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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.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: On January 31 at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Otter Square in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity. Investigation showed the victim was inside her house when she heard a strange noise outside. She peeked through her blinds and observed a man standing outside her window. When the suspect saw the victim he fled towards Smallwood Drive. The victim said the same suspect was seen outside of her window sometime in late December but she did not report that incident. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’6″ and wearing a black hooded jacket with the hood up. Officer N. Garner is investigating.

BURGLARIES AT VACANT HOMES/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: Over the past several weeks, vacant homes have been burglarized. Suspects are breaking in through back doors or side windows and stealing copper piping and other materials. The CCSO is reminding residents to contact police if you see any suspicious activities occurring at vacant homes in your neighborhoods. The CCSO has made arrests in many of these cases, especially when neighbors call, and officers continuously patrol these areas. Charles County Crime Solvers pays cash rewards for people who provide tips about suspects committing these types of crimes. Contact 1-866-411-TIPS.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: On January 30 at 4:05 p.m., michael kors sale uk officers responded to the 3500 block of Malvern Street in Waldorf for the report of suspicious activity. A woman was making a phone call when a male approached, showed her a gun and asked her to hold it. The woman observed two juvenile females nearby who appeared to be recording the act on their cell phones. When the woman questioned the male, all three subjects fled. There have been no similar reports. Officer R. McMullen is investigating.

TWO JUVENILES CHARGED WITH ROBBERY: Charles County Sheriff’s officers charged two juvenile males in connection with a robbery that occurred in mid January. Cpl. J. Cooney, a school resource officer at Thomas Stone High School, learned of the incident while investigating an unrelated matter. He initiated an investigation which revealed on Jan. 16, two juvenile males displayed a knife and stole a cell phone charger from another male while on a school bus. Through further investigation, Cpl. Cooney identified the subjects involved. The males, ages 15 and 14, were charged with robbery and possession of a weapon on school grounds.

BURGLARY: On January 30 at 7:11 a.m., officers responded to a church in the 11600 block of Rubina Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation showed unknown suspect(s) entered the church after breaking a glass window. While inside, the suspect(s) damaged glass to three office doors and entered the offices, looking through drawers, files, and closets. There were multiple items out of place including two soda cans, a hammer, and candy but nothing was reported stolen. Officer G. Cook 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.

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Diane Richardson
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richardsond@ccso.us

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