ARMED ROBBERY: On May 2 at 10:08 p.m. Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Dollar Tree at 1140 Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf for the armed robbery report. Investigation revealed the suspect was hiding behind a brick pillar when two employees, women ages 29 and 54, exited the business and secured the door. The suspect then approached the employees, implied he had a handgun and demanded money. The employees complied and the suspect fled toward Smallwood Drive. A K9 team responded and conducted a search but the suspect was not located. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s with a light complexion. He is average in height and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a partial black ski mask. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-7777. Officer W. Halt is investigating.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE: On May 2 at 6:21 a.m., Officer S. Hawkins attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen 1992 green Dodge Caravan at the rear of Chinaberry Lane in Indian Head but the driver did not stop. The driver continued the end of McWilliams Road at Maple Street where the occupants - the driver and a passenger - exited the vehicle and fled on foot. A short chase ensued but officers apprehended the passenger. The passenger was identified as Pierre Stephon Wilson, 18, of Indian Head and was charged with Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Malicious Destruction of Property More Than $500, Malicious Destruction of Property Less Than $500, Theft More Than $500, Theft Less Than $500 and Fourth Degree Burglary. Wilson is being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. The vehicle was reported stolen in Prince George's County May 2. Officer S. Hawkins investigated.
BURGLARY: Sometime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on April 30, suspect(s) forced entry into a residence in the 4600 block of Doncaster Drive in Indian Head, stole several fishing rods with Shimano and Quantum reels, a 27-inch Sanyo color television, Samsung stereo with speakers, a Nextel I530 cell phone and a large tackle bag filled with fishing lures. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-743-2222. Officer J. Dodge is investigating.
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