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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Lateral Police Officers and Recruit Officer

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the men and women of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to welcome Sterlin Douglas, Brianne Gray, Anthony Stephens, and Richard Swann to the CCSO.

This morning, Charles County Clerk of Circuit Court Sharon L. “Sherri” Hancock presented the Oath of Office to Officers Douglas, Gray, and Stephens, who are lateral transfers from other…

Death Investigation on Middletown Road Ruled Homicide / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

 

DATE: February 26, 2018         

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into the death of Deandre Tramonte Nicholson, 22, of Waldorf, whose case was recently ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner…

Death Investigation Continuing from Indian Head Highway

DATE: February 26, 2018         

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found on February 22 in the area of Indian Head Highway near Hawthorne Road in Indian Head. A passerby found the body and contacted police. There were no obvious signs…

Incident Briefs February 22-23, 2018

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

SUSPECT CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF DRUGS AND OTHER CRIMES: On February 23 at 5:15 a.m., members of the Vice Narcotics Unit were preparing to serve a search warrant in Waldorf relating to a drug distribution investigation. At that time, the person of interest in the investigation left the house in a car. Cpl. J. Morales…

Detectives Investigating Sexual Assault / Seeking Witnesses Who Stopped to Help Victim

Press Release

CONTACT:

Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office

301-609-6557

On February 17 at approximately 1 a.m., the victim – a 16-year-old girl from California visiting relatives in Waldorf – was walking on Melrose Court in Waldorf. As she was using her phone, she noticed a dark colored vehicle, possibly a Jeep, pass by her several times. Soon, the driver of the vehic…

CCSO Welcomes Seven New Police Academy Graduates

DATE: February 20, 2018        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
Twenty-four New Police Officers – Seven from Charles County – Graduate Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Police Entrance Level Training Program Session 44
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce seven new officers will join the Charles County…

CCSO to Host Annual Crime Watch Kickoff Celebration

DATE:  February 20, 2018
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Public Relations Specialist
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646
CCSO to Host Annual Crime Watch Kickoff Celebration
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Section are hosting the annual Crime Watch Kickoff event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in La Plata.

Incident Briefings

DATE: February 20, 2018         
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646

DETECTIVES ARREST SUSPECT CONNECTED WITH STRING OF ARMED ROBBERIES: Between February 11

and February 18, 2018, three Subway restaurants in Charles County were robbed by a masked gunman. On February 18, Pfc. J. Foster observed the suspect vehicle described in t…

Shooting / Homicide on Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf

DATE: February 19, 2018        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646

SHOOTING / HOMICIDE: On February 18 at 11:25 a.m., Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

responded to the 11700 block of Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf for a medical emergency. While treating the victim, EMS noted the victim had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to t…

CCSO Detectives Investigating Shooting / Homicide on Ell Lane in Waldorf

DATE: February 18, 2018        
CONTACT:
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or (240) 419-0646

SHOOTING / MURDER: On February 17 at 8:54 p.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. The victim, identified as Brandon Andrew…

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