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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…

Incident Briefs

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.
 
TRAFFIC OPERATIONS UNIT INVESTIGATES TWO-VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURIES: On July 7 at 3:34 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of the St. Charles Parkway at…

Update on Carlos Bell Investigation

Update: The new phone number for the Carlos Bell Investigation Tip Line is (301)609-6549. Please call this number if you have any concerns about your children relating to this case. 

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation of Carlos Bell, a former instructional assistant at a local middle school, who was charged with the production of child pornography and…

Press Release: Police Arrest Two Suspects in 2016 Terrace Drive Homicide

DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST ADDITIONAL SUSPECTS IN 2016 HOMICIDE ON TERRACE DRIVE:

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested two additional suspects in connection with a homicide that occurred on January 12, 2016. On that date, two men entered a house in the 11500 block of Terrace Drive in Waldorf. They displayed guns,…

Press Release: Former Instructional Assistant Arrested and Charged with Production of Child Pornography and Second-Degree Assault

Update: The new phone number for the Carlos Bell Investigation Tip Line is (301)609-6549. Please call this number if you have any concerns about your children relating to this case. 
Former Instructional Assistant Arrested and Charged with Production of Child Pornography and Second-Degree Assault

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives, with the assistance of the Charles County…

Watch Works July 2017

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.

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