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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


ROBBERY: On May 7 at 12:40 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 1000 block of Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed a 21-year-old Waldorf man was riding his bicycle when he was attacked and beaten by 8-10 males who were in two separate vehicles. One of the suspects stole the victim's cell phone. The victim was transported to Civista Medical Center with facial injuries. The suspects were described as black males driving a dark-colored SUV and a red sedan. The victim did not know the suspects. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-7777. Officer J. Richards is investigating.

DISORDERLY CROWD: On May 6 at 11:15 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Game Stop at 109 Post Office Road in Waldorf for the large disorderly crowd. Investigation revealed numerous fights were occurring in the parking lot. Officers ordered the crowd to disperse but the crowd refused. Pepper spay was used to disperse the crowd and everyone fled the area. No arrests were made. Officer C. Clevenger is investigating.

POLICE PURSUIT: On May 6 at 2:02 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 3395 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a possible intoxicated driver. Officers checked the parking lot but were unable to locate the vehicle. A short time later Officer D. Chandler located the vehicle described as a white Honda Accord driving south on Route 5. After making observations he attempted to stop the vehicle at Route 5 and Billingsley Road but the driver would not stop. Officers were able to finally stop the vehicle on Overhill Way in Hughesville and took the driver into custody. The driver was identified as a 15-year-old Waldorf boy who had taken his mother's car without her permission. Officer D. Chandler is investigating.

DRUG VIOLATION: On May 5 at 7:15 p.m., Officer J. Kelly was patrolling the 11200 block of Barnswallow Place in Waldorf when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot. Officer Kelly contacted the occupants of the vehicle and noticed a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, Hiram Solomon Ward, III, 19, of Waldorf, was found to have a bag of marijuana in his right shoe. The passenger, Willard Omar Spigner, 19, of Fort Washington was found to have marijuana in his right front pants pocket. Both were arrested and are being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

CRASH INVOLVING PEDESTRIAN: On May 4 at 9:47 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Lancaster Circle at Becard Court in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Investigation revealed a 1984 Volvo station wagon driven by George Montrell Brooks, 48, of Waldorf was traveling east on Lancaster Circle when he struck the victim, who was crossing the roadway. The victim, Antonio Algeria, 60, of Waldorf, suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to Surburban Hospital. He is in stable condition at this time. Speed was not a factor. The victim was wearing dark clothing and was not crossing at a crosswalk. Cpl. S. Burrows of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.

THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE: Sometime between midnight on May 2 and 9:30 a.m. on May 3, suspect(s) stole a white 1996 Ford Crown Victoria that was parked and for sale in the 7300 block of Indian Head Highway in Bryans Road. The vehicle is described as having a blue interior, dark tinted windows and blue scratches on the bumper. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-743-2222. Officer R. Williams is investigating.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 4 p.m. on April 29 and 7:20 a.m. on May 1, suspect(s) entered four trailers behind Matthew Henson Middle School at 3535 Livingston Road in Indian Head. Investigation revealed the suspect(s) entered the trailers by breaking out the windows in the door, reaching through and opening the door. Two radios, a VCR, computer speakers and an LCD projector were stolen. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-743-2222. Officer W. Stufft is investigating.

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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