Weapons Used in Three Recent Crimes in Charles County - Southern Maryland Headline News

Weapons Used in Three Recent Crimes in Charles County


ARMED CARJACKING: Sometime between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 17, the victim, a 25-year-old Waldorf man, was sitting in his vehicle talking on his cell phone behind Wendy’s in the Pinefield Shopping Center located at 2040 Crain Highway in Waldorf. The suspect approached the vehicle and asked for directions. When the victim exited his vehicle he was approached from behind by a second suspect who was brandishing a knife and demanded the vehicle. The victim complied and the suspects were last seen traveling north on Crain Highway. The vehicle is described as a white 2003 Toyota Celica with tinted windows and white rims, displaying Maryland tags 2BFN44. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer A. Upshaw is investigating.

ARMED ROBBERY: On Sept. 15 at 11:46 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Wal-Mart located at 11930 Acton Lane in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed the suspect walked out of the store with a shopping cart full of merchandise without paying. An employee attempted to stop the suspect, when he brandished a handgun and exited the store. He fled the scene in a blue Ford Taurus or Chevy Impala. The suspect is described as a black male weighing between 350 and 400 pounds. He was wearing a gray shirt and black pants. The suspect also had a small child in the cart. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer C. Shaw is investigating.

ARMED ROBBERY: On Sept. 15 at 11:15 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 4600 block of Goldeneye Place in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed the victim, a 16-year-old Waldorf boy, was walking behind Arthur Middleton Middle School when he was approached by two suspects. One brandished a handgun and pushed the victim to the ground. The suspects stole the victim’s cell phone, cash and his boots and fled the scene on foot. The first suspect is described as a light-complexioned black male, late teen to early 20s, weighing 140 to 150 pounds with braided hair. He was wearing black pants and a gray or black fleece shirt. The second suspect is described as a heavy build dark-complexioned black male, 20 years of age and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt and a black “doo” rag. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777. Officer E. Webster is investigating.

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