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: On December 13 at 9:22 a.m., officers responded to the 8100 block of Vacchiano Drive in Port Tobacco for the report of a burglary from a residence under construction. Unknown suspects stole materials and equipment from within the residence and in adjacent sheds, which were locked. Officer B. Cox is investigating.

CITIZEN ROBBERY: On Dec. 11 at 12:11 p.m., officers responded to 3742 Crain Highway for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed the victim was exiting a restaurant when she was approached from behind by an unknown suspect who grabbed her purse and pushed her down. The suspect fled in a silver-colored car. Officer L. Miles 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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