Charles County Sheriff's Office

CCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Assault Suspect

Stephen Dale Nolan

Stephen Dale Nolan

Charles County sheriff’s detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Stephen Dale Nolan, 38, of La Plata who has a warrant on file charging him with brutally assaulting a female acquaintance. On May 8 at 8:45 p.m., Sgt. S. Myers was patrolling the area of Charles Street near Bel Alton Newtown Road when he observed several cars stopped in the roadway and people tending to a woman who was lying in a field. Sgt. Myers approached and learned the victim had just escaped an attack by her boyfriend, Nolan, which occurred at a house in the 10600 block of Charles Street. The victim was flown to a hospital with severe injuries. Officers canvassed the area for Nolan and investigators obtained an arrest warrant. Nolan is a white male, 6’3”, 190 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for his arrest. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Stephen Dale Nolan is asked not to approach him but rather call Det. J. Austin at (301) 932-2222.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit

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