Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.

ARMED ROBBERY: On March 9 at 3:12 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to 7-Eleven located at 3037 Marshall Hall Road in Bryans Road for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed two suspects entered the store and one implied he had a knife. They went behind the counter, stole approximately 90 packs of Newport cigarettes and fled the scene. Both suspects were described as black males. The first suspect has a heavy build and was wearing a black jacket and baseball cap. The second suspect has a small build and was wearing a black jacket with a hood. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-743-2222 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer R. Gilroy is investigating.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On March 6 at 9:50 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer T. Yates stopped a vehicle in the 6800 block of Crain Highway in La Plata for driving without its headlights on. The officer observed marijuana in the ashtray of the vehicle and during a subsequent search discovered packaging material in the trunk. The driver, Michael Louis Hayes, 23, of Washington, D.C., was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.

DRUG ARREST/HINDERING: On Feb. 28 at 1:45 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers observed a suspicious vehicle on Rooks Head Place in Waldorf. While they were obtaining information from the occupants of the vehicle, a K9 team responded and the dog alerted the officers to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. Investigation revealed Theodore Aaron Mix, 24, of Accokeek was in possession of marijuana and he was subsequently arrested. Another occupant of the vehicle became disorderly. Officers attempted to arrest him and a brief struggle ensued. He was charged with obstruction and hindering. However, officers later discovered he initially provided a false name. Phillip Quincy Lewis, 24, of Waldorf was subsequently charged with providing a false name to police in addition to obstruction and hindering. His true identity revealed an active warrant for violation of probation, which was subsequently served. Both men were being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. Officers R. Kimble and S. Cartwright investigated.

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