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CCSO welcomes new addition to K9 Unit

Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the arrival of Copper, the newest addition to the K9 Unit. Copper is a 10-week-old bloodhound from Lietchfield, KY, and will soon begin training to work alongside his partner, Pfc. Darin Behm.

Pfc. Behm, a K9 Officer with the CCSO, said that Copper is a fifth generation man-trailing bloodhound, meaning that…

Teen Court Offering Mother/Daughter Stretch Class

As summer comes to a close, what better way to end the summer then with a mother/daughter stretch class? On Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Teen Court is hosting a mother/daughter stretch class. The class will be held at Longevity Studios located at 6770 Crain Highway La Plata, MD 20646. For more information, as well as signing up for the class, please contact Ms. Sarah Vaughan…

CCSO Detectives Still Seeking Leads in Robbery Case / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identities and arrests of three suspects involved in a robbery.

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On March 2 at 2:12 a.m., three males wearing masks and dark clothing entered an unlocked door of the Green Turtle on St. Mary’s Avenue in La Plata and approached an employee. One of the suspects was armed…

Charles County Crime Solvers and CCSO Offering up to $5,000 Reward in Robbery Case

Charles County Crime Solvers and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in a commercial armed robbery. Detectives are hoping the increased reward will prompt anyone with information to call the Crime Solvers’ tip line.

On May 4 at 6:08 p.m., officers responded to Modell’s Sporting Goods…

Incident Briefings August 3, 2017

FRAUD ALERT: On August 1 at 10 a.m., an unknown person called a residence in Charles County and identified himself as an officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect said he had an arrest warrant for the victim, claiming the victim missed jury duty. The caller told the victim he could avoid being arrested by paying a fine immediately. The victim was instructed to purchase cas…

CCSO Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Piney Church Road

On July 28 at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the area of Piney Church Road near Renner Road in Waldorf for the report of a single vehicle car crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver, a 20-year-old male from Waldorf, was traveling north on Piney Church Road when he lost control of the car and hit a utility pole. The driver and two passengers – a 19-year-old male and a…

Patrol Officers and Detectives Apprehend and Charge Two Suspects with Multiple Burglaries

 

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two suspects in connection with 10 burglaries of local businesses. Taqon Wade Nelson, 18, of Waldorf, and a 17-year-old juvenile male were arrested on July 24 at about 1 a.m. shortly after they fled the scene of a burglary they just committed. Responding officers and detectives obtained a description of the suspects from the stor…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

OFFICERS APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECTS: On July 18 at 4:05 a.m., officers responded to an alarm activation at Target on Western Parkway in Waldorf. When officers arrived, they…

CCSO Accepting Applications for 2017 Citizens Police Academy

Update: The application period for the upcoming Citizens Police Academy has ended. Thank you to all who expressed interest!
CCSO Invites Charles County Citizens to Participate in Citizens Police Academy
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2017 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class, set to begin in September. This 12-week program will begin on September 20,…

Incident Briefings

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On July 12 at approximately 12:31 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 6100 block of Port Tobacco Road in La Plata for the report of…

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