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CRITICAL MISSING PERSON: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a critical missing person. Robert Carter, III, 28, was reported missing on May 22. He was last seen at the St. Charles Town Center in Waldorf on May 21 at 4:30 p.m. Family members believe he may have gotten lost. Carter is currently under a doctor’s care and is without his medication and money. He is 6’4”, 195 lbs., and has black hair, a moustache and a beard. He was wearing a brown jacket, a black and white checkered shirt, black pants, white Nike tennis shoes, and prescription eye glasses. Carter lives on Springhill Newtown Road in La Plata. Relatives reported Carter may be walking and tends to go out during the night rather than at daytime. Anyone who has information about his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Officer B. Keys is investigating.

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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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