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.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORTED: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the report of suspicious activity. A 10-year-old boy reported that on April 7 between 5:45 p.m. to 6 p.m., he was walking home from a basketball game in the 2300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf when an unknown male pulled up beside him, offered him candy and asked if he needed a ride. The boy declined and reported the incident to a relative. The man is described as a white male in his 40’s with short, graying blond hair. He was wearing dark sunglasses, an orange sweatshirt, and white shoes and he was driving a yellow, two-door car. There have been no similar reports. Anyone with information is asked to call Cpl. P. Anderson at (301) 932-2222.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: Between April 7 and April 8, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) stole items from cars in the area of Heron Place, Mourning Dove Place, Grantham Court and Kenbrooke Court in Waldorf.  Several of the cars had been left unlocked with valuables inside. Officer M. Hunt is investigating.

THEFTS: On April 6 between 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., unknown suspect(s) removed tires from a car parked at the Mattawoman Park and Ride in the 3200 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road. Officers also observed the window to another car had been broken out. POII J. Bottorf  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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