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Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

BURGLARY: Sometime between Oct. 7-Oct. 8, unknown suspect(s) broke into a storage container of a business in the 2800 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf and stole 15 cases of motor oil, 9 cases of anti-freeze and one case of windshield washer fluid. PFC D. Walker is investigating.

ACCIDENTAL INJURY: On Oct. 7 at 9:16 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of Nicholas Road in Waldorf for the report of an accidental shooting. Investigation showed a 21-year-old male was attempting to put the safety on his 22 rifle when he accidently pulled the trigger and shot his friend – a 23-year-old male- in the right arm. The victim was transported to a hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life threatening. POI C. Gustafson is investigating.

Iassac Lee Dance

Iassac Lee Dance

HOME INVASION UPDATE/MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH ROBBERY: Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have charged Iassac Lee Dance, 21, of Waldorf, in connection with a home invasion and robbery that occurred on Oct. 7 in the 10000 block of Tallahassee Place in Waldorf. At about 11:30 a.m., Dance broke into the home of an acquaintance and, while wearing a mask, confronted the victim and his friend who were inside. Dance pulled a knife and demanded the victims’ property which included clothing and electronics. Dance placed all of the items in a black trash bag and fled the house. The victims chased Dance but he fled, dropping the stolen items on the sidewalk. Officers quickly located Dance at his residence. He was taken into custody and later charged with robbery, theft, and assault. Another person who was with Dance when officers located him was released after detectives determined he was not involved in the robbery. Det. C. Gregory investigated.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit ccso.us.

Media Contact
Diane Richardson
301-609-6557
richardsond@ccso.us

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