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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Incident Briefings December 4, 2019

CONTACT:
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING A POLICE OFFICER: On December 4 at 12:32 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of Copley Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a male assaulting several family members. When the first officer arrived, he observed the suspect run toward a pick-up truck that was parked nearby. As the officer approached, the suspect, Kelvin Lynell Brawner, 30, began throwing beer cans and a headlight unit from the bed of the truck at the officer. Brawner was apprehended and subsequently charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, burglary, home invasion and other related charges.

Kelvin Brawner

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 3 at 5:52 p.m., officers responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to a hospital where he was treated for a wound that was not life-threatening. The shooting does not appear to be random. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Feldman at (301) 609-6474. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to an arrest in this case. The investigation is ongoing.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD IN ASSAULT CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip leading to the arrest of the suspects wanted in connection with an assault that occurred last week. On November 27 at 7 p.m., officers responded to St. Charles Towne Center for the report of an assault. An investigation revealed the victim approached two males who were causing a disruption. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face which caused the victim to drop his cell phone. The suspects then grabbed the phone and fled. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app. Officer R. Beach is investigating.

BURGLARY: Between November 23 – November 24, unknown suspect(s) broke into a business in the 4600 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head and stole miscellaneous items. Anyone with information is asked to call PFC J. Zachmeier at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to an arrest in this case.

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.

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. 

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