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.

BURGLARY/THEFT: On October 8 between 1:52 a.m. and 3 a.m., two suspects pried and kicked in a door of a detached garage in the 13000 block of Star Gazer Place in Waldorf. Upon entering, the suspects stole several guns. The suspects then fled on a dark green gas-powered golf cart that was also stolen from the residence. A surveillance camera shows the two suspects, one wearing all white with a hood over his head and the other wearing a white shirt, dark-colored skull cap and possibly jeans. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact M/Cpl. R. Heishman at 301-932-2222.

FIRST-DEGREE BURGLARY: On Oct. 8 at 12:50 a.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Hale Court in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, officers discovered that unknown suspect(s) entered the residence through a basement window after breaking it with a rock while the victims were home. The suspect(s) exited the residence through a sliding door in the kitchen. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Officer C. Chamblee 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 and 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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