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2020 Crime Watch Kickoff Announcement

DATE:  March 3, 2020
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Public Relations Specialist
(301) 609-6538
CCSO to Host Annual Crime Watch Kickoff Celebration
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Section are hosting the annual Crime Watch Kickoff event on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in La Plata. The purpose of t…

Maryland House Delegate Charged with Driving Under the Influence

On March 1 at 12:50 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s officer was operating a marked police car northbound in the 2700 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when a vehicle exited the parking lot of a business and failed to yield the right of way causing the officer to take evasive action to avoid being struck. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, Jewel Jacobia Walker,…

Watch Works March 2020

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…

Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Annapolis Woods Road

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

On February 23 at 7:20 a.m., officers responded to the 8100 block of Annapolis Woods Road in Welcome, MD for the report of a single vehicle crash. When officers arrived, they found the driver of a pick-up truck deceased. A preliminary investigation revealed Emory Jackson Baldwin, IV, 24, of Nanjemoy, was…

Update to Homicide on Warehouse Landing Road

DATE: February 21, 2020          
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 848-4799

Update to Homicide on Warehouse Landing Road: Detectives have made two additional arrests connected to the February 18 homicide in which Bradley Alan Brown, 17, was shot and killed in the 3100 block of Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road. Mikayle Qawwee, 19, of Waldorf, and Keshawn…

Press Release: CCSO Welcomes 3 New Correctional Officers

DATE: February 20, 2020     
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538
Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 3 New Correctional Officers
Thirteen Candidates Graduate from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy
Corrections Entrance Level Training Program
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justic…

Detectives Charge Suspect in Connection with Homicide on Warehouse Landing Road

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

On February 19, detectives arrested Darryl Edward Freeman, 17, of Waldorf, in connection with the homicide of Bradley Alan Brown, 17, who was shot and killed on February 18 in the 3100 block of Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road, MD. While detectives continue to follow up on information, they hav…

Detectives Investigating Homicide on Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road, MD

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

On February 18, shortly before 7 p.m., officers responded to the 3100 block of Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road for the report of the sound of multiple gunshots. When officers arrived, they found the victim, Bradley Alan Brown, 17, in his driveway. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.  Detectives ar…

Detectives Arrest One Suspect in Assault at St. Charles Town Center / Search Continues for Second Suspect

UPDATE (February 20): Barnes turned himself in on February 19.

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

On February 16 at 4:53 p.m., officers responded to the St Charles Towne Center in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival they located a 16-year-old male with a stab wound to his face. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim…

Traffic Operations Unit Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash on Old Washington Road

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

On February 15, shortly before 2 a.m., a patrol officer responded to the area of Larkspur Court in Waldorf for the report of loud music and two males loitering inside a car. When the officer arrived, he exited his cruiser and approached the vehicle on foot. Upon seeing the officer, the subjects fled. A few…

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