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.
THEFT FROM CONSTRUCTION SITE: Sometime between 12 p.m. on Sept. 25 and 6:30 a.m. on September 28, a trailer and bobcat loader were stolen from a construction site located at the intersection of St. Christopher Dr. and Continental Dr. in La Plata. Officer B. Rash is investigating.
BURGLARY: On Sept. 27 at 1 p.m., damage was discovered to a building on Rich Hill Farm Place in Bel Alton. It appears unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to gain entry to the property, and then shattered several windows and forced a door open. No property was stolen. Cpl. J. Walter is investigating.
MAN CHARGED WITH IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER: On Sept. 24, officers conducted a search warrant in the 7600 block of Kent Drive in Charlotte Hall after receiving information about a person who was possibly impersonating a police officer. During the search, officers found illegal prescription pills, drug paraphernalia, police equipment, and a replica gun. Steven Richard Davis, Jr., 27, of Charlotte Hall, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and impersonating a police officer. At this time, there is no evidence Davis had contact with any strangers while impersonating an officer; however, officers would like to hear from anyone who has additional information. Tipsters may contact PFC. E. Weaver at (301) 932-2222.
BANK ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On Sept. 24 at 11:57 a.m., officers responded to the SunTrust Bank located at 3070 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that a man walked into the bank, approached a teller and handed her a note implying a robbery and demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled, possibly in an SUV. The suspect is described as a black male in his 40’s, between 5’8” and 5’10”, with a mustache and a bald head. At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a long-sleeved white shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Hemsley at (301) 609-6470. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous 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. A $1,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.
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 and 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 www.ccso.us.