Charles County Sheriff's Reports

LA PLATA, Md. (Sept. 23, 2008) - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On Sept. 23 at 10:05 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Civista Hospital in La Plata after receiving a call that a man was being treated for injuries he sustained during an assault that occurred earlier in the morning. Investigation revealed the victim, a 38 - year old - male, was involved in a physical altercation with an unknown male in the parking lot of Randy's Ribs at 7732 Leonardtown Road in Hughesville. During the altercation, the suspect produced a box cutter and cut the victim's ear. The suspect fled in a gray, Jeep Cherokee. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Officer C. Figgins is handling the investigation.

STRONG ARMED ROBBERY: On Sept. 22 at 11:56 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Sam's Club located in the 2300 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a theft. Investigation revealed two store employees approached a man who left the store without paying for a home theater system. The suspect struck one of the employees and fled in a dark-colored vehicle that was parked nearby. Officer J. Feldman responded.

ARMED ROBBERY FUGITIVE ARRESTED: On Sept. 22 at 8:45 a.m., officers assigned to the Charles County Sheriff's Office Warrant/Fugitive Unit, along with the Capitol Area Regional Task Force and U.S. Marshals Service, arrested Michael Davon Andrews, 24, of Washington, D.C. after receiving a tip about his whereabouts through the Crime Solvers tip line. Andrews had 11 open warrants for crimes committed throughout Charles County including armed robbery, felony theft and first-degree burglary. Andrews was transported to the D.C. Jail awaiting extradition to Maryland.

MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING COPPER: On Sept. 21 at 7:25 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to an intrusion alarm at Wood and Tompkins Core located on Irongate Drive in Waldorf. When officers arrived, they found an open window and a stack of copper wire beneath it; they also observed a man attempting to hide. Officers located the man, Robert William Dixon, 43, of White Plains, and learned he was an employee at the business. The owner responded and told officers Dixon did not have permission to take the wire and should not have been at the business. Dixon was charged with second-degree burglary and remanded to the Charles County Detention Center. Officers L. Elliot and E. Poff handled the investigation.

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