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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.

TRAFFIC OPERATIONS UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH: On August 22 at approximately 9:48 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Billingsley Road at St. Patrick’s…

Officers recover two stolen cars and stolen items

On August 15, officers responded to the 8200 block of Melody Acres Drive for the report of a stolen Toyota Tacoma. While on the scene, officers observed an abandoned black Chevy Impala with the keys in the ignition. A check of the registration plates revealed the Impala had been reported stolen from Linden Lane. Officers found numerous items in the car, which had been reported stolen as well. T…

Incident Briefings August 16, 2017

 

THEFT OF RIMS: Between August 13 – August 14, unknown suspect(s) stole rims and wheels from two cars parked at a car rental business in the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Pfc. R. Gass is investigating.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On August 13 at 10:36 p.m., officers responded to the 7300 block of Tottenham Drive in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. Officers located a car…

CCSO School Resource Unit and Students Stand Together to “Just Say No”

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit hosted the 29th Annual Just Say No Camp from July 31 – August 3 at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata campus.

Twenty-eight children between the ages of 10 and 13 years old attended the camp. The students were selected by their teachers for demonstrating good behavior and consistent attendance at their school-sponsored Just Say…

CCSO Patrol Sergeant Appointed as State Commander Chief Officer for District of Columbia Air National Guard

 

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to recognize Sgt. Charles Gass, Patrol Operations, for his recent promotion with the District of Columbia Air National Guard. Sgt. Gass, 13-year-veteran of the CCSO, was recently appointed to serve as the State Command Chief Master Sergeant (SCCM) for the District of Columbia Air National Guard (DCANG). The DCANG has approximately 1200…

CCSO welcomes new addition to K9 Unit

Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the arrival of Copper, the newest addition to the K9 Unit. Copper is a 10-week-old bloodhound from Lietchfield, KY, and will soon begin training to work alongside his partner, Pfc. Darin Behm.

Pfc. Behm, a K9 Officer with the CCSO, said that Copper is a fifth generation man-trailing bloodhound, meaning that…

CCSO Detectives Still Seeking Leads in Robbery Case / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identities and arrests of three suspects involved in a robbery.

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On March 2 at 2:12 a.m., three males wearing masks and dark clothing entered an unlocked door of the Green Turtle on St. Mary’s Avenue in La Plata and approached an employee. One of the suspects was armed…

Charles County Crime Solvers and CCSO Offering up to $5,000 Reward in Robbery Case

Charles County Crime Solvers and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in a commercial armed robbery. Detectives are hoping the increased reward will prompt anyone with information to call the Crime Solvers’ tip line.

On May 4 at 6:08 p.m., officers responded to Modell’s Sporting Goods…

Incident Briefings August 3, 2017

FRAUD ALERT: On August 1 at 10 a.m., an unknown person called a residence in Charles County and identified himself as an officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect said he had an arrest warrant for the victim, claiming the victim missed jury duty. The caller told the victim he could avoid being arrested by paying a fine immediately. The victim was instructed to purchase cas…

CCSO Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Piney Church Road

On July 28 at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the area of Piney Church Road near Renner Road in Waldorf for the report of a single vehicle car crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver, a 20-year-old male from Waldorf, was traveling north on Piney Church Road when he lost control of the car and hit a utility pole. The driver and two passengers – a 19-year-old male and a…

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