Charles County Sheriff's Office Report for August 17, 2004 - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles County Sheriff's Office Report for August 17, 2004


BURGLARY: On August 15 at 2:15 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 11400 block of Maryland Point Road in Nanjemoy for the burglary in progress. Investigation revealed a suspect forced entry into the residence through a rear window and, once inside, the suspect attempted to force entry into a locked closet but fled the scene when the resident confronted him. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-743-2222. Officer E. Webster is investigating.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: On August 14 at 3:56 a.m., a Charles County Emergency Medical Services ambulance driven by Susan Lynn Perry, 43, of Port Tobacco was traveling eastbound on Port Tobacco Road in the area of Mudd Farm Lane when the driver swerved to avoid a collision with a pickup truck that was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane. The ambulance subsequently left the roadway and struck a ditch. The truck did not stop. Perry was transported to Civista Medical Center for treatment. No one else was in the vehicle at the time of the crash. Officer E. Starcher investigated.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On August 13 at 10:03 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Heritage Place in Waldorf for the attempted burglary. Investigation revealed suspect(s) threw an object through a window in an unsuccessful attempt to force entry into the residence. The suspects then fled the scene. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer J. Burroughs is investigating.

THEFT: Sometime between August 9 and August 12, suspect(s) entered a construction site in the 6100 block of Chicamuxen Road in Marbury, stole construction materials and fled the scene. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-743-2222. Officer D. Gross is investigating.

STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE: On August 12 at 9:30 a.m., suspect(s) stole a 1991 white Honda Accord sedan from the 3400 block of Gough Drive in Waldorf. The vehicle bears Maryland registration MAV138. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Officer J. Hebb at 301-609-3282, etc. 329. Officer Hebb is investigating.

FLEEING AND ELUDING: On August 11 at 11:30 p.m., Officer J. Hastings attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2004 Mercedes for speeding in the 4900 block of Crain Highway in White Plains. The vehicle failed to stop and continued southbound on Crain Highway. The driver crossed the Harry Nice Bridge where he was apprehended by King George County Sheriff’s officers. The driver, George Ronald Tanner Jr., 34, of King George, was charged by King George Sheriff’s Officer’s Officers with Driving While Intoxicated, Open Alcohol Container and Possession of Marijuana. A warrant was issued on August 12 for Tanner’s arrest in Charles County, charging him with Fleeing and Eluding. The warrant will be served upon his release from King George.

STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE: Sometime between August 10 at 8:30 p.m. and August 11 at 6:30 a.m., suspect(s) stole a green 1993 Jeep Cherokee from the driveway of a residence in the 5300 block of Emma Lane in Indian Head. The vehicle bears Maryland registration M192953. The vehicle was located on August 11 at 11 a.m. on Gail Lane at Smallwood Church Road with a damaged ignition. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-743-2222. Officer R. Cadrette is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Sometime between 9 p.m. on August 11 and 6 a.m. on August 12, suspect(s) vandalized two vehicles in a parking lot in the 800 block of Larkspur Court in Waldorf. The suspects shattered the windshield and mirrors on a 2000 Ford Windstar and shattered August 13, 2004 the windshield, windows and mirrors of a 1998 Nissan Maxima. Nothing was stolen from the vehicles. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Officer J. Hebb at 301-609-3282, etc. 329. Officer Hebb is investigating.

BURGLARY: On August 10 at 12:50 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Papa John’s Pizza in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive West for the intrusion alarm. Investigation revealed suspect(s) forced entry into the business through a rear door and attempted unsuccessfully to steal the safe. Further investigation revealed the suspect(s) also forced entry into Pups-N-Stuff in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive West. The suspect(s) stole money, pet supplies and a Bulldog and fled the scene. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer D. Raby is investigating.

THEFT: On August 8 at 5:54 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Radio Shack in the 3300 block of Crain Highway for the theft. Investigation revealed a suspect stole a GPS/PDA unit and fled the scene across the parking lot to an awaiting vehicle. A lookout was broadcast and the vehicle was later located on Crain Highway at Pierce Road. The driver, Richard Allen Robinson, 43, of Almond, New York, and the suspect, Raymond Anthony Holmes, 41, of Suitland, were charged with Theft More Than $500 and are being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Officer D. Gross investigated.


Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment. Anyone who has information regarding a crime in Charles County may contact Crime Solvers at 301-932-6909 or 1-800-673-2777. Callers may remain anonymous.

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