Various Crimes in Charles County - Southern Maryland Headline News

Various Crimes in Charles County


HOME INVASION: On Jan. 9 at 12:32 a.m., a suspect forced entry into a residence in the 3000 block of Palmer Place and demanded money from the resident, a 71-year-old woman. When the woman told the suspect she had no money, the suspect stole her purse and fled the scene. A K9 team responded and checked the area with negative results. The suspect is described as a black male who is 6 feet 4 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing all black clothing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-7777. Officer A. St. Germain is investigating.

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS: On Jan. 1 at 4:37 p.m., Officer G. Barnhart responded to the Veterinary Emergency Treatment Center at 3485 Rockefeller Court in Waldorf, when the center reported doctors were treating a dog who had been shot with an arrow. Investigation revealed suspect(s) shot a small, mixed breed dog with an arrow at a residence in the 2900 block of Thomas Road in Bryans Road sometime between 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and 3:30 a.m. Jan 1. The dog was critically injured. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-7777.

VEHICLE PURSUIT: On Jan. 12 at 2:06 a.m., Officer A. Schwab attempted to stop a vehicle on Crain Highway near Conoy Place in Faulkner because the driver was possibly intoxicated. The vehicle turned onto Conoy Place and attempted to elude the officer. The officer pursued the vehicle, which was not traveling at a high rate of speed, to the end of Conoy Place, where the suspect vehicle struck a tree. Its two occupants fled on foot. Officers recovered several guns from the vehicle. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-2222.

DRUG POSSESSION: On Jan. 7 at 7:15 a.m., Officer D. Walker conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on St. Charles Parkway near St. Marks Drive in Waldorf for an inoperative headlight. The driver, Victor Ricardo Fryer, 19, of Clinton, was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with possession of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and was released from the Charles County Detention Center on personal recognizance.

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