Students Charged with Assaulting School Staff Member

On May 3 at 1:37 p.m., a school administrator at North Point High School was notified by a teacher that two students were engaged in a verbal disagreement with a classmate. The classmate was taken to an administrator’s office at which time the other two students tried to force their way into the administrator’s office to assault the classmate. A [...]

2022-05-05T08:47:33-04:00May 5, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officer Recovers Loaded Firearm in Car

On May 1 at 1:41 a.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of N First Street and Strauss Avenue after observing a traffic violation. Upon approaching the driver, the officer smelled an odor of burnt marijuana. Further, marijuana and a loaded polymer “ghost gun” – meaning the gun did not have a serial number – were [...]

2022-05-04T14:32:07-04:00May 4, 2022|Press Releases|

Food Containing Suspected Marijuana Recovered from Middle School Student

On May 3 at 2:45 p.m., school staff at Matthew Henson Middle School found cookies that possibly contained marijuana and a store-bought bag of “marijuana candy” inside a student’s lunchbox. The bag and cookies were recovered by a school resource officer and will be forwarded to the Maryland State Police Crime Lab for further analysis. The Charles County State’s Attorney’s [...]

2022-05-03T17:08:47-04:00May 3, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officers Safely Arrest Armed Suspect who Fled from a Hit and Run Crash and Discharged a Handgun at an Unoccupied Building

On May 1 at 9:47 a.m., officers responded to the area of Western Parkway near Millbrook Court for the report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash. The driver of the striking vehicle fled before officers arrived. As officers were responding, they received a call that a man had jumped out of a car at the Market Place shopping [...]

2022-05-01T19:20:30-04:00May 1, 2022|Press Releases|

Bag Containing Possible Morphine Recovered at Middle School

On April 28 at 2:30 p.m., a student found a plastic bag containing a suspicious substance inside a classroom at Milton Somers Middle School. The student notified a teacher who notified a school resource officer. A preliminary investigation revealed the substance tested positive for morphine. It is not yet known who brought the baggie to school. In this case, the [...]

2022-04-29T15:56:48-04:00April 29, 2022|Press Releases|

Middle School Student in Possession of Replica Handgun

On April 28 at 3:30 p.m., a student from Milton Somers Middle School was on a school bus heading home after school when they observed what appeared to be a handgun inside another student’s book bag. The student reported the information to a parent who then notified the police. A school resource officer was able to identify the student who [...]

2022-04-29T15:40:41-04:00April 29, 2022|Press Releases|

CCSO Announces Voluntary Registry Program

CCSO Announces Voluntary Registry Program Citizens invited to register individuals with autism or developmental disabilities in order to aid law enforcement in providing them with assistance. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is launching a new Voluntary Registry Program with the goal of providing law enforcement with identifying information for individuals with autism or developmental disabilities. Corporal Mark Bourgeois of the [...]

2022-04-29T15:37:51-04:00April 29, 2022|Press Releases|

Suspected Marijuana Recovered from Student

On April 27 at 8 a.m., a school administrator at Westlake High School became aware of a possible drug transaction involving a student. Further investigation showed the student was in possession of nine individually packaged baggies of suspected marijuana. The school resource officer recovered the suspected marijuana. The case is under review by the Charles County States Attorney’s Office and [...]

2022-04-27T14:31:30-04:00April 27, 2022|Press Releases|

Patrol Officers and Narcotics Enforcement Section Recover Suspected Fentanyl and Drug Manufacturing Paraphernalia

On April 21 at 4:42 p.m., officers responded to a motel in the 11700 block of Business Park Drive in Waldorf for the report of a fraud case connected to a room that was being rented. After obtaining a search warrant for the room, officers found Jeffrey Jeziorowski, 40, of Waldorf, inside. They also recovered 16 grams of suspected fentanyl, [...]

2022-04-22T17:22:48-04:00April 22, 2022|Press Releases|

Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect in Attempted Murder Case on Lambeth Hill Drive

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on April 4 in the area of Lambeth Hill Drive and Wakefield Circle. The suspect, a 17-year-old male, was arrested on April 20. In the shooting case, an off-duty officer was in the area of Wakefield Circle in Waldorf when he heard multiple gunshots [...]

2022-04-22T14:33:24-04:00April 22, 2022|Press Releases|
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