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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.

ROBBERY: On Dec. 2 at 8:31 p.m., a lone male entered a sub shop at 2246 Crain Highway in Waldorf. He approached two clerks, displayed a gun and demanded money. The clerks complied and the suspect fled. The suspect is described as a white male wearing a charcoal gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and gloves. His face was masked as he entered the store. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Wimberly at (301) 609-6491. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

ROBBERY: On Dec. 2 at 3:08 a.m., a lone male entered a convenience store at 2471 Crain Highway in Waldorf. He approached a clerk, displayed a gun and demanded money and cigarettes. The clerk complied and the suspect fled. The suspect was described as a white or light skinned male in his 30’s, 5’9”, 160 lbs., wearing a gray hooded shirt and jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Division at (301) 609-6481.

CROSSING GUARD STRUCK BY CAR/MINOR INJURIES: On Dec. 1 at 7:08 a.m., a crossing guard at La Plata High School was directing traffic on Radio Station Road when the driver of a Ford F150 – a 76-year-old man from La Plata – failed to stop and struck her at a low speed. The driver remained on the scene and called for help. The crossing guard was transported to Charles Regional Medical Center where she was treated for injuries that were not life threatening. Officer P. McPherson of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.

CRIME SOLVERS FUGITIVE FRIDAY SUSPECT APPREHENDED: On Dec. 1 at 6:53 a.m., members of the Warrant Unit developed information regarding the whereabouts of Anthony Dmante Brown, 32, of Waldorf, who was wanted for seven open warrants including violation of probation for drug charges, traffic charges and violation of an ex-parte order. Brown had been featured as the Crime Solvers Fugitive Friday suspect last week. Members of patrol, warrants and K9 responded to a location in Waldorf and located Brown. He was arrested and transported to the Charles County Detention Center where he is being held on bond. Officers M. Bourgeouis, K. Goddard, J. Alpert and S. Weedon made the apprehension.

SCOOTER RECOVERED: On Nov. 29 at 11:15 a.m., officers found an abandoned scooter near Victoria Place in Waldorf. The scooter appeared to have been stolen. Officer T. McKimmie is investigating.

THEFT FROM AUTO: Between Nov. 28 and Nov. 29, someone stole a gun and other items from a car parked in the 6100 block of Bicknell Road in Indian Head. Cpl R. Gilroy is investigating.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On Nov. 29 at 1:32 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of Dorset Drive in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. When officers arrived, they discovered several vehicles and one house had been struck by bullets. There was also damage to a house on Copperfield Court. No one was injured. Officer S. Hooper is investigating.

BURGLARY: On Nov. 28, during the daytime hours, someone broke into a house in the 1000 block of Spruce Street in Waldorf and stole electronics and jewelry. There were no obvious signs of forced entry. Officer T. McKimmie is investigating.

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 tipsubmit.com. 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 ccso.us.

Media Contact
Diane Richardson
301-609-6557
richardsond@ccso.us

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