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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Opening of New District II Station in Bryans Road

On December 18, Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry, along with Command Staff and employees assigned to District II, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the Agency’s new District II station located in the Bryans Road Shopping Center at 3099 Marshall Hall Road in Bryans Road. The station was previously located in a renovated bank in the same shopping center, but last year, t…

PGPD Investigating Stabbing of Off-Duty CCSO Officer in Fort Washington

DATE: December 17, 2018    
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

PGPD Investigating the Stabbing of an Off-Duty Charles County Sheriff’s Officer / Statement: On the evening of December 16, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Prince George’s County Police that an off-duty CCSO officer was stabbed in the abdomen during…

Teen Court Calendar Winter/Spring 2019

Juvenile Charged with Making Threats of Mass Violence

DATE: December 10, 2018    
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On December 7 at approximately 6 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s school resource officer was notified of a social media post containing a threat to North Point High School later that day. Officers were able to quickly identify the person who posted the message and mad…

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Poplar Hill Road

DATE: December 3, 2018   

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557

On December 2, at 12:51 p.m., officers responded to the area of Poplar Hill Road near Bell Flower Place in Waldorf for the report of a crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Mercury Mountaineer, operated by a 66-year-old male, was northbound on Poplar Hill Road when t…

Watch Works December 2018

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 December…

CCSO To Enforce New Tow Laws

DATE: November 28, 2018                
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
Charles County to Begin Enforcing New Tow Laws on January 1, 2019
Tow Companies Requested to Submit Application for Tow Service Permit
Earlier this year, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office began the process of implementing legislation that was signed into law…

Child Struck by Vehicle on Oliver Shop Road

DATE: November 27, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 27 at 3:45 p.m., a Charles County Public School bus was stopped in the northbound lane of Oliver Shop Road near Trotter Road in Bryantown, MD, discharging a 7-year-old female student. According to witnesses, the bus had activated its flashing red lights and flashing…

CCSO Celebrates Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet

DATE:  November 21, 2018 
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538
CCSO Celebrates Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet
Officers, Employees, and Community Members Honored for Completion of Service, Excellent Field Work, and Bravery  

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry honored 25 retirees and 65 award recipients at a banquet at the Waldorf Jaycees Community…

Motor Vehicle Crash on Crain Highway

DATE: November 21, 2018   
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 20 at 12:01 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s officer was conducting radar in the area of Crain Highway and Smallwood Drive when the driver of a Camaro drove through a 45mph speed zone at 67mph. The officer activated his emergency lights and the driver sped off,…

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