on Female Acquaintance and Crashing Vehicle into Marked Patrol Car

  On September 7 at 12:28 p.m., officers responded to a shopping center in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of a possible road rage in the parking lot involving a male and a female. Additional calls to 9-1-1 indicated the male was armed with a gun and was pistol-whipping the woman. When the first [...]

2022-09-08T13:47:34-04:00September 8, 2022|Press Releases|

Four Students Charged in Connection with Altercations at High School Football Game

On September 2 at 8:30 p.m., several fights broke out at a North Point High School football game. The altercations occurred in different locations near the restrooms and in the school parking lot. Officers, who were working secondary employment as security, utilized pepper spray to disperse the crowd. No one was injured during these incidents. Four juveniles – three students [...]

2022-09-06T14:32:36-04:00September 6, 2022|Press Releases|
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