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CCSO Announces 2019 Citizens Police Academy

DATE: July 17, 2019         
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
CCSO Invites Charles County Residents to Participate in 2019 Citizens Police Academy
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2019 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class, set to begin in September. This 12-week program will begin on September 18,…

Help Needed Locating Missing Person (Tippett)

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

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Ronnie David Tippett, 29, of Hughesville who was reported missing on July 13. Tippett was last seen in the area of Mechanicsville. Family members are concerned for his well-being. Tippett is 5’8”, 200 lbs., and has brown hair, a beard, and brown…

Watch Works July 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 July…

La Plata Lions Club Donates Money to Project Lifesaver

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
(301) 609-6557
Release written by Dasia Dupree, Media Relations Intern

 

“We Serve” is the motto of the La Plata Lions Club, which is a nonprofit organization located in Charles County, Maryland. On Thursday, June 20, the La Plata Lions Club served their community by donating $2,000 to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office’s Project Lifesaver…

Reward Increased to $5,000 in Brick Throwing Cases

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

Charles County Crime Solvers and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with throwing bricks at cars. On June 20, between 5 a.m. – 6 a.m., the suspect(s) threw bricks and chunks of concrete at vehicles traveling on St.

Help Needed Locating Missing Juvenile From Waldorf

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

UPDATE ON JULY 8: ZIONNA PROCTOR WAS LOCATED ON JULY 7 SAFE AND UNHARMED.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Zionna Nicole-Ann Proctor, 13, of Waldorf, who was reported missing by a family member on June 28. Family members indicated she may have gone to New York City; however,…

Help Needed Locating Missing Juvenile (Lazo)

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

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Sara Suyen Lazo, 17, of Faulkner, MD who left her residence several weeks ago with her boyfriend, Nextor Estrada-Ordonez, 21, of Brentwood, MD, and has refused to return. Lazo is 5’4” and weighs about 200 lbs. She also goes by Suzanne Lazo.  S…

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
2018 Fast Facts
County Population: 161,503*
Sworn Officers: 313
Corrections Officers: 153
Court Security Officers: 13
Automated Enforcement Unit (AEU) Deputy: 1
Civilian Employees: 222**
Calls for Service: 235,604
Arrests: 5,702
Motor Vehic…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Multiple Assault Cases

DATE: June 21, 2019       
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN MULTIPLE ASSAULT CASES: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identity of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with throwing bricks at two, possibly three cars in the early morning hours on…

CCSO Seeks Help in Locating Missing Person (Taylor)

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

UPDATE: Ms. Taylor was located on June 19 at a friend’s house safe and unharmed.

On June 18, during the early morning hours, Celestine Taylor, 70, was last seen leaving the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata. Family members reported her missing after she did not come home. According to…

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