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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


STRONG ARM ROBBERY: On June 13 at 10:19 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the trail in the 160 block of St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed a 29-year-old Waldorf man was walking home when he was struck in the head with an unknown object, which caused him to fall to the ground. The suspects took the victim’s wallet, money and a check and fled the area on foot. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspects. The suspects are described as seven black males between 18 and 20 years of age, all were wearing dark clothing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer M. Thompson is investigating.


POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On June 7 at 12:50 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of Goose Creek Drive in La Plata for the citizen’s report of several suspicious juveniles. Investigation revealed one of the juveniles, a 17-year-old La Plata boy, was in possession of a plastic bag containing marijuana. He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The boy was released to the custody of his mother. Officer L. Payne investigated.


BURGLARY: Sometime between 3:30 p.m. June 2 and 2:30 p.m. June 3, suspect(s) entered a residence under construction in the 15900 block of Lookout Pass Court in Waldorf and stole almond-colored GE kitchen appliances, including a range, dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave. The suspects also stole a Trane heat pump. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer J. Dodge is investigating.


MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On June 4 at 5:40 a.m., Officer R. Kimble of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Patrick’s Drive and Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed a Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck was traveling west on St. Patrick’s Drive when the driver lost control while attempting to negotiate a turn, crossed the center line and struck a curb and several trees. The driver, Francis Clayton Knott, Jr., 22, of Waldorf and his passenger, Michael Donnavon Tabor, 24, of White Plains, fled the scene on foot toward Lancaster Circle. They were found by officers a short time later walking in the area and Knott was found to be intoxicated. Knott was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, fleeing and eluding and numerous other traffic violations. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Knott and Tabor sustained minor injuries and did not require transportation to a hospital.


POSSESSION OF COCAINE: On May 13 at 7:22 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Burch Oil located at 8020 Matthews Road in Bryans Road for the citizen’s report of a suspicious occupied vehicle. Officer J. Kelly approached the vehicle and observed cocaine in the center console. When Kelvin Elijah Dickens, 39, of Indian Head, exited the vehicle officers found a handgun between the driver’s seat and center console. Officers ran a check on the handgun and discovered it had been reported stolen in Ohio. Dickens was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of a handgun, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine while in possession of a firearm and theft more than $500. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Officers M. Davidson and J. Kelly are 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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