The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On March 16 at 9:38 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 3200 block of Huntington Circle in Waldorf for an intrusion alarm. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) attempted to break into the house through an open window but fled the scene once the alarm went off. Officer S. Chandler is investigating.

POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On March 16 at 8:49 p.m., Officer D. Graham conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Crain Highway near Plaza Drive in Waldorf. A search of the vehicle revealed a large amount of marijuana and cash. Darris Jamal Gray, 26, of La Plata, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Sometime between 8 p.m. March 14 and 8 a.m. March 15, unknown suspect(s) scratched a slur and a satanic symbol into a car parked in front of a residence in the 6000 block of New Forest Court in Waldorf. Officer R. Gass is investigating.

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. 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, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit

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