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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


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

POLICE PURSUIT: On May 21 at 11:51 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer E. Clark was conducting a radar operation and attempted to stop a Mazda passenger car traveling on Indian Head Highway near Camp Hedges Place in Bryans Road. The vehicle failed to stop until it reached Boxwood Circle where Officer Clark arrested the driver without incident. The driver, Leonard Odell Posley, 43, of Bryans Road, was charged with fleeing and eluding, reckless driving, displaying tags issued to another vehicle and speeding. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.

ARMED ROBBERY: On May 20 at 9:08 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 20 block of Keepsake Place in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed two suspects brandished a handgun, robbed a 16-year-old boy of money and fled in a Nissan passenger car. Officer R. Brooks located the suspect vehicle on Wakefield Circle near Vine Hill Court and activated his emergency equipment but the driver failed to stop until he reached the end of Vine Hill Court, where he and the other suspect exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The suspects were described only as black males. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer Brooks and Officer A. St. Germain are investigating.

IMPERSONATING POLICE: On May 20 at 6 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer R. Bagley observed a gray Dodge passenger car with a blue flashing police dashboard light traveling north at more than 100 mph on Route 301 in La Plata. Other vehicles were pulling to the right side of the road to yield to the Dodge. Officer Brooks stopped the vehicle and the driver advised he was a security guard in Virginia. Investigation revealed the driver was intoxicated and had concealed on his person a handgun loaded with 11 rounds, zip handcuffs, a fraudulent Virginia concealed weapon permit, a fraudulent badge and a laser sight for the gun. Security guard badges and identification cards were found in the vehicle. In addition to the blue dashboard light, green and white police-style LED lights were attached to the vehicle’s rear window. The driver, Kenneth M. McCauley-Timmons, 27, of Fort Washington, was charged with possession of a handgun, driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, impersonating a police officer, driving on a highway with flashing lights on his vehicle and speeding. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: On May 20 at 4:31 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer M. Tyner responded to Eutaw Forest Drive in Waldorf for the report of property destruction in progress. Investigation revealed John David Mueller, Jr., 20, of Hollywood drove a Toyota Rav4 into 11 mailboxes on Eutaw Forest Drive and Venture Drive until the vehicle became disabled. He also struck a Ford Ranger that was parked and unoccupied. Mueller and Christopher Wayne Evans, 21, of Mechanicsville, who was with him in the vehicle, abandoned the vehicle and began walking toward Bensville Road. The citizen who had initially reported the crime then notified Officer Tyner and Officer J. Alpert of the suspects’ location. The officers found them and determined Mueller was the driver and was intoxicated. Mueller was charged with malicious destruction of property valued at more than $500, malicious destruction of property valued at less than $500, driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence and driving without a license. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. Officer M. Tyner investigated. Both Mueller and Evans had been issued alcohol citations earlier for drinking alcohol in the parking lot of My Brother’s Place, located at 3081 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Officers had responded there at 8:10 p.m. after a citizen reported seeing people drinking in the parking lot. Mueller and Evans had discarded the alcohol and returned inside the establishment after receiving the citations for drinking in a public place. Officer J. Timko investigated that incident.

HATE CRIME: On May 19 at 8:30 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a residence in the 3600 block of Foxhall Place in White Plains for the report of a hate crime. Investigation revealed suspect(s) spray-painted KKK on a shed. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. The Charles County Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.

ARMED ROBBERY/SEXUAL ASSAULT: On May 19 at 11:50 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 1600 block of Red Wolf Place in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed a 19-year-old woman and two male acquaintances were sitting in her car in front of one of the men’s residences when a male suspect approached them. The suspect brandished a handgun and ordered the victims from the car. He stole money from one of the men and ordered the men to leave the area. The men complied and the suspect then sexually assaulted the female victim. Following the assault, he fled the scene on foot. Officers, including a K9 team, searched the area but did not locate the suspect. The suspect is described as a black male between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall. He has a thin build and weighs about 160 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black ski mask. Anyone with any information about this incident should call Det. P. Tona at 301-609-6501 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of the suspect. All callers may remain anonymous.

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