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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.

STOLEN/RECOVERED VEHICLE: On July 10 at 3:05 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the report of a stolen vehicle. Shortly after the lookout was given, Officer M. O’Shields observed the vehicle traveling east on Marshall Hall Road in Bryans Road. Officer O’Shields and Officer D. Almassy conducted a stop on the vehicle in the 3000 block of Livingston Road and arrested the driver without incident. Investigation revealed the driver had stolen another vehicle earlier that night from the Lancaster neighborhood in Waldorf. Both vehicles were recovered. The accused, a 16-year-old Waldorf boy, was transported to Cheltenham Youth Facility. Officer M. Tyner investigated.

ARMED ROBBERY: On July 9 at 9:54 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to Pizza Hut located at 3400 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed a male suspect approached the store manager as he was getting in his car with the store’s bank deposits. The suspect demanded the money and struck the manager on the arm with a metal pipe. The manager complied and fled back into the store. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and was wearing a stocking cap with a white bandana across his face. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. B. Buchanan at 301-609-6477. Information may also be provided to Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment. All callers remain anonymous.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On July 9 at 12:49 a.m., Cpl. D. Byrd was conducting a foot patrol in the parking lot of Thai Seafood at 2732 Crain Highway in Waldorf when he observed a large group of people fighting. Four individuals fled the scene after being ordered to stop. They ran across Route 301 and back toward a car dealership where they were apprehended by Cpl. Byrd and Officer D. Major. Investigation revealed the fight caused a group of 20-30 people to gather. All of the accused were cursing, shouting and fighting. The accused, Jonathan Jerome Winston, 18, of Landover, Antawon Dion Veney, 19, of Landover, Jonathan Gregory Lilly, 19, of Washington, D.C., Demetrius Jamal Dennis, 19, of Washington, D.C., and Anthony Myron Hickson, 18, of Washington, D.C., were charged with disorderly conduct. They were held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. A juvenile was also charged with disorderly conduct and released to his guardian.

ASSAULT: On July 8 at 11:15 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the report of an attempted robbery. Investigation revealed a 33-year-old Waldorf man was walking near Silver Spurr Place and Enterprise Place in Waldorf when he was approached by six male suspects. The victim attempted to walk away but the suspects punched him in the face and knocked him to the ground. The suspects attempted to rob the victim but were unable to take anything and fled. The suspects are described as black males and are between 18 and 25 years old. Two were wearing shorts and are between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall. 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. The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated by Emergency Medical Services personnel and released. Officer S. Bryant is investigating.

BURGLARY: On July 7 at 2 a.m., Capt. D. Gimler observed a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot in the 4400 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. The vehicle was displaying tags registered to another vehicle. Capt. Gimler attempted to stop the vehicle and it fled. Three juvenile suspects who had been with the vehicle remained in the parking lot and were detained. Investigation revealed the suspects broke into Mattingly Construction located at 2 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf and attempted unsuccessfully to break into Atlantic Cycle located at 4580 Crain Highway in White Plains. The suspects stole a dump truck and a pickup truck from Mattingly Construction as well as a Dodge Intrepid from White Plains Auto Sales located at 4500 Crain Highway. All three vehicles were recovered along with a tow truck that had been stolen in Prince George’s County. The accused juveniles were charged and held at Cheltenham Youth Facility. Approximately six other suspects were not apprehended. 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 D. Behm is investigating.

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH: On July 5 at 2:37 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 300 block of Tumbleweed Place in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash. Investigation revealed a 28-year-old Waldorf woman was backing into a parking space in front of her residence when she fell asleep, hit the gas pedal and backed into the residence, causing major structural damage. A building inspector responded and deemed the structure unsafe. There were four occupants in the residence at the time it was struck but no one was injured. Officer C. Wimberly investigated.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: Sometime between 8:30 p.m. July 4 and 5:45 a.m. July 5, suspect(s) threw a smoke bomb into a 25-year-old woman’s car which was parked and unoccupied in the 2100 block of Gladdings Court in Waldorf. The smoke bomb caused a fire that damaged the middle console before the suspect used the victim’s workshirt to extinguish the fire. 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 G. Barnhart is investigating.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: Sometime between 12 p.m. July 3 and 7:20 p.m. July 5, suspect(s) shattered the windows on a piece of construction equipment, a 2006 yellow rubber tire loader, in the 12100 block of St. George’s Drive in Waldorf. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crimes Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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