DATE: November 12, 2018
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OFF-DUTY OFFICER APPREHENDS GUNMAN IN ROBBERY: On November 6 at 2:01 p.m., an off-duty CCSO officer heard gunshots in the 5700 block of Karen Court in Bryans Road.
The officer ran toward the area where the shots were fired and he observed a male with a shotgun. The officer was able to apprehend the suspect without incident. An investigation revealed two groups of people met in the area just prior to the shooting at which point one group tried to rob the other group. Gunshots were exchanged and a 19-year-old male was shot in the shoulder. He fled in a car with a friend and drove to a hospital where he was treated and released. Chase Green, 16, was arrested and charged as an adult with first-degree assault, second-degree assault and other charges. Detective R. Johnson is investigating.
STOLEN MOTOR BIKES: Between October 31 – November 8, unknown suspect(s) broke into two different sheds in the 11200 block of Mattingly Road in La Plata and stole dirt bikes and other items. Cpl. J. Rager is investigating.
THEFT OF WHEELS: Between November 4 – November 5, unknown suspect(s) stole the wheels from an SUV in the 10500 block of Sourwood Avenue in Waldorf. Officer D. Butler is investigating.
THEFT OF WHEELS: On November 6, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) stole the wheels from a vehicle parked in the 12000 block of Pierce Road in Waldorf. PFC C. Chamblee is investigating.
TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO RECOVERY OF HANDGUN AND STOLEN DIRT BIKE: On November 5 at 1:37 a.m., Officer T. Rickard initiated a traffic stop on Crain Highway near Clifton Drive. During the stop it was learned the driver of the vehicle had a revoked license. Further, the trailer the driver was towing was not properly registered. A check on the VIN on a dirt bike that was on the trailer revealed it had been reported stolen. In addition, a handgun and drugs were located inside the car. The driver, Brandon Jermine Williams, 29, of Richmond, VA, was arrested and charged with motor vehicle theft and traffic-related offenses. A passenger in the car, Rashann Xavier Bates, 23, of Henrico, VA, was charged with motor vehicle theft and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Another passenger, Kraig Loggan Jackson, 28, of Richmond, VA, was charged with motor vehicle theft and possession of a firearm.
ARMED ROBBERY: On November 4 at 8 p.m., the victim was making a food delivery in the 8100 block of Old Leonardtown Road in Hughesville when he was robbed at gunpoint. The victim described the suspect as a white male, 5’11, thin build, possibly in his 20’s, wearing sweatpants or camouflage pants with a black sweatshirt, a black beanie cap and a mask that covered the lower half of his face and neck. The suspect was carrying a rifle. Cpl. S. Cartwright is investigating.
BURGLARY: On November 3 at 10:15 p.m., officers responded to the 2900 block of E Mourning Dove Place in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed two occupants of a house left for a short period of time. While they were gone, they received an alert from a doorbell surveillance camera (See below video). They observed two suspects standing at the front door; one suspect used a crow bar and pried the door open. Once inside, the alarm activated and the suspects fled. Nothing was reported stolen. PFC D. Walker is investigating.
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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.