LA PLATA, Md. (July 7, 2009) - The Charles County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
OFFICERS APPREHEND BURGLARY SUSPECTS: On July 5 at 12:07 a.m., Charles County Sheriff's officers responded to Dove Tree Court in Waldorf for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers observed five juveniles fleeing run from a house. They were apprehended and charged with burglary. Officer S. Cartwright is investigating.
MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION: On July 3 at 5:04 p.m., officers responded to the area St Charles Parkway near St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle accident. Investigation revealed the victim, a 16-year-old male, was traveling south on St. Charles Parkway when his vehicle - a Ford F-150 - lost traction and slid into a tree. The victim suffered numerous injuries and was flown to Baltimore Shock Trauma with serious injuries. Officer M. Burrows of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.
CITIZEN ROBBERY: On July 3 at 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf for the report of a citizen robbery. Investigation revealed the victim was walking near a parking lot when the suspect approached, pushed him against a car and stole a cell phone, money, and a day- planner. The suspect fled the area in a silver vehicle. Officer I. Bier is investigating.
CITIZEN ROBBERY: On July 2 at 11:46 p.m., officers responded to the area of Wakefield Circle and St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. Investigation revealed two victims were approached by two suspects who displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victims complied and the suspects fled in a gold colored vehicle. Officer P. Alverez is investigating.
FALSE REPORT OF CITIZEN ROBBERY: On July 1 at 10:27 a.m., officers responded to the area of Lancaster Circle and Gamebird Court in Waldorf for the report of a citizen armed robbery. Upon arrival, the complainant told officers he was approached by a male who displayed a handgun and robbed him of $1,700. Officers noted several discrepancies in the complainant's story and continued investigating. The complainant soon revealed he lied about the robbery to try to cover mounting financial difficulties. Officer B. Moore is investigating.