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Sons of the American Legion Honor PFC William Halt and Corporal Gregory Champaign as 2019 and 2020 Police Officers of the Year

DATE: June 23, 2021   CONTACT:Janelle LoveMedia Relations Office301-609-6538 or (301) 848-4799

Sons of the American Legion Honor PFC William Halt and Corporal Gregory Champaign as 2019 and 2020 Police Officers of the Year

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the selection of Police Officer First Class William Halt as the Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 82)…

Incident Briefings: June 21, 2021

DATE: June 21, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Domestic-Related Assault / Stabbing: On June 20 at 10:48 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Baden Place in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, the victim was located outside wit…

Detectives Investigating Homicide on Livingston Road / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

DATE: June 21, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On June 20 at 10:47 p.m., officers responded to the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department at 3099 Livingston Road in Bryans Road, MD for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located Leon…

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Shooting Case from March

DATE: June 18, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified a man wanted in connection with shooting another man during an altercation. On March 12, 2021, at approximately 6:37 p.m., officers responded to t…

Man Involved in Hit & Run Crash Charged with DUI, Resisting Arrest and Second-Degree Assault

DATE: June 18, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On June 16 at 6:11 p.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf after the victim of a hit and run crash that occurred in Prince George’s County followed the striking vehicle to…

Patrol Officers Apprehend Robbery Suspect

DATE: June 14, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On June 12 at 12:55 p.m., officers responded to a retail business in the 2900 block of Festival Way for the report of a theft that just occurred. A male suspect entered the store and asked to look at an…

2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

2020 Fast Facts

County Population: 163,257*Sworn Officers: 299Corrections Officers: 133Court Security Officers: 15Automated Enforcement Unit (AEU) Deputy: 1Civilian Employees: 296**Calls for Service: 210,487Arrests: 3,593Motor Vehicle Citations…

Reward in Murder of Jazmiah Nelson Increased to up to $7,500

DATE: May 28, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658                                                            

Detectives are continuing their investigation into the murder of Jazmiah Nelson who…

Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect Who Assaulted Gas Station Employee During Theft

DATE: May 27, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On May 17 at 8:05 a.m., officers responded to a gas station in the 6600 block of Crain Highway in La Plata for the report of an assault and theft. An initial investigation revealed a woman entered t…

Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect Involved in Convenience Store Robbery

DATE: May 27, 2021                 

CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On May 19 at 3 p.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 2800 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. The initial investigation revealed a lone suspect entered t…

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