Charles County Sheriff's Office

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 and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

THEFT: On Dec. 23 at 3 a.m., Sgt. S. Fetterolf was conducting a patrol check in the 9700 block of Leighland Court in Waldorf when he observed a Chevrolet Suburban resting on landscaping bricks. The passenger side wheels were missing and the driver’s side wheels had been loosened and were dislodged from the vehicle. Officers canvassed the area and processed the scene for evidence.

BURGLARY: On Dec. 21 between 6:50 p.m. and 8 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 4600 block of Temple Court in Waldorf and stole jewelry, gift cards and electronics. PFC P. Morgan, III is investigating.

OFFICERS LOCATE SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN VANDALISM: On Dec. 17 at 12:20 a.m., officers responded to the 11900 block of Acton Lane in Waldorf for the report of two males spray painting graffiti on a trailer parked behind a business. The caller provided a description of the suspects and advised they fled on foot towards a liquor store. Officers checked the area and located two males who had a backpack that contained multiple cans of black and white spray paint and several sharpie and paint pens. Charges are pending. Officer G. Cook is investigating.

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 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

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