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Incident Briefings Jan. 6 – Jan. 10, 2017

THEFT FROM AUTO: Between Jan. 9 and Jan. 10, unknown suspect(s) stole two tires from a truck in the area of Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf.  Pfc S. Hooper is investigating.

STOLEN VEHICLE: On Jan. 7 at 6:45 a.m., a car – that had been left warming and unattended – was stolen from the 2600 block of Hamilton Place in Waldorf. Pfc J. Marti is investigating.

PATROL OFFICERS RECOVER…

Teen Court Cancellation Policy

With the winter season officially upon us, Teen Court would like to send out a quick reminder of our policy regarding canceling a Teen Court session. As always, if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Teen Court Unit at 301-609-3916.

If schools are closed for the day and Teen Court is scheduled for that night, Teen Court will automatically b…

CCSO Seeking Public’s Help Locating Missing Person

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Chase John Martinez, 18, of Waldorf. Martinez was last seen on Monday, January 2 at the Hampton Inn on Crain Highway in Waldorf. Martinez is 5’9”, 200 lbs., stocky build, green eyes, tattoos on both arms, pierced ears, and sometimes wears glasses. Martinez is under a doctor’s care and is in need of medication.

Accident Involving School Bus on Bryantown Road

ACCIDENT INVOLVING SCHOOL BUS ON BRYANTOWN ROAD: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit is investigating an accident on Bryantown Road involving a school bus and a passenger car. Preliminary information is that a call came in at approximately 3:24 p.m. about a bus overturned. The cause of the crash is under investigation. There were five minor injuries. There were thr…

Incident Briefs December 28, 2016 – January 4, 2017

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On Jan. 3, at approximately 3:52 p.m., the driver of a Toyota FJ Cruiser was traveling south on Copley Avenue north of Acadia Road in Waldorf. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of his vehicle, crossed the double yellow lines, struck a mailbox, crossed back over the roadway and struck an unoccupied parked car. The parked vehicle was forced across two lanes of…

A Year in Review: CCSO Reflects on 2016 and Looks Ahead to 2017

Charles County, MD…With 2016 now over, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office is looking to build on past successes and move forward with a safe and enriched 2017. Taking a look back at our accomplishments over the past 12 months, safety, a gold standard reaccreditation, and community engagement top the list.

Crime Numbers: Preliminary crime numbers show that while some categories of crim…

Greater Waldorf Jaycees Donates to CCSO’s Project Lifesaver

Last week, The Greater Waldorf Jaycees once again demonstrated its commitment to our community and its support for Project Lifesaver. On Thursday, December 29, CCSO M/Sgt. Paul Gregory, who is a member and former President of the Jaycees, presented a $2,500 donation to Sheriff Troy Berry, Captain Kevin Barrows, and Lieutenant Charly Baker.

In 2007, the Greater Waldorf Jaycees funded $12,000 to…

Watch Works January 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.

Watch Works January…

Incident Briefings – December 27, 2016

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.

DRIVER CRASHES VEHICLE AFTER FLEEING TRAFFIC STOP: On December 26 at approximately 6:10 p.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired tags in the area…

CCSO Scores New K9 Partner Courtesy of The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation

Meet Opie, a handsome and curious German shepherd from the Czech Republic, who will soon become one of the newest patrol and drug detection K9 members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. Opie was acquired earlier this year after Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, tossed a grant to the CCSO worth $8,000, as part of his longtime commitment to enhancing K9 units for…

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