School Resource Officers Investigating Illegal Possession of Ammunition at High School: On December 14 at the beginning of the school day, a School Resource Officer at Lackey High School was notified by administrators that a student was found to have four handgun magazines in his bookbag, one of which contained ammunition. A search was conducted for a handgun; however, there was no handgun located. The student was charged on a juvenile offense report and released to a parent. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case should contact Cpl. Plunkett at 301-609-3282 ext. 469. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous, but provide information about threats or criminal activity at schools, may contact the confidential tip line at CCPS at 301-302-8305 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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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 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: