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Woman charged in connection with hit and run, assault, fleeing and eluding, negligent driving, and driving while impaired

On June 30 at 2:05 a.m., officers responded to Mall Circle for the report of a hit-and-run crash. While officers were on the scene, the driver of the striking vehicle was observed in the parking lot. Officers attempted to contact the driver, but she fled. As officers attempted to stop her and prevent her from leaving the mall parking lot, [...]

2024-07-02T17:23:20-04:00July 2, 2024|Press Releases|

Traffic Operations Officers Seek Identity of Potential Witness to Fatal Crash

Traffic Operations officers are continuing to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Chapel Point Road near Purcell Road. Investigators are seeking the identity of a woman who may have witnessed the crash; she is described as a white female driving a 2024 Nissan Rogue with Virginia registration plates. The crash occurred on June 25 at 4:40 p.m. and [...]

2024-07-01T17:13:36-04:00July 1, 2024|Press Releases|

Charles County Crime Solvers offering a cash reward in locating fugitive’s whereabouts

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Unit is actively seeking the public’s assistance in locating Danielle Sicam Alicka, age 27, from Hughesville, who is wanted in connection with multiple charges including home invasion, armed robbery, and first-degree assault. On May 1, 2024, Alicka forced her way into a Waldorf residence and assaulted several victims with a handgun. One of [...]

2024-06-28T15:35:56-04:00June 28, 2024|Press Releases|

Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Chapel Point Road

On June 25 at 4:40 pm, officers responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Chapel Point Road near the intersection of Purcell Road. A preliminary investigation revealed a 2007 Honda CBR600 motorcycle, operated by Nicolas Conrad Slough, 24, of Bel Alton, left the roadway and struck a tree. Slough was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  Anyone [...]

2024-06-26T15:18:19-04:00June 26, 2024|Press Releases|

Juveniles arrested while breaking into vehicles at St. Charles Towne Center

On June 24 at approximately 3:23 p.m., officers responded to the St. Charles Towne Center parking lot after receiving a report of a group of four juveniles breaking into several cars. Officers arrived in the parking lot, and the suspects immediately fled on foot but were quickly apprehended. Further investigation found three vehicles had been broken into and damaged, and [...]

2024-06-26T12:36:40-04:00June 26, 2024|Press Releases|

Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled in Charles County: Successful Joint Operation Nets Multiple Arrests and Seizures

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Section (NES), in collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration,  and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, has successfully dismantled a major drug ring operating across Charles County. This year-long investigation culminated in a coordinated operation that resulted in several arrests and the recovery of significant amounts of drugs, weapons, and other evidence. On [...]

2024-06-14T12:04:42-04:00June 14, 2024|Press Releases|

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New South Patrol District One Station

  The Charles County Sheriff’s Office recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated South Patrol District One Station at 6845 Crain Highway in La Plata. Sheriff Troy D. Berry, Captain Andrew Schwab – the current South Patrol Division Commander – and Captain Charly Baker delivered remarks to commemorate the opening of the new facility. The ceremony [...]

2024-06-13T16:46:47-04:00June 13, 2024|Press Releases|

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Locating Wanted Individual Eric William Broome

The Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit is actively seeking the public’s assistance in locating Eric William Broome, age 26, from Waldorf, who is wanted in connection with multiple charges including failing to appear in court for first-degree assault, false imprisonment, and violation of probation. Incident Summary: On August 1, 2023, Broome was arrested by Charles County Sheriff’s officers following a [...]

2024-06-12T12:44:05-04:00June 12, 2024|Press Releases|

CCSO Invites Charles County Residents to Participate in 2024 Citizens Police Academy

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2024 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class. This 12-week program will begin in September 2024 and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through early December, except Wednesday, November 27. The classes will be held in various locations, including the CCSO Headquarters, District 3 Station, [...]

2024-06-10T16:14:54-04:00June 10, 2024|Press Releases|

Student falls ill after ingesting vape pen with THC/cannabis

On June 7 at 11 a.m., a student at St. Charles High School was at school and called their parents and advised they were overdosing on an unknown substance. The parents contacted the school and school administrators located the student. The student was taken to the school nurse. The school resource officer recovered a vape pen from the student, and [...]

2024-06-07T15:20:02-04:00June 7, 2024|Press Releases|
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