MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH INVOLVING CRUISER: On July 1 at 1:18 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs K9 Officer J. Freeman, 33, was traveling south on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, while responding to an emergency call with his lights and siren activated. A vehicle driven by Carisa Fantozzi Parson, 38, of Waldorf was traveling south in front of Officer Freemans cruiser and was slowing to turn left into a business located at 2242 Old Washington Road. Officer Freeman attempted to pass the Parson vehicle on the left utilizing the northbound lanes when the vehicles collided. Officer Freemans cruiser veered off the roadway, struck a utility pole, then a curb. Parson stopped her vehicle on the southbound shoulder of the road. Officer Freeman was flown by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Prince Georges Hospital Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Parson was treated on the scene by EMS personnel and released. Officer Freemans K9 partner, Zeus, was uninjured. Officer S. Stanley of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating the crash.
MOTORCYCLE CRASH: On June 30 at 5:41 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs officers responded to the 8400 block of Billingsley Road in White Plains for the report of a motorcycle crash. Investigation revealed Max Rodney Cayard, 35, of White Plains, was traveling east when he lost control while exiting a curve and was ejected. He was transported to Fort Washington Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Loose gravel on the roadway may have contributed to the crash. Cpl. R. Cadrette investigated.