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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Sons of the American Legion Honor PFC Andrew Coulby as Officer of the Year

DATE: March 22, 2018   
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
Sons of the American Legion Honor PFC Andrew Coulby as Officer of the Year
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the selection of Police Officer First Class Andrew Coulby as the

Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 82) Police Officer of the Year for 2017.

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to Identity of Robbery Suspect

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identity of a robbery suspect. On March 21 at 2:09 p.m., officers responded to Drive-In Liquor located in the 10600 block of Crain Highway in Faulkner for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a store clerk with a gunshot wound to the arm. The clerk was transported to a…

Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Accident on Plaza Drive

DATE: March 20, 2018        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646

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.

CCSO TRAFFIC OPERATIONS UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL…

Juvenile Charged with Threat of Mass Violence

On March 14, several staff members at Piccowaxen Middle School, located at 12834 Rock Point Road in Newburg, received an e-mail that contained a vague threat of violence. The sender indicated “something bad would happen” if the school wasn’t closed the following two days. There was no mention of weapons or exactly what would occur. School officials immediately notified the CCSO, and an…

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward Leading to Arrest of Theft Suspect

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help identifying a man suspected of using stolen credit cards and debit cards at various locations throughout Virginia. The cards had been stolen from unlocked vehicles in the Swan Point community between March 3 – March 4. The suspect used the cards at gas stations, convenience stores, Home Depot, Target, Wal-Mart, and other…

Watch Works March 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 Marc…

CCSO Warns ATM Users to be Aware of Skimming Devices

 

DATE: March 6, 2018          

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people to take precautions when using their credit or debit card at an ATM and to be aware of skimmers, which are devices placed directly over the ATM’s card reader slot to illegally record personal data and PIN…

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Lateral Police Officers and Recruit Officer

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the men and women of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to welcome Sterlin Douglas, Brianne Gray, Anthony Stephens, and Richard Swann to the CCSO.

This morning, Charles County Clerk of Circuit Court Sharon L. “Sherri” Hancock presented the Oath of Office to Officers Douglas, Gray, and Stephens, who are lateral transfers from other…

Death Investigation on Middletown Road Ruled Homicide / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

 

DATE: February 26, 2018         

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into the death of Deandre Tramonte Nicholson, 22, of Waldorf, whose case was recently ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner…

Death Investigation Continuing from Indian Head Highway

DATE: February 26, 2018         

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found on February 22 in the area of Indian Head Highway near Hawthorne Road in Indian Head. A passerby found the body and contacted police. There were no obvious signs…

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