Charles County Sheriff's Office Report for Sept 01, 2004 - Southern Maryland Headline News

Charles County Sheriff's Office Report for Sept 01, 2004


CRITICAL MISSING PERSON: On August 29 at 2 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 11000 block of Kipling Drive in Waldorf for the critical missing person report. Investigation revealed Kenneth Gerald Trabue, 33, of Waldorf left the residence on August 28 at 8 p.m. and had not been heard from since. He was ultimately located by the Prince Georges County Police Department unharmed.

ARMED ROBBERY: On August 29 at 8:25 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the Waldorf Motel in the 2100 block of Crain Highway for the armed robbery. Investigation revealed two suspects entered a room, brandished a handgun and demanded money from the occupant, a 43-year-old Waldorf man. The man complied and fled. The suspects then fled in a white older-model Mercury Cougar. The first suspect is described as a black male, 6 feet tall and wearing jeans. The second suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing black jogging pants and a black shirt. The driver of the vehicle is described as a black male with glasses and is between 25 and 27 years of age. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer R. Peters is investigating.

RECOVERED STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE: On August 29 at 7:40 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers received a report that a 2002 Suzuki motorcycle stolen from St. Mary’s County was located in the 10 block of Chinaberry Lane in Indian Head and suspects were loading it into a trailer. Officers located the suspects traveling in the 4400 block of Indian Head Highway with the trailer and conducted a traffic stop. Officers located the stolen motorcycle inside the trailer and subsequently arrested the driver, Floyd Xavier Proctor, 37, of Indian Head. Proctor was charged with Auto Theft. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Officer E. Budd is investigating.

STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE: On August 26 at 8:45 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Mattawoman Middle School in the 10000 block of Berry Road in Waldorf for the report of the theft of a motor vehicle in progress. Investigation revealed two juveniles stole a white Dodge Caravan from the school parking lot. Officers located the vehicle at a residence shortly thereafter and located one of the juveniles, a 14-year-old boy, inside the residence. The other suspect, a 16-year-old Waldorf girl, was located at her residence. Both juveniles were charged with Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Theft More Than $500 and Destruction of Property More Than $500 and the boy was also charged with Driving Without a License. The boy was released to his mother and the girl was released to her guardian. Officer A. Celia investigated.

ACCIDENTAL INJURY: On August 26 at 12:52 p.m., a 12-year-old La Plata boy was operating a 2001 Yamaha Blaster 200 all-terrain vehicle at a residence in the 8300 block of Sonet Place in La Plata when the ATV struck a 1997 Ford Taurus traveling on the driveway. The boy was ejected from the ATV and sustained severe but non-life-threatening injuries. He was flown to Children’s Hospital by a Maryland State Police helicopter. The driver of the Ford, Joyce May Savoy, 52, of Accokeek, was not injured. Officer J. Hopkins of the Traffic Operations unit investigated.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On August 26 at 10:41 a.m., a Ford F150 driven by Tameka Renee Butler, 21, of La Plata was traveling westbound on Huntington Circle in Waldorf when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a Triumph motorcycle traveling northbound on Post Office Road. The Ford then struck a Chevrolet S-10 traveling southbound on Post Office Road. The driver of the Triumph, Martin Gene Scott, 48, of Waldorf, and the driver of the Chevrolet, Louis Briscoe, 60, of La Plata, sustained injuries and were flown to Prince George’s General Hospital by a Maryland State Police helicopter. The passenger in the Chevrolet, Deon Alphonso Douglas, 35, of La Plata, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Butler was not injured. She was charged with Failure to Stop at Stop Sign. Officer R. Gottschall is investigating.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On August 26 at 9:03 a.m., a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle driven by James Theodore Rice, 32, of Bryans Road was traveling eastbound in the 8000 block of Billingsley Road in Waldorf when the driver failed to negotiate a turn. The vehicle left the roadway and subsequently struck a guide wire for a telephone pole. Rice sustained incapacitating injuries and was flown to Prince George’s General Hospital by a Maryland State Police helicopter. Speed is a factor in the crash. Charges are pending against Rice. Cpl. P. McCue is investigating.

ASSAULT: On August 26 at 12:17 a.m., Officer E. Baker responded to the 2100 block of Briarwood Drive in Waldorf for the destruction of property in progress report. Investigation revealed suspects shot houses and cars in the neighborhood with a BB gun. The suspects shot at a man who was exiting his residence but did not hit him. 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.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: Sometime between 10 p.m. on August 24 and 8 a.m. on August 25, suspect(s) forced entry into Queen’s Nails and First Elite Financial Services in the 12000 block of Mattawoman Drive in Pinefield and fled the scene. No property was taken from either business. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer R. Taylor is investigating.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On August 25 at 7:48 p.m., Cpl. R. Burket of the Warrant/Fugitive Unit arrested Joseph Edward Craig III, 22, of Nanjemoy on an outstanding warrant. A subsequent search revealed Craig was in possession of marijuana. Craig was charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana in addition to being served the warrant. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On August 25 at 2 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 3200 block of Grayton Lane in Nanjemoy for the intrusion alarm. Investigation revealed a suspect attempted unsuccessfully to force entry into the residence through a rear window. A neighbor confronted the suspect, who then fled. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 16-25 years of age, and was wearing a black jumpsuit with "16" printed on it. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-743-2222. Officer R. Kimble is investigating.

BURGLARY: On August 24 at 3:30 p.m., Officer C. Shaw responded to a residence in the 4100 block of Renner Road in Waldorf for the breaking and entering in progress. Investigation revealed suspect(s) forced entry into the residence, stole jewelry, money and credit cards and fled the scene. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777.

CDS POSSESSION: On August 24 at 1:09 a.m., Officer D. Walker conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Crain Highway at W and W Road in La Plata for failing to obey a traffic control device. Investigation revealed the driver, Jason Martin Schuebel, 22, of Baltimore, was driving with a suspended license. Schuebel was arrested and a subsequent search revealed he was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with Driving While Suspended, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and is being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on August 21, suspect(s) entered a residence in the 2900 block of Doncaster Place in Indian Head, stole property 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 R. Kimble is investigating.

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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