School Resource Officer Investigating Possible Overdose at a Middle School: On April 27 at 2:16 p.m., the School Resource Officer and administrators at General Smallwood Middle School were notified that a student had ingested a gummy earlier in the day containing suspected THC which had been given to them by another student. The student felt ill and went home, and was later taken to a hospital for evaluation. As officers continue their investigation to determine where the student got the edible, parents are urged to talk to their children about the dangers of ingesting foods or liquids that contain dangerous substances. 
Anyone with information is asked to call PFC Barry at 301-609-3282 ext. 0574 or the Charles County Public Schools’ See Something, Say Something online confidential reporting tool posted at Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may also contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).
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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: