Charles County Crime Solvers and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in a commercial armed robbery. Detectives are hoping the increased reward will prompt anyone with information to call the Crime Solvers’ tip line.
On May 4 at 6:08 p.m., officers responded to Modell’s Sporting Goods in the 3000 block of Festival Way in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed three females and a male entered the store carrying large handbags and a back pack. Upon entering, the suspects quickly grabbed large quantities of clothing and stuffed them inside their bags. An employee observed the suspects and called 911. The suspects sprayed the employee with pepper spray and knocked him to the ground before fleeing to a tan-colored car which was parked nearby. The victim was transported to a hospital where he was admitted with a life-threatening condition.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective R. Johnson at (301) 609-6453. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com.
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 tipsubmit.com. 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 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 www.ccso.us.