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Charles County Police Report

FLEEING POLICE: On May 11 at 2:15 a.m., Officer J. Richards responded to Indian Head Highway near Hawthorne Road in Indian Head for the report of the reckless operation of a motor vehicle. The victim, a 18-year-old Bryans Road woman, reported another vehicle was trying to run hers off the road and the suspect vehicle bumped the rear of the her car on Indian Head Highway at the intersection of Hawthorne Road. Officer Richards located the suspect vehicle, a white passenger car, traveling north on Indian Head Highway. The vehicle turned onto Woodland Drive. Officer Richards attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver refused to stop until reaching Oakside Lane, where he fled on foot. Officers responded and searched the area but did not locate the suspect. Investigation revealed the victim and the suspect know each other. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-743-2222.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On May 10 at 7:15 a.m., a Charles County Public Schools bus was attempting to make a left turn from eastbound Livingston Road onto eastbound Billingsley road in Bryans Road but the driver failed to yield the right of way to a Mercury Sable traveling west on Livingston Road. The vehicles subsequently collided in the intersection. The driver of the Sable, Jasper Maurice Warren, 22, of Indian Head, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to Civista Medical Center. The driver of the school bus, Leanna Jennifer Reshetar, 27, of Waldorf, did not sustain any injuries. Officers issued a citation to Reshetar for failing to yield to oncoming traffic contributing to a personal injury accident. Officers issued citations to Warren for driving on suspended license. Officer S. Stanley of the Traffic Operations Unit investigated.

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE: On May 10 at 2:16 a.m., Officer T. L. Hemsley was in the 8300 block of Marshall's Corner Road in Pomfret when he observed a Geo Metro traveling southbound at a high rate of speed. Officer Hemsley attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle stopped and the four occupants of the vehicle fled on foot into the woods. Officers quickly located one of the occupants, Jermaine Cornellius Dorsey, 23, of Waldorf, and investigation revealed he was wanted in Charles County for First- and Second- Degree Assault. Further investigation revealed the Geo Metro was stolen from a residence in Pomfret earlier that morning. Sheriff's officers, including a K9 unit, and a Maryland State Police helicopter searched the area for the other suspects but did not locate them. They are described as black males wearing blue jeans and white T-shirts and are approximately 6 feet tall. Dorsey was arrested and served the warrants. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center on $10,000 bond. Charges are pending regarding the stolen vehicle and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-2222.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in Charles County that leads to an arrest or indictment. Anyone with information about a crime may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. All callers may remain anonymous.

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