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Officers Searching for Critical Missing Man

Officers are currently searching for a critical missing man in Waldorf. William Gerard Kavala, 77 of Waldorf, was last seen in the area of Panera Bread on Festival Way in Waldorf at approximately 1:25 p.m. today.

Watch Works October 2020

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 October…

Tips for Talking to your Teen about Safe Driving

Several weeks ago, Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) began the ‘20-’21 school year on a virtual platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Online schooling has changed the way many programs are running. Sports programs and clubs have been modified, postponed or even cancelled. For the CCSO, it meant we were unable to kick off the “We Care” program. 

We Care is a teen driving…

Detectives Investigating Homicide at Master Suites Hotel in Waldorf / Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

DATE: September 22, 2020CONTACT: Diane RichardsonMedia Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658           

On September 21, at approximately 6:18 p.m., patrol officers responded to the Master Suites Hotel located in the 2200 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Kenneth Dionel Brawner, 29, of Waldorf,…

Sheriff Troy D. Berry Sworn-In as President, Maryland Sheriff’s Association

DATE: September 18, 2020CONTACT:  Diane Richardson          Media Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Sheriff Troy D. Berry Sworn-In as President, Maryland Sheriff’s Association

Leading 24 Sheriffs of Maryland Counties to Enhance Policing Strategies and Community Relations     

Sheriff Troy D. Berry being sworn in with Executive Board of…

Task Force Officers Locate Suspect Wanted in Domestic-Related Shooting

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

Charles County Sheriff’s officers, with the assistance of the US Marshals Task Force, located Rayvon Anthony Walls, 30, of La Plata, who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred in March in La Plata. On March 21,at 11:55 a.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Kent Avenue for the report of…

Man Charged with Solicitation to Commit Murder / Joint Investigation between Charles County Sheriff’s Office and ATF Led to Arrest

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

In August 2020, detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received information about an inmate at the Charles County Detention Center trying to solicit someone to murder two people. Daniel Felts, 37, of Virginia, was being held at the CCDC for sexually abusing a minor that occurred in Charles County.

Update: FOUND Safe and Unharmed on SEPT. 14 – Police Seek Public’s Help Locating Missing Man (Winegar)

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

UPDATE: Mr. Winegar returned home safe and unharmed late on September 14.

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help locating Collin Ryan Winegar, 22, of Waldorf. Winegar was last seen leaving his house in the 5200 block of Celestial Lane on September 13 at about 2:30 p.m. He has…

Officers Searching for Man Wanted in Violent Domestic Assault Case

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

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking the public’s help locating Will Cassell Gross, 41, of Waldorf. On September 13, Gross struck a female acquaintance several times with his fist, ripped portions of her hair out, and threw paint on her. He also broke out several windows of their house, shattered car…

Detectives Identify and Arrest Suspect Involved in Shooting on Chippewa Street

           

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

On September 10, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives and a US Marshals Service Task Force, in which a CCSO detective is assigned, located and arrested Chase Dylan Green, 18, of Bryans Road, MD who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred last week. Green was located at a…

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