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.

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD / CCSO DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE ON HOLLY AVENUE: On December 14 at approximately 8:24 p.m., officers responded to the 8000 block of Holly Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a victim not breathing and suffering from several gunshot wounds to his torso. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and was later identified as Cameron Townsend, 18, of Brandywine. Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored vehicle fleeing the scene after gunshots were heard. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to assume the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Long at (301) 609-6502. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS.

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. 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