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Update on Homicide in Indian Head / Victim Identified

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

The victim in this case has been identified as Leonte Omarr Harvey, 18, of Nanjemoy. Detectives are continuing to pursue leads and additional information will be given as it is received. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Riffle at (301) 609-6501.Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact…

Detectives Investigating Homicide in Indian Head

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

On September 5 at 11:20 p.m., officers responded to the area of Dale Drive and Dove Tree Court in Indian Head for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. A…

Detectives Investigating Shooting on Chippewa Street / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to an Arrest

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

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sept. 3 in the 2800 block of Chippewa Street in Bryans Road, MD. At 1:47 p.m., officers responded to the location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 20-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the elbow. H…

This case has been updated and the juvenile returned home: Help Needed Locating Missing Juvenile from Waldorf

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

Update Sept 1: Dondre Shaw returned home.

The Charles County Sheriff‘s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Dondre Lowell Shaw, 15, of Waldorf. Shaw left his residence in Waldorf several days ago and has had contact with his family since then, but he has not returned home. Shaw is 5’1”,…

Incident Reports August 13 – August 20

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

Stabbing: On August 20 at 4:40 a.m., two male suspects broke into an apartment in the 2600 block of Hamilton Place in Waldorf and stabbed three adults who were inside. One victim was transported to a hospital and treated for injuries that were not life threatening. The other two victims were treated for injuries…

Accidental Injury Causes Death of 13-Year-Old Youth

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

On August 17 at 10:39 a.m., officers and paramedics responded to the Capital Club House at 3033 Waldorf Market Place in Waldorf for the report of an injured teenager. Upon arrival, first responders found a 13-year-old male unresponsive and not breathing. A preliminary investigation showed the victim, who is from…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Announces Application for Grant

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

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Charles County Circuit Court, announces it will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critica…

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Armed Carjacking

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

On August 11, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division arrested Erion Vann Burton, 19, of Waldorf, in connection with a carjacking that occurred on May 18. In that case, the victim and suspect had been communicating through an online site and agreed to meet in Waldorf. When the victim arrived,…

Teen Court Calendar Summer/Fall 2020

Warrant Officers Locate Suspect in Attempted Murder Case who Fled In-Patient Drug Rehab Facility

DATE: August 4, 2020 CONTACT:    Diane Richardson      Media Relations Office(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Locate Man Wanted in Attempted Murder CaseSuspect Was Released from Detention Center Via Court Order to Attend Drug Rehab and Fled

Charles County Sheriff’s officers assigned to the Warrant / Fugitive Unit located Eric Benjamin…

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