On February 3 at approximately 1:33 p.m., Thomas Stone High School officials received a report that a trespasser was in the school with a weapon. The school was immediately placed in a Hold status. After a search and investigation, School Resource Officer PFC Payne determined a group of five unknown individuals had entered and exited the building prior to police arrival. There is no evidence that any of the individuals had any weapons. Officers checked the surrounding area with negative results. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PFC Payne at 301-932-2222. Tipsters that want to remain anonymous can contact Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS.

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The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.