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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.

HIT AND RUN: On May 29 at 7:03 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the Sunoco located on 2030 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report that a vehicle had crashed into the building and then left the scene. Upon arrival, officers discovered the vehicle had caused significant damage to the building. The Sheriff’s Office dispatched a lookout for the vehicle and soon after, officers located it in the driveway of a residence on Brewster Road in Pinefield, a nearby subdivision. Donald John Snyder, 34, of Mechanicsville was standing by the vehicle and investigation revealed he had driven it from the scene for his friend, Ronald Lamarr Briscoe, 37, of Fort Washington, who had been driving the vehicle when the crash occurred. Snyder was not a passenger in the vehicle but was in the area during the crash. Officer C. Clevenger charged Snyder with leaving the scene of an accident. Officers later found Briscoe on Floral Park Road in Brandywine. He was being treated by Prince George’s County emergency medical services personnel for a head injury. Officer A. Sullivan responded there and charged Briscoe with negligent driving and leaving the scene of an accident. Briscoe’s injuries were not life-threatening and he refused to be transported to a hospital. No one inside the Sunoco was injured. A building inspector responded to the scene and determined the building could remain open.

THEFT: On May 27 at 10:08 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the Subway located at 1184 Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf for the report of a theft. Investigation revealed a suspect stayed in the store after it closed, crawled along the floor to the rear of the store and stole an undisclosed amount of money from the safe and cash register drawer. The suspect fled the store on foot through the front door at approximately 11:09 p.m. The suspect is described as white and was wearing all black clothing, a camouflage hat, white gloves and a black face mask. The suspect also had a flashlight secured to his or her head. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. J. Austin at 301-609-6504 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 remain anonymous.

ROBBERY: On May 25 at 9:50 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Gallo Clothing located at 1132 Smallwood Drive West in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed an employee was opening the front door to let another employee out and was holding an undisclosed amount of money in her hand when a male suspect approached them and asked to be let back in because he forgot his cell phone. He grabbed the money out of the employee’s hand and fled on foot toward St. Charles Town Center Plaza. The suspect was described as a black male between 16 and 17 years old. He is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. He was wearing a green and white T-shirt bearing the logo ‘Hollister’ on the front, blue jeans and white Addidas sneakers. He has shoulder-length dred-locks. Anyone with 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 E. Horton is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. May 20, suspect(s) tossed 160 Washington Post newspapers throughout the area between Oak Drive and Twin Oak Drive in Waldorf. The papers were taken from outside a delivery person’s residence. Anyone with 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.

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