DATE: May 12, 2021
CONTACT: Janelle Love
Media Relations Office
301-609-6538 or 301-848-4799
ARMED CARJACKING/DETECTIVES SEEKING INFORMATION: On May 10 at 3:53 p.m., officers responded to the 6200 block of Seal Place in Waldorf for the report of an armed carjacking. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim. Initial investigation revealed the victim met the suspect on a dating website, and they arranged to meet in the area of Seal Place. When the victim pulled into the parking area, an unknown male walked up to the driver’s side door and brandished a black handgun. He ordered the victim to get out of the vehicle at gunpoint. Once the victim got out, the suspect got into the victim’s vehicle and fled the area. The vehicle is a 2008 Honda Civic 4-door sedan, tan in color, bearing Maryland registration 8BX5170. The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early twenties. If anyone has information about this crime or about the whereabouts of the vehicle, please contact Detective Wimberly at (301) 609-6491. The investigation is ongoing.
The CCSO reminds citizens to use caution when arranging to meet individuals whom you have only communicated with online.
The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.
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. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. 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. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.