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: At approximately 8 a.m. on December 10, an unknown suspect entered a shed attached to a home on Keepsake Place in Waldorf while a second suspect stood nearby. The victim disrupted the burglary while attempting to enter the shed and the suspects fled towards Renner Road. Officer G. Cook is investigating.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: At approximately 11 a.m. on December 10, Pfc. A. Fenlon was conducting a routine traffic stop in the area of Kent Avenue and Potomac Street in La Plata when he noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the car. Upon searching the vehicle, he recovered a large amount of marijuana as well as other paraphernalia. Deangelo Antonio King, 25 of La Plata, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute.

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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