Charles County Sheriff's Reports

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

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Sept. 29 at 12 midnight, Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Lamont's at 4410 Livingston Road in Indian Head after receiving a call from employees who reported a disorderly customer refusing to leave the premises. Upon arrival, officers asked the woman, Felicia Johnson, 22, of Pomfret, to leave; she refused and continued acting disorderly. Officers arrested Johnson and placed her in the back seat of a Sheriff's Office vehicle where she kicked a rear passenger window with her feet, shattering it. Johnson was charged with disorderly conduct, destruction of property and resisting arrest. Officer M. O'Shields handled the arrest.

STRONG ARMED ROBBERY: On Sept. 29 at 9:30 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Smallwood Park and Ride in Waldorf for the report of an assault and robbery. Investigation revealed the victim, a 16-year-old male, was at the bus stop when two suspects approached, hit him and stole a pack of cigarettes. The victim was not seriously injured. Officer J. Feldman is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: On Sept. 26 at 5:48 a.m., members of the Charles County Sheriff's Office, Community Policing Unit, with assistance from the Calvert County Special Operations Team, executed a search and seizure warrant at a private residence in the 2100 block of Pineview Court in Waldorf. Several bags of suspected marijuana and related paraphernalia were found inside the house and two suspects, Gregory Gillman, 23, and Kevin Gillman, 22, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Officer J. Williams III is handling the investigation.

MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT: On Sept. 26 at 1:15 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 900 block of Stone Avenue in Waldorf after receiving a call that a man was assaulting a woman inside the house. Upon arrival, officers were confronted by the suspect, Garth Anthony Salmon, 30, of Waldorf, who refused to open the door and threatened to shoot the officers. The suspect also refused to allow the woman, 27, and her child, 4, to leave. The CCSO Emergency Services Team responded and established contact with the suspect. Through negotiations, the suspect let the woman and child leave but he refused to surrender. Tear gas was deployed and the suspect fled from the residence. He was arrested without further incident and charged with false imprisonment and assault. He was remanded to the Charles County Detention Center. The woman was treated for injuries she sustained during the assault; the child was not injured. Officer J. Walter handled the investigation.

MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICER: On Sept. 26 at 2:01 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff's officer responded to the Master Suites Hotel at 2228 Old Washington Road in Waldorf after a clerk called 911 and stated an intoxicated male walked into the lobby and said he needed help. The man tried to get the clerk to go outside with him but she refused. The man fled the lobby prior to police arrival and ran toward a hotel room. Upon arrival, the officer observed the man, John L. Holloway, 44, of Waldorf, in the parking lot and attempted to make contact with him. Holloway charged the officer and attempted to strike him the in the face. Holloway was arrested and charged with second degree assault. Officer R. Bagley handled the arrest.

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