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.
OFFICERS APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECTS: On July 18 at 4:05 a.m., officers responded to an alarm activation at Target on Western Parkway in Waldorf. When officers arrived, they observed a male suspect running back inside the store.
Officers established a perimeter and a police K9 searched the building. Two suspects were located in the back of the store and apprehended without incident. Investigation showed the suspects hid inside until the store was closed for the evening. Once all of the employees were gone, the suspects smashed several electronic glass cases and stole iPads, Play Stations, X-Box Ones, Nintendo 3DS, various electronic devices, clothing, food items, and two bikes. The stolen property was recovered outside where the first suspect was spotted. Delonte Xavier Gary, 19, of Waldorf, and Austin Gray Davis, 19, of Waldorf, were charged with burglary, theft, and destruction of property. Pfc. B. Virts is investigating.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On July 17 at 4:21 p.m., a teenaged male broke down the rear door of a house in the 2400 block of Hanover Court in Waldorf. The suspect fled upon seeing a female resident. The suspect is described as a black male in his teens wearing a white shirt and dark pants. Officer C. Chamblee is investigating.
THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On July 17 at approximately 12:10 a.m., at least two suspects entered the parking lot of a business in the 4300 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf and stole items from multiple vehicles. Both suspects are described as white males. One suspect had a thin build, and the other suspect was heavyset and bald. Pfc. A. Fenlon is investigating.
BURGLARY OF SHED: On July 15, officers responded to the 3300 block of Jesmond Court in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Unknown suspect(s) broke into a shed and stole lawn equipment. Pfc. S. Cook is investigating.
THEFT FROM AUTO: Between July 13 – July 14, unknown suspect(s) stole a purse from an unlocked car in the 5000 block of Skylark Drive in White Plains. Pfc. J. Harley 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 www.ccso.us.