DATE: February 2, 2018        
Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
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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.

PATROL OFFICERS RECOVER STOLEN VEHICLE AND PROPERTY FROM VEHICLE THEFTS: On February 2 at approximately 2:02 a.m., officers responded to the 16000 block of Carriage Crossing Lane in Hughesville for the report of a theft from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located several vehicles in the neighborhood which had been broken into and various items taken. A canvass of the surrounding area was conducted which resulted in locating two suspects, who were also found to be operating a stolen vehicle from Prince George’s County. Most of the stolen property was recovered. Lavell Dakwan Cyrus, 21, of Washington, D.C., and Tajuan Devion Anderson, 22, of Washington, D.C., were arrested and charged with multiple counts of theft and rogue and vagabond. M/Cpl. R. Kuhnow and Officer K. Collins investigated.

Cyrus, Lavell Dakwan

Anderson, Tajuan Devion









POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On January 31 at approximately 10:40 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle in the 2000 block of St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for traffic violations. During the stop, the accused gave a false name and the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed the driver had cocaine and marijuana in amounts indicating distribution, as well as a digital scale. The driver, identified as Ronald Shelton Dickerson, 26, of Waldorf, had an open warrant through Prince George’s County. He was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and providing a false name to avoid prosecution. PFC S. Hooper investigated.

Dickerson, Ronald Shelton









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