Property Destructions & Hate Crime in Charles County - Southern Maryland Headline News

Property Destructions & Hate Crime in Charles County


HATE CRIME: On Aug. 19 at 4:10 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 5800 block of Goode Road in Hughesville for the report of racial graffiti spray painted on a house under construction. Investigation revealed suspect(s) entered the residence sometime between Aug. 14 and Aug. 18 and painted two swastikas and other illegible words and symbols on the concrete floor. A spray paint can was recovered from the residence and submitted for forensic processing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer P. McPherson is investigating. This does not appear to be related to the recent graffiti incident in Bryans Road.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: Sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. July 29, suspect(s) punctured the front tires on a 1981 Chevrolet Silverado and cut its vinyl seats. The truck was unlocked and parked on Oak Street in Indian Head. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer J. Timko is investigating.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two reports of property destruction in Nanjemoy that may be related. Sometime between 9 p.m. and 11:55 p.m. July 28, suspect(s) punctured the left rear tire on a 2003 Dodge Ram parked in the driveway of a residence in the 3000 block of Baptist Church Road. The suspect(s) also cut the strings attaching a volleyball net to its poles. Sometime between 9:30 p.m. July 28 and 5:20 a.m. July 29, suspects punctured the left rear tire on another 2003 Dodge Ram parked in the 2900 block of Baptist Church Road. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-743-2222. Officer J. Timko is investigating.

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