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Officers Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Marshalls Corner Road

On April 18, at 11:26 a.m., officers responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash on Marshalls Corner Road near Hole Shot Place in Pomfret. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Dodge pick-up truck was traveling south on Marshalls Corner Road when he lost control and struck a tree. The driver, Jacob Michael Steele, 19, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Teen Court Calendar Summer/Fall 2018

Incident Briefings April 13, 2018

 

DETECTIVES CHARGE MAN WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS: On April 12 at 3:10 p.m., detectives assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Section arrested Michael Thomas Pulanco, 46, of Indian Head, who was being investigated for drug distribution. At the time of the arrest, which was near his home, Pulanco was in possession of 20 grams of Fentanyl and 3 grams of cocaine. He was…

CCSO Seeks Public’s Help Locating Missing Teen

UPDATE APRIL 13, 11:48 p.m.: Jordan has been in touch with family members.

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help locating Jordan Jermaine Callicutt, 16, of Sugarberry Street in Waldorf. Callicutt was last seen on April 12 at 9:30 p.m. leaving his residence. He has not been seen or heard from since. Family members are concerned for his safety and well-being.

Incident Briefings

DATE: April 11, 2018           
CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
301-609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK: On April 8 at approximately 1:15 p.m., officers responded to the St. Charles Towne Center parking lot lower level, outside of Macy’s, for the report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a motor vehicle. Investigation revealed the driver was…

Detectives Investigating Domestic-Related Murder / Suicide on Fallen Timber Way

 

On April 5 at 8:07 p.m., officers responded to the 5000 block of Fallen Timber Way in Indian Head for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed a husband and wife were involved in an argument inside their house when the male shot his wife and then himself. The couple’s young adult son, who was in his bedroom, heard the argument followed by the shots. He then…

Incident Briefings April 5, 2018

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION: On April 3 at 3:24 a.m., officers responded to the 7400 block of Shirley Boulevard in Port Tobacco for the report of a missing person who possibly drowned. When officers arrived, they met with EMS who had arrived on the scene minutes before. A preliminary investigation showed that family members of William Washington Smith, 79, of Port Tobacco, contacted 911 after…

Cpl. Justin Davis Named 2017 Correctional Officer of the Year

DATE: April 5, 2018     
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538
Cpl. Justin Davis Named Charles County Detention Center’s
2017 Correctional Officer of the Year
Charles County Detention Center Director Brandon Foster, along with Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO and CCDC Command Staff, are proud to announce that Corporal Justin Davis has been named t…

2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
2017 Fast Facts
County Population: 157,705*
Sworn Officers: 306
Corrections Officers: 143
Court Security Officers: 10
Civilian Employees (Full Time and Part Time): 218
Calls for Service: 257,806
Arrests: 9,325
Motor Vehicle Citations / Warnings /…

Suspect in Thefts from Autos Identified and Arrested

 

On March 8, following an investigation by detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and members of the La Plata Police Department, detectives arrested Joseph Clyde Bolick Havrilla, 20, of Charlotte Hall in connection with several thefts from autos. The thefts occurred during the overnight hours of March 4 in the Swan Point community in Issue,…

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