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.
FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On March 2 at 9:53 p.m., two males were walking in the area of Weston Drive and Bolling Brook Court when they were approached by a group of males. The group attempted to rob the victims, ages 16 and 18, but they resisted and fled. One of the suspects discharged a firearm, striking the 18-year-old male in the foot. He was treated at a nearby hospital. Officers canvassed the area and detectives are pursuing leads. Anyone with information 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. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 in this case.
RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On March 1 at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 11800 block of Edmont Place in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Investigation revealed two children, ages 8 and 11, found an unsecured gun inside their house and began playing with it. They accidentally pulled the trigger and a round went through their house, into a neighbor’s house and landed in the kitchen. No one was injured. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Officer E. Baker is investigating.
POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On Feb. 27 at 10:57 p.m., officers were investigating a report of two males attempting to sell marijuana to patrons as they entered a business in the 100 block of St. Patrick’s Drive. Officers arrived and observed the males. Upon approaching the subjects, one male fled and the other stayed on the scene. Officers apprehended the suspect and found a loaded handgun on him. In addition, the suspect had marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Phillip Michael Tiddle, 18, of Upper Marlboro was arrested and charged with possession of a concealed weapon, altering the serial number of a handgun, disorderly conduct, possession of drugs with the intent to distribute, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The other subject, a juvenile, was charged with possession of drugs, possession with intent to distribute and disorderly conduct.
BURGLARY: Sometime between 6:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27, unknown suspect(s) broke into a residence in the 3700 block of Brookwood Drive in Waldorf. The suspect(s) stole several items including a wedding ring. Officer A. Bringley is investigating.
SURVEILLANCE WORK REVEALS DRUGS AND HANDGUN: Between 9:45 p.m. and 11 p.m. Feb. 26, officers were conducting surveillance in the area of Business Park Drive in White Plains. They observed several suspicious vehicles. Upon further investigation, officers found a loaded handgun in one car and drugs in another car. Dominique Carlton Turner, 22, of Waldorf was arrested and charged with possession of ecstasy. Micah Louis Hall, 24, of Waldorf, was in possession of an open alcoholic container and was also driving on a suspended license.
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.