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Charles County Sheriff's Reports


LA PLATA, Md. (Jan. 30, 2008) - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK: On Jan. 30 at 7:13 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the intersection of St. Charles Parkway and Smallwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Investigation revealed a 42-year-old Waldorf man was driving a 2001 Saturn north on St. Charles Parkway. As he approached the green light at Smallwood Drive, a 12-year-old Waldorf boy attempted to cross St. Charles Parkway from the median. He walked against the direction of the pedestrian signal into the path of the Saturn, which subsequently struck him. The boy was flown by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Children’s Hospital. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening. The driver of the Saturn was not injured. Officer S. Stanley of the Traffic Operations Unit investigated.

ARMED ROBBERY: On Jan. 29 at 10:09 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 4100 block of Lancaster Circle in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery in which two boys, ages 16 and 17, were robbed at gunpoint. A lookout was broadcast for the suspect vehicle, which officers located in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive. Officers stopped the vehicle and discovered its occupants were in possession of a BB pistol that matched the description of the gun used in the robbery. Officers also discovered the victims’ stolen property in the vehicle. Renaldo Antione Humphrey, 19, of Temple Hills, Willard Omar Sprigner, 20, of Waldorf, Tyrell Anthony Dunn, 19, of Waldorf, Gary John Mills, 21, of Waldorf and Brandon Dion Carr, 19, of White Plains were arrested and charged with armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, theft valued at less than $500, possession of a handgun in commission of a crime, conspiracy to commit theft, conspiracy to commit first- and second-degree assault and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Dunn was also charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. They were being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. Officers J. Rager and R. Forbes investigated.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On Jan. 28 at 1:37 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer M. Thompson stopped a vehicle in the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for driving without headlights. Officer Thompson approached the vehicle and observed marijuana in plain view. A subsequent search revealed the driver was in possession of $50 worth of marijuana, a smoking device and brass knuckles. Officers also determined the driver had a suspended license. John Paul Hedrington, Jr., 32, of Upper Marlboro was arrested and charged with possession of a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.

POSSESSION OF COCAINE: On Jan. 29 at 1:01 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer J. Walter stopped a Ford Ranger on Woodville Road near Watson Road in Brandywine for failing to stop at a stop sign. Officers Walter and D. Sauve approached the vehicle and observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed $20 worth of cocaine. The occupants of the vehicle, Russell Winters, 55, and Thomas Clarence Proctor, III, 44, both of Hughesville, were arrested and charged with possession of cocaine. They were being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On Jan. 28 at 12:50 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Officer J. Walter stopped a BMW in the 3600 block of Mt. Pleasant Road in Brandywine for failing to have a rear tag light. When Officer Watson approached the vehicle, he detected the odor of marijuana. A subsequent search of the vehicle and the driver revealed $10 worth of marijuana, a marijuana cigar and drug paraphernalia. Officer Watson also discovered the driver, Javonte Maurice Boddie, 19, of Temple Hills, had a suspended license. Boddie was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended. He was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner.

CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPON: On Jan. 27 at 12:10 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 2600 block of Husk Place in Waldorf for a citizen’s report of suspicious activity. Officers found two males standing on the bike path. The officers saw one of the males, Anthony Edward Gilbert, 20, of Bowie, had a police baton in plain view in his pants pocket. Gilbert was detained and a subsequent search revealed he was also in possession of brass knuckles. Gilbert was charged with possession of a concealed deadly weapon and was being held at the Charles County Detention Center pending an appearance before a district court commissioner. Officer E. Horton investigated.

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