Officers Deescalate a Call for a Man Armed with a Gun / Firearm, Knife, and Pepper Spray Recovered

On August 17 at 3:36 p.m., officers responded to the area of Smallwood Drive and McDaniel Road in Waldorf for the report of a male who had stolen a firearm from a relative and fled on foot. Family members indicated the man may be experiencing a mental health episode and were concerned for his safety. Officers canvassed the area and [...]

2022-08-19T10:17:36-04:00August 19, 2022|Press Releases|

Death Investigation of 18-Year-Old Girl Ruled Homicide / Girl’s Mother Charged in Case

On September 30, 2020, officers responded to the 17400 block of Audrey Road in Cobb Island for the report of a person not breathing. Upon arrival, officers discovered Elizabeth Marie Evening Star Stone, 18, on her bed; she was deceased. Detectives responded and the girl’s mother indicated her daughter had several underlying medical conditions. Stone was transported to the Office [...]

2022-08-19T09:33:56-04:00August 19, 2022|Press Releases|

Two Men Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack – Cocaine

On August 9 at 9:16 a.m., an officer assigned to the Traffic Operations Unit observed a registration violation on a commercial vehicle in the area of Leonardtown Road and Bryantown Road and initiated a traffic stop. A check revealed the driver of vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Through further investigation, the officer recovered a quantity of crack / cocaine [...]

2022-08-12T13:50:14-04:00August 12, 2022|Press Releases|

Six Charles County Officers Graduate from Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command

Six Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Graduate from Northwestern University Program Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the graduation of Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Lt. Jonathan Palmer, Sgt. Dustin Hendricks, D/Sgt. Kristen Clark, Lt. Ashley Burroughs, Lt. John Dodge, and Sgt. Travis Yates from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. The School of [...]

2022-08-10T13:14:53-04:00August 10, 2022|Press Releases|

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces Application for Grant

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announce they 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 necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and court programs, [...]

2022-08-09T13:33:34-04:00August 9, 2022|Press Releases|

Suspect Arrested in Connection with Domestic-Related Attempted Murder Case on Cloverleaf Court

On August 4 at 5:24 a.m., officers responded to the 15700 block of Cloverleaf Court in Hughesville for the report of a stabbing. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim heard a noise in a spare bedroom of his residence. As he went to investigate, the victim was immediately attacked by a person he recognized as Roy D. Pena-Bautista, 40, of [...]

2022-08-05T15:02:39-04:00August 5, 2022|Press Releases|

Student Charged with First-Degree Assault and Theft

On August 4 at 12:15 p.m., the victim and suspect, who are students in the summer program at Westlake High School, were involved in an altercation in the stairwell inside the school when the victim’s phone fell out of his pocket. The suspect grabbed the phone and fled. The victim followed the suspect outside of the building and asked for [...]

2022-08-04T16:33:11-04:00August 4, 2022|Press Releases|

Traffic Operations Unit Conducts Safety and Speed Enforcement Operation on Budds Creek Road

In a continuing commitment to address traffic complaints throughout the county, officers from the CCSO Traffic Operations Unit and Patrol conducted a traffic enforcement assignment on July 23 geared toward safety and speeding violations in the area of Budds Creek Road. During the operation, 58 vehicles were stopped resulting in citations for violations relating to speed, seatbelts, registration, driving without [...]

2022-08-03T14:22:09-04:00August 3, 2022|Press Releases|

Detectives Investigating Reckless Endangerment Case / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

On August 2 at 9:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Jackson Court in Waldorf for the report of the sound of gunshots. Several citizens reported seeing people running from the area. Officers arrived on the scene and observed shell casings on Jackson Court and on Brightwell Court. A house on Jackson Court and a house on Knolewater Court [...]

2022-08-03T12:05:51-04:00August 3, 2022|Press Releases|
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