LA PLATA, Md. (Nov. 20, 2008) - The Charles County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
BURGLARY: On Nov. 18 at 11:34 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 8700 block of Grassland Court in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspects broke into the house by breaking out the window of the sliding glass door but fled prior to obtaining anything. Officer S. Duley is investigating.
BURGLARY: On Nov. 18 at 3 p.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to the 4000 block of Spring Valley Drive for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed sometime between Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 3 p.m., an unknown suspect forced entry into the victim's residence, which is currently being renovated, and stole commercial grade appliances, cabinets, and construction tools. Based on the size of the appliances, the suspects likely used a large truck or trailer to remove the stolen goods. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff's Office at 301-932-2222 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer D. Benthin is investigating.
SAFETY TIP OF THE DAY: Take precautions and keep your home safe. If you have glass windows on your doors or next to your doors, consider installing a double cylinder deadbolt. This type of deadbolt requires a key to open it from the outside and the inside. For information regarding crime prevention, visit the Charles County Sheriff's Office Web site at www.ccso.us and click on the Crime Prevention link.