Charles County Sheriff's Office

Incident Briefings January 3, 2018

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.

BURGLARY: On January 1 at 4:47 a.m., an unknown male knocked on the front door of a house in the 11500 block of Terrace Drive in Waldorf. When no one answered, the suspect entered the house through an unlocked window. The victim heard the suspect and went to a different room where she called police. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his twenties with a medium build and long black hair. He fled in a white Honda. Nothing was reported stolen. There have been no similar reports in the area. PFC G. Cook is investigating.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On December 30 at 1:22 a.m., three adults had been involved in an altercation at a bar in Waldorf. When they left the establishment, the two people they had been arguing with followed them. As the victims were driving in the area of Plaza Way near Crain Highway, they heard gunshots. They continued driving a short distance and pulled over where they observed their car had several bullet holes. The suspects, who were operating a gray Chevrolet Impala, fled. No one was injured. PFC 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. 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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