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Patrol Officers and Detectives Apprehend and Charge Two Suspects with Multiple Burglaries

 

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two suspects in connection with 10 burglaries of local businesses. Taqon Wade Nelson, 18, of Waldorf, and a 17-year-old juvenile male were arrested on July 24 at about 1 a.m. shortly after they fled the scene of a burglary they just committed. Responding officers and detectives obtained a description of the suspects from the stor…

Incident Briefings

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.

OFFICERS APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECTS: On July 18 at 4:05 a.m., officers responded to an alarm activation at Target on Western Parkway in Waldorf. When officers arrived, they…

CCSO Accepting Applications for 2017 Citizens Police Academy

Update: The application period for the upcoming Citizens Police Academy has ended. Thank you to all who expressed interest!
CCSO Invites Charles County Citizens to Participate in Citizens Police Academy
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2017 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class, set to begin in September. This 12-week program will begin on September 20,…

Incident Briefings

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.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On July 12 at approximately 12:31 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 6100 block of Port Tobacco Road in La Plata for the report of…

Incident Briefs

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 INVESTIGATES TWO-VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURIES: On July 7 at 3:34 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of the St. Charles Parkway at…

Update on Carlos Bell Investigation

Update: The new phone number for the Carlos Bell Investigation Tip Line is (301)609-6549. Please call this number if you have any concerns about your children relating to this case. 

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation of Carlos Bell, a former instructional assistant at a local middle school, who was charged with the production of child pornography and…

Press Release: Police Arrest Two Suspects in 2016 Terrace Drive Homicide

DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST ADDITIONAL SUSPECTS IN 2016 HOMICIDE ON TERRACE DRIVE:

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested two additional suspects in connection with a homicide that occurred on January 12, 2016. On that date, two men entered a house in the 11500 block of Terrace Drive in Waldorf. They displayed guns,…

Press Release: Former Instructional Assistant Arrested and Charged with Production of Child Pornography and Second-Degree Assault

Update: The new phone number for the Carlos Bell Investigation Tip Line is (301)609-6549. Please call this number if you have any concerns about your children relating to this case. 
Former Instructional Assistant Arrested and Charged with Production of Child Pornography and Second-Degree Assault

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives, with the assistance of the Charles County…

Incident Briefs June 23 – June 27, 2017

 

FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 25 at 11:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. Investigation showed three unknown suspects approached Heathcote Road from the area of Huntington Circle on foot. For reasons unknown, one suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several shots. Two houses and three cars were damaged from t…

Incident Briefings June 22, 2017

DETECTIVES IDENTIFY AND ARREST FOUR SUSPECTS IN ARMED ROBBERY: On April 18 at approximately 5:07 a.m., four masked men entered the Dash-In in White Plains and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining the cash register, one of the suspects fired two shots from a shotgun, striking the ceiling and a display case. The suspects fled in a minivan, which was found a short time later on fire.

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