Charles County Sheriff's Office

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 and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY / CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On April 9 at approximately 4:15 a.m., unknown suspect(s) fired multiple shots from a shotgun at a parked, unoccupied vehicle in the 5500 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head. The vehicle had significant damage. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer S. Griffith at (301) 932-2222. 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 Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.  

MAN CHARGED WITH DUI AND POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On April 7 at 12:02 p.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Piney Church Road and Billingsley Road in Waldorf after the driver of a vehicle suddenly pulled out in front of an officer and then swerved between two lanes of traffic. Upon contact, the driver exhibited numerous signs of impairment. As the driver exited the vehicle, he attempted to hide two cigarettes he was holding. The cigarettes had a strong chemical odor, and officers learned they were laced with PCP. The driver, Gregory Allan Deavers, 50, of Hughesville, was arrested and charged with several traffic violations including driving on a suspended license and driving while impaired. He was also charged with possession of drugs. Officer R. Ondrish investigated.

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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