Threat of Violence Being Investigated

On February 3, a school resource officer was made aware that a student at Milton Somers Middle School was involved in an altercation with another student after school hours.  After the altercation, the student sent a group message using a social media platform to other students indicating they were going to harm the person with whom they were fighting and [...]

2023-02-03T16:39:59-05:00February 3, 2023|Press Releases|

School Resource Officer Investigating Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance on School Property

On February 3 at 2:30 p.m., a student at Henry E. Lackey High School went to the school nurse and reported he was feeling sick after ingesting edibles that he thought might contain THC. The student’s parents were notified and the student went home. School administrators and a school resource officer initiated an investigation which revealed the student obtained the [...]

2023-02-03T16:15:16-05:00February 3, 2023|Press Releases|

Warrant Unit Seeks Public’s Help Locating Fugitives / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Officers assigned to the CCSO’s Warrant Unit are seeking the public’s help locating two people who have open warrants. The cases are not related. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to their arrest. Officers are trying to locate Brooke Lynn Edmonds, 27, of La Plata. She failed to [...]

2023-02-03T11:58:03-05:00February 3, 2023|Press Releases|

School Resource Officer Investigating Possible Overdose at Middle School

On February 1, at 12:34 p.m., Charles County Emergency Medical Services responded to a home in Waldorf for the report of an overdose. Responders discovered a 14-year-old complaining of feeling ill after eating edibles that may have contained THC while at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. A subsequent investigation revealed the student, along with another student, was in the boy’s bathroom [...]

2023-02-01T17:02:31-05:00February 1, 2023|Press Releases|

Replica Firearm Recovered from Student at Middle School

On January 31, a student at John Hanson Middle School notified school administrators that another juvenile student was possibly in possession of a gun at school. Administrators located the student and recovered a replica firearm from his backpack, which turned out to be a BB gun. A school resource officer is investigating and the student’s parents have been contacted. In [...]

2023-01-31T15:55:18-05:00January 31, 2023|Press Releases|

CCSO Welcomes Six New Police Officers

Thirteen New Police Officers – Six from Charles County – Graduate Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Police Entrance Level Training Program Session 51 Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce six new officers will join the Charles County Sheriff’s Office after their graduation from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) Police Entrance Level Training Program. The [...]

2023-01-30T15:57:20-05:00January 30, 2023|Press Releases|

Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect in Kidnapping Case / Suspect Also Linked to Attempted Robbery

On January 26 at approximately 11:10 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police notified the Charles County Sheriff’s Office they were with a woman who reported she had been kidnapped in Charles County earlier in the evening. Detectives from the CCSO coordinated with the Anne Arundel police and a preliminary investigation showed the victim was at the Exxon gas station at 3690 [...]

2023-01-30T14:43:03-05:00January 30, 2023|Press Releases|

Officer Locates Suspect Wanted in Connection with First-Degree Assault of Two Delivery Men

On January 25 at 4:13 p.m., officers responded to the area of Pagnell Circle in Waldorf for the report of an armed suspect threatening two deliverymen. The victims reported they were making a delivery when one of the victims saw the suspect standing near a car with a gun in his hand. The suspect yelled something to the victim who [...]

2023-01-30T10:31:04-05:00January 30, 2023|Press Releases|

Child Abuse Suspect who Violated Electronic Monitoring Located and Arrested

On January 26, Officer Rickard of the CCSO Warrant Unit, with the assistance of the US Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, located and arrested Janae Elizabeth Bishop, 31, formerly of Waldorf, who was wanted in connection with violating the conditions of electronic monitoring for previous physical child abuse charges. In April 2022, detectives assigned to the Charles [...]

2023-01-27T15:52:10-05:00January 27, 2023|Press Releases|

CCSO Officer and US Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Task Force Locate and Arrest Fugitive

On January 23, PFC Rickard of the CCSO’s Warrant Unit, along with the US Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Task Force, located Brian McCane, Sr., 38, of Lusby, MD, who was wanted in connection with an assault that occurred last month. On December 25, the victim and two witnesses were arriving home on Abberly Place in Waldorf when they observed [...]

2023-01-27T09:39:58-05:00January 27, 2023|Press Releases|
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