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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

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, 2017, and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through December 13, 2017, with the exception of…

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

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 assault of several middle-school aged children. Investigators have learned additional details regarding Bell’s involvement with youth:

In the fall of 2008, Bell worked as a facility…

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

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 State’s Attorney’s Office and Charles County Public Schools, have arrested Carlos Deangelo Bell, 30, of Waldorf, in connection with the production of child pornography and three counts of…

Incident Briefs June 23 – June 27, 2017

 

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 25 at 11:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. Investigation showed three unknown suspects approached Heathcote Road from the area of Huntington Circle on foot. For reasons unknown, one suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several shots. Two houses and three cars were damaged from t…

Incident Briefings June 22, 2017

DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST FOUR SUSPECTS IN ARMED ROBBERY: On April 18 at approximately 5:07 a.m., four masked men entered the Dash-In in White Plains and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining the cash register, one of the suspects fired two shots from a shotgun, striking the ceiling and a display case. The suspects fled in a minivan, which was found a short time later on fire.

CCSO School Resource Unit Kicks Off Summer with its First Ladies Leadership Soccer Camp

What a way to kick off summer! Last week, the CCSO School Resource Unit teamed up with Charles County students from grades 2-5 for the first annual Ladies Leadership Soccer Camp.  Camp was held from June 15 to June 16 at Laurel Springs Regional Park in La Plata. This free, two-day camp allowed the ladies to improve their sportsmanship and team work, along with giving them the opportunity to…

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