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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Paintball Assault Cases

DATE: November 11, 2020             

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

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking information about the suspects involved in several recent incidents in which they shot people with paintballs. On October 30 and then again on November 6, officers responded to various locations throughout Waldorf after people reported being shot by suspects who were firing paintballs at them. One person was transported to a hospital for treatment of a severe eye injury caused by being struck with a paintball. Further, while the cases on October 30 and November 6 appear to be related, there have been similar calls previously reported throughout the year.   

One of the suspect vehicles involved in the most recent assaults was captured on a surveillance camera. It appears to be a gold-colored Hyundai, possibly a Sonata or Elantra, with a sunroof. An additional suspect vehicle was described as a silver Toyota, possibly a Camry or Corolla.

Actual vehicle used during assaults

Anyone with information in reference to the identity of the suspect vehicle or that has information or similar incidents is asked to please contact PFC. Ondrish at 301-609-3282 extension 0636 or by email ondrishr@ccso.us. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspects. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app.

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 www.ccso.us.

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. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. 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. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.

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