Reckless Endangerment: On December 29 at 5:58p.m., officers responded to the 2900 block of Mourning Dove Place in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Investigation revealed that neighbors were involved in a dispute over an assigned parking space when the suspect, Ronald Shaquille Ellison, Jr., 28 of Waldorf, went into his residence, retrieved a handgun, and came outside. He then stood on his front steps and discharged several rounds into the air. Ellison was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment. On December 30, a district court commissioner ordered that Ellison could be released on personal recognizance. PFC M. Fields investigated.

Ronald Shaquille Ellison, Jr.

CONTACT: Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6538 or (301) 848-4799

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

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: