Charles County Sheriff's Reports

SCHOOL BUS CRASH: On Oct. 10 at 2:30 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the intersection of Indian Head Highway and Hawthorne Road in Glymont for the report of a school bus crash. Investigation revealed Charles County school bus #706 was turning left from westbound Hawthorne Road onto southbound Indian Head Highway when a 1985 BMW, making a left turn in the adjacent lane, struck the front left side of the bus.

Neither the bus driver, Mason Benjamin Proctor, Jr., 70, of Indian Head, nor the driver of the BMW, Desiree Saranetta Royster, 48, of Prince Frederick, were injured. The bus was transporting 20 students home from Lackey High School. One student, a 15-year-old Indian Head girl, sustained minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Civista Medical Center. No other students were injured and the bus continued on its route.

Officer R. Glover, Jr., of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: On Oct. 8 at 1 a.m., Officer E. Baker of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving without its headlights on and failing to stay right of center in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Investigation revealed the driver, Mark Anthony Kohlheim, 30, of Brandywine, was intoxicated. He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving while impaired and failing to drive right of center.

Kohlheim was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the district court commissioner.

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