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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Incident Briefings April 13, 2018

 

DETECTIVES CHARGE MAN WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS: On April 12 at 3:10 p.m., detectives assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Section arrested Michael Thomas Pulanco, 46, of Indian Head, who was being investigated for drug distribution. At the time of the arrest, which was near his home, Pulanco was in possession of 20 grams of Fentanyl and 3 grams of cocaine. He was charged with multiple counts of possession with the intent to distribute narcotics and other related charges.

Michael Pulanco

 

DOMESTIC-RELATED HOME INVASION: On April 12 at 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf for the report of a home invasion. Investigation showed the victim’s ex-boyfriend broke into her residence, assaulted her, stole her cell phone and fled. A warrant was obtained and Marquel Devonte Austin, 22, of Waldorf was arrested later that day. He was charged with assault, robbery, home invasion, breaking and entering and theft.

Marquel Austin

 

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. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. 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. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com. 

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.      

Media Contact:

Diane Richardson

(301) 609-6557

 

 

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