FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 25 at 11:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. Investigation showed three unknown suspects approached Heathcote Road from the area of Huntington Circle on foot. For reasons unknown, one suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several shots. Two houses and three cars were damaged from the gunfire. Officer K. Collins is investigating.

ASSAULTS / CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On June 25 at 12:21 a.m., officers responded to the 11000 block of Berry Road in Waldorf for the report of unknown suspects firing paint balls at a vehicle. Investigation showed the victim was traveling west on Berry Road when unknown suspects in a black car shot paint balls at her vehicle. The woman, who was not injured, stopped at a nearby gas station and called police. As responding officers began to canvass the area, the suspects fired several rounds of paint balls at an officer’s cruiser. The suspects fled into a wooded area. Officers believe the same suspects are responsible for at least two other incidents. On June 24 between 7:22 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., a group of suspects in a black car fired at a vehicle on Acton Lane near Gates Avenue, striking a female passenger in the face. Afterwards, the suspects fired paint balls at a pedestrian on St. Patricks Drive in Waldorf. Both victims were injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer M. Nauman or Officer P. Monaghan at (301) 932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for the tip that leads to the arrest of the suspects.

ATTEMPTED THEFT: On June 23 between 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole a tire from a car parked at the park and ride in the 3200 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf. Pfc. M. O’Shields 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.

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