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Cruelty to Animals / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

 

 On May 2 between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m., a pet cat was found injured in the 5200 block of Colebrook Street in La Plata. The owner originally thought the cat, Maximus, had been struck by a car, but doctors at the emergency animal clinic discovered the cat had been shot with a high-powered pellet gun. The cat’s leg was shattered and eventually had to be amputated. He is still being…

CCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Operations Unit will conduct impaired and aggressive driver patrols using funding from the Maryland Highway Safety Office as well as an impaired driver checkpoint on May 6. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired and aggressive driving are conducted year round. The CCSO is reminding drivers who might become impaired to always…

Incident Briefs May 2, 2017

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.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES: On April 30 between 1:30 a.m. – 5 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke out windows to several cars in the Highgrove and Kingsview neighborhoods.

CCSO Investigating Fatal Car Crash on Turkey Hill Road

On April 23 at 2 a.m., officers responded to the area of Turkey Hill Road near Crain Highway in White Plains for the report of a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers found a passenger car had struck a tree and was engulfed in flames. Citizens and officers attempted to put the fire out, but to no avail. A preliminary investigation showed the driver, Wayne Edward Willett Jr., 50, of Whit…

CCSO Investigating Armed Robbery in White Plains

CCSO INVESTIGATING ARMED ROBBERY / CHARLES COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On April 18 at approximately 5:07 a.m., officers responded to the Dash In located in the 4700 block of Crain Highway in White Plains for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed four suspects entered the business, one brandishing a gun. They robbed the store of cigarettes and cash, and as they wer…

CCSO Investigating Accidental Death

On April 13 at 6:19 p.m., officers responded to the 8900 block of Turkey Hill Road in La Plata for the report of two injured children. Upon arrival, officers found a two-year-old male and a five-year-old male (siblings) suffering from injuries after a tree fell on them. A preliminary investigation revealed the father of the two boys was cutting down a tree in his backyard when the tree suddenly…

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.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY / CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On April 9 at approximately 4:15 a.m., unknown suspect(s) fired multiple shots from a shotgun at a parked,…

CCSO Joins DEA in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Joins DEA in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 
Special Event Highlights Importance of Safe Medication Disposal      
On Saturday, April 29, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will join the Drug Enforcement Administration in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – a program held annually to encourage peo…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Robbery Case

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.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD THAT LEADS TO ARREST OF ROBBERY SUSPECT: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to…

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.

DEATH INVESTIGATIONS: On April 4 at 3:58 p.m., officers responded to a wooded area in the 11100 block of Billingsley Road in Waldorf for the report of two people found…

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