LA PLATA, Md. - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
BURGLARY ARREST: On Dec. 4 at 1:47 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs officers responded to a residence in the 9000 block of Dubois Road in Charlotte Hall for the report of an attempted burglary. Investigation revealed the suspects attempted to gain entry to the residence but fled when the residents discovered them. The victims provided officers with a description of the suspects vehicle, an old, gray Cadillac with Florida tags.
On Dec. 5, Sgt. J. Carlson observed the vehicle speeding on Charles Street near Keech Road and conducted a traffic stop. Officers learned the driver was suspended and the tag on the vehicle was expired. Officers recovered property from the burglary, as well as property from the burglary of a residence in the 13600 block of Charles Street on Dec. 5, heroin and drug paraphernalia.
Officers identified the suspects as Charles Anthony Gegor, 29, of Mechanicsville, Robert Glenn Brown, Jr., 30, of Waldorf, and Casey Lynn Richmond, 22, of Charlotte Hall. They were arrested and charged with burglary, theft valued at more than $500, theft valued at less than $500, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.
They were being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before the district court commissioner.
Officer J. Johnson investigated.
BURGLARY: On Dec. 4 at 11 a.m., Charles County Sheriffs Office Detectives D. Gross and C. Baker of the Auto Theft Unit were investigating a string of auto thefts in Lakewood when they observed three males behind a house in the 1200 block of Sweetbriar Place who were acting suspiciously. When the males saw the detectives, who were wearing plain clothes and in an unmarked car, the males fled to Sentry Woods, where they were apprehended.
Investigation revealed one of the subjects, a 15-year-old Waldorf boy, was carrying a BB pistol in his waistband. He was arrested and further investigation revealed the BB pistol had been stolen from in a burglary committed in the area. The boy was charged with burglary, carrying a concealed weapon and trespassing. He was released to the custody of his parents.
The other two boys were not charged.
Anyone with information about the recent vehicle thefts in this area is asked to contact Det. D. Gross at 301-609-6488 or Det. C. Baker at 301-609-6502. About six vehicles have been stolen in this area since October.