LA PLATA, Md. - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
CONCEALED WEAPON: On July 30 at 3:42 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs officers responded to a residence in the 8600 block of Valley Drive in Waldorf for the report of a male outside arbitrarily pointing a black handgun. Cpl. J. Freeman and his K9 partner Zeus found the accused in the garage of the residence with a carbon dioxide-powered Beretta replica airgun and a bottle of water containing chlorine shock treatment. The accused, a 16-year-old Waldorf boy intended to blow up the water bottle in the woods. He was charged with possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of an explosive and was released to his father. Officer E. Weaver investigated.
ARMED ROBBERY: On July 30 at 9:30 a.m., Charles County Sheriffs officers responded to Northgate Pharmacy located at 3973 St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed a male suspect entered the pharmacy, brandished a handgun and demanded prescription drugs and money. The employees complied and the suspect fled with prescription medication valued at more than $500. Witnesses saw the suspect flee in a dark blue or black Nissan car with Maryland tags 60Z787. The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s or 40s wearing a dark hat. He had a large, possibly fake, beard believed to be a disguise. He was wearing a long sleeve shirt, possibly yellow, and jeans with a hole in the left leg. The Nissan appeared to be driven by a black male. No further description was available. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriffs Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Det. G. Higgs is investigating.
FUGITIVE APPREHENDED: On July 28 at 11:55 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs officers were investigating a report of a disorderly person at the Indian Head VFW located at 4310 Indian Head Highway when a patron notifed them Jermaine Jay Mason, who was wanted, was inside the VFW. When Sgt. G. Draheim approached Mason outside the side exit door, Mason ran. Sgt. Draheim caught Mason and a brief struggle ensued. Officers arrested Mason. Mason, 19, of Indian Head, was wanted for failing to appear on previous charges of failing to obey a lawful order, disturbing the peace, second-degree assault and trespassing. He was charged accordingly and was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.
ROBBERY: The Charles County Sheriffs Office has arrested Kevin Antonio-Romel Boykin, 21, of Brandywine for a robbery which occurred earlier this year. On April 19, a 17-year-old Accokeek boy was in the parking lot of the St. Charles Towne Center in Waldorf when Boykin approached him, implied he had a weapon and demanded the boys wallet, cell phone and other property. The victim complied and Boykin fled the scene in a silver Pontiac sedan. Detectives identified the owner of the vehicle, Boykins mother, by the tag number which led to the identification of Boykin as the suspect. Boykin was charged with robbery, first- and second-degree assault and theft valued at less than $500. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. Det. K. Keelan investigated.
ARMED ROBBERY: On July 27 at 9:50 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs officers responded to Mama Mias Pizzeria located at 12526 Mattawoman Drive in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery that occurred during a pizza delivery. Investigation revealed the victim, a 17-year-old White Plains boy, made the delivery in the 100 block of Keepsake Place in Waldorf and was robbed at gunpoint as he returned to his car. After a lookout for the suspect was broadcast, officers located a person matching the suspects description and identified him as Tyrell Antonio Campbell, 19, of Waldorf. Officers determined Campbell had committed the robbery and charged him with armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, use of a handgun in the commission of a violent crime, first-degree assault, theft valued at less than $100 and providing a false statement to a police officer. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. Officers E. Baker and P. Sady investigated.
VEHICLE CRASH: On July 27 at 5:47 p.m., Charles County Sheriffs Officer L. Elliot was traveling south on Route 5 and another vehicle was traveling south on Route 925. The vehicles collided in the intersection. Officer Elliot, the driver of the other vehicle, a 48-year-old woman, and her passenger, a 71-year-old man, were transported to Civista Medical Center by ambulance for non-life-threatening injuries. The circumstances of the crash are under investigation by S. Burrows of the Traffic Operations Unit. Officer Elliot was on-duty but was not responding to a call.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On July 27 at 2:01 p.m., members of the Chares County Sheriffs Offices Community Policing Unit, Criminal Investigation Division, Emergency Services Team and K9 Unit executed a search and seizure warrant at a residence in the 4600 block of Gadwell Place in Waldorf. Upon entry, officers found the 17-year-old male being investigated was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He also had power tools that officers determined were stolen. He was arrested and charged as a juvenile with theft valued at less than $500, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released to his mother. Officer C. Black investigated.