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Charles County Sheriff’s Office National Night Out Event is Moving From August to October this Year!

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

To ensure our community remains safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, at the recommendation of the National Association of Town Watch, is postponing National Night Out from August 4 to a tentative date of Tuesday, October 6, 2020. National Night Out is an annua…

Man Charged with Selling and Distributing Heroin, Fentanyl, and Cocaine for Second Time in Seven Months

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

 In November 2019, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant at a hotel room in which Sean Michael Allen, 26, of Indian Head, was staying. Allen had been under investigation for distributing narcotics to include heroin, fentanyl, crack and cocaine. During the search warrant, 28…

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Smallwood Church Road in Indian Head

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

On June 20 at 11:21 p.m., officers responded to the area of Smallwood Church Road near Mason Springs Road in Indian Head for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed Rudolph Cleveland Posey, Jr., 63, of Nanjemoy, was operating an SUV southbound on Smallwood Church Road when …

Detectives Investigating Triple Shooting that Left One Man Dead and Two Others Injured / Patrol Officers and Police K9 Locate Suspect Nearby

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

On June 15 at 7:45 p.m., an officer on routine patrol observed a disabled car near the intersection of Acton Lane and Western Parkway in Waldorf. Upon checking on the occupants, he observed two victims, a 39-year-old male and a 25-year-old male, with gunshot wounds. Both victims were flown to a hospital wher…

Sheriff Troy D. Berry Announces Enhanced Policing Strategies and Community Relations

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

To enhance the confidence and trust between the residents of Charles County and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Troy D. Berry will be moving forward immediately with the following requests and initiatives:

Request the Charles County Board of Commissioners immediately allocate $1.5 million…

Message to our Community

Sheriff Berry has had very constructive conversation with the community and had the opportunity to share his perspective on very important issues challenging our great nation.  We have added links to recordings of those events on our website https://www.ccso.us/messages-to-the-community/.

Tonight, June 12, Sheriff Berry will be participating in a Zoom call hosted by New Hope African…

Life with Liberty: An Update on the CCSO’s new Comfort K9 Program

In April, we announced our new Comfort K9 program and the adoption of Liberty, a Golden Retriever trained to work as a therapy dog. Liberty – a.k.a. “Libby – will be deployed to provide emotional support for victims of crime, particularly children. There is a great deal of training and preparation required to get Libby ready for her new role, so we reached out to Detective Nina Garner,…

Detectives Seek Public’s Help Locating Missing Juvenile

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

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Cary O. Spiers, III, 12, of Waldorf, who was reported missing on June 5 2020. A family member last saw him on June 4 at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the 9600 block of Lynchburg Place in Waldorf. Spiers is 5’3” and weighs about…

Help Needed Locating Missing Juvenile (Update May 28 – Located Safe)

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

UPDATE May 28: Jelani was located safe an unharmed. 

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Jelani Isreal Freeman, 12, of Waldorf who was reported missing on May 23. He was last seen on May 22 at approximately 10 p.m. in the 8700 block of Bancroft Drive in Waldorf.

Statement Regarding Social Media Posts and Board of Commissioners Vote on Governor’s Phase One Reopening Order

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

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our region and nation, we are reminded of the delicate balance between opening businesses and maintaining public health and safety. Last night the Board of Commissioners in Charles County voted to continue Governor Hogan’s initial Stay-At-Home Order and wait unt…

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