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CCSO to Host Citizens Advisory Meeting

On Wednesday, November 15 at 7 p.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will host a Citizens Advisory Meeting at the American Legion located at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Representatives from each of the Sheriff’s Office districts will be on hand to meet with county residents and talk about crime trends and crime prevention. Light refreshments will be served. For more information,…

Incident Briefs

DATE: November 8, 2017        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646

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.

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: Sometime between t…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Honors Retirees and Award Recipients

Annual Banquet Honors Completion of Service, Excellent Field Work, and Bravery  
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry honored 15 retirees and 42 award recipients at a banquet at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center on Friday, October 27. Honorees were recognized for completion of service to the Agency, excellent field work, or acts of bravery. Retired Captain William Saunders served as t…

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Old Washington Road

 

On November 8 at 1:06 a.m., officers responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of Old Washington Road and Kaine Place in Waldorf. Investigation showed the driver of a passenger car was traveling south on Old Washington Road when he struck the side of a tractor-trailer that was backing into a business. A female passenger in the car, Gloria Holley Donawa, 69,…

Former High School Teacher Indicted on Sexual Abuse of Minor Charge

On November 6, Charles County Sheriff’s officers arrested LaToya Niccole Parker, 40, of Waldorf, after a Charles County Grand Jury indicted her on charges of sexual abuse of a minor, displaying sexual material to a minor, and solicitation of a minor. The incidents occurred between the fall of 2016 and March 2017 while Parker was a teacher at St. Charles High School and involved a student. T…

Watch Works November 2017

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…

Incident Briefings October 27- October 30, 2017

BURGLARY: On October 30 between 7:40 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 11300 block of Snow Owl Place in Waldorf and stole a surveillance camera. The suspect(s) also placed a pair of shoes in the backyard. Nothing else was reported stolen.  Cpl. P. Morgan, III is investigating.

BURGLARY: Between October 28 – October 30, unknown suspect(s) broke into a storag…

Sergeant Sean Craig Receives “Instructor of the Year” Award

Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commissions Awards “Instructor of the Year” to Sergeant Sean Craig

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commissions held its 17th Annual Instructors’ Awards and Training Conference. This organization is “committed to the continuous improvement of these professions to better provide for the health,…

Incident Briefings October 27, 2017

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On October 26 at approximately 2 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Super 8 Motel at 3550 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. The victim was located in the lobby with a single gunshot wound to his lower back. He was flown to a hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening. A perimeter was established and members of the Emergency…

Off-Duty Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire Chief Arrested

OFF-DUTY PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF ARRESTED: On October 24 at 4:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Lisa Drive in Waldorf for the report of a man threatening to slash the tires on his girlfriend’s car. Officers arrived and observed the suspect in a silver Ford F-150 truck. They initiated a traffic stop, but the driver fled. Officers pursued the driver a…

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