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Two Suspects in Mail Thefts Arrested

 

On January 11 at 11:52 a.m., officers received a call from a citizen about people in a white Toyota passenger car stealing mail in the 11200 block of Carroll Drive in Waldorf. PFC C. Gustafson checked the area and located the vehicle driving on Stony Cove Drive. PFC Gustafson stopped the vehicle and identified the driver and occupant as Taylor Nichelle Cain, 23, of Fort Washington, and…

Incident Briefings January 4 – January 8, 2018

TAMPERING WITH MOTOR VEHICLE: On January 8 between 4 p.m. – 4 a.m., unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked car in the 2900 block of Holburn Court in Waldorf and rummaged through it. Nothing was reported stolen. Officer D. Spencer is investigating.

MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS: On January 5 at 9:13 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the 3900 block of…

Incident Briefings January 3, 2018

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.

BURGLARY: On January 1 at 4:47 a.m., an unknown male knocked on the front door of a house in the 11500 block of Terrace Drive in Waldorf. When no one answered, the suspect…

Charles County Corrections Division Implements New Peer Mentor Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division recently rolled out a program aimed at supporting new correctional officers through their first year of service. The newly created Peer Mentor Program, spearheaded by Lt. Matthew Irby, was engineered to provide a physical model of the agency’s core values – professionalism, respect, integrity, duty and excellence – for newer officers…

Third Victim in Triple Fatal Car Crash on Rose Hill Road Positively Identified

Today, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore positively identified the third victim of the triple fatal car crash that occurred on December 26 on Rose Hill Road in La Plata as James Edward Proctor, Jr., 50, of Hughesville. There are no further updates at this time. Cpl. K. Syvertsen is investigating.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information…

Watch Works January 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 January…

Update on Triple Fatal Car Crash / Second Occupant Positively Identified

 

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle car crash that killed three people on December 26 on Rose Hill Road in La Plata. The driver of the car was immediately identified as Eric La Mont Moss, 28, of La Plata. However, two other people found inside the car could not be positively identified right…

Press Release – Incident Briefings December 27, 2017

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.

HOME INVASION / SHOOTING: On December 26 at 7:41 p.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Marshall Hall Road in Bryans Road for the report of a burglary in progress.

The CCSO Looks Back at 2017 While Looking Forward to the New Year

As 2017 winds down and a new year is on the horizon, Sheriff Troy Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office reflect on the events of the past year and look forward to 2018. Looking back at the past 12 months, several themes emerge: crime and incident response, agency-wide efforts to raise awareness, community involvement, and engagement with our youth.

Crime Numbers: Preliminary crim…

Triple Fatal Car Crash on Rosehill Road in La Plata

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit are investigating a single vehicle car crash that killed three people. On December 26 at 12:54 a.m., a Mercedes-Benz passenger car was traveling southbound on Rosehill Road just past Hawthorne Road in La Plata when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, causing the car to catch on fire. A man and his…

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