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Incident Briefs July 17, 2018

OFFICERS APPREHEND ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT / CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD FOR IDENTITY OF TWO ADDITIONAL SUSPECTS: On July 18 at 3:26 a.m., officers responded to the CVS located at 6260 Crain Highway in La Plata for the report of an armed robbery in progress involving three suspects, one who was armed with a gun. Officers arrived within minutes and were able to apprehend one suspect as …

Incident Briefs July 16, 2018

Correction to press release sent on July 16: Elijah Daniel Young was not charged with criminal possession of marijuana. He was charged with illegal possession of a regulated firearm, illegal possession of ammunition and transporting / carrying a handgun in a car.

DATE: July 16, 2018            
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240)…

Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Citizens Police Academy

DATE: July 13, 2018              
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
CCSO Invites Charles County Residents to Participate in
2018 Citizens Police Academy
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2018 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class, set to begin in September. This 12-week program will begin on…

Four Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Graduate from Northwestern University Program

Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the graduation of Charles County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Jeffrey Wood (Shift Commander, Patrol Operations), Sergeant Jonathan Burroughs (Supervisor, Traffic Operations), Sergeant Scott Grove (Supervisor, Domestic Violence Unit), and Sergeant Caroline Baker (Supervisor, Patrol Operations) from the Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety…

CCSO Implements New Tow Program

DATE: July 12, 2018              
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
Charles County Implements New Tow Program
Tow Companies Requested to Submit Application for Tow Service Permit
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has begun the process of implementing legislation that was signed into law regarding tow services in Charles County.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN BANK ROBBERY CASE

DATE: July 12, 2018            
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN BANK ROBBERY CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect involved in a bank robbery that occurred on July 12 at the BB&T Bank located at 10660 Stanhaven…

Detectives Investigating Murder / Suicide at Local Park

On July 1 at 7:35 p.m., officers responded to Gilbert Run Park located at 13140 Charles Street in La Plata, MD, for a death investigation. Upon arrival, officers located a man and a young girl inside a pickup truck; both were deceased. Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division responded and learned the man is the girl’s biological father. He had court-ordered visitation rights…

Detectives Charge Man in Homicide of Roommate

On June 22 at 2:17 p.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Marlette Place in Waldorf for a possible death investigation after a witness told officers the suspect may have killed his roommate. When officers arrived, they found the body of an adult male; he was deceased. The cause of death was not immediately clear. The man’s body was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in…

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Watch Works July 2018 Edition

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.

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