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Charles County Sheriff's Office

CCSO Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Crash Involving Pedestrian on Piney Church Road

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

On September 17 at 1:52 a.m., officers responded to Piney Church Road at Poston Drive in Waldorf for the report of a man lying on the side of the street. When officers arrived, they discovered the man was deceased and had apparently been struck by a vehicle. A preliminary investigation showed the victim was…

CCSO Captain David Kelly Named Maryland Sheriff’s Association Deputy of the Year for Contributions to Profession

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

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce Captain David Kelly, Commander of the Executive Services Division, was recognized as Deputy of the Year by the Maryland Sheriff’s Association in the category of Contributions to Profession during the MSA’s annual conference held last…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Brad Saunders Receives Maryland Sheriff’s Association Traffic Safety Award

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce Cpl. Brad Saunders of the Traffic Operations Unit received the Traffic Safety Award from the Maryland Sheriff’s Association at the MSA’s annual conference held last week. Cpl. Saunders was recognized for his work in establishing and monitoring the Agency’s new…

False Report Made at Matthew Henson Middle School

DATE: September 11, 2019        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799

FALSE REPORT: On September 10 at 9:56 a.m., 911 dispatchers received a call stating that there was an active shooter inside Matthew Henson Middle School. Officers responded and determined that there was no active threat. An investigation revealed that two students, who…

Traffic Operations Unit Conducts Seatbelt and Distracted Driver Enforcement

DATE: September 4, 2019        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799
CCSO Traffic Operations Unit Conducts Seatbelt and Distracted Driver Enforcement
Charles County Officers teamed up with Officers from St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties as part of the Buckle Up, Phone Down Program
Officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic…

Watch Works September 2019

The CCSO Community Services Section has published the latest edition of its Watch Works newsletter. Watch Works is a publication of the Charles County Crime Watch Program and has important safety information. The CCSO encourages readers to share the information with family and friends.

Watch Works September…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces Application for Grant

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

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announces it will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding…

Help Needed Locating Fugitive Jerrell Antwaun Johnson

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

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the tip that leads to the apprehension and arrest of Jerrell Antwaun Johnson, 22 of Port Tobacco. Johnson has four outstanding arrest warrants charging him with attempted rape, felony assault, robbery, theft and failure to appear. Johnson – who is…

Watch Works August 2019

The CCSO Community Services Section has published the latest edition of its Watch Works newsletter. Watch Works is a publication of the Charles County Crime Watch Program and has important safety information. The CCSO encourages readers to share the information with family and friends.

Watch Works August…

Incident Briefings August 1-8

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

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING REWARD FOR LOCATION OF SUSPECT WANTED IN VIOLENT DOMESTIC-RELATED ASSAULT: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Rayvon Maquis Drayton, 22, of Fredericksburg, VA. On August 1, Drayton brandished a handgun and assaulted a female acquaintance. He fled prior…

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