Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (Aug. 7, 2008) - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.

ARREST/POSSESSION OF CDS: On August 6 at 11:49 p.m., a Charles County Sheriff's officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop near Stump Neck Road and Route 224 in Indian Head after observing a traffic violation. The driver of the car refused to stop, turned off the vehicle headlights and fled. When he reached the area of Hiding Place, the suspect jumped out of the car; he was apprehended a short distance away. Officers found crack and marijuana inside his car. The suspect, Jermaine Noel Savoy, 27, of Fort Washington, was charged with possession of crack/cocaine, possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended driver's license and other traffic related charges. Officer S. Miller investigated.

ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY: On August 6 at 10:52 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 3000 block of St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf for the report of an attempted robbery. Investigation revealed the victim was in the parking lot of the Quik Shop when the suspect approached, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's purse. The suspect fled without obtaining anything. The Major Crimes Unit is investigating.

ARREST/SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 5 at 8 p.m., a Charles County Sheriff's officer - who was on an assignment on Strawberry Drive in Bryans Road - observed a man shouting profanities and acting disorderly. The officer offered to help the man, but he continued acting disorderly. After refusing several requests to stop, the officer attempted to place the suspect under arrest. At that point, the suspect, Robert William Warren, 40, of Bryans Road, struck the officer and resisted arrest. Warren was subdued after another officer and a citizen helped secure him. He was charged with second degree assault, resisting arrest and failure to obey a lawful order. Officer D. Willis investigated.

ARREST/BURGLARY AT HIGH SCHOOL: On August 5 at 4:51 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to La Plata High School in La Plata after being notified that the intrusion alarm was activated and security cameras showed two suspects inside the school. When officers arrived, they found broken glass to a side door. Officers canvassed the area and found the two subjects hiding at a nearby construction site; they also found candy that had been stolen from a school vending machine. The suspects, Dayne Joseph McGraw, 18, of Newburg, and James David Baugh, 18, of no fixed address, were charged with burglary and theft under $500. Officer S. Bryant is investigating.

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