On May 28 at 1:58 a.m., Officer J. Gordon initiated a traffic stop in the 5100 block of Indian Head Highway in Indian Head for equipment violations on a vehicle. Upon contacting the driver, the officer noted the driver’s license was suspended. The officer also observed a bottle of cough syrup with codeine in plain view. Further investigation revealed the driver, Robert Terrance Fletcher, 26, of Indian Head, was also in possession of cocaine, crack cocaine, and codeine syrup. Additionally, a loaded 9mm handgun was recovered with a full magazine. The handgun had been reported stolen from Washington, D.C. A computer check revealed Fletcher is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to a prior conviction for a crime of violence. Fletcher was charged with possession with the intent to distribute narcotics, possession of a stolen firearm, illegal possession of a firearm due to a prior felony conviction, and other related charges. Fletcher is currently being held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center. Officer Gordon is investigating.  

Robert Terrance Fletcher

CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
301-609-6557 or 240-682-1658

The 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.