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Charles County Sheriff's Office

CCSO to Host Citizens Advisory Council Meeting

DATE: November 14, 2019       
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or 301-848-4799
CCSO to Host Citizens Advisory Council Meeting
On Wednesday, November 20 at 7 p.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will host a Citizens Advisory Council Meeting at the American Legion located at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Representatives from each of the Sheriff’s…

Incident Briefs November 9 -10, 2019

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

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY / POSSIBLE POLICE IMPERSONATOR: On November 10 at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Middletown Road near Rocky Place in Bennsville for the report of suspicious activity. A male called 9-1-1 and said a man driving a car with a spotlight and flashing blue lights pulled him over.

Officers Arrest Three Suspects in Targeted Home Invasion and Stabbing

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

On November 8 at 1 a.m., officers responded to the 3300 block of Stump Neck Road in Indian Head for the report of a home invasion and stabbing. The caller advised two males broke into the house armed with a rifle, handgun, and knife and demanded money and property.  During the robbery, a 47-year-old resident…

CCSO to Partner with U.S. Army PaYS Program

DATE: November 7, 2019        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799
Charles County Sheriff’s Office Partners with U.S. Army
on Veteran Employment Initiative
La Plata, MD — The U.S. Army and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are scheduled to sign a partnership agreement on November 14, 2019 as part of the U.S. Army Partnership for…

Watch Works November 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 November…

Teen Court Calendar Winter/Spring 2020

Detectives Identify Suspects in Multiple Pharmacy Robberies

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

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified three men suspected in multiple robberies throughout the region. On March 5, two suspects robbed the High Street Discount Pharmacy in Waldorf and took prescription medications. Then, on March 21, two suspects robbed the Northgate Care Pharmacy in Waldorf of…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Unveils Domestic Violence Awareness Vehicle

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

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the men and women of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to unveil the new Domestic Violence Awareness vehicle. The SUV will be used by members of the Domestic Violence Unit to raise awareness about the prevalence of domestic violence and help make t…

Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Poorhouse Road

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

On October 18, at 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Poorhouse Road and Gorham Lane in La Plata for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Nissan Altima was traveling south on Poorhouse Road when he left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver,…

Detectives Investigating Assault on St. Ignatius Drive

DATE: October 18, 2019        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING ASSAULT: On October 17 at approximately 3:14 p.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of people fighting and a shot being fired. When officers arrived, all parties involved in the altercation had…

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