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Sons of the American Legion Honor M/Cpl. Charles McCue as Officer of the Year

 

 

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the selection of Master Corporal Charles McCue as the Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 82) Police Officer of the Year for 2016. Commander David Tatman, Adjutant Gary Shupe, and First Vice Commander Gale Willett presented an award plaque to M/Cpl. McCue during a CCSO command staff meeting on February 8. “W…

CCSO Detectives Charge Suspect in Bank Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged Mortimer Mumpford Wade, 20, of Accokeek, with armed robbery, assault, and theft in connection with the bank robbery that occurred on February 7 at the Old Line Bank in Waldorf. Through investigation, Wade was identified as the suspect. Investigators served a search warrant at Wade’s residence and recovered evidence linking him to the case. Wad…

Detectives Seek Identity of Person of Interest in Homicide Investigation

UPDATE: The woman has been identified and was not involved in the homicide.

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a woman who is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of Miaquita Gray. Gray was shot and killed last week in the parking lot of a sports pub, Beer 4 U, in Waldorf. The woman detectives are trying to identify was wearing a green dress and…

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Suspect Information in Bank Robbery Case

 

On February 7 at 10:55 a.m., officers responded to the Old Line Bank at 2955 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a bank robbery. A preliminary investigation revealed a male suspect entered the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money and implying he had a weapon. The teller complied and the suspect fled in a silver colored car. Investigators are pursuing leads. Anyone wit…

Detectives Obtain Second Arrest Warrant in Homicide of Miaquita Gray/Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Whereabouts of Suspects

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified a second suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Miaquita Gray, who was shot and killed last week. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Charles Leon Thompson, Jr., 33, of Waldorf. The other suspect, Anthony Dangelo Wilkins, 33, who also has a warrant for his arrest, has not been…

Detectives Obtain Arrest Warrant in Murder Case/Crime Solvers offering Reward for Suspect’s Whereabouts

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Miaquita Gray, who was shot and killed last week. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Anthony Dangelo Wilkins, 33, of Waldorf. The details of the shooting are as follows:

On February 4 at 1:25 a.m., officers responded to a business, Beer 4…

Incident Briefings February 6, 2017

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On February 5 at 1:25 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 10800 block of Hopewell Place in La Plata for the report of a subject possibly high on PCP and firing a handgun. Upon arrival, officers met with the complainant who stated an acquaintance was inside her house and firing a gun. She also indicated another person was inside. Officers were able to call t…

Detectives Investigating Homicide on Crain Highway – Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

On February 4 at 1:25 a.m., officers responded to a business, Beer 4 U, located at 2177 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two people with gunshot wounds. Miaquita Gray, 26, of Lexington Park, had a gunshot wound to the upper body; she was transported to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced deceased. A 24-year-old male was grazed in the leg…

Incident Briefings January 26 – February 2, 2017

 

DRIVER CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS: On January 26 at 2:10 a.m., Pfc. F.  Davis was working a stationary radar assignment on Old Washington Road in the area of VFW Road in Waldorf, when he attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima for speeding. The driver refused to pull over and instead fled. The driver made several U-turns on Crain Highway and began driving…

Incident Briefings – January 30, 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.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On January 29 at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers responded to a gas station in the 600 block of Charles Street in La Plata for…

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