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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Identity of Suspect in Robbery Case

DATE: July 28, 2021                  

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

On July 4 at 5:15 a.m., two suspects entered a diner in the 6300 block of Crain Highway in La Plata. They confronted an employee who was getting ready to open the business, announced a robbery, and stabbed the employee in the neck with an unknown object. The suspects fled in a vehicle without taking any money. The employee sustained a superficial wound to his neck and was treated on the scene. The driver of the vehicle was located a short time later and arrested by patrol officers; the passenger had fled from the car. Detectives are trying to identify the passenger. He is approximately 35-40-years-old, and between 5’4” – 5’6” in height; a photograph of the passenger is attached.

The driver, Jose Nery Garcia Guevara, 35, of Waldorf, was charged with robbery, first-degree assault, and other related charges. Anyone with information about the identity of the passenger is asked to contact Det. A. Singh at 301- 609-6471. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous 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. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the identity of the passenger and arrest. The investigation is ongoing.

The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. 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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